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Land use: reducing emissions and preparing for climate change.

Published online: 10 Jan 2019

Published by: UK, Committee on Climate Change

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report by the Committee on Climate Change assesses the role of land use change in meeting climate change mitigation and adaptation objectives. Th...

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Land sharing vs. land sparing: does the compact city reconcile urban development and biodiversity conservation?

Published online: 08 Oct 2014

Authors: Soga, M. & Yamaura, Y. & Koike, S. & Gaston, K. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

As cities around the world rapidly expand, there is an urgent need to implement the best development form to minimize the negative impacts of urbaniza...

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Evaluating sampling strategies and logistic regression methods for modelling complex land cover changes.

Published online: 02 May 2007

Authors: Rutherford, G. N. & Guisan, A. & Zimmermann, N. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The role of land cover change as a significant component of global change has become increasingly recognized in recent decades. Large databases measur...

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The fate of land in expiring Conservation Reserve Program contracts, 2013-16.

Published online: 02 Apr 2020

Authors: Bigelow, D. & Claassen, R. & Hellerstein, D. & Breneman, V. & Williams, R. & You ChengXia

Content type: Bulletin

Voluntary retirement of cropland under the USDA's Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) provides numerous benefits related to soil erosion, water quality...

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Major uses of land in the United States, 2012.

Published online: 08 Nov 2017

Authors: Bigelow, D. P. & Borchers, A.

Content type: Bulletin

The United States has a total land area of about 2.3 billion acres. In 2012, the major land uses were grassland pasture and rangeland at 655 million a...

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Chobe district integrated land use plan.

Published online: 08 Nov 2017

Authors: Sluis, T. van der & Cassidy, L. & Brooks, C. & Wolski, P. & Post, C. vander & Wit, P. & Henkens, R. & Eupen, M. van & Mosepele, K. & Maruapula, O. & Veenendaal, E.

Content type: Bulletin

The Chobe District Integrated Land Use Plan is a framework plan: it sets the boundary conditions for more detailed plans, such as the tourism manageme...

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An ecological survey of land use and soil erosion in the West Pakistan and Azak Kashmir catchment of the River Jhelum.

Published online: 24 Feb 1968

Authors: McVean, D. N. & Robertson, V. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An account based on the report prepared in 1959-61 by Hunting Technical Services Ltd. for the West Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority in c...

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How imperfect can land sparing be before land sharing is more favourable for wild species?

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Balmford, B. & Green, R. E. & Onial, M. & Phalan, B. & Balmford, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Two solutions, at opposite ends of a continuum, have been proposed to limit negative impacts of human agricultural demand on biodiversity. Under land ...

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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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Land restoration in China.

Published online: 01 Sep 1990

Authors: Guo, H. C. & Wu, D. R. & Zhu, H. X.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Present land use in China is described. Problems include: desertification; erosion; salinization; underdeveloped land; and mining dereliction. Remedia...

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