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- Taniwaki, Ricardo H.; Matthaei, Christoph D.; Cardoso, Tatima K. M.; Ferraz, Silvio F. B.; Martinelli, Luiz A.; Piggott, Jeremy J.
- Biotropica 2019 v.51 no.1 pp. 18-27
- endangered ecosystems, etc ; algae; aquatic food webs; watersheds; sugarcane; anthropogenic activities; aquatic ecosystems; Bacillariophyceae; functional diversity; pastures; human development; tropics; bioenergy; water temperature; runoff; land use change; stream flow; riparian forests; biomass; biofilm; nutrient availability; streams; rain; nitrates; Brazil; Show all 25 Subjects
- ... Tropical streams are one of the most endangered ecosystems in the world due to the constant pressures from human activities. Among these activities, agriculture represents a land use that is crucial for human development but also a key driver of stream degradation and biodiversity decline in the tropics. Against this background, we investigated indirect effects of agriculture (alterations in strea ...