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Water-related ecosystem services of forests: learning from regional cases.

Published online: 18 Mar 2015

Authors: Nyssen, J. & Toit, B. du & Vidale, E.

Content type: Bulletin article

Forests are widely recognised as recommended land cover for protection of water resources. It is commonly understood that forests control erosion, imp...

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Weeds on the web: conflicting management advice about an invasive non-native plant.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Robinson, B. S. & Inger, R. & Crowley, S. L. & Gaston, K. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Invasive non-native plants (INNPs) can have serious and widespread negative ecological and socio-economic impacts. It is therefore important they are ...

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Does climate information matter? A proposed monitoring and evaluation framework for participatory assessment of the impact of climate services for male and female farmers.

Published online: 23 Dec 2014

Authors: Tall, A. & Davis, A. & Agrawal, S.

Content type: Bulletin

This report summarizes a new contextual and gender-responsive monitoring and evaluation framework (M&E) to assess the added value of climate infor...

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How resilient are farming households, communities, men and women to a changing climate in Africa?

Published online: 23 Dec 2014

Authors: Pérez, C. & Jones, E. & Kristjanson, P. & Cramer, L. & Thornton, P. & Förch, W. & Barahona, C.

Content type: Bulletin

Social, economic and institutional factors and driving forces enhance or hinder the adaptation capacity of agricultural and pastoral households and co...

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Hybrid apes in the anthropocene: burden or asset for conservation?

Published online: 22 Oct 2021

Authors: Palmer, A. & Sommer, V. & Msindai, J. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Conservationists often view hybrid animals as problematic, at least if anthropogenic influence caused the intermixing to occur. However, critics propo...

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Fishers perceptions of ecosystem service change associated with climate-disturbed coral reefs.

Published online: 22 Oct 2021

Authors: Woodhead, A. J. & Graham, N. A. J. & Robinson, J. P. W. & Norström, A. V. & Bodin, N. & Marie, S. & Balett, M. C. & Hicks, C. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Understanding ecosystem service change necessitates an understanding of the social and ecological dimensions of ecosystem services and how they contri...

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Farmer perception and utilization of leaf functional traits in managing agroecosystems.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Isaac, M. E. & Cerda, R. & Rapidel, B. & Martin, A. R. & Dickinson, A. K. & Sibelet, N. & Cheyne, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Using knowledge of leaf functional traits, such as those forming the leaf economics spectrum (LES), to understand plant responses to environmental cha...

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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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Probabilistic decision modelling to determine impacts on natural resource management and livelihood resilience in Marsabit County, Kenya.

Published online: 14 Aug 2019

Authors: Tamba, Y. & Muchiri, C. & Luedeling, E. & Shepherd, K.

Content type: Bulletin

Decision makers, from the household to state level, are frequently faced with decisions that need to be made within a context of risks, uncertainties,...

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The impact of information on returns from farming.

Published online: 06 Jan 2016

Authors: Birthal, P. S. & Shiv Kumar & Negi, D. S. & Devesh Roy

Content type: Bulletin

Using data from a nationally representative survey, conducted by the National Sample Survey Organisation (NSSO) of the Government of India, we examine...

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