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Behavior in defense of an area against another individual or individuals primarily of the same species.
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This special issue is now open for submission. Special Issue Information: https://www.mdpi.com/journal/land/special_issues/AA61FBK632 Guest Editor: María de la Cruz del Río-Rama, University of Vigo, Spain. Claudia Patricia Maldonado-Erazo, Escuela Superior Politécnica de Chimborazo, Riobamba, Ecuador. Amador Durán Sánchez, University of Extremadu...
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Around half of the world’s lithium reserves (known exploitable deposits) are located in the Andean salt flats of Argentina, Bolivia, and Chile, in the so-called “lithium triangle.” Communities close to lithium extraction areas are highly concerned about the social and environmental impacts of extraction activities in their territories. We apply an...
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In his essay Down to Earth (2018), the French philosopher Bruno Latour proposes a hypothesis that connects a number of contemporary issues, ranging from climate denialism to deregulation and growing inequality. While his hypothesis, that the elites act as if they live in another world and are leaving the rest of the world behind, might seem like a...
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Abstract: Rapid urbanization poses great challenges to China's urban land use sustainability (ULUS). Land is the essential space to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations, so SDGs provide a new guide to evaluate land use sustainability. However, there is still a lack of SDGs-oriented assessment of urban land use at n...
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This study employs the case of China’s Xin’an River Basin Eco-compensation Pilot to explore how the payments for ecosystem services (PES) can configure local water control arenas through various assemblage practices. The findings demonstrate that specific assemblage practices can construct a PES hydrosocial territory, which often reflects power str...
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Ethical and moral issues surround the practice of animal euthanasia, which often damages the veterinarian’s mental health, leading to psychological problems and even suicide. This study aimed to evaluate veterinarians’ perceptions about euthanasia and the possible implications of the practice for their mental health and seek to identify gaps in the...
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Evidence on the socioeconomic effects of the protected area status of affected regions is mixed. While some studies highlight positive outcomes for these regions, others point in the opposite direction. Consequently, this study aimed to add to the discourse on whether protected area status fosters the socioeconomic development of these regions or n...
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Exclusively extrahepatic arterial perfusion to previously untreated, early-stage, hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is uncommon. We present a case of right superior adrenal artery completely supplying a subcapsular HCC in a 68-year-old male. The extrahepatic arterial territory targeted excluded structures potentially vulnerable to radiation, which all...
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Updating the basic wind speed map of NBR 6123 –-Wind loading on buildings – is one of the duties of the committee responsible for the revision of this code. Traditionally such maps are elaborated by means of extreme value wind speed data collected at meteorological stations, use of statistical methods for data characterization, and application of m...
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As an academic field in the study of politics through geographic and naturalistic approaches, geopolitics gives various explanations to political phenomena. In addition, security studies are a new sub-branch of international relations that deals with security issues. Geo-security is a new interdisciplinary field of study that deals with the securit...
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In a social capital framework, the quality of institutions and generalised social trust enhance attitudes towards disposal practices that are less environmentally invasive for the. This study aims to improve our empirical knowledge of this relationship through panel data models to show that waste recycling is affected by social capital and governme...
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The multi-pond system plays an essential role in maintaining the biodiversity of the agricultural landscape. In recent years, the vast majority of farm ponds have undergone the process of territorialization, which strongly affects the aggregation degree of ponds. The aggregation degree of ponds is the spatial structure of the ponds; and thus may po...
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An extensive of the digital disruption and the pandemic effect have challenged the engagement channel of traditional sport media in Thailand. The rise of digital maturity model has received considerable research attention in science and management which defining diverse dimensions to explain digital transformation. A design to suit and characterize...
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This book critically challenges the usual territorial understanding of borders by examining the often messy internal, transborder, ambiguous, and in-between spaces that co-exist with traditional borders. By considering those less visible aspects of borders, the book develops an inclusive understanding of how contemporary borders are structured and...
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Background Ending Zero-COVID is challenging, particularly when vaccine coverage is low. Considering Wallis and Futuna, a French Zero-COVID territory affected by reluctance to vaccination, low immunity and high levels of comorbidities, we investigate how targeted use of nirmatrelvir/ritonavir (brand name Paxlovid) can complement vaccination and non-...
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There are several international transport corridors in Hungary. Záhony railway station is one of the largest hubs in Europe, providing a railway connection between Ukraine and the European Union. Two different railway tracks meet and come together here, such as the standard (1 435 mm) and broad (1 520 mm) gauges. The availability of a developed inf...
