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Diversifying environmental volunteers by engaging with online communities.

Published online: 28 Oct 2021

Authors: Winch, K. & Stafford, R. & Gillingham, P. & Thorsen, E. & Diaz, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Environmental volunteering can benefit participants and nature through improving physical and mental well-being while encouraging environmental stewar...

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Win-wins by matching environmental volunteering opportunities with interests of online search communities.

Published online: 13 Nov 2020

Authors: Winch, K. & Stafford, R. & Gillingham, P. & Thorsen, E. & Diaz, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

This paper explores what interests communities searching online for environmental volunteering opportunities and how organisations may best match thei...

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FSC BioLinks consultation report: analysis of the FSC BioLinks development phase consultation from April 2016 to January 2017.

Published online: 07 Jul 2020

Published by: Field Studies Council

Authors: Brown, K. D.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The Field Studies Council (FSC) has a 70-year tradition of training and resource development for taxonomic identification skills. FSC BioLinks is a ne...

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FSC Invertebrate Challenge project evaluation report.

Published online: 20 May 2020

Published by: Field Studies Council

Authors: Boardman, P.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This project reports on the outcomes of the development of volunteer invertebrate recorders who are knowledgeable and confident to accurately record i...

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Estimating the carbon footprint of citizen science biodiversity monitoring.

Published online: 08 Aug 2022

Authors: Gillings, S. & Harris, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Across society there is pressure to assess and reduce carbon emissions to meet the obligations of the Paris Agreement and the Glasgow Climate Pact. Wi...

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Phylogenetic diversity reveals hidden patterns related to population source and species pools during restoration.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Khalil, M. I. & Gibson, D. J. & Baer, S. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A phylogenetic perspective of community assembly can reveal new insights into how variation within dominant species interacts with the local species p...

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FSC Biodiversity Training Project Evaluation Report. Evaluation report for the FSC Biodiversity Training Project 2006-2011.

Published online: 07 Jul 2020

Published by: Field Studies Council

Authors: Boardman, P.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The Biodiversity Training Project was a 5-year project funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund (89.9%) and the Field Studies Council (FSC) (10.1%). It was...

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Pollinator monitoring more than pays for itself.

Published online: 17 Mar 2021

Authors: Breeze, T. D. & Bailey, A. P. & Balcombe, K. G. & Brereton, T. & Comont, R. & Edwards, M. & Garratt, M. P. & Harvey, M. & Hawes, C. & Isaac, N. & Jitlal, M. & Jones, C. M. & Kunin, W. E. & Lee, P. & Morris, R. K. A. & Musgrove, A. & O'Connor, R. S. & Peyton, J. & Potts, S. G. & Roberts, S. P. M. & Roy, D. B. & Roy, H. E. & Tang, C. Q. & Vanbergen, A. J. & Carvell, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Resilient pollination services depend on sufficient abundance of pollinating insects over time. Currently, however, most knowledge about the status an...

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Landscape context and farm uptake limit effects of bird conservation in the Swedish Volunteer & Farmer Alliance.

Published online: 29 May 2019

Authors: Josefsson, J. & Pärt, T. & Berg, Å. & Lokhorst, A. M. & Eggers, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In Europe, agri-environmental schemes (AES) have been unsuccessful in halting biodiversity declines to any great extent. Two shortcomings of AES inclu...

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Special Issue: Citizen science.

Published online: 11 Nov 2021

Content type: Journal issue

This special issue contains 19 articles on citizen science, focusing on topics such as wildlife research, environmental volunteers, public engagement,...

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