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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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Land-use trends and environmental governance policies in Brazil: paths forward for sustainability.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Miccolis, A. & Andrade, R. M. T. de & Pacheco, P.

Content type: Bulletin

Historically, the policy framework in Brazil has played a decisive role in shaping land use and changes in the rural landscape. Over the last three de...

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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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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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Responses to weather and climate : a cross-section analysis of rural incomes.

Published online: 20 Jan 2016

Authors: Noack, F. & Wunder, S. & Angelsen, A. & Börner, J.

Content type: Bulletin

How much do poor rural households rely on environmental extraction from natural ecosystems? And how does climate variability impact their livelihoods?...

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Stability and simplicity - proposals for rural funding transition period. A response from the British Ecological Society Scottish Policy Group to the Scottish Government's consultation.

Published online: 22 Jul 2020

Published by: British Ecological Society

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper presents the response of the British Ecological Society Scottish Policy Group to the Scottish Government's consultation. This consultation ...

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A response from the British Ecological Society to the Welsh Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee "Biodiversity - Public Goods Scheme" consultation.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Published by: British Ecological Society

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper presents the response from the British Ecological Society to the Welsh Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee "Biodiversit...

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Building resilience through climate risk insurance: insights from agricultural research for development.

Published online: 02 Jun 2020

Authors: Kramer, B. & Hellin, J. & Hansen, J. & Rose, A. & Braun, M.

Content type: Bulletin

Scaling insurance to transfer climate risk from the rural poor to financial markets is vital to enhance agricultural risk management in developing cou...

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Villages and their old farmsteads are hot spots of bird diversity in agricultural landscapes.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Rosin, Z. M. & Skórka, P. & Pärt, T. & Żmihorski, M. & Ekner-Grzyb, A. & Kwieciński, Z. & Tryjanowski, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To counteract the decline of farmland biodiversity in Europe, it is crucial to recognize habitats that are hot spots. Old rural settlements (e.g. vill...

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