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Resumen: Uno de los objetivos de la ordenación territorial es la mejora de la calidad de vida de la población mediante el acceso a servicios de interés general. El análisis de la dinámica de la población es relevante para la planificación de ciertos servicios para grupos de edad, como los educativos y gerontológicos. En España, los planes de ordena...
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This paper aims to capture a given spatio-temporal fix in the regional and metropolitan formation processes within two Polish regions: Lubelskie and Silesia. The strategic–relational approach (SRA) to the state analysis was adopted to discern the key elements of regional and metropolitan discourses. The wide SRA framework allows us to situate these...
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The urban development boundary (UDB) is a core issue in territorial spatial planning and remains a research focus in urban development. However, in the past, land use simulations of coastal cities have had some limitations. For example, new urban land outside the research boundary could not be effectively simulated, resulting in a large gap between...
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The wide range of victimization experiences and life conditions of LGBTI individuals (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex), far from being homogeneous, shows a significant geographical variation. Within countries and global regions, but even within provinces and smaller territories, unequal experiences have caught both academic and media attent...
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Introduction Sickle cell disease is a genetic autosomal blood disorder that causes red blood cells to turn rigid and crescent shaped. The condition ultimately results to several complications leading to organ damage. This study aimed at assessing attitudes and practices of unmarried adults towards sickle cell disease. Methods A cross sectional stu...
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Biocultural diversity embraces the dynamic, place-based and complex relationship between biological and cultural diversity. Several studies describe a direct, positive relationship between biological and cultural diversity; however, this relationship is usually entwined within a particular socio-ecological context. We explored the relationship betw...
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This Brief Report argues for approaching fashion sustainability as a whole systems issue and outlines some of the systems insights already uncovered. It also calls out the logic of economic growth as a key factor that limits the prospects for whole sector change. I propose an alternative logic – Earth Logic – which prioritizes Earth and all its spe...
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How to organize clusters as local agents of transformative change, i.e. players that actively contribute to systemic sustainability transitions anchored in territories? We take a meta-organizational approach to the design of clusters for sustainability. We argue that achieving meta-organizational 'responsible actorhood' is a crucial condition for c...
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Resumo: A proposta deste estudo é explorar aspectos ainda pouco conhecidos do funcionamento da Inquisição portuguesa: como, por que e quando candidaturas para cargos de agentes inquisitoriais foram reprovadas. Para isso, a investigação centra-se em dois eixos de interesse. Primeiro, analisa os procedimentos administrativos tomados pela instituição...
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The cartography of lineaments across a territory can be optimized using geophysical potential field data. In this study, land gravity and EMAG2 (Earth Magnetic Anomaly Grid) data were simultaneously used to identify and characterize the major lineaments that spread across Cameroon. The data were filtered using a multi-scale approach including horiz...
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Jaén is one of the most important cities in the northern highlands of Peru due to its strategic location, commerce, and agricultural activities. Jaén has more than 185 thousand inhabitants, of which 48% live in rural areas, representing approximately 31 thousand rural housing. This research aims to determine the types of rural housing in Jaén, show...
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Woodpeckers as cavity excavators are crucial in forest ecosystems, therefore, it is important to study their ecological needs, specifically at the territory scale, using mapping methodologies, of which there are uncertainties considering detection probabilities and the distances of the territory centres in different species and habitats. We studied...
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Climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies are gaining visibility and support. Decision-makers are defending the extension of large infrastructures that are low greenhouse gas (GHG) emitters, as a way to act quickly and massively without calling into question existing economic models. This situation depoliticizes these projects, masking th...
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This paper contributes to existing research on home energy efficiency renovations by analysing the extent to which regional differences in the distribution of subsidies for renovations are related to geographical and socioeconomic factors, by analysing statistical data for districts in the Czech Republic. The novelty of this study lies in the fact...
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Study region Watersheds of the Atlantic Coast of the United States (ACUS) spanning a latitudinal range of 30.8°N – 46.5°N Study focus This study assessed climate-induced changes (CMIP5-RCP 8.5) in projected streamflow and water temperature estimates from individual SWAT watershed models across the ACUS territory by mid and end of the century. Seas...
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The city of São Paulo has the fourth largest presence of indigenous peoples in Brazil. In this article, we relate the growth process of São Paulo to the historical situation of this city’s indigenous peoples. We focus on the incorporation of these peoples in the colonizing process, accomplished with the expropriation of their lands to ensure occupa...
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We analyze the eight Brazilian presidential elections of the post-military dictatorship period, given the central role they played in the organization of our Coalition Presidentialism. We investigate the electoral and geographic polarization in these elections, their characteristics and dynamics, analyzing with spatial statistics the voting in the...
