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Unpacking land degradation and the thorny issue of woody plant encroachment in South Africa.

Published online: 13 Oct 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Mani, S. & Osborne, C. P. & Cleaver, F.

Content type: Miscellaneous

In this work, the situation of land degradation in the Eastern Cape region of South Africa was analysed by adapting a natural resource governance fram...

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Land health surveillance for identifying land constraints and targeting land management options in smallholder farming systems in Western Cameroon.

Published online: 22 Mar 2017

Authors: Takoutsing, B. & Ayenkulu, E. & Tchoundjeu, Z. & Coe, R. & Denis, N. & Shepherd, K.

Content type: Bulletin

Quantitative and up-to-date information on ecosystem characteristics and land health constraints are needed to understand land degradation trends and ...

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Rare soil microbial taxa regulate the negative effects of land degradation drivers on soil organic matter decomposition.

Published online: 13 Oct 2021

Authors: Wu Ying & Chen DiMa & Saleem, M. & Wang Bing & Hu ShuiJin & Delgado-Baquerizo, M. & Bai YongFei

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Land degradation drivers, including loss in vegetation and eutrophication, are expected to impact soil biodiversity and functions in drylands world-wi...

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Exclosures for landscape restoration in Ethiopia: business model scenarios and suitability.

Published online: 07 May 2020

Authors: Wolde Mekuria & Gebrehaweria Gebregziabher & Lefore, N.

Content type: Bulletin

Land degradation is a critical problem around the world. In many places, the practices associated with intensive rain-fed and irrigated crop and lives...

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Reclaiming contaminated land through biodiversity.

Published online: 16 Sep 2020

Authors: Cadotte, M.

Content type: Blog

This paper focuses on the negative effects of land degradation on the sustainability, biodiversity and global ecosystem functioning and in reducing th...

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Identifying land management approaches which deliver for both people and nature.

Published online: 26 Feb 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Balfour, N. J. & Durrant, R. & Ely, A. & Sandom, C. J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper presents the results of studies conducted to identify management strategies to help inform how ecosystems should be restored in areas of hi...

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Unlocking the potential of soil organic carbon: outcome document.

Published online: 25 Oct 2017

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper reports the Global Symposium on Soil Organic Carbon (GSOC17), which was jointly organized by the: Food and Agriculture Organization of the ...

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Analyzing multilevel governance in Vietnam: lessons for REDD+ from the study of land-use change and benefit sharing in Nghe An and Dien Bien provinces.

Published online: 17 May 2017

Authors: Yang, A. & Nguyen Dinh Tien & Vu Tan Phuong & Le Quang Trung & Pham Thu Thuy & Larson, A. M. & Ashwin Ravikumar

Content type: Bulletin

Who makes land-use decisions, how are those decisions made, and who influences whom, how and why? This working paper is part of a series based on rese...

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Estimating the effects of land degradation and rainfall variation on productivity in rangelands: an approach using remote sensing and models of grazing and herbage dynamics.

Published online: 13 Nov 1996

Authors: Pickup, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Land degradation in non-equilibrium rangelands may be defined in terms of loss of resilience and is linked with lower economic productivity through r...

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A degradation threshold for irreversible loss of soil productivity: a long-term case study in China.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Gao Yang & Zhong BingLin & Yue Hui & Wu Bin & Cao ShiXiong

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

During the past three decades, conservation and restoration biologists have increasingly recognized that ecological communities are likely to exhibit ...

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