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Umbrella potential of plants and dragonflies for wetland conservation: a quantitative case study using the umbrella index.

Published online: 29 Aug 2007

Authors: Bried, J. T. & Herman, B. D. & Ervin, G. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Shortcuts to measuring biodiversity enable prioritization of conservation effort in the face of limited time, personnel and funding. The conservation ...

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Low-cost tools mitigate climate change during reproduction in an endangered marine ectotherm.

Published online: 15 Aug 2021

Authors: Clarke, L. J. & Elliot, R. L. & Abella-Perez, E. & Jenkins, S. R. & Marco, A. & Martins, S. & Hawkes, L. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The impacts of anthropogenic climate change will be most dramatic for species that live in narrow thermal niches, such as reptiles. Given the imminent...

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How to establish a dialogue between researchers and policy makers to adapt to climate change in Mali: Analysis of challenges, constraints and opportunities.

Published online: 23 Dec 2014

Authors: Sogoba, B. & Ba, A. & Zougmoré, R. & Samaké, O. B.

Content type: Bulletin

Mali is a Sahelian country practising agroforestry pastoral system whose economy is based primarily on agriculture, however, a tributary of the variab...

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Drought risk reduction in agriculture: a review of adaptive strategies in East Africa and the Indo-Gangetic Plain of South Asia.

Published online: 23 Dec 2014

Authors: Cenacchi, N.

Content type: Bulletin

This report is a component of the Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture, and Food Security (CCAFS) - funded project "Impacts of Climate Extr...

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Integrating invasive species policies across ornamental horticulture supply chains to prevent plant invasions.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Hulme, P. E. & Brundu, G. & Carboni, M. & Dehnen-Schmutz, K. & Dullinger, S. & Early, R. & Essl, F. & González-Moreno, P. & Groom, Q. J. & Kueffer, C. & Kühn, I. & Maurel, N. & Novoa, A. & Pergl, J. & Pyšek, P. & Seebens, H. & Tanner, R. & Touza, J. M. & Kleunen, M. van & Verbrugge, L. N. H. & Flory, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ornamental horticulture is the primary pathway for invasive alien plant introductions. We critically appraise published evidence on the effectiveness ...

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Boma fortification is cost-effective at reducing predation of livestock in a high-predation zone in the Western Mara region, Kenya.

Published online: 12 Sep 2018

Authors: Sutton, A. E. & Downey, M. G. & Kamande, E. & Munyao, F. & Rinaldi, M. & Taylor, A. K. & Pimm, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

Lions Panthera leo kill livestock in the pastoral steppe of East Africa. The subsequent lethal retaliation by livestock owners has helped reduce lion ...

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Influencing adaptation policy: the role of policy entrepreneurs in securing ownership and climate action in South Asia.

Published online: 06 Mar 2019

Authors: Tanner, T. & Rizwan-uz-Zaman & Acharya, S.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper combines perspectives and theories on policy influencing from the literature with empirical examples from the Action on Climate Today (ACT)...

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Fishery performance indicator studies for the commercial and recreational pelagic fleets of the Dominican Republic and Grenada.

Published online: 04 Sep 2019

Authors: Gentner, B. & Arocha, F. & Anderson, C. & Flett, K. & Obregon, P. & Anrooy, R. van

Content type: Bulletin

Fishery Performance Indicators (FPIs) were developed to address gaps in data and information on fisheries worldwide and in recognition that to be succ...

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Managing ecosystems in the context of climate change mitigation: a review of current knowledge and recommendations to support ecosystem-based mitigation actions that look beyond terrestrial forests.

Published online: 25 Jan 2017

Authors: Epple, C. & García Rangel, S. & Jenkins, M. & Guth, M.

Content type: Bulletin

Ecosystem management can play an important role in climate change mitigation and adaptation if current practices are evaluated and improved to move to...

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Using a self-organizing map to predict invasive species: sensitivity to data errors and a comparison with expert opinion.

Published online: 07 Apr 2010

Authors: Paini, D. R. & Worner, S. P. & Cook, D. C. & Barro, P. J. de & Thomas, M. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Predicting which species are more likely to invade a region presents significant difficulties to researchers and government agencies. Methods for esti...

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