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A multi-dimensional assessment of ecosystems and ecosystem services at Udayapur, Nepal.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Published by: International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development

Content type: Bulletin

'Ecosystem Services', defined as 'the benefits people obtain from ecosystems' is an evolving concept that connects ecosystem with human wellbeing thro...

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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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Indonesia Rural Economic Development Series. Growing plants on a barren hill: local knowledge as part of land restoration in Sumba Timur, Indonesia.

Published online: 14 Aug 2019

Authors: Mulyoutami, E. & Purnomosidhi, P. & Suryadi, A. & Nugky, I. & Hanggawali, D. N. & Sabastian, G. E. & Anggrayani, S. & Roshetko, J. M.

Content type: Bulletin

Implementation of land restoration needs to be adjusted to local conditions to be more efficient and effective. Local communities are the actors with ...

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Understanding the drivers of subsistence poaching in the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Conservation Area: what matters for community wildlife conservation?

Published online: 04 Dec 2019

Authors: Ntuli, H. & Sundström, A. & Sjöstedt, M. & Muchapondwa, E. & Jagers, S. C. & Linell, A.

Content type: Bulletin

While subsistence poaching is a large threat to wildlife conservation in Southern Africa, this behaviour is seldom researched. Individual and communit...

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Factors influencing people's perceptions towards conservation of transboundary wildlife resources. The case of the Great-Limpopo Trans-frontier Conservation Area.

Published online: 17 Apr 2019

Authors: Ntuli, H. & Jagers, S. C. & Muchapondwa, E. & Linell, A. & Sjöstedt, M.

Content type: Bulletin

Local people's perceptions of protected areas greatly determine the success of conservation efforts in Southern Africa as these perceptions affect peo...

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LIFE certification - experience of a hydroelectric power plant in restoring ecosystems in the south of Brazil.

Published online: 25 Jan 2017

Authors: Kaminski, N. L. & Henn, C. & Suemitsu, E. S. & Teixeira, C. & Carvalho, M. C. S. & Borsato, R. & Alexandre, M. A.

Content type: Bulletin article

The article presents a case-study of how the efforts of a hydroelectrical power company are contributing to restore life in Paraná, in southern Brazil...

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Avian species identity drives predation success in tropical cacao agroforestry.

Published online: 10 Jun 2015

Authors: Maas, B. & Tscharntke, T. & Saleh, S. & Putra, D. D. & Clough, Y.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Avian ecosystem services such as the suppression of pests are considered to be of high ecological and economic importance in a range of ecosystems, es...

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A novel, integrated approach to assessing social, economic and environmental implications of changing rural land-use: a case study of perennial biomass crops.

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Haughton, A. J. & Bond, A. J. & Lovett, A. A. & Dockerty, T. & Sünnenberg, G. & Clark, S. J. & Bohan, D. A. & Sage, R. B. & Mallott, M. D. & Mallott, V. E. & Cunningham, M. D. & Riche, A. B. & Shield, I. F. & Finch, J. W. & Turner, M. M. & Karp, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Concern about climate change and energy security is stimulating land-use change, which in turn precipitates social, economic and environmental respons...

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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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The effects of refuge size and number on acarine predator-prey dynamics in a pesticide-disturbed apple orchard.

Published online: 19 Aug 1998

Authors: Lester, P. J. & Thistlewood, H. M. A. & Harmsen, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In apple orchards, the use of pesticides such as pyrethroids for the control of lepidopteran and dipteran pests can severely disturb natural equilibri...

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