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Strategies for global rangeland stewardship: assessment through the lens of the equilibrium-non-equilibrium debate.

Published online: 29 Dec 2020

Authors: Briske, D. D. & Coppock, D. L. & Illius, A. W. & Fuhlendorf, S. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

This Review assesses the adequacy of current stewardship strategies to address the accelerating challenges confronting global rangeland systems. The a...

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'The ghost of environmental history': analysing the evolving governance of communal rangeland resources in Machubeni, South Africa.

Published online: 08 Aug 2022

Authors: Falayi, M. & Gambiza, J. & Schoon, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

The need to effectively govern and manage communal rangeland resources has become more important over the past two decades, given the extent of biodiv...

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Vegetation dynamics on rangelands: a critique of the current paradigms.

Published online: 24 Sep 2003

Authors: Briske, D. D. & Fuhlendorf, S. D. & Smeins, F. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Rangeland ecologists have been debating the validity of two current paradigms for the evaluation of vegetation dynamics on rangelands. This debate fre...

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Long-term degradation of Sahelian rangeland detected by 27 years of field study in Senegal.

Published online: 26 May 2010

Authors: Miehe, S. & Kluge, J. & Wehrden, H. von & Retzer, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sustainable management of rangelands will become increasingly important as the climate changes, yet rangeland dynamics are still a challenge to drylan...

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Spatial distribution of cattle in arid rangelands as detected by patterns of change in vegetation cover.

Published online: 23 Jul 1997

Authors: Pickup, G. & Bastin, G. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Patterns of change in vegetation cover, as measured by multitemporal remote sensing using the LANDSAT Multispectral Scanner, were used to model domest...

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Identifying trends in land degradation in non-equilibrium rangelands.

Published online: 08 Oct 1998

Authors: Pickup, G. & Bastin, G. N. & Chewings, V. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The use of changes over time in the pattern of vegetation growth across gradients of differing grazing intensity to identify trends in range condition...

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Future of America's forests and rangelands: update to the forest service 2010 Resources Planning Act Assessment.

Published online: 01 Aug 2018

Content type: Bulletin

The Update to the 2010 Resources Planning Act (RPA) Assessment summarizes findings about the status, trends, and projected future of forests, rangelan...

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Experimentally simulating warmer and wetter climate additively improves rangeland quality on the Tibetan Plateau.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Xu Wei & Zhu MengYao & Zhang ZhenHua & Ma ZhiYuan & Liu HuiYing & Chen LiTong & Cao GuangMin & Zhao XinQuan & Schmid, B. & He JinSheng

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The vast expanses of rangeland on the Tibetan Plateau, which support the livelihood of c. 9.8 million local inhabitants, have experienced rapid climat...

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Identifying relationships between multi-scale social-ecological factors to explore ungulate health in a Western Kazakhstan rangeland.

Published online: 08 Aug 2022

Authors: Munib Khanyari & Robinson, S. & Morgan, E. R. & Salemgareyev, A. & Milner-Gulland, E. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Rangelands are multi-use landscapes which are socially and ecologically important in different ways. Among other interactions, shared use of rangeland...

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Morphoecological characteristics of grasses used to restore degraded semi-arid African rangelands.

Published online: 26 May 2022

Authors: Mganga, K. Z. & Kaindi, E. & Ndathi, A. J. N. & Bosma, L. & Kioko, T. & Kadenyi, N. & Wambua, S. M. & Steenbergen, F. van & Musimba, N. K. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Progressive loss of productivity and plant diversity is a concern in global rangelands. In African rangelands, this process is partly attributed to he...

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