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Conceptual ambiguity hinders measurement and management of ecosystem disservices.

Published online: 26 Nov 2020

Authors: Saunders, M. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The term 'ecosystem disservices' is used to refer to ecological costs that humans experience from nature. Managing ecosystems to protect ecosystem fun...

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The fragility of ecosystems: a review.

Published online: 14 Mar 1996

Authors: Nilsson, C. & Grelsson, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The identification of species, communities, or ecosystems that are likely to be strongly damaged by human activities (i.e. that are fragile) forms an ...

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Biodiversity and ecosystem services in forest ecosystems: a research agenda for applied forest ecology.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Mori, A. S. & Lertzman, K. P. & Gustafsson, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Given the substantial contributions of forest biodiversity and ecosystem services to society, forest sciences have a large potential to contribute to ...

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A multi-dimensional assessment of ecosystems and ecosystem services in Taplejung, Nepal.

Published online: 22 Aug 2018

Authors: Thapa, S. & Poudel, S. & Aryal, K. & Kandel, P. & Uddin, K. & Karki, S. & Sharma, B. & Chettri, N.

Content type: Bulletin

Excessive demand for ecosystem services arising from rapidly growing human population and several anthropogenic activities have led to the extensive m...

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Searching for resilience: addressing the impacts of changing disturbance regimes on forest ecosystem services.

Published online: 03 Feb 2016

Authors: Seidl, R. & Spies, T. A. & Peterson, D. L. & Stephens, S. L. & Hicke, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The provisioning of ecosystem services to society is increasingly under pressure from global change. Changing disturbance regimes are of particular co...

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How can ecosystem services support equitable and sustainable fisheries?

Published online: 10 Jul 2019

Published by: Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation

Content type: Miscellaneous

This brief outlines findings from Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation (ESPA) projects that make a distinct contribution to the ecosystem approa...

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The role of ecosystems and their management in regulating climate, and soil, water and air quality.

Published online: 31 Jul 2013

Authors: Smith, P. & Ashmore, M. R. & Black, H. I. J. & Burgess, P. J. & Evans, C. D. & Quine, T. A. & Thomson, A. M. & Hicks, K. & Orr, H. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecosystems have a critical role in regulating climate, and soil, water and air quality, but management to change an ecosystem process in support of on...

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Plant functional traits shape multiple ecosystem services, their trade-offs and synergies in grasslands.

Published online: 27 Nov 2020

Authors: Hanisch, M. & Schweiger, O. & Cord, A. F. & Volk, M. & Knapp, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Functional traits offer promising avenues to investigate how community composition and diversity define ecosystem functioning and service delivery. In...

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Action research on ecosystems and ecosystem services management in Udayapur, Nepal: a documentation of process and learning.

Published online: 11 Jul 2018

Authors: Khanal, R. C. & Nakul Chettri & Kamal Aryal & Sushmita Poudel & Pratikshya Kandel & Shah, G. M. & Farid Ahmad

Content type: Bulletin

Healthy ecosystems are intrinsically linked to our well-being and our quality of life. But native ecosystems are being impacted every day by both our ...

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Evaluation of the upland ecosystem service pilots: Annex 3. South Pennines.

Published online: 10 Apr 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Kirkup, B. & Maiden, T.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report presents the findings from an evaluation of the South Pennines (England, UK) pilot project. The pilots were innovative in nature and were ...

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