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Background Since 2014, the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH), which performs health technology assessments for all federal, provincial and territorial government drug programs (except Quebec’s) and the pan-Canadian Pharmaceutical Alliance (pCPA), which conducts price negotiations with manufacturers for all government drug...
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There seems to be a general consensus that management and policy play a very significant role in landscape evolution, and the protection and development of cultural landscapes are considered important components of sustainable development. This study introduces an overall landscape protection framework and explores the cooperative management system...
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This paper approaches conflicts and disputes in participatory spaces during the review of the Master Plan of the city of São José dos Campos, state of São Paulo, Brazil. In this context, we detected a municipal ideological view committed to the creation of territorial support for attracting capital, which should be legitimized during the review of...
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Leishmaniasis is a group of contagious diseases having high surveillance among dogs. According to World Health Organization (WHO), ninety-two territories were infected around the world in 2018. One billion dogs live in areas endemic for Leishmaniasis and are at risk of infection. Almost one million cases are reported annually. The dog's population...
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The paper aims to analyze the development of the urban environmental policy in the city of Vila Velha, state of Espírito Santo, during two municipal administrations between 2009 and 2016. It intends to investigate how the city, located in the Metropolitan Region of Grande Vitória, fills its urban environmental policy agenda, in an urban sustainabil...
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The COVID-19 pandemic has radically expanded the role of algorithmic governance in everyday mobility. In China, urban and provincial governments have introduced health codes app as a national contract tracing and quarantine enforcement method to restrict the movements of "risky" individuals through malls, subways, railways , as well as between regi...
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Litter pollution is a global concern, and identifying sources and pathways is crucial for proposing preventative actions. Existing models of plastic litter leakage to the environment have provided worldwide estimates at a country-based level, but only a few initiatives address subnational scales. Adding relevant parameters and improving models is n...
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In this paper, we report the results of an in-depth review of scientific literature on the assessment of rainfall erosivity in Brazil and published in peer-reviewed journals over the last three decades. In total, 123 articles regarding this topic in Brazil were published. These studies were analyzed and filtered into categories regarding the biblio...
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Resumo O presente artigo tem por objetivo evidenciar os conflitos e as disputas no âmbito do espaço participativo durante o processo de revisão do Plano Diretor de São José dos Campos/SP. Neste contexto, verificou-se uma visão ideológica municipal comprometida com a criação de suporte territorial para atração de capitais, que deveria ser legitimada...
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Introduction Currently, more than 4.5 billion doses of SARS-CoV-2 vaccines have been applied worldwide. However, some developing countries are still a long way from achieving herd immunity through vaccination. In some territories, such as the Colombian Amazon, mass immunization strategies have been implemented with the CoronaVac® vaccine. Due to it...
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Late, repetitive or chronic remote ischaemic conditioning (CRIC) is a potential cardioprotective strategy against adverse remodelling following ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). In the randomised Daily Remote Ischaemic Conditioning Following Acute Myocardial Infarction (DREAM) trial, CRIC following primary percutaneous coronary in...
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Background Sex-biased dispersal is a common and widespread phenomenon that can fundamentally shape the genetic structure of the social environments in which animals live. For animals that live in and move between social groups, sex-biased dispersal can result in an asymmetry in the degree of relatedness among cohabiting males and females, which can...
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Background The relationship between anatomical variations in circle of Willis and brain infarction is controversial. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the relationship between anatomical variations in posterior portion of the circle of Willis assessed by MR angiography (MRA) and ischemic infarction in different brain territories. Methods T...
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The observed climate change determines the silvicultural and productive perspectives of the different species. The use of stand growth simulators, which are important tools for predicting future tree growth, requires verified and consistent data, such as length of forest growing season (FGS). The aim of this study is to determine the current and fu...
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A Costa Doce Gaúcha compõe uma das 27 regiões turísticas do estado do Rio Grande do Sul (Figura 1). Esta região engloba 20 municípios e, embora alguns deles não possuam limites diretos com os principais corpos de água doce da Planície Costeira Gaúcha, acabam abrangendo os limites das principais bacias de drenagem de menor dimensão, bem como a foz d...
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This introduction to the special issue "Vermittlung in der internationalen Politik" (me-diation in international politics) maps how the notion of "mediation" brings together recent research streams of IR theorizing that center on a relational understanding of international politics. It teases out the similarities between research projects that use...
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Figurations of the living machine in film and television map contemporary crises of subjectivity. Centered on readings of Person of Interest and Westworld, this essay describes figurations of living machine subjectivity that foreground traumatic memory. In these texts, trauma is used as a means of territorializing subjectivity, allowing for the imp...
