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Scientifically framed gene drive communication perceived as credible but riskier.

Published online: 29 Oct 2021

Authors: MacDonald, E. A. & Edwards, E. D. & Balanovic, J. & Medvecky, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Humans have caused a catastrophic decline to animal species and look to emerging technologies to stop the decline. Gene drive is a potential tool that...

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An alien lizard invasion that must be stopped or the more the merrier? That's a matter of opinion...

Published online: 04 Nov 2020

Authors: Williams, R. J. & Dunn, A. M. & Quinn, C. H. & Hassall, C.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This study used a technique called Q-methodology (an interactive questionnaire of sorts) to explore social perceptions towards the presence of wall li...

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Mechanisms for enhancing public engagement with citizen science results.

Published online: 28 Oct 2021

Authors: MacLeod, C. J. & Scott, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Citizen science is frequently cited as a successful approach for increasing public engagement with environmental issues, but this requires a purposefu...

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Preparing the Evidence Base for Post-Brexit agriculture in Scotland - case studies on alternative payments.

Published online: 10 Oct 2022

Published by: NatureScot

Authors: Lampkin, N. & Shrestha, S. & Sellars, A. & Baldock, D. & Smith, J. & Mullender, S. & Keenleyside, C. & Pearce, B. & Watson, C.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This study aims to contribute to preparing the evidence for post-Brexit agricultural and environmental support in this context. The results are intend...

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Ask the locals - urban land management driven by local perceptions of cultural benefits.

Published online: 04 Nov 2020

Authors: Jones, L. & Holland, R. A. & Ball, J. & Sykes, T. & Taylor, G. & Ingwall-King, L. & Snaddon, J. L. & Peh, K. S. H.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper summarizes a study which aims to explore new ways to measure cultural benefits in Riverside Park, an urban park in Southampton, UK. As peop...

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Discovering how the public interact with, respond to, and talk about British woodlands.

Published online: 26 Sep 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Austen, G. E. & Dallimer Martin & Irvine, K. N. & Maund, P. R. & Fish, R. D. & Davies, Z. G.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The aim of this study is to find out if there were particular ways the public think and speak about biodiversity. This might be in response to how a s...

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Ecology and government policies: the GM crop debate.

Published online: 24 Mar 2004

Authors: Gray, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The major influences in the public debate in the UK about genetically modified (GM) crops are presented. Examples of ecological studies that illustrat...

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Digitalization & food security amidst the changing landscape of Asian agriculture.

Published online: 07 Feb 2019

Authors: Villena, M. M. C. A. & Saguiguit, G. C., Jr. & Burgos, B. M. & Cadiz, M. C. H.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper considers the role of digital agriculture or precision agriculture in achieving food security. Some concerns for developing countries in So...

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Releasing genetically modified organisms: will any harm outweigh any advantage?

Published online: 24 Jun 2000

Authors: Beringer, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The public debate about genetically modified organisms has concentrated largely on concerns about food safety and potential risks to the environment. ...

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Inspiring natural landscapes in a crowded country: five examples of nature-based solutions in Dutch landscapes.

Published online: 15 Mar 2017

Content type: Bulletin

This paper presents five examples of area development in very different landscapes in the Netherlands. These examples also illustrate the shift in the...

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