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Dissonant Views of Socioecological Problems: Local Perspectives and Conservation Policies in Xochimilco, Mexico

I wanted to share this really important article by Maya Rubio, Fernanda Figureroa, Luis Zambrano et al, about the problems (and potential solutions!) within the complex socio-ecology at Xochimilco. I love the communication within the survey that gives a strong voice to the local community in the agricultural and tourist areas of Xochimilco.  https://www.researchgate.net/publication/342177834_Dissonant_Views_of_Socioecological_Problems_Local_Perspectives_and_Conservation_Policies_in_Xochimilco_Mexico If this is heavy reading do have a look at this article afterwards - for more on the solutions and collaboration within the socio-ecosystem, evolving right now between UNAM conservation biologists and farmers - to promote the organic traditional ways of farming as a means to help protect the axolotls as flagship species.  https://www.researchgate.net/publication/341389652_Adapting_Wetland_Restoration_Practices_in_Urban_Areas_Perspectives_from_Xochimilco_in_Mexico_City Photographs by Bertie

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