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SEIDL, Gerda Ursula; MORALES, Helda; ARRIOLA VEGA, Luis Alfredo  and  EVANGELISTA GARCIA, Angélica Aremy. "Ya no hay árboles ni agua". Perspectivas de los cambios ambientales en comunidades de Zinacantán, Chiapas. LiminaR [online]. 2011, vol.9, n.1, pp.98-119. ISSN 2007-8900.

This article is based on empirical work comparing perspectives on environmental changes between men and women, elderly, adult and young people in 4 communities in the highlands of Chiapas. Qualitative methods were used for fieldwork, especially semi-structured interviews and workshops. The participants identified as the most urgent problems declining productivity, the degradation of forests and water, nutrition, climate change and garbage. Differences among the communities stem from their unequal economic and environmental situation. There were also gender differences and differences among generations. The results indicate that there is no homogeneity within cultural groups, and that it is important to consider differences among genders, generations and other groupings when designing programs and projects.

Keywords : Environmental perspectives; environmental perceptions; gender and environment; environmental changes.

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