Tagged: Brazil

What Drives Downsizing of Protected Areas?: A Case Study of Amazon National Park

What Drives Downsizing of Protected Areas?: A Case Study of Amazon National Park

Justin E. Laue & Eugenio Arima Researchers, NGOs, and the Brazilin government have paid significant attention to the preservation of Brazil’s natural landscapes. As a result, more than 25 million ha have been added...

A Second Act in Rural Migration in Western Pará: Rural Out-Migration and the Legacy of Amazon Colonization

A Second Act in Rural Migration in Western Pará: Rural Out-Migration and the Legacy of Amazon Colonization

Peter D. Richards & Leah K. VanWey In this research we consider rural out-migration from two study sites in western Pará in the Amazon Basin. Here we argue that out-migration is strongly influenced by...