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Communities' perceptions and knowledge of ecosystem services: evidence from rural communities in Nigeria.

Published online: 29 Apr 2015

Authors: Zhang, W. & Kato, E. & Bhandary, P. & Nkonya, E. & Ibrahim, H. I. & Agbonlahor, M. & Ibrahim, H. Y.

Content type: Bulletin

This research has been undertaken to improve our understanding of stakeholders' knowledge and perception about ecosystem services (ES), which provides...

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Biome awareness disparity is bad for tropical ecosystem conservation and restoration.

Published online: 07 Oct 2022

Authors: Silveira, F. A. O. & Ordóñez-Parra, C. A. & Moura, L. C. & Schmidt, I. B. & Andersen, A. N. & Bond, W. & Buisson, E. & Durigan, G. & Fidelis, A. & Oliveira, R. S. & Parr, C. & Rowland, L. & Veldman, J. W. & Pennington, R. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

We introduce the concept of Biome Awareness Disparity (BAD)-defined as a failure to appreciate the significance of all biomes in conservation and rest...

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Exploring integrated ArtScience experiences to foster nature connectedness through head, heart and hand.

Published online: 08 Aug 2022

Authors: Renowden, C. & Beer, T. & Mata, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Human activities continue to inflict profound detrimental impacts on biodiversity, yet we have not observed a commensurate shift in people's mindsets ...

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Ecosystem services management: an analysis of stakeholders' perceptions in Thiou, Yatenga Province, Burkina Faso.

Published online: 17 Jan 2018

Authors: Yameogo, V.

Content type: Miscellaneous

A qualitative assessment of stakeholders' preferences and perceptions of ecosystem services was carried out in Thiou, Yatenga province, Burkina Faso. ...

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Natural history films generate more online interest in depicted species than in conservation messages.

Published online: 08 Aug 2022

Authors: Nolan, G. & Kana, A. & Fernández-Bellon, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

The greatest crises of our time are environmental. To combat the effects of climate change, biodiversity loss and environmental degradation will requi...

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Characteristics of immersive citizen science experiences that drive conservation engagement.

Published online: 08 Aug 2022

Authors: Day, G. & Fuller, R. A. & Nichols, C. & Dean, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

The biodiversity crisis poses a real and present global threat to humanity. The acceleration of species and ecosystem decline coupled with climate cha...

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Conservation & use of crop wild relatives in Arizona.

Published online: 17 Apr 2019

Authors: Khoury, C. K. & Nabhan, G. P.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper discusses the recognition, protection and utilization of the wild relatives of domesticated crops that naturally occur in Arizona (USA), wh...

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Behaviour and attitude changes after using a turtle conservation citizen science app.

Published online: 26 Feb 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Santori, C. & Keith, R. J. & Whittington, C. M. & Thompson, M. B. & Dyke, J. U. van & Spencer, R. J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

An online questionnaire to investigate the consequences of using TurtleSAT, a citizen science app that was developed to collect locations of freshwate...

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Local ecological knowledge and education drive farmers' contrasting perceptions of scavengers and their function in Nepal.

Published online: 08 Aug 2022

Authors: Aishwarya Bhattacharjee & Sadadev, B. M. & Karmacharya, D. K. & Rishi Baral & Pérez-García, J. M. & Giménez Casalduero, A. & Sánchez-Zapata, J. A. & Anadón, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

There is a long-standing relationship between humans and vertebrate scavengers, as scavengers' contributions take on regulating (e.g. nutrient recycli...

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Rwanda climate services for agriculture: evaluation of farmers' awareness, use and impacts.

Published online: 03 Jun 2020

Authors: Birachi, E. & Kagabo, D. M. & Hansen, J. & Mutua, M. & Mbugua, M. & Chiputwa, B. & Rose, A. & Dawit Solomon

Content type: Bulletin

Climate services are important in helping smallholder farmers manage climate-related risks and adapt to climate change, especially for rainfed agricul...

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