Publications

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Find below a list of the most recent publications.

Peer-reviewed articles (including literature review and case studies)

Victoria Reyes-García, Santiago Álvarez-Fernández, Petra Benyei, David García-del-Amo, André B. Junqueira, Vanesse Labeyrie, Xiaoyue Li, Vincent Porcher, Anna Porcuna-Ferrer, Anna Schlingmann, Ramin Soleymani (2023) Local indicators of climate change impacts described by indigenous peoples and local communities: Study protocol. PLoS ONE 18(1), January 5, 2023. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0279847

Carmona, R., Biskupovic, C., & Ibarra, J. T. (2022). Respuestas locales para una crisis global: pueblos indígenas, sociedad civil y transdisciplina para enfrentar el cambio climático. Antropologías del Sur, 9(17). https://doi.org/10.25074/rantros.v9i17.2315

Carmona, Rosario. (2022). Resilience Requires Change:Assessing Pehuenche Responsesto Climate Change Impacts in Southern Chile. Environmental Justice, Vol. 15 (3). https://doi.org/10.1089/env.2021.0044

García-del-Amo, D., P.G. Mortyn, V. Reyes-García (2022). Local reports of climate change impacts in Sierra Nevada, Spain: Sociodemographic and geographical paterns. Regional Environmental Change, 23(14). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10113-022-01981-5

García-del-Amo, D., Gálvez-García, C., Iniesta-Arandia, I., Moreno-Ortiz, J., Reyes-Garcia, V. (2022). Local Ecological Knowledge and the Sustainable Co-Management of Sierra Nevada’s Social-Ecological System. The Landscape of the Sierra Nevada. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-94219-9_21

André Braga Junqueira, Álvaro Fernández-Llamazares, Miquel Torrents-Ticó, Paul Lokono Haira, Job Guol Nasak, Daniel Burgas, Sara Fraixedas, Mar Cabeza, Victoria Reyes-García (2021). Interactions between climate change and infrastructure projects in changing water resources: An ethnobiological perspective from the Daasanach, Kenya. Journal of Ethnobiology, 41. https://doi.org/10.2993/0278-0771-41.3.331

Julia Vieira da Cunha Ávila, Charles R. Clement, André Braga Junqueira, Tamara Ticktin, Angela May Steward (2021). Adaptive management strategies of local communities in two Amazonian floodplain ecosystems in the face of extreme climate events. Journal of Ethnobiology, 41. https://doi.org/10.2993/0278-0771-41.3.409

Li, Xiaoyue, André Braga Junqueira, and Victoria Reyes-García (2021). At the Crossroad of Emergency: Ethnobiology, Climate Change, and Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities. Journal of Ethnobiology, 41. https://doi.org/10.2993/0278-0771-41.3.307

Mallo, M., Ziveri, P., Rossi, S., Reyes-Garcia, V. (2022). Local and tourist perceptions of coastal marine habitats in Cap de Creus (NE Spain). Regional Environmental Change, 22. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10113-022-01924-0

Mariana de Oliveira Estevo, André Braga Junqueira, Victoria Reyes-Garcia, João Vitor Campos-Silva (2022). Understanding multidirectional climate change impacts on local livelihoods through the lens of local ecological knowledge: A study in western Amazonia. Society & Natural Resources. https://doi.org/10.1080/08941920.2022.2153294

M. D. Miara, M. Negadi, S. Tabak, H. Bendif, W. Dahmani, M. Ait Hammou, T. Sahnoun, J. Snorek, V. Porcher, V. Reyes-García, I. Teixidor-Toneu (2022). Climate Change Impacts Can Be Differentially Perceived Across Time Scales: A Study Among the Tuareg of the Algerian Sahara. GeoHealth Vol. 6 Issue 11. http://doi.org/10.1029/2022GH000620

Porcher V, Carrière SM, Gallois S, Randriambanona H, Rafidison VM, Reyes-García V (2022) Growing up in the Betsileo landscape: Children’s wild edible plants knowledge in Madagascar. PLoS ONE 17(2): e0264147. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0264147

Reyes-García, V., Vieira Da Cunha Ávila, J., & Caviedes, J. (2022). Evidencias locales del cambio climático y sus impactos: ejemplos desde Sudamérica. Antropologías del Sur, 9(17). https://doi.org/10.25074/rantros.v9i17.2317

Reyes-García, V., Graf Perez de la Vega, L., Braga Junqueira, A., Madrid, C. (2022). Decarbonizing the academic sector: Lessons from an international research project. Journal of Cleaner Production, vol. 368. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2022.133174

