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Can we model cultural ecosystem services, and are we measuring the right things?

Published online: 08 Aug 2022

Authors: Jones, L. & Boeri, M. & Christie, M. & Durance, I. & Evans, K. L. & Fletcher, D. & Harrison, L. & Jorgensen, A. & Masante, D. & McGinlay, J. & Paterson, D. M. & Schmucki, R. & Short, C. & Small, N. & Southon, G. & Stojanovic, T. & Waters, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Cultural ecosystem services (CES), a key aspect of nature's contributions to people, remain a challenge to incorporate into decision making. One contr...

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Can environmental cash transfers reduce deforestation and improve social outcomes?: a regression discontinuity analysis of Mexico's national program (2011-2014).

Published online: 17 Apr 2019

Published by: World Bank Group

Authors: Alix-Garcia, J. M. & Sims, K. R. E. & Orozco-Olvera, V. H. & Costica, L. & Fernandez Medina, J. D. & Romo-Monroy, S. & Pagiola, S.

Content type: Bulletin

Environmental conditional cash transfers, or "payments for ecosystem services" are a centerpiece of global efforts to protect biodiversity, safeguard ...

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Social protection in the face of climate change: principles and financing mechanisms.

Published online: 20 Jan 2016

Authors: Carter, M. R. & Janzen, S. A.

Content type: Bulletin

Climate risk is an important driver of long-term poverty dynamics, especially in rural regions. This paper builds a dynamic, multi-generation househol...

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A marine natural capital asset and risk register - towards securing the benefits from marine systems and linked ecosystem services.

Published online: 30 Jun 2022

Authors: Rees, S. E. & Ashley, M. & Cameron, A. & Mullier, T. & Ingle, C. & Oates, J. & Lannin, A. & Hooper, T. & Attrill, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Documented biodiversity loss has galvanised a global process to develop conceptual frameworks that link the social and ecological systems. This paper ...

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Under pressure: how human-wild-captive elephant social-ecological system in Laos is teetering due to global forces and sociocultural changes.

Published online: 28 Oct 2021

Authors: Maurer, G. & Gimenez, O. & Mulot, B. & Lescureux, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Few empirical studies have described social-ecological systems (SESs) in transition. Some studies focused on external drivers that impact the SES and ...

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Gender differences in climate change perceptions and adaptation strategies: an intra-household analysis from rural Kenya.

Published online: 13 Apr 2016

Authors: Ngigi, M. W. & Mueller, U. & Birner, R.

Content type: Bulletin

It has been widely acknowledged that the effects of climate change are not gender neutral. However, existing studies on adaptation to climate change m...

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Ecological restoration and estuarine management: placing people in the coastal landscape.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Weinstein, M. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Amid signs that estuarine ecosystems are increasingly degraded and may reach new thresholds of irreversible decline, restoration ecologists and coasta...

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Scaling up community forest enterprises in Tanzania.

Published online: 31 Jul 2019

Authors: Blomley, T. & Nelson, F. & Doulton, H. & Morgan-Brown, T. & Trupin, R.

Content type: Bulletin

Across the globe, locally controlled forestry is gaining momentum, increasingly recognised for improving environmental resource management and bringin...

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Adaptation to environmental change among fishing-dependent households in Cambodia.

Published online: 19 Sep 2018

Authors: Schwartz, N. B. & Gätke, P. & Baran, E.

Content type: Miscellaneous

In the context of environmental change, the adaptive capacity of 50 fishing-dependent households in four villages in Cambodia has been examined. It is...

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A multi-dimensional assessment of ecosystems and ecosystem services in Taplejung, Nepal.

Published online: 22 Aug 2018

Authors: Thapa, S. & Poudel, S. & Aryal, K. & Kandel, P. & Uddin, K. & Karki, S. & Sharma, B. & Chettri, N.

Content type: Bulletin

Excessive demand for ecosystem services arising from rapidly growing human population and several anthropogenic activities have led to the extensive m...

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