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The effect of habitat management on home-range size and survival of rural Norway rat populations.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Lambert, M. S. & Quy, R. J. & Smith, R. H. & Cowan, D. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Norway rat Rattus norvegicus populations are usually controlled with toxic baits, but this approach is increasingly recognized as having negative welf...

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Landscape ecology of house mouse outbreaks in southeastern Australia.

Published online: 18 Jul 2007

Authors: Singleton, G. R. & Tann, C. R. & Krebs, C. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

House mouse Mus domesticus outbreaks in the grain-growing areas of south-eastern Australia occur irregularly and may be local or widespread, covering ...

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Nature inclusive for a good future. What can be learned from Hoeve Stein as an example of the self-realization of nature?

Published online: 04 Jul 2019

Authors: Westerink, J. & Melman, D. & Schrijver, R. & Schotman, A. & Visser, T.

Content type: Bulletin

The dairy farm Hoeve Stein was converted from a conventional into an organic nature-oriented farm. This was the result of a close collaboration betwee...

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On the central role of small farms in African rural development strategies.

Published online: 03 Aug 2016

Authors: Larson, D. F. & Muraoka, R. & Otsuka, K.

Content type: Bulletin

Improving the productivity of smallholder farms in Sub- Saharan Africa offers the best chance to reduce poverty among this generation of rural poor, b...

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An assessment of impacts from shrimp aquaculture in Bangladesh and prospects for improvement.

Published online: 14 Feb 2019

Authors: Hossain, M. A. R. & Hasan, M. R.

Content type: Bulletin

Aquaculture has become one of the fastest-growing economic subsectors of the Bangladesh economy, providing protein-rich food, source of employment and...

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The reproductive benefits of livestock farming in barn swallows Hirundo rustica: quality of nest site or foraging habitat?

Published online: 01 Dec 2010

Authors: Grüebler, M. U. & Korner-Nievergelt, F. & Hirschheydt, J. von

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In many parts of the world, changes in agricultural land-use have led to significant declines of bird species, including aerial insectivores such as b...

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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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Strengthening social inclusion within oil palm contract farming in the Brazilian Amazon.

Published online: 16 May 2018

Authors: Brandão, F. & Schoneveld, G. & Pacheco, P.

Content type: Bulletin

Drawing on key informant interviews and surveys with participants and non-participants of oil palm contract farming schemes in Brazil's largest oil pa...

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The role of livestock portfolios and group-based approaches for building resilience in the face of accelerating climate change: an asset-based panel data analysis from rural Kenya.

Published online: 04 Nov 2015

Authors: Ngigi, M. W. & Müller, U. & Birner, R.

Content type: Bulletin

This study examines the impact of multiple shocks on assets by employing two waves of a panel data set of 360 rural households in three agro-ecologica...

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Feeding the world in a changing climate: an adaptation roadmap for agriculture.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Loboguerrero, A. M. & Birch, J. & Thornton, P. & Meza, L. & Sunga, I. & Bui Ba Bong & Rabbinge, R. & Reddy, M. & Dinesh, D. & Korner, J. & Martinez-Baron, D. & Millan, A. & Hansen, J. & Huyer, S. & Campbell, B.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The impacts of a warming world are affecting food production in every corner of the globe. From shifting rainfall patterns and growing seasons, to mor...

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