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Understanding farmers' social psychology to improve wildlife habitat conservation.

Published online: 20 Jan 2022

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Dixon, A. & Arbuckle, J. G. & Ellis, E.

Content type: Miscellaneous

To help address the need to improve wildlife habitat conservation strategies, this study investigates relationships between farmers' perspectives on w...

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Will agri-environment schemes deliver substantial biodiversity gain, and if not why not?

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Whittingham, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

One of the main aims of agri-environment schemes (AES) is to increase biodiversity on farmland. Common conservation practice is to identify areas cont...

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Who knows, who cares? Untangling ecological knowledge and nature connection among Amazonian colonist farmers.

Published online: 29 Oct 2021

Authors: Mikołajczak, K. & Lees, A. C. & Barlow, J. & Sinclair, F. & Almeida, O. T. de & Souza, A. C. & Parry, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

1. Conservationists often assume that connection with and caring about nature's well-being is strongly linked to ecological knowledge. Existing eviden...

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What motivates gamekeepers to manage predators?

Published online: 04 Nov 2020

Authors: Swan, G. & Redpath, S. & Crowley, S. & McDonald, R. A.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This study was conducted to determine the underlying reasons behind gamekeeper decisions in predator management in the UK, based on 20 one-to-one disc...

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'This funny place': uncovering the ambiguity of saltmarshes using a multimodal approach.

Published online: 08 Aug 2022

Authors: Thomas, M. & Roberts, E. & Pidgeon, N. & Henwood, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Saltmarshes are increasingly recognised for the range of benefits they offer, including coastal protection, flood regulation and carbon sequestration....

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Understanding changes to children's connection to nature during the COVID-19 pandemic and implications for child well-being.

Published online: 05 Aug 2022

Authors: Friedman, S. & Imrie, S. & Fink, E. & Gedikoglu, M. & Hughes, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

While psychological connection to nature is known to be associated with both pro-environmental behaviours and well-being, there is an urgent need to e...

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Altering perceived predation risk and food availability: management prescriptions to benefit farmland birds on stubble fields.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Whittingham, M. J. & Devereux, C. L. & Evans, A. D. & Bradbury, R. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

European farmland bird populations have fallen dramatically and sympathetic management of key habitats is one crucial way to help boost these populati...

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Support for different types of wildlife management is related to underlying human values.

Published online: 04 Nov 2020

Authors: St. John, F. A. V. & Steadman, J. & Austen, G. & Redpath, S. M.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Conflicts between people over wildlife management are damaging, widespread, and notoriously difficult to resolve where people hold different values an...

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Weed risk assessment: a way forward or a waste of time?

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Hulme, P. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many alien weeds pose significant environmental and/or economic threats across the globe, and methods to assess the potential risk of species introduc...

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The full story: understanding how films affect environmental change through the lens of narrative persuasion.

Published online: 07 Aug 2022

Authors: McCormack, C. M. & Martin, J. K. & Williams, K. J. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Researchers in conservation fields have recently highlighted the potential for visual storytelling to convey environmental messages to large audiences...

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