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The impacts of decentralisation reforms on sustainable forest management in central Uganda.

Published online: 18 Mar 2015

Authors: Namaalwa, J. J. & Byakagaba, P. & Waiswa, D. & Buyinza, M.

Content type: Bulletin article

The goal of decentralisation of forest sector governance under the Local Government Act in Uganda was to shift responsibility for forest management to...

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Can supply chain initiatives reduce deforestation? A comparative analysis of cases from Brazil and Indonesia.

Published online: 15 Apr 2015

Authors: Meijer, K.

Content type: Bulletin

Deforestation and forest degradation account for 12-15% of global greenhouse gas emissions. The largest driver of deforestation is the conversion of l...

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Large predators can mitigate nutrient losses associated with off-site removal of animals from a wildlife reserve.

Published online: 18 Aug 2021

Authors: Abraham, A. J. & Webster, A. B. & Prys-Jones, T. O. & Roux, E. le & Smith, D. & McFayden, D. & Jager, P. C. de & Clauss, M. & Doughty, C. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Animals concentrate key nutrients in their bodies. In fenced wildlife reserves where nutrient input and/or retention is low, the off-site removal of a...

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Rubber agroforestry in Thailand provides some biodiversity benefits without reducing yields.

Published online: 22 Jul 2020

Authors: Warren-Thomas, E. & Nelson, L. & Juthong, W. & Bumrungsri, S. & Brattström, O. & Stroesser, L. & Chambon, B. & Penot, É. & Tongkaemkaew, U. & Edwards, D. P. & Dolman, P. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Monocultural rubber plantations have replaced tropical forest, causing biodiversity loss. While protecting intact or semi-intact biodiverse forest ...

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A culture of conservation: how an ancient forest plantation turned into an old-growth forest reserve - the story of the Wamulin forest.

Published online: 29 Oct 2021

Authors: Yang ZhiJie & Zheng QunRui & Zhuo MingXiu & Zeng HongDa & Hogan, J. A. & Lin TengChiu

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

The global expansion of forest plantations at the expense of natural forests, especially old-growth forests, raises concerns about habitat loss and a ...

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Analysing shrub encroachment in the southern Kalahari: a grid-based modelling approach.

Published online: 22 Apr 1998

Authors: Jeltsch, F. & Milton, S. J. & Dean, W. R. J. & Rooyen, N. van

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Shrub encroachment is reducing the carrying capacity of arid grasslands in southern Africa for cattle. Although shrub-encroachment is known to occur a...

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A spatially explicit assessment of the vulnerability of the agricultural sector to climate change in the Union of the Comoros.

Published online: 09 Aug 2017

Authors: Bourgoin, C. & Parker, L. & Martínez-Valle, A. & Mwongera, C. & Läderach, P.

Content type: Bulletin

Located between Mozambique and Madagascar, the Union of the Comoros is one of the most poor countries of the world. Its very high dependence on the ag...

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Habitat loss on seasonal migratory range imperils an endangered ungulate.

Published online: 12 Apr 2021

Authors: Williams, S. H. & Steenweg, R. & Hegel, T. & Russell, M. & Hervieux, D. & Hebblewhite, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Endangered species policies and their associated recovery documents and management actions do not always sufficiently address the importance of migrat...

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Contrasting long-term effects of transient anthropogenic edges and forest fragment size on generalist and specialist deadwood-dwelling fungi.

Published online: 11 Oct 2017

Authors: Ruete, A. & Snäll, T. & Jonsson, B. G. & Jönsson, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Forests are becoming increasingly fragmented world-wide, creating forest patches with reduced area and greater exposure to human land uses along fragm...

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Dung beetles reduce livestock gastrointestinal parasite availability on pasture.

Published online: 11 Oct 2017

Authors: Sands, B. & Wall, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Anthelmintics are widely used to control gastrointestinal parasites of livestock. However, the residues of these compounds, particularly the macrocycl...

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