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Farmers for Nature: the ultimate nature-inclusive agriculture?

Published online: 18 Jul 2018

Authors: Westerink, J. & Plomp, M. & Ottburg, F. & Zanen, M. & Schrijver, R.

Content type: Bulletin

Farming for Nature is aimed at integrating nature and agriculture by means of an extensive farming system (nature-oriented farm). The farmer becomes s...

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What are the barriers to adopting carbon farming practices?

Published online: 04 Mar 2015

Authors: Kragt, M. E. & Blackmore, L. & Capon, T. & Robinson, C. J. & Torabi, N. & Wilson, K. A.

Content type: Bulletin

In many environmental and conservation policy contexts, gaps are observed between policy objectives and implementation outcomes. Carbon farming polici...

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Low-intensity farming systems in the conservation of the countryside.

Published online: 18 Sep 1996

Authors: Bignal, E. M. & McCracken, D. I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The role of low-intensity farming in sustainable management of European landscapes and biotypes of high nature conservation value is discussed. More t...

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On the central role of small farms in African rural development strategies.

Published online: 03 Aug 2016

Authors: Larson, D. F. & Muraoka, R. & Otsuka, K.

Content type: Bulletin

Improving the productivity of smallholder farms in Sub- Saharan Africa offers the best chance to reduce poverty among this generation of rural poor, b...

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An assessment of impacts from shrimp aquaculture in Bangladesh and prospects for improvement.

Published online: 14 Feb 2019

Authors: Hossain, M. A. R. & Hasan, M. R.

Content type: Bulletin

Aquaculture has become one of the fastest-growing economic subsectors of the Bangladesh economy, providing protein-rich food, source of employment and...

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The harvest of wildlife for bushmeat and traditional medicine in East, South and Southeast Asia: current knowledge base, challenges, opportunities and areas for future research.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Lee TienMing & Sigouin, A. & Pinedo-Vasquez, M. & Nasi, R.

Content type: Bulletin

Bushmeat has always provided a source of nutrition and traditional medicine for local people throughout Asia; this important resource is becoming incr...

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Agricultural intensification drives landscape-context effects on host-parasitoid interactions in agroecosystems.

Published online: 20 Jun 2012

Authors: Jonsson, M. & Buckley, H. L. & Case, B. S. & Wratten, S. D. & Hale, R. J. & Didham, R. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural land use threatens ecosystem services such as biological control by natural enemies because of simplification of habitat structure and in...

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An APFIC/FAO regional consultation entitled "Improving the contribution of culture-based fisheries and fishery enhancements in inland waters to blue growth", Jetwing Blue Hotel, Negombo, Sri Lanka, 25-27 May 2015.

Published online: 25 May 2016

Content type: Bulletin; Conference proceedings

This work contains topics on guidelines for fish stocking practices in tropical freshwater fisheries, alternative strategies for the enhancement of fi...

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Organic farming benefits birds most in regions with more intensive agriculture.

Published online: 02 Feb 2021

Authors: Kirk, D. A. & Martin, A. E. & Lindsay, K. E. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Organic farming is considered beneficial for biodiversity conservation in agricultural landscapes but the role of agricultural land use intensity ('ag...

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The economic impact of climate change on cash crop farms in Québec and Ontario.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: An, N. & Thomassin, P. J.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper examines the economic impact of alternative climate change scenarios on representative cash crop farms in Quebec and Ontario. Mixed Integer...

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