Faustino Hernández-Santiago

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División de Ciencias Forestales
Departamento de Suelos
Universidad Autónoma Chapingo
Chapingo , Estado de Mexico C.P. 56230 , Mexico

Publications in Fire Ecology

The Present Status of Fire Ecology, Traditional Use of Fire, and Fire Management in Mexico and Central America
Pages: 40-56
DOI: 10.4996/fireecology.0701040

Traditionally, forest fires in Mexico, the Caribe, and Central America have been perceived, by both urban and some rural societies and government agencies, only as destructive phenomena. Certainly 40 % of forest fires originate from agricultural and pastoral practices. However, there are many native rural communities that make a refined use of fire, harmonizing food production and care for the environment.  [Read More]

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