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Handling the weather: insurance, savings, and credit in West Africa.

Published online: 25 Mar 2015

Authors: Nicola, F. de

Content type: Bulletin

Farmers in developing countries face a wide array of risks. Yet they often lack formal financial instruments to protect against risks. This paper exam...

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A landscape approach for cost-effective large-scale forest restoration.

Published online: 29 May 2019

Authors: Molin, P. G. & Chazdon, R. & Ferraz, S. F. de B. & Brancalion, P. H. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Achieving global targets for forest restoration will require cost-effective strategies to return agricultural land to forest, while minimizing impleme...

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Site-specific nutrient management: implementation guidance for policymakers and investors.

Published online: 13 Dec 2018

Authors: Richards, M. B. & Butterbach-Bahl, K. & Jat, M. L. & Lipinski, B. & Ortiz-Monasterio, I. & Sapkota, T.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This brief discusses site-specific nutrient management (SSNM), which provides guidance relevant to the context of farmers' fields. SSNM maintains or e...

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A successful Pacific rat Rattus exulans eradication on tropical Reiono Island (Tetiaroa Atoll, French Polynesia) despite low baiting rates.

Published online: 28 Dec 2020

Authors: Samaniego, A. & Griffiths, R. & Gronwald, M. & Murphy, F. & Rohellec, M. le & Oppel, S. & Meyer, J. Y. & Russell, J. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

We successfully eradicated rats from Reiono Island despite reducing the interval between bait applications from the recommended 10-21 days to 7 days, ...

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Benefits and costs of nitrogen fertilizer management for climate change mitigation: focus on India and Mexico.

Published online: 06 Jul 2016

Authors: Rishi Basak

Content type: Bulletin

This report analyzes the costs and benefits of managing nitrogen fertilizer in ways that also reduce greenhouse gas emissions in cereal production (ri...

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Quality of cavity microclimate as a factor influencing selection of maternity roosts by a tree-dwelling bat, Chalinolobus tuberculatus, in New Zealand.

Published online: 15 Aug 2001

Authors: Sedgeley, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Cavity quality is important for the productivity and survival of many species of tree-dwelling wildlife. Intensive land management practices, such as ...

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Spread of invasive ragweed: climate change, management and how to reduce allergy costs.

Published online: 04 Dec 2013

Authors: Richter, R. & Berger, U. E. & Dullinger, S. & Essl, F. & Leitner, M. & Smith, M. & Vogl, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ragweed Ambrosia artemisiifolia L. is rapidly spreading in Europe. Its pollen is highly allergenic, with 4-5% of Europeans being sensitized. There is ...

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Optimizing confirmation of invasive species eradication with rapid eradication assessment.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Russell, J. C. & Binnie, H. R. & Oh, J. & Anderson, D. P. & Samaniego-Herrera, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Confirmation of invasive species eradication following management programmes is typically determined by waiting an arbitrary period of time before det...

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Transition towards renewable energy: co-ordination and technological strategies in the Swedish pulp and paper industry 1973-1990.

Published online: 09 Nov 2016

Authors: Bergquist, A. K. & Söderholm, K.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper examines the transition towards renewable energy in the Swedish pulp and paper industry (PPI) during the 1970s and -80s. In the wake of the...

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Accounting for mitigation of N-fertiliser emissions at national and project scales.

Published online: 07 Feb 2019

Authors: Stirling, C. M.

Content type: Bulletin

This report provides an overview of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) reporting process for national greenhouse gas (...

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