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A decision framework for considering climate change adaptation in biodiversity conservation planning.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Oliver, T. H. & Smithers, R. J. & Bailey, S. & Walmsley, C. A. & Watts, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

General principles of climate change adaptation for biodiversity have been formulated, but do not help prioritize actions. This is inhibiting their in...

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A global strategy for the conservation and use of coconut genetic resources 2018-2028.

Published online: 31 Oct 2018

Authors: Bourdeix, R. & Prades, A.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This compilation comprises 4 chapters, which introduces the background context and rationale for a new global strategy for the conservation and use of...

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Biocultural approaches: opportunities for building more inclusive environmental governance.

Published online: 14 Feb 2018

Authors: Apgar, J. M.

Content type: Bulletin

A significant portion of the world's remaining biodiversity and agrobiodiversity is in the hands of local and indigenous communities who tend to be po...

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Crop wild relative checklist and inventory descriptors v.1.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Published by: Bioversity International & UK, University of Birmingham

Authors: Bioversity International & UK, University of Birmingham

Content type: Miscellaneous

To ensure effective and efficient in situ conservation of crop wild relatives (CWR), it is necessary to prepare strategies and action plans. An essent...

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Potential implications of the use of digital sequence information on genetic resources for the three objectives of the Convention on Biological Diversity. A submission from CGIAR to the Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity.

Published online: 10 Oct 2018

Authors: Halewood, M. & Lopez Noriega, I & Ellis, D. & Roa, C. & Rouard, M. & Sackville Hamilton, R.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The Secretary of the CBD called on relevant organizations and stakeholders "to submit views and relevant information on any potential implications of ...

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The future of teak - what policy makers and managers need to consider: summary and policy recommendations.

Published online: 13 Dec 2017

Authors: Kollert, W. & Kleine, M.

Content type: Bulletin article

This summary and policy recommendations have been developed and formulated on the occasion of a group meeting of 12 experts from 11 countries that was...

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Ex situ cultivation entails high risk of seed dormancy loss on short-lived wild plant species.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Ensslin, A. & Vyver, A. van de & Vanderborght, T. & Godefroid, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Changes in life-history traits such as seed dormancy during cultivation of wild plant species in ex situ facilities could jeopardize conservation acti...

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The fragility of ecosystems: a review.

Published online: 14 Mar 1996

Authors: Nilsson, C. & Grelsson, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The identification of species, communities, or ecosystems that are likely to be strongly damaged by human activities (i.e. that are fragile) forms an ...

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Using spatial models to identify refugia and guide restoration in response to an invasive plant pathogen.

Published online: 12 Mar 2021

Authors: McCarthy, J. K. & Wiser, S. K. & Bellingham, P. J. & Beresford, R. M. & Campbell, R. E. & Turner, R. & Richardson, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The global spread of invasive plant pathogens is increasing, putting natural forests and ecosystem services under threat. Spatial data can quantify ra...

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Global plan of action for the conservation, sustainable use and development of forest genetic resources.

Published online: 25 Feb 2015

Published by: Food and Agriculture Organization

Content type: Miscellaneous

Forest genetic resources (FGR) are the heritable materials maintained within and among tree and other woody plant species that are of actual or potent...

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