Unai Pascual, Pamela D McElwee, Sarah E Diamond, Hien T Ngo, Xuemei Bai, William W L Cheung, Michelle Lim, Nadja Steiner, John Agard, Camila I Donatti, Carlos M Duarte, Rik Leemans, Shunsuke Managi, Aliny P F Pires, Victoria Reyes-García, Christopher Trisos, Robert J Scholes, Hans-Otto Pörtner (2022). Governing for Transformative Change across the Biodiversity–Climate–Society Nexus. BioScience, vol. 72, Issue 7.  https://doi.org/10.1093/biosci/biac031

Vieira da Cunha Ávila, J., Márcio Amaral, A., May Steward, A., Braga Junqueira, A., Mendes do Santos, G., Ticktin, T., Clement, C.R. (2022). Adaptations of Pre-Columbian Manioc Storage Techniques as Strategies to Adapt to Extreme Climatic Events in Amazonian Floodplains. Human Ecology, 50, 851–861 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10745-022-00357-x

Estevo, M. D. O., Junqueira, A. B., Reyes-García, V., & Campos-Silva, J. V. (2022). Understanding Multidirectional Climate Change Impacts on Local Livelihoods through the Lens of Local Ecological Knowledge: A Study in Western Amazonia. Society & Natural Resources, 1-18. https://doi.org/10.1080/08941920.2022.2153294

Blanch-Ramirez, Joana, Laura Calvet-Mir, Laura Aceituno-Mata, and Petra Benyei (2022). Climate Change in the Catalan Pyrenees Intersects with Socioeconomic Factors to Shape Crop Diversity and Management. Agronomy for Sustainable Development 42 (5). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13593-022-00806-3.

Victoria Reyes-García, Adrien Tofighi-Niaki, Beau J Austin, Petra Benyei, Finn Danielsen, Álvaro Fernández-Llamazares, Aditi Sharma, Ramin Soleymani-Fard, Maria Tengö (2022) Data Sovereignty in Community-Based Environmental Monitoring: Toward Equitable Environmental Data Governance, BioScience, biac048, https://doi.org/10.1093/biosci/biac048

Schunko, C., Li, X., Klappoth, B., Lesi, F., Porcher, V., Porcuna-Ferrer, A., & Reyes-García, V. (2022). Local communities’ perceptions of wild edible plant and mushroom change: a systematic review. Global Food Security32, 100601. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gfs.2021.100601

Batumike, R., Bulonvu, F., Imani, G., Akonkwa, D., Gahigi, A., Klein, J.A., Marchant, R. and Cuni-Sanchez, A., 2021. Climate change and hunter-gatherers in montane eastern DR Congo. Climate and Development, pp.1-12.   

Mattalia, G., N. Stryamets, Á. Balázsi, G. Molnár, A. Gliga, A. Pieroni, R. Sõukand, V. Reyes-García (2022) Hutsuls’ perceptions of forests and uses of forest resource in Ukrainian and Romanian Bukovina. International Forestry Review Vol.24(3). https://doi.org/10.1505/146554822835941887

Ruggieri, F., A. Porcuna-Ferrer, A. Gaugin, N. F. Faye, V. Reyes-García, V. Labeyrie, Crop diversity management as smallholders’ response to climatic variability. Insights from the Sereer in Senegal. Journal of Ethnobiology. Special Issue on Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities and Climate Change. https://doi.org/10.2993/0278-0771-41.3.389

Zhu, D., E. Galbraith, V. Reyes-García, P. Ciais. Influence of seasonality on hunter-gatherer population dynamics via diet composition. Nature, Ecology and Evolution. In press.

Schlingmann, A., Graham, S., Benyei, P., Corbera, E., Martínez Sanesteban, I., Marelle, A., Soleymani-Fard, R., Reyes-García, V. 2021. Global patterns of adaptation to climate change by Indigenous Peoples and local communities. A systematic review. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 51, 55-64. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cosust.2021.03.002

Reyes-García, V., Á. Fernández-Llamazares, Y. Aumeeruddy-Thomas, P. Benyei, r. Bussmann, S. Diamond, D. García-del-Amo, S. Guadilla-Sáez, N. Hanazaki, N. Kosoy, M. Lavides, A.C. Luz, P. McElwee, V.J. Meresky, T. Newberry, Z. Molnár, I. Ruiz-Mallén, M. Salpeteur, F. Wymdhan, F. Zorondo-Rodriguez, E.S. Brondizio. Recognizing Indigenous peoples’ and local communities’ rights and agency in the post-2020 Biodiversity Agenda. Ambio. (2021) https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s13280-021-01561-7

Labeyrie, V., Renard, D., Aumeeruddy-Thomas, Y., Benyei, P., Caillon, S., Calvet-Mir, L., Carrière, S.M., Demongeot, M., Descamps, E., Braga Junqueira, A., Li, X., Locqueville, J., Mattalia, G., Miñarro, S., Morel, A., Porcuna-Ferrer, A., Schlingmann, A., Vieira da Cunha Avila, J., and Reyes-García, V. 2021. The role of crop diversity in climate change adaptation: insights from local observations to inform decision making in agriculture. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 51, 15-23. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cosust.2021.01.006

