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Ecology and environmental impact assessment.

Published online: 21 Aug 1996

Authors: Treweek, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) may provide a mechanism for implementing sustainable development and ensuring wise use of natural resources. By ...

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Environmental reserve quotas in Brazil's new forest legislation: an ex ante appraisal.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: May, P. H. & Bernasconi, P. & Wunder, S. & Lubowski, R.

Content type: Bulletin

The Brazilian Forest Code (FC) requires all private rural properties to maintain a fixed proportion of their area in natural vegetation as a legal res...

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A century of environmental legislation.

Published online: 01 Jul 2015

Authors: Cain, L. P. & Kaiser, B. A.

Content type: Bulletin

We find three intertwined ambitions that drove federal legislation over wildlife and biodiversity at the beginning of the 20th Century: establishment ...

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Is environmental legislation conserving tropical stream faunas? A large-scale assessment of local, riparian and catchment-scale influences on Amazonian fish.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Leal, C. G. & Barlow, J. & Gardner, T. A. & Hughes, R. M. & Leitão, R. P. & Mac nally, R. & Kaufmann, P. R. & Ferraz, S. F. B. & Zuanon, J. & Paula, F. R. de & Ferreira, J. & Thomson, J. R. & Lennox, G. D. & Dary, E. P. & Röpke, C. P. & Pompeu, P. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural expansion and intensification are major threats to tropical biodiversity. In addition to the direct removal of native vegetation, agricul...

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Rural payments agency inquiry: a response from the British Ecological Society to the house of commons environment food and rural affairs committee.

Published online: 22 Jul 2020

Published by: British Ecological Society

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper presents the response of the British Ecological Society to the House of Commons Environment Food and Rural Affairs Committee focusing on is...

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What are the forthcoming legislative issues of interest to ecologists and conservationists in 2019?

Published online: 24 Jul 2020

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Sutherland, W. J. & Burke, E. & Clements, A. & Costelloe, B. & Martin, J. & Mitchell, C. & Monk, K. A. & Bieberstein, K. R. von & Thompson, des B. A.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper covers the ninth assessment of the forthcoming legislation that are considered likely to have consequences for ecologists or the environmen...

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Modelling environmental and socio-economic trade-offs associated with land-sparing and land-sharing approaches to oil palm expansion.

Published online: 08 Oct 2014

Authors: Lee SerHuay [Lee, S. H. J. ] & Garcia-Ulloa, J. & Ghazoul, J. & Obidzinski, K. & Koh LianPin

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effectiveness of land-sharing and land-sparing approaches has been widely debated. Yet, few studies quantify the environmental and socio-economic ...

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Defining ecologically relevant water quality targets for lakes in Europe.

Published online: 04 Jun 2014

Authors: Poikane, S. & Portielje, R. & Berg, M. van den & Phillips, G. & Brucet, S. & Carvalho, L. & Mischke, U. & Ott, I. & Soszka, H. & Wichelen, J. van

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The implementation of the Water Framework Directive requires EU member states to establish and harmonize ecological status class boundaries for biolog...

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An introduction to policy in Scotland.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Published by: British Ecological Society

Content type: Miscellaneous

The BES Scottish Policy Group is a group of British Ecological Society (BES) members promoting the use of ecological knowledge in Scotland. The aim is...

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An introduction to policy in the UK.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Published by: British Ecological Society

Content type: Miscellaneous

The British Ecological Society (BES) is committed to making the best ecological evidence accessible to decision-makers. Policymaking processes are rar...

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