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Land use: reducing emissions and preparing for climate change.

Published online: 10 Jan 2019

Published by: UK, Committee on Climate Change

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report by the Committee on Climate Change assesses the role of land use change in meeting climate change mitigation and adaptation objectives. Th...

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Exclosures for landscape restoration in Ethiopia: business model scenarios and suitability.

Published online: 07 May 2020

Authors: Wolde Mekuria & Gebrehaweria Gebregziabher & Lefore, N.

Content type: Bulletin

Land degradation is a critical problem around the world. In many places, the practices associated with intensive rain-fed and irrigated crop and lives...

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Plant diversity enhances the reclamation of degraded lands by stimulating plant-soil feedbacks.

Published online: 24 Nov 2020

Authors: Jia Pu & Liang JieLiang & Yang ShengXiang & Zhang ShengChang & Liu Jun & Liang ZhiWei & Li FengMei & Zeng QingWei & Fang Zhou & Liao Bin & Shu WenSheng & Cadotte, M. W. & Li JinTian

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Despite a rich history of theoretical and empirical work showing that increasing biodiversity results in higher ecosystem function, this research has ...

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Restoring an ecosystem unique in Europe: private-sector leverage for a land-use plan based on the restoration of biodiversity: lessons from "Opération Cossure", the first trial of an offset supply scheme in France.

Published online: 25 Jan 2017

Authors: Rouvière, L. & Thiévent, P.

Content type: Bulletin article

Located between the Rhone and the Alpilles mountains in the south of France, the Crau Plain comprises the only semi-arid steppe in western Europe. Tho...

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Forest regeneration can positively contribute to local hydrological ecosystem services: implications for forest landscape restoration.

Published online: 10 Aug 2021

Authors: Meerveld, H. J. van & Jones, J. P. G. & Ghimire, C. P. & Zwartendijk, B. W. & Lahitiana, J. & Ravelona, M. & Mulligan, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Governments are increasingly committing to significant forest restoration. While carbon sequestration is a major objective, the case for restoration o...

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Improving the effectiveness of riparian management for aquatic invertebrates in a degraded agricultural landscape: stream size and land-use legacies.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Greenwood, M. J. & Harding, J. S. & Niyogi, D. K. & McIntosh, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Riparian management has been embraced by water and land managers globally to offset the deleterious effects of intensive agricultural land use on aqua...

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Verifying voluntary ecosystem restoration - case-studies from Mozambique and Sweden.

Published online: 25 Jan 2017

Authors: Vorhies, F. & Winkler, S.

Content type: Bulletin article

Under the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 and the Aichi Biodiversity Targets, adopted by the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on ...

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Plant traits of propagule banks and standing vegetation reveal flooding alleviates impacts of agriculture on wetland restoration.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Dawson, S. K. & Warton, D. I. & Kingsford, R. T. & Berney, P. & Keith, D. A. & Catford, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Restoration of degraded plant communities requires understanding of community assembly processes. Human land use can influence plant community assembl...

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Preparing for the worst: utilizing stress-tolerant soil microbial communities to aid ecological restoration in the Anthropocene.

Published online: 01 Dec 2020

Authors: Valliere, J. M. & Wong, W. S. & Nevill, P. G. & Zhong, H. & Dixon, K. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

1. Multiple drivers of environmental change pose a significant challenge for ecological restoration, including climate change, soil salinization and e...

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Assessing genetic risk in revegetation.

Published online: 30 Nov 2011

Authors: Byrne, M. & Stone, L. & Millar, M. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Revegetation can provide major environmental benefits in degraded landscapes, but there is also potential for negative impacts from genetic change in ...

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