Ayanlade, A., Oluwatimilehin, I. A., Oladimeji, A. A., Atai, G., & Agbalajobi, D. T. (2021). Climate Change Adaptation Options in Farming Communities of Selected Nigerian Ecological Zones. African Handbook of Climate Change Adaptation, 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-45106-6

 Oluwatimilehin, I. A., & Ayanlade, A. (2021). Agricultural community-based impact assessment and farmers’ perception of climate change in selected Ecological Zones in Nigeria. Agriculture & Food Security10(1), 1-17. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40066-020-00275-5

García-del-Amo, D., Mortyn, P. G., & Reyes-García, V. 2020. Including indigenous and local knowledge in climate research: an assessment of the opinion of Spanish climate change researchers. Climatic Change, 1-22. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10584-019-02628-x

Garteizgogeascoa, M., García-del-Amo, D. & Reyes-García, V. 2020. Using proverbs to study local perceptions of climate change: a case study in Sierra Nevada (Spain). Reg Environ Change 20, 59. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10113-020-01646-1

Reyes-García, V., Á. Fernández-Llamazares, D. García-del-Amo, M. Cabeza. 2020. Operationalizing local ecological knowledge in climate change research: Challenges and opportunities of citizen science. In Meredith Welch-Devine, Anne Sourdril and Brian J. Burke (eds) Changing Climate, Changing Worlds – Local Knowledge and the Challenges of Social and Ecological Change. Ethnobiology. Springer, Cham. https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-3-030-37312-2_9

Reyes-García, V., D. García-del-Amo, P. Benyei, Á. Fernández-Llamazares, K. Gravani, A. B. Junqueira, V. Labeyrie, X. Li, D. M. Matias, A. McAlvay, P. G. Mortyn, A. Porcuna-Ferrer, A. Schlingmann, and R. Soleymani-Fard. 2019. A collaborative approach to bring insights from local observations of climate change impacts into global climate change research. Curr. Opin. Environ. Sustain. 39:1–8. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cosust.2019.04.007

PhD and MSc theses

Chao, Ouerle (2022). Faith, Reciprocity and Balance: A case study from Inner Mongolian Ovoo offering ritual and its contribution to climate change adaptation. [Master thesis]

Levy Guillén, Laura (2022). Percepciones locales de los impactos del cambio climático entre los agricultores de montaña de Sierra Nevada – España. [Master thesis]

Legatelois, Océane (2021). Fishers’ Ecological Knowledge and perception of drivers of change in the small-scale fishery of Barcelona. [Master thesis]

Mattos, Júlia (2021). Climate change threatens urban gardens’ ecosystem service provision. Insights from a Mediterranean case Study. [Master thesis]

Vázquez-Martínez, Leidy Mayra (2021). Farmers’ perspectives on changes in milpa cropping systems in Oaxaca, Mexico. [Master thesis]

Franco Martínez, L. (2021) Repensando el conocimiento agroecológico tradicional: La cultura de la pequeña pagesia y los saberes ancestrales, tradicionales y populares en las Muntanyes de Prades [Tesis de máster no publicada]. Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.  

Garcia del Amo, David (2021). Climate change indicators. A local perspective. [Tesis doctoral] https://www.tdx.cat/handle/10803/674340#page=1

Geffner Fuenmayor, Claudia (2021). Artisanal fishers’ perceptions of climate and non-climate environmental. [Master thesis]

Fuchs, Anna (2021). Indicators of local climate change impacts and local adaptation strategies of alpine communities in Eastern Tyrol, Austria. [Master thesis]. https://litsearch.boku.ac.at/primo-explore/fulldisplay?docid=BOK_alma2174607970003345&context=L&adaptor=Local%20Search%20Engine&vid=BOK&lang=de_DE&search_scope=default_scope&tab=default_tab&query=addsrcrid,exact,AC16389345

Estevo, Mariana de Oliveira (2021). The impacts of climate change on local communities in Amazonia: the perception of the riverine communities of the Juruá River. [Master thesis]

Graf Perez de la Vega, Lorena (2020). The carbon footprint of scientific activities: The LICCI project case Study. [Master thesis]

Arredondo Cereceda, María Victoria (2020). The potential of local ecological knowledge as a proxy for the study of climate extremes: comparison between interviews and dendrochronological data. [Master thesis]

Blanch Ramírez, Joana (2020). Perceived climate change impacts and adaptations in agroecosystems: A Case Study with High-Mountain farmers in Cardós Valley, Catalan Pyrenees. [Master thesis]

