Water appropriation and ecosystem stewardship in the Baja desert

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de las Heras Alejandro; Rodriguez Mario A.; Islas-Espinoza Marina;
  • Publisher: De Gruyter
  • Journal: Change and Adaptation in Socio-Ecological Systems (issn: 2300-3669)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.2478/cass-2014-0007
  • Subject: Baja Peninsula desert | water | stewardship | resilience | appropriate technologies | Ecology | QH540-549.5

The UNESCO San Francisco Rock Paintings polygon within El Vizcaino Biosphere Reserve in the Baja California Peninsula derives its moisture from the North American monsoon. There, ranchers have depended on the desert since the 18th century. More recently, the... View more
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