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Drivers of farmers' willingness to adopt extensive farming practices in a globally important bird area.

Published online: 26 Jun 2019

Authors: Czajkowski, M. & Zagórska, K. & Letki, N. & Tryjanowski, P. & Wąs, A.

Content type: Bulletin

Agri-environmental schemes have become an integral tool of land use management policies in ecologically valuable river valleys, that are commonly reco...

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Ecological and socio-economic implications of livestock-keeping systems on extensive grasslands in south-western Germany.

Published online: 06 Apr 1999

Authors: Luick, R.

Content type: Conference paper; Journal article

Germany is generally characterized by intensive agriculture. There is increasing concern about the situation of extensively used meadows and pastures ...

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The benefits of extensive agriculture to birds: the case of the little bustard.

Published online: 03 Jan 2002

Authors: Wolff, A. & Paul, J. P. & Martin, J. L. & Bretagnolle, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The little bustard Tetrax tetrax is among many birds thought to be declining because of agricultural intensification in western Europe. In contrast wi...

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The EU Habitats Directive in Spain: can it contribute effectively to the conservation of extensive agroecosystems?

Published online: 06 Apr 1999

Authors: Beaufoy, G.

Content type: Conference paper; Journal article

By adopting the Habitats Directive (Directive 92/43 of 21 May 1992 on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora) in 1992, the g...

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Farmers for Nature: the ultimate nature-inclusive agriculture?

Published online: 18 Jul 2018

Authors: Westerink, J. & Plomp, M. & Ottburg, F. & Zanen, M. & Schrijver, R.

Content type: Bulletin

Farming for Nature is aimed at integrating nature and agriculture by means of an extensive farming system (nature-oriented farm). The farmer becomes s...

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The need for management of nature conservation sites designated under Natura 2000.

Published online: 08 Jul 1999

Authors: Ostermann, O. P.

Content type: Conference paper; Journal article

The Natura 2000 Network will consist of sites designated by the Member States of the European Union, under the Habitats and Birds Directives. Many of ...

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Climate-smart aquaculture: evidences and potentials for northern coastal area of Vietnam.

Published online: 06 Jul 2016

Authors: Tu Trinh & Nhuong Tran & Quyen Cao

Content type: Bulletin

Coastal aquaculture, particularly brackish water shrimp farming, plays an important role in the socio-economic development of most coastal communities...

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Landscape-scale conservation: collaborative agri-environment schemes could benefit both biodiversity and ecosystem services, but will farmers be willing to participate?

Published online: 16 Oct 2013

Authors: McKenzie, A. J. & Emery, S. B. & Franks, J. R. & Whittingham, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The primary aim of many agri-environment schemes (AES) is to enhance biodiversity; however, the results of AES designed for this purpose have, to date...

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Will agri-environment schemes deliver substantial biodiversity gain, and if not why not?

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Whittingham, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

One of the main aims of agri-environment schemes (AES) is to increase biodiversity on farmland. Common conservation practice is to identify areas cont...

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Vascular plant and Orthoptera diversity in relation to grassland management and landscape composition in the European Alps.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Marini, L. & Fontana, P. & Scotton, M. & Klimek, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Several recent studies have considered the relative effects of local vs. landscape factors on diversity of several animal taxa in grasslands. However,...

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