“Analysis of Payment for Environmental Services (PES) schemes applied to the natural pollination service in a promising crop in the Department of Huila, Colombia”

by Laura Victoria Calderón Acero & Carmenza Castiblanco Rozo Presented at the 15th Conference of the International Society for Ecological Economics in the city of Puebla, México, September 10 to 12, 2018 Abstract: The main objective was to analyze the potentialities and limitations of a PES-like economic instrument for the conservation of the natural pollination service in crops. This was addressed through the following specifi...

“Socio-cultural assessment of Ecosystem Services: Marine Reserve Prainha do Canto Verde (Brazil)”

by Diana Alexandra Tovar & Jeovah Meireles Presented at the 15th Conference of the International Society for Ecological Economics in the city of Puebla, México, September 10 to 12, 2018 Abstract: The concept of Ecosystem Services (ES) strengthens the link between ecosystems and society; however, it is not exempt from criticism, like having a fuzzy definition and the tendency to overestimate monetary valuation (Schroter et...

“Urban metabolism and entropy in the main capital cities of Latin America”

by Cristian Julián Diaz Álvarez Presented at the 15th Summer Institute of the Pacific Regional Science Conference Organization (PRSCO) at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú in the city of Lima. July 4 to 6, 2018 Abstract: As complex systems, capital cities in South America have lived a sort-of urban adventure, defined by the initial conditions of their foundation and the background of native indigenous populations. The e...