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Under the canopy: gender and forests in Amazonia.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Schmink, M. & Gómez-García, M. A.

Content type: Bulletin

Despite the importance of forests for global processes and the tradition of forest management by local Amazonian peoples, there is not much available ...

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Invasive species management will benefit from social impact assessment.

Published online: 26 Jul 2017

Authors: Crowley, S. L. & Hinchliffe, S. & McDonald, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Invasive species management aims to prevent or mitigate the impacts of introduced species but management interventions can themselves generate social ...

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Challenging common myths in protected area management.

Published online: 10 Jul 2019

Published by: Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper indicates that some of the widespread assumptions relating to the relationship between protected areas (PAs) and human wellbeing are not ba...

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Linking social protection and water security to empower women and girls.

Published online: 04 Apr 2020

Authors: Lowe, C. & Ludi, E. & Seve, M. D. le & Tsui, J.

Content type: Bulletin

Water insecurity is a significant, heavily gendered, and growing driver of poverty, vulnerability and risk. This paper explores the linkages between t...

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Disturbances as opportunities: learning from disturbance-response parallels in social and ecological systems to better adapt to climate change.

Published online: 30 Dec 2020

Authors: Buma, B. & Schultz, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Disturbances (e.g. fires, floods, windstorms, landslides and tsunamis) are ubiquitous throughout the world. Many social and ecological systems have...

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Achieving social and ecological goals of coastal management through integrated monitoring.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Wongbusarakum, S. & Brown, V. & Loerzel, A. & Gorstein, M. & Kleiber, D. & Quinata, M. & Iwane, M. & Heenan, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

High school students work alongside foresters in the Manell-Geus Habitat Focus Area to plant trees in watersheds adjacent to sensitive coral reef habi...

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Determinants of successful collective management of forest resources: evidence from Kenyan community forest associations.

Published online: 11 Apr 2018

Authors: Okumu, B. & Muchapondwa, E.

Content type: Bulletin

Participation of local communities in management and utilization of forest resources through collective action has become widely accepted as a possibl...

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Determinants of successful collective management of forest resources: evidence from Kenyan community forest associations.

Published online: 08 Nov 2017

Authors: Okumu, B. & Muchapondwa, E.

Content type: Bulletin

Participation of local communities in management and utilization of forest resources through collective action has become widely accepted as a possibl...

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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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How would citizen science involving direct interaction with wildlife be regulated?

Published online: 26 Nov 2020

Authors: Palmer, A. & Reynolds, S. J. & Lane, J. & Dickey, R. & Greenhough, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

This article describes the current regulations and questions on how best to regulate the capture and handling of wild animals by citizen scientists in...

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