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How can computer models better help policymakers to solve problems in human-environment systems?

Published online: 19 Aug 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Will, M. & Dressler, G. & Kreuer, D. & Thulke, H. H. & Grêt-Regamey, A. & Müller, B.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This article investigates why the degree to which different models are used to support policy-making varies so much and synthesizes four key factors f...

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Applying ecological knowledge to the innovative design of sustainable agroecosystems.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Berthet, E. T. & Bretagnolle, V. & Lavorel, S. & Sabatier, R. & Tichit, M. & Segrestin, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The design of sustainable agroecosystems is crucial to meet contemporary environmental challenges such as biodiversity loss and global change. Ecologi...

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User guide to the evidence-to-decision tool.

Published online: 20 Jan 2022

Published by: Conservation Evidence

Authors: Christie, A. P.

Content type: Manuals

The Evidence-to-Decision tool has been co-designed between the Conservation Evidence group and practitioners from several organisations to help guide ...

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FIRETOOL: an expert system for the use of prescribed fires in Brazilian savannas.

Published online: 10 Aug 1996

Authors: Pivello, V. R. & Norton, G. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A prototype expert system, FIRETOOL, was developed to help decision makers and managers use prescribed burns for the ecological management of Brazilia...

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Benefits of organic farming to environment and society.

Published online: 17 Jul 2019

Authors: Sanders, J. & Hess, J.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper presents a comprehensive analysis and evaluation of scientific studies on public goods provided by organic farming in the following areas: ...

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A systems approach to restoring degraded drylands.

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: James, J. J. & Sheley, R. L. & Erickson, T. & Rollins, K. S. & Taylor, M. H. & Dixon, K. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Drylands support over 2 billion people and are major providers of critical ecosystem goods and services across the globe. Drylands, however, are one o...

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An introduction to evidence-based conservation (content tailored for research scientists) [in Chinese].

Published online: 27 Nov 2020

Published by: Evidence in Conservation Teaching Initiative

Authors: Downey, H. & Amano, T. & Walsh, J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The scientific knowledge of nature conservation is accumulating rapidly around the world, but the gap between research and practice requires narrowing...

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Bayesian modelling procedures for the evaluation of changes in wildlife habitat suitability: a case study of roe deer in the Italian Alps.

Published online: 04 Jun 2008

Authors: Morgia, V. la & Bona, F. & Badino, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Combining species protection with land management is a central concern for nature conservation but requires a collaborative, problem-solving approach....

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Woody riparian buffers have indirect effects on macroinvertebrate assemblages of French rivers, but land use effects are much stronger.

Published online: 19 Feb 2022

Authors: Gall, M. le & Palt, M. & Kail, J. & Hering, D. & Piffady, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Woody riparian buffers (hereafter, 'woody buffers') are frequently considered as important to mitigate the effects of stressors on streams and rivers....

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Reduction of agricultural nitrogen inputs into waters: the effectiveness of the Hessian WFD advisory service.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Techen, A. K.

Content type: Miscellaneous

In addition to other nitrogen sources, nitrogen emissions from agriculture pollute waters and other environmental media, both in Germany and in other ...

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