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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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Common themes for ecologists in global issues.

Published online: 10 Jun 1999

Authors: Watson, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The article argues that the scientific community needs to integrate the natural sciences with the socioeconomic sciences. The development challenge is...

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Social adaptation can reduce the strength of social-ecological feedbacks from ecosystem degradation.

Published online: 08 Aug 2022

Authors: Bartelet, H. A. & Barnes, M. L. & Zoeller, K. C. & Cumming, G. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Feedbacks between people and ecosystems are central to the study of social-ecological systems (SES) but remain poorly understood. It is commonly assum...

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Biocrust morphogroups provide an effective and rapid assessment tool for drylands.

Published online: 14 Jan 2015

Authors: Read, C. F. & Duncan, D. H. & Vesk, P. A. & Elith, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biological soil crusts (biocrusts) occur across most of the world's drylands and are sensitive indicators of dryland degradation. Accounting for shift...

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A degradation threshold for irreversible loss of soil productivity: a long-term case study in China.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Gao Yang & Zhong BingLin & Yue Hui & Wu Bin & Cao ShiXiong

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

During the past three decades, conservation and restoration biologists have increasingly recognized that ecological communities are likely to exhibit ...

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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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REDD + and adaptation to climate change in Burkina Faso: Causes, agents and institutions.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Kambire, H. W. & Djenontin, I. N. S. & Kabore, A. & Djoudi, H. & Balinga, M. P. B. & Zida, M. & Assembe-Mvondo, S.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper discusses the status and institutions involved in REDD+ and adaptation to climate change in Burkina Faso. The paper also incorporates advic...

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Estimating the effects of land degradation and rainfall variation on productivity in rangelands: an approach using remote sensing and models of grazing and herbage dynamics.

Published online: 13 Nov 1996

Authors: Pickup, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Land degradation in non-equilibrium rangelands may be defined in terms of loss of resilience and is linked with lower economic productivity through r...

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Identifying, preventing and mitigating ecological traps to improve the management of urban aquatic ecosystems.

Published online: 29 Jul 2015

Authors: Hale, R. & Coleman, R. & Pettigrove, V. & Swearer, S. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Urbanization alters the environmental characteristics of aquatic ecosystems, often reducing the availability and quality of habitats for animals. Impr...

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Negative effects of pesticides under global warming can be counteracted by a higher degradation rate and thermal adaptation.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Beeck, L. O. de & Verheyen, J. & Olsen, K. & Stoks, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An alarming finding for biodiversity is that global warming and pesticides often interact synergistically. Yet, this synergism may not capture the ful...

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