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Climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction in Europe: enhancing coherence of the knowledge base, policies and practices.

Published online: 11 Apr 2018

Content type: Bulletin

This report assesses current practices and level of know-how, and highlights emerging innovative tools national, regional and local authorities are us...

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Reducing global health risks through mitigation of short-lived climate pollutants: scoping report for policymakers.

Published online: 01 Jun 2016

Content type: Miscellaneous

This document synthesizes a now-considerable literature on short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs) to summarize the state of evidence linking them to h...

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Woody plant encroachment and the ecology of vector-borne diseases.

Published online: 12 Feb 2022

Authors: Loss, S. R. & Noden, B. H. & Fuhlendorf, S. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Vector-borne diseases (VBDs) impact human and animal health globally, and their ecology and transmission are affected by human-caused ecosystem and bi...

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The effect of dieldrin, sprayed by aerial application for tsetse control, on game animals.

Published online: 01 Jan 1978

Authors: Allsopp, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The large-scale use of organochlorine compounds in insect control causes increasing concern due to their toxicity and persistance which creates enviro...

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Public health and economic benefits of Spotted hyenas Crocuta crocuta in a peri-urban system.

Published online: 11 Feb 2022

Authors: Sonawane, C. & Yirga, G. & Carter, N. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Species that depend on anthropogenic waste for food can remove pathogens that pose health risks to humans and livestock, thereby saving lives and mone...

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USGS integrated drought science.

Published online: 03 Jan 2018

Authors: Ostroff, A. C. & Muhlfeld, C. C. & Lambert, P. M. & Booth, N. L. & Carter, S. L. & Stoker, J. M. & Focazio, M. J.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper discusses the USGS Integrated Drought Project. The USGS is organized into seven Mission Areas that focus on some of the most significant is...

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Does environmental contamination influence egg coloration? A long-term study in herring gulls.

Published online: 10 Oct 2012

Authors: Hanley, D. & Doucet, S. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Although considerable progress has been made in reducing concentrations of persistent organic compounds in the environment, these contaminants are sti...

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Faecal bacteria associated with different diets of wintering red kites: influence of livestock carcass dumps in microflora alteration and pathogen acquisition.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Blanco, G. & Lemus, J. A. & Grande, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Despite the important role of refuse dumps for the conservation of threatened avian scavengers, there is no information about the direct effects on sc...

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Topic guide: water security and economic development.

Published online: 17 Jun 2015

Authors: Quick, T. & Winpenny, J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Too little water (scarcity), too much water (flooding) and poor quality water (pollution) represent a risk to sustained economic growth. Evidence sugg...

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Natural Capital Indicators: for defining and measuring change in natural capital.

Published online: 19 Jan 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Lusardi, J. & Rice, P. & Waters, R. & Craven, J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

All aspects of human well-being depend on the essential services that are provided by a healthy natural environment. These services include food, clea...

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