Artículos
21 de enero de 2021

How does the beach ecosystem change without tourists during COVID-19 lockdown?

E.H.Soto - C.M.Botero - C.B.Milanés - A.Rodríguez-Santiago - M.Palacios-Moreno - E.Díaz-Ferguson - Y.R.Velázquez - A.Abbehusen - E.Guerra-Castro - N.Simoes - M.Muciño-Reyes - J.R. Souza Filho

The sudden lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic created a unique opportunity to evaluate the effects of human absence in these urban-coastal ecosystems. This study examined bioindicators from 29 urban tourist beaches in seven Latin-American countries.