Policy reports

Lead Authors: Indra Bhatt, Delphine Deryng, Aidan Farrell, Helen Gurney-Smith, Hui Ju, Salvador Lluch-Cota, Francisco Meza, Gerald Nelson, Henry Neufeldt, Philip Thornton. Contributing Authors: Almut Arneth, Guleid Artan, Ayansina Ayanlade, Ermias Aynkulu, Marta Baraibar, Manuel Barange, Mucahid Mustafa Bayrak, Göran Berndes, Jörn Birkmann, Luisa F. Cabeza, Donovan Campbell, Edwin Castellanos, William Cheung, Priscilla Claeys, Jennifer Clapp, Jofre Carnicer Cols, Annette Cowie, Verónica Crespo-Pérez, Vassilis Daioglou, Shouro Dasgupta, Deborah Delgado Pugley, Alice Favero, Jennifer Franco, Eranga Galappaththi, Amelie Gaudin, Adugna Gemeda, Patrick Gonzalez, Jack Heinemann, Kirstin Holsman, Joanna House, Ann Kingiri, Adrian Leip, Xiaoyue Li, Ana Maria Loboguerrero, Angelo Maggiore, Dianne Mayberry, Kathleen Miller, Christian Möllmann, Michael Morecroft, Kenneth Kemucie Mwangi, Gert-Jan Nabuurs, Christine Negra, Kari Marie Norgaard, Hanson Nyantakyi-Frimpong, Elizabeth A. Nyboer, Elena Ojea, Camille Parmesan, Gretta Pecl, Patricia Pinho, John Pinnegar, Julio C. Postigo, Bronwen Powell, Amy Quandt, MarieFanny Racault, Victoria Reyes-García, Marta Rivera-Ferre, Abubakr A.M. Salih, Arnim Scheidel, Anna Schlingmann, Matthew Schnurr, Rupert Seidl, Gudeta W. Sileshi, Pramod K. Singh, Raphael Slade, Pete Smith, Doris Soto, Elizabeth Sprout, M. Cristina Tirado-von der Pahlen, Jennifer Vanos, Hitomi Wakatsuki, Lewis Ziska, Robert Zougmoré (2022). Food, fiber and other services from managed ecosystems. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate change (IPCC). https://www.ipcc.ch/report/ar6/wg2/

Lead Authors: Caroline Akachuku, Isabel Díaz-Reviriego, Takuya Furukawa, Edson Gandiwa, Lusine Margayan, Puaʿala Pascua, Jyothis Sathyapalan . Fellow: Vukan Lavadinović. Contributing Authors: Hélène Artaud, Håkon Aspøy, Ákos Avar, Dániel Babai, Tamatoa Bambridge, Hossein Barani, Elizabeth S. Barron, E.B. Uday Bhaskar Reddy, Anna Brietzke, Pablo Dominguez, Rosie Franco, Mike Gilby, Hyejin Kim, Lorena Jaramillo, Katie Kamelamela, Berit Köhler, Olve Krange, Emma Lee, Ulrika Lein, Stefan Liehr, Łukasz Łuczaj, Daniel Maghanjo Mwamidi, Sarah-Lan Mathez-Stiefel, Alexander Mawyer, Camille Mazé, Marion Mehring, Csaba Mészáros, Zsolt Molnár, Snehlata Nath, Mohanty Neha, Ivana Padierna, Frederic PerronWelch, Juan Gabriel Renom, Matthieu Salpeteur, Aibek Samakov, Lisa Sasaki, Engelbert Schramm , Krishnan Siddhartha, Håkon Stokland, Kim-Ly Thompson, Jiska van Dijk, Anita Varghese, Pirjo Kristiina Virtanen, Xiaoyue Li (2022). Diversity of Indigenous and local conceptualizations and perspectives on sustainable use. Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) – Assessment of Sustainable Use of Wild Species, Chapter 2 Conceptualizing the sustainable use of wild species. https://ipbes.net/sustainable-use-assessment

Other publications

Orlove, Ben; Dawson, Neil; Sherpa, Pasang; Adelekan, Ibidun; Alangui, Wilfredo; Carmona, Rosario; Coen, Deborah; Nelson, Melissa; Reyes-García, Victoria; Rubis, Jennifer; Sanago, Gideon; Wilson, Andrew (2022) ICSM CHC White Paper I: Intangible cultural heritage, diverse knowledge systems and climate change. Contribution of Knowledge Systems Group I to the International Co-Sponsored Meeting on Culture, Heritage and Climate Change. Charenton-le-Pont & Paris, France: ICOMOS & ICSM CHC. ISBN: 978-2-918086-71-0. https://openarchive.icomos.org/id/eprint/2717/

Reyes-García, V., E. Corbera (2021). Climate change impacts in the Mediterranean Basin. A social-ecological perspective. Socioeconomic impacts of climate change in the Mediterranean. European Institute of the Mediterranean. https://www.iemed.org/publication/socioeconomic-impacts-of-climate-change-in-the-mediterranean/?lang=es