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Topic guide: water security and economic development.

Published online: 17 Jun 2015

Authors: Quick, T. & Winpenny, J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Too little water (scarcity), too much water (flooding) and poor quality water (pollution) represent a risk to sustained economic growth. Evidence sugg...

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Population, economics, environment and culture: an introduction to human carrying capacity.

Published online: 27 May 1998

Authors: Cohen, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Following an introduction the topic of past human population is explored focusing on population size and growth, economic growth and increasing econom...

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Evaluating the economic benefits and costs of antimicrobial use in food-producing animals.

Published online: 03 Oct 2019

Authors: Ryan, M.

Content type: Bulletin

Antimicrobial drugs are used in food animal production for several purposes: to treat a disease outbreak, to prevent disease, and to enhance feed effi...

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Spatially explicit bioeconomic model for weed management in cereals: validation and evaluation of management strategies.

Published online: 25 Feb 2015

Authors: González-Díaz, L. & Blanco-Moreno, J. M. & González-Andújar, J. L. & Bennett, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Spatially explicit weed population models are very useful to explore long-term weed management scenarios. The economic implications of the management ...

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Paying for conservation: a bioeconomic analysis of the effects of land management options on the viability of an endangered species, Eryngium alpinum.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Andrello, M. & Devaux, C. & Quétier, F. & Till-Bottraud, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Land management is critical for biodiversity conservation in mountain grasslands. It should be both ecologically effective and economically efficient....

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Wildlife conservation can be compatible with human development, but increasing interactions with humans may pose problems.

Published online: 16 Sep 2020

Authors: Ament, J. M. & Collen, B. & Carbone, C. & Mace, G. M. & Freeman, R.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) include economic, social and environmental dimensions of human development and make explicit commitments t...

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Women and agricultural productivity: what does the evidence tell us?

Published online: 16 Dec 2015

Authors: Doss, C.

Content type: Bulletin

Should agricultural development programs target women in order to increase productivity? This paper reviews the extensive literature on men's and wome...

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Land-based investment and green development in Indonesia: lessons from Berau district, East Kalimantan.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Casson, A. & Muliastra, Y. I. K. D. & Obidzinski, K.

Content type: Bulletin

Growing global concern about the environmental costs of economic development resulting from natural resource extraction has sparked interest in a new ...

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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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Using a stochastic model to examine the ecological, economic and ethical consequences of population control in a charismatic invasive species: mute swans in North America.

Published online: 02 May 2007

Authors: Ellis, M. M. & Elphick, C. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Although invasive species are widely recognized as a threat to native ecosystems, control or eradication plans can create controversy, particularly wh...

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