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El constituyente colombiano de 1991 estableció las bases de la organización territorial en el texto constitucional, sin embargo, dejó en manos del Legislador la misión de desarrollar y completar el modelo territorial. Es así como en la Constitución quedaron apenas algunas pinceladas sobre cuestiones como las entidades territoriales indígenas, el de...
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Quite often, citizens of international river basins assume that the lack of cooperation, the hegemony of other riparian countries, and the absence of water treaties between nation States contribute to water crisis both in terms of quality and quantity and, consequently, increase water-related tensions and conflicts among the riparian countries. Nat...
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The article is devoted to the study of the current state of three pasture differences from the Haloxylon pasture type: 1. Haloxylon ammodendron, Caroxylon orientale, Artemisia terrae-albae; 2. Haloxylon ammodendron, Artemisia terrae-albae, Caroxylon orientale with Haloxylon persicum; 3. Haloxylon ammodendron, Artemisia terrae-albae, Anabasis salsa...
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Throughout its existence (1918–1992), Czechoslovakia had to fight to maintain its state sovereignty and independence. This struggle owed much to its geographical location in the heart of Europe, where the superpower interests of the main actors in global politics regularly clashed. As a rule, Czechoslovak operational plans did notreflect national i...
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For a quarter of a century, the territorial dynamics of El Hierro have been influenced by the tertiarization of its economy, fundamentally focused on non-intensive tourist activity (green or nature tourism, hiking, rural tourism, sports in nature), causing a gradual abandonment of agricultural activities and, therefore, of their agricultural landsc...
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As a special territory type, the farming–pastoral ecotone is facing challenges surrounding path creation and high-quality and sustainable development. Counties are not only an important spatial unit to promote high-quality development, but also an important part of the modernization of the national governance system. County-level development is the...
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The pedagogical activity through projects is of significant importance in the teaching-learning relationship, since it combines acts of questioning and reflection upon reality. In this sense, the educational process should be based on the construction of the student's development as a cognizing subject, providing opportunities for questioning and f...
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The authors explore the invisibility of riparian communities along the river channels of the Amazon basin and the utility of collaborative mapping as a methodology for increasing their visibility on publicly available maps with the objective of contributing to the recording of their history and presenting a collaborative cartographic product that c...
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Título de la publicación Sociología de la Paz en Colombia: Balance Territorial del Posacuerdo Final Editorial USTA Fecha de publicación 2021 ISBN 978-958-782-458-2 En su prólogo, el libro Sociología de la Paz en Colombia explica como se ha construido una verdadera sociología de guerrillas, dada la diversidad de tipos de movimientos revolucionarios...
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The West Coast Trail is a world-renowned backcountry destination that is famous for offering an unforgettable coastal journey through Vancouver Island's temperate rainforest. Located on the rugged Pacific Coast and the traditional territory of the Huu-ay-aht, Ditidaht and Pacheedaht First Nations, this trail dates back to the late 1800's when teleg...
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Identification of tourists’ sentiments is relevant to the destination’s planning. Tourists generate extensive User Generated Content (UGC)—embedding their sentiments—in the form of textual data when sharing experiences on the Internet. These UGC tend to influence tourists’ decision-making, thus, representing an important data source for tourism res...
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Este artículo presenta, a partir de una revisión documental de los antecedentes, fundamentos teóricos y el proceso de reconocimiento de la naturaleza como sujeto de derechos, un análisis de las posibilidades que emergen para el derecho administrativo con el surgimiento de esta categoría, la cual, además, de replantear el vínculo entre los seres hum...
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While the literature on xenophobia views the phenomenon as a major challenge to the regional integration of Africa, the key nuances about how xenophobia affects regional integration, and how that could be tackled, have not been adequately captured. Addressing this knowledge gap, we examine the scholarly constructs surrounding citizenship and econom...
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Este libro presenta una alternativa al actual modelo territorial de Estado, constituido hasta ahora por la imbricación en el tiempo presente del reparto de poder con el reparto del territorio teniendo al centralismo clientelista como forma de gobierno. Los grandes problemas que enfrenta la sociedad colombiana no se podrán superar con reformas palia...
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We examine the basic prerequisites for the formation of green development and green economy embedded in the documents of the Club of Rome in the 1970s, as well as in a number of publications of Russian and foreign authors. The various aspects of the green economy and green development identified by them, including geographical, economic, social, an...
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Objectives This study aimed at evaluating territorial inequalities in avoidable mortality in children under 5 years of age in Colombia between 2000 and 2019. Study design This was an ecological study. Methods An ecological, longitudinal, multigroup study was conducted using secondary sources. Because of the hierarchical structure of the data, the...