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A history of change: causes of miombo woodland decline in a protected area in Malawi.

Published online: 23 Sep 1999

Authors: Abbot, J. I. O. & Homewood, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Analysis of aerial photographs showed measurable conversion of closed canopy miombo woodland to sparse woodland (<50% canopy cover) during 1982-90 ...

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Fuelwood sustainability revisited: integrating size structure and resprouting into a spatially realistic fuelshed model.

Published online: 22 Feb 2017

Authors: Twine, W. C. & Holdo, R. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Much concern has been expressed about the sustainability of fuelwood harvesting in Africa. Most models predict that demand will outstrip supply within...

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Forestry for a low-carbon future: integrating forests and wood products in climate change strategies.

Published online: 19 Oct 2016

Content type: Bulletin

Following the introduction, Chapter 2 provides an overview of mitigation in the forest sector, addressing the handling of forests under UNFCCC. Chapte...

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Community managed forest groups and preferences for REDD+ contract attributes: a choice experiment survey of communities in Nepal.

Published online: 19 Aug 2015

Authors: Dissanayake, S. T. M. & Jha, P. & Adhikari, B. & Bista, R. & Bluffstone, R. & Luintel, H. & Martinsson, P. & Paudel, N. S. & Somanathan, E. & Toman, M.

Content type: Bulletin

A significant portion of the world's forests that are eligible for Reducing Emission from Deforestation and Forest Degradation, known as REDD+, paymen...

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The context of REDD+ in Tanzania: drivers, agents and institutions.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Kweka, D. & Carmenta, R. & Hyle, M. & Mustalahti, I. & Dokken, T. & Brockhaus, M.

Content type: Bulletin

Since 2009, CIFOR has implemented the policy component of the Global Comparative Study of REDD+ in fourteen countries: Bolivia, Brazil, Burkina Faso, ...

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Densities of mammals in partially protected areas: the Katavi ecosystem of western Tanzania.

Published online: 17 Jul 1999

Authors: Caro, T. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Large and medium-sized mammal densities in 3 different sorts of partially protected area were compared with mammal densities in the adjacent Katavi Na...

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Ecosystem-scale impacts of non-timber forest product harvesting: effects on soil nutrients.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Ruwanza, S. & Shackleton, C. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The harvesting of non-timber forest products (NTFPs) is a global phenomenon, the sustainability of which has been studied for many species at the indi...

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REDD+ impacts: evidence from Nepal.

Published online: 09 Nov 2016

Authors: Sharma, B. P. & Pattanayak, S. & Nepal, M. & Shyamsundar, P. & Karky, B. S.

Content type: Bulletin

Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD and REDD+) is an international mechanism for mitigating climate change impacts. The...

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Testing the use of interviews as a tool for monitoring trends in the harvesting of wild species.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Jones, J. P. G. & Andriamarovololona, M. M. & Hockley, N. & Gibbons, J. M. & Milner-Gulland, E. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many aspects of human behaviour impact on ecological systems. Ecologists therefore need information on changes in these behaviours and are increasingl...

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Tree regeneration in a subtropical humid forest: effect of cultural disturbance on seed production, dispersal and germination.

Published online: 19 May 1997

Authors: Barik, S. K. & Tripathi, R. S. & Pandey, H. N. & Rao, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The subtropical humid forest of Meghalaya (India) has been exposed to various kinds of disturbance of varying magnitude during recent years; felling o...

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