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Farm performance during the transition to organic production: analysis and planning tools based on Minnesota farm record data.

Published online: 16 Dec 2015

Authors: Delbridge, T. A. & King, R. P. & Nordquist, D. W. & DiGiacomo, G. & Moynihan, M.

Content type: Bulletin

This publication summarizes enterprise costs and returns and whole-farm financial performance measures collected from transitioning and recently certi...

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Planning for aquaculture diversification: the importance of climate change and other drivers. FAO Technical Workshop, Rome, Italy, 23-25 June, 2016.

Published online: 23 May 2018

Authors: Harvey, B. & Soto, D. & Carolsfeld, J. & Beveridge, M. & Bartley, D. M.

Content type: Bulletin; Conference proceedings

Aquaculture is the world's most diverse farming system in terms of number of species, methods and the environments where the farms are located. Member...

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Climate change mitigation through intensified pasture management: estimating greenhouse gas emissions on cattle farms in the Brazilian Amazon.

Published online: 18 Jan 2017

Authors: Bogaerts, M. & Cirhigiri, L. & Robinson, I. & Rodkin, M. & Hajjar, R. & Costa Junior, C. & Newton, P.

Content type: Bulletin

Cattle ranching in Brazil is a key driver of deforestation and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The Brazilian government plans to reduce national GHG e...

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Integrating ecological uncertainty and farm-scale economics when planning restoration.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Dorrough, J. & Vesk, P. A. & Moll, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many ecological management problems involve assessing competing options based on the trade-off between economic costs and short- and long-term probabi...

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Targeted policy proposals for managing spontaneous forest expansion in the Mediterranean.

Published online: 05 Jan 2021

Authors: Varela, E. & Pulido, F. & Moreno, G. & Zavala, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Recent forest expansion in Euro-Mediterranean countries predominantly results from secondary succession in abandoned farmland, rather than from artifi...

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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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Land-use trends and environmental governance policies in Brazil: paths forward for sustainability.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Miccolis, A. & Andrade, R. M. T. de & Pacheco, P.

Content type: Bulletin

Historically, the policy framework in Brazil has played a decisive role in shaping land use and changes in the rural landscape. Over the last three de...

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Aquaculture development. 9. Development of aquatic genetic resources: a framework of essential criteria.

Published online: 04 Sep 2019

Content type: Bulletin

This paper describes the framework of the requirements for the sustainable use, management and conservation of aquatic genetic resources of relevance ...

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Challenges and opportunities of sustainable forest management through community forestry concessions in the Maya Biosphere Reserve, Petén, Guatemala.

Published online: 18 Mar 2015

Authors: Kent, J. & Ammour, T. & Gálvez, J.

Content type: Bulletin article

In Guatemala, the community and industrial forest concessions in the Maya Biosphere Reserve were created as an innovative way to manage natural resour...

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The costs and benefits of restoring a continent's terrestrial ecosystems.

Published online: 29 Apr 2022

Authors: Mappin, B. & Ward, A. & Hughes, L. & Watson, J. E. M. & Cosier, P. & Possingham, H. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The rise in global commitments to restore habitat underlines its importance to halt biodiversity loss and abate climate change. To effectively plan fo...

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