Categoría: Ecología Acuática

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Published: Invasive Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) Are Not Affected by Different Land Uses in a Multi-Use, Mediterranean Climate Landscape

The concept of altered landscapes providing ecological benefits for native species may seem controversial. However, reality is often more complex than initial assessments indicate. In Central Chile, pine plantations and trout are often found at the same elevations. Both pine trees and trout are not native to Chile, but there is ample evidence from around ...

Abstract accepted for presentation at the Routes 2018 Symposium

Dr. Shaw Lacy’s abstract on “What defines a river? Modelling the interplay between physical and social driving factors in characterising the waterways in Chile” was accepted for oral presentation at the Routes towards Sustainability 2018 Symposium, whose theme is “Cultures and local practices of sustainability: Intersecting multiple footprints and the environmental humanities” in Session 1: ...

Journal Article Published

Dr. Shaw Lacy has published research in The Geographical Journal, together with Prof. Luca Mao (University of Lincoln, formerly at the Departamento de Ecosistemas y Medio Ambiente), and Prof. Piergiorgio Digiminiani (Programa de Antropología) titled, “What Defines a River? Modelling the interplay between physical and social driving factors in characterizing the waterways in Chile.” The ...

Attendance at XIV Congreso de la Sociedad Chilena de Limnología

Dr. Shaw Lacy will be attending the XIV Congreso de la Sociedad Chilena de Limnoloía. The conference, titled “Sistemas acuáticos frende al cambio global,” is being hosted by the Instituto de Fomento Pesquero (IFOP) in the southern Chilean city of Puerto Montt from the 23rd to the 25th of October. Dr. Lacy will give a ...

Assessing Chilean EAs

Throughout the world, environmental assessments (EAs) are used to determine likely impacts of large scale projects and activities on the environment. The Chilean environmental assessment system (SEIA) has been in place for roughly 20 years, and during that time, Chile has constructed many water projects (including dams and canals), and aquaculture (especially salmon aquaculture) has ...