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Critical linkages between land use change and human health in the Amazon region: A scoping review

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dc.contributor.author Mastel, Molly
dc.contributor.author Bussalleu, Alejandra
dc.contributor.author Paz-Soldán, Valerie A.
dc.contributor.author Salmón-Mulanovich, Gabriela
dc.contributor.author Valdés-Velásquez, Armando
dc.contributor.author Hartinger, Stella M.
dc.date.accessioned 2018-11-30T03:10:43Z
dc.date.available 2018-11-30T03:10:43Z
dc.date.issued 2018
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12866/4034
dc.description.abstract Land use change (LUC) is a main cause of global environmental change, and is an important activity to be studied. Our research aims to examine the current state of evidence on the link between LUC and human health in the Amazon region. We conducted a scoping review of literature in two research databases, resulting in 14 papers for analysis. Our analysis demonstrated a lack of clear definitions for LUC, a wide variety of negative health effects from LUC, the lack of qualitative articles, a lack of studies exploring the potential positive health effects of LUC, and the predominance of studies coming from the Brazilian Amazon. Our study validated the prevailing idea that LUC can lead to negative health consequences, if not managed properly. en_US
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher PLoS
dc.relation.ispartof urn:issn:1932-6203
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/restrictedAccess
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/deed.es
dc.subject UNAVAILABLE en_US
dc.title Critical linkages between land use change and human health in the Amazon region: A scoping review en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0196414
dc.subject.ocde https://purl.org/pe-repo/ocde/ford#3.02.00 es_PE
dc.subject.ocde https://purl.org/pe-repo/ocde/ford#1.05.08
dc.subject.ocde https://purl.org/pe-repo/ocde/ford#3.03.05


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