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Striking a balance: managing El Niño and La Niña in Lao PDR's agriculture.

Published online: 21 May 2020

Authors: Sutton, W. R. & Srivastava, J. P. & Rosegrant, M. & Koo JaWoo & Robertson, R.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report's purpose is to help Lao policy makers and stakeholders prepare for future El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) events. It does this by pro...

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Human and climate influences on frequent fire in a high-elevation tropical forest.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Yocom, L. L. & Fulé, P. Z.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Surface fire has increasingly been regarded as a critical threat to tropical forests, but much of the research documenting degradation of tropical for...

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Climate-change vulnerability in rural Zambia: the impact of an El Niño-induced shock on income and productivity.

Published online: 03 Apr 2019

Authors: Alfani, F. & Arslan, A. & McCarthy, N. & Cavatassi, R. & Sitko, N.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper examines the impacts of the El Niño during the 2015/2016 season on maize productivity and income in rural Zambia. The analysis aims at iden...

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Repeated fires trap Amazonian blackwater floodplains in an open vegetation state.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Flores, B. M. & Fagoaga, R. & Nelson, B. W. & Holmgren, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Climate change may increase the occurrence of droughts and fires in the Amazon. Most of our understanding on how fire affects tropical ecosystems is b...

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Brown locust outbreaks and climate variability in southern Africa.

Published online: 17 Jul 2002

Authors: Todd, M. C. & Washington, R. & Cheke, R. A. & Kniveton, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The brown locust Locustana pardalina is a major agricultural pest in southern Africa, with populations periodically reaching plague proportions. Manag...

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