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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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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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Lowland farmland bird conservation in the context of wider ecosystem service delivery.

Published online: 29 Sep 2010

Authors: Bradbury, R. B. & Stoate, C. & Tallowin, J. R. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Much policy and research in the UK and elsewhere in Europe has been directed towards the conservation of farmland birds. With changes in the drivers o...

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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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Sustainable land bonds: how governments can finance climate commitments and strengthen rural economies.

Published online: 19 Dec 2018

Authors: Wheeler, P. & Clenaghan, S.

Content type: Miscellaneous

When it comes to fighting climate change, cutting back on fossil fuels is not enough. It has become clear that without urgent changes to land manageme...

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Why we need diversified landscapes for people, food and nature.

Published online: 04 Nov 2020

Authors: Grass, I. & Loos, J. & Baensch, S. & Batáry, P. & Librán-Embid, F. & Ficiciyan, A. & Klaus, F. & Riechers, M. & Rosa, J. & Tiede, J. & Udy, K. & Westphal, C. & Wurz, A. & Tscharntke, T.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper points out that land-sharing (i.e. wildlife-friendly farming systems) and land-sparing (i.e. separation of high-yielding agriculture and na...

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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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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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Study of good practices in the governance of land tenure in Guatemala.

Published online: 11 Apr 2018

Authors: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Content type: Miscellaneous

This document contains the experiences with land tenure governance in different Guatemalan communities: the formalization of land rights in the commun...

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Managing uplands for biodiversity: do agri-environment schemes deliver benefits for breeding lapwing Vanellus vanellus?

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Smart, J. & Bolton, M. & Hunter, F. & Quayle, H. & Thomas, G. & Gregory, R. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Within Europe, agri-environment schemes are the key delivery mechanism for biodiversity conservation outside protected areas. Schemes have a range of ...

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