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Modelling carcass disposal practices: implications for the management of an ecological service provided by vultures.

Published online: 18 Apr 2012

Authors: Dupont, H. & Mihoub, J. B. & Bobbé, S. & Sarrazin, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In many European countries, private companies are in charge of livestock carcass disposal. In agro-pastoral systems, however, scavengers such as vultu...

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LIFE certification - experience of a hydroelectric power plant in restoring ecosystems in the south of Brazil.

Published online: 25 Jan 2017

Authors: Kaminski, N. L. & Henn, C. & Suemitsu, E. S. & Teixeira, C. & Carvalho, M. C. S. & Borsato, R. & Alexandre, M. A.

Content type: Bulletin article

The article presents a case-study of how the efforts of a hydroelectrical power company are contributing to restore life in Paraná, in southern Brazil...

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Assessing the environmental impacts of wildlife television programmes.

Published online: 07 Aug 2022

Authors: Aitchison, J. & Aitchison, R. & Devas, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Wildlife TV programmes reach very large global audiences, but it is hard to measure their benefits for the natural world. The commercial need to enter...

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Power, profits and policy: a reality check on the Prunus africana bark trade.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Cunningham, A. B. & Tientcheu, M. L. A. & Anoncho, V. F. & Nkuinkeu, R. & Sunderland, T.

Content type: Bulletin

After 42 years of international trade in wild harvested medicinal bark from Africa and Madagascar, the example of Prunus africana holds several lesson...

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A review of the legal and policy framework for payments for ecosystem services (PES) in Thailand.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Nabangchang, O.

Content type: Bulletin

Thailand is somewhat lagging behind other countries in Southeast Asia in adopting the concept of payment for environmental services (PES) as an instru...

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Food security in a climate perspective: what role could the private sector play regarding investment in smallholder agriculture in Ethiopia, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania and Zambia?

Published online: 10 Feb 2016

Authors: Bachke, M. E. & Haug, R.

Content type: Bulletin

The purpose of this study is to discuss different ways of implementing the Food Security in a Climate Perspective strategy 2013-15 in relation to supp...

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International media coverage of the Bolivian jaguar trade.

Published online: 08 Aug 2022

Authors: Li YuHan & Arias, M. & Hinsley, A. & Milner-Gulland, E. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

The trade in jaguar body parts is viewed as an alarming threat to the jaguar, and there is the assumption that Chinese demand is driving the trade. Ho...

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Minimal effects of wind turbines on the distribution of wintering farmland birds.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Devereux, C. L. & Denny, M. J. H. & Whittingham, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Energy production from wind power is increasing rapidly in Europe to help combat the threats from global warming. For example, the European Commission...

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The impact of phosphorus inputs from small discharges on designated freshwater sites.

Published online: 21 Jan 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: May, L. & Place, C. & O'Malley, M. & Spears, B.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report aims to provide an indication of the potential scale and nature of the problem of small discharges ofphosphorus (P) for designated sites a...

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Payment for ecosystem services (PES): assessment of PES potential in Kapuas Hulu.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Fripp, E. & Shantiko, B.

Content type: Bulletin

The objectives of the present study were to determine the feasibility of payment for ecosystem services (PES) projects in the Kapuas Hulu regency, Wes...

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