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Urban versus rural? The effects of residential status on species identification skills and connection to nature.

Published online: 29 Oct 2021

Authors: Bashan, D. & Colléony, A. & Shwartz, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Urbanization and urban lifestyles increasingly disconnect people from nature in a process that was termed the 'extinction of experience'. This loss of...

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On the structural transformation of rural Africa.

Published online: 15 Mar 2017

Authors: Barrett, C. B. & Christiaensen, L. & Sheahan, M. & Shimeles, A.

Content type: Bulletin

From 2000 to 2014, per capita gross domestic product in Sub-Saharan Africa increased by almost 35 percent in real terms, doubling in some countries. S...

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Effects of COVID-19 lockdown restrictions on parents' attitudes towards green space and time spent outside by children in Cambridgeshire and North London, United Kingdom.

Published online: 08 Aug 2022

Authors: Howlett, K. & Turner, E. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

In the United Kingdom, children are spending less time outdoors and are more disconnected from nature than previous generations. However, interaction ...

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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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The importance of local knowledge in the identification of factors influencing wildfire occurrence in protected areas of the Colombian Amazon [in Spanish].

Published online: 25 Aug 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Tebbutt, C. & Devisscher, T. & Obando-Cabrera, L. & Gutiérrez García, G. A. & Meza Elizalde, M. C. & Armenteras, D. & Oliveras, I.

Content type: Miscellaneous

A shared mind map of the political, economic and social interactions that affect forest fires in Colombia's protected areas was created through the wo...

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A multi-dimensional assessment of ecosystems and ecosystem services at Udayapur, Nepal.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Published by: International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development

Content type: Bulletin

'Ecosystem Services', defined as 'the benefits people obtain from ecosystems' is an evolving concept that connects ecosystem with human wellbeing thro...

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Environmental reserve quotas in Brazil's new forest legislation: an ex ante appraisal.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: May, P. H. & Bernasconi, P. & Wunder, S. & Lubowski, R.

Content type: Bulletin

The Brazilian Forest Code (FC) requires all private rural properties to maintain a fixed proportion of their area in natural vegetation as a legal res...

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Rural payments agency inquiry: a response from the British Ecological Society to the house of commons environment food and rural affairs committee.

Published online: 22 Jul 2020

Published by: British Ecological Society

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper presents the response of the British Ecological Society to the House of Commons Environment Food and Rural Affairs Committee focusing on is...

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Reduced biodiversity in modernized villages: a conflict between sustainable development goals.

Published online: 28 Jul 2020

Authors: Rosin, Z. M. & Hiron, M. & Żmihorski, M. & Szymański, P. & Tobolka, M. & Pärt, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Despite large conservation efforts to halt the loss of farmland biodiversity in Europe, negative population trends are still observed, especially for ...

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The importance of local knowledge in the identification of factors influencing wildfire occurrence in protected areas of the Colombian Amazon.

Published online: 25 Aug 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Tebbutt, C. & Devisscher, T. & Obando-Cabrera, L. & Gutiérrez García, G. A. & Meza Elizalde, M. C. & Armenteras, D. & Oliveras, I.

Content type: Miscellaneous

A shared mind map of the political, economic and social interactions that affect forest fires in Colombia's protected areas was made through the works...

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