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Facilitating local natural capital investment: literature review.

Published online: 07 Sep 2022

Published by: NatureScot

Authors: Christie, M.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The objective of this literature review is to develop a detailed understanding of natural capital investment initiatives in the UK and overseas and id...

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How can ecosystem services support equitable and sustainable fisheries?

Published online: 10 Jul 2019

Published by: Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation

Content type: Miscellaneous

This brief outlines findings from Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation (ESPA) projects that make a distinct contribution to the ecosystem approa...

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Challenging common myths in protected area management.

Published online: 10 Jul 2019

Published by: Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper indicates that some of the widespread assumptions relating to the relationship between protected areas (PAs) and human wellbeing are not ba...

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Assessing the potential for offshore infrastructure as platforms for environmental monitoring.

Published online: 27 Oct 2022

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Copley, V.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This project was established to investigate the feasibility of using offshore assets for hosting environmental monitoring sensors. The first phase of ...

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Optimising the spatial planning of prescribed burns to achieve multiple objectives in a fire-dependent ecosystem.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Williams, B. A. & Shoo, L. P. & Wilson, K. A. & Beyer, H. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is potential for negative consequences for the ecological integrity of fire-dependent ecosystems as a result of inappropriate fire regimes. This...

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Social protection in the face of climate change: principles and financing mechanisms.

Published online: 20 Jan 2016

Authors: Carter, M. R. & Janzen, S. A.

Content type: Bulletin

Climate risk is an important driver of long-term poverty dynamics, especially in rural regions. This paper builds a dynamic, multi-generation househol...

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Summary for policymakers of the regional assessment report on biodiversity and ecosystem services for Africa of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services.

Published online: 16 Oct 2019

Authors: Archer, E. & Dziba, L. E. & Mulongoy, K. J. & Maoela, M. A. & Walters, M. & Biggs, R. & Cormier-Salem, M. C. & DeClerck, F. & Diaw, M. C. & Dunham, A. E. & Failler, P. & Gordon, C. & Harhash, K. A. & Kasisi, R. & Kizito, F. & Nyingi, W. D. & Oguge, N. & Osman-Elasha, B. & Stringer, L. C. & de Morais, L. T. & Assogbadjo, A. & Egoh, B. N. & Halmy, M. W. & Heubach, K. & Mensah, A. & Pereira, L.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This document distills the key messages for policymakers of the Regional Assessment Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services for Africa. The repo...

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A century of environmental legislation.

Published online: 01 Jul 2015

Authors: Cain, L. P. & Kaiser, B. A.

Content type: Bulletin

We find three intertwined ambitions that drove federal legislation over wildlife and biodiversity at the beginning of the 20th Century: establishment ...

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Expert judgements and public values: preference heterogeneity for protecting ecology in the Swan River, Western Australia.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Rogers, A. A. & Burton, M. P. & Cleland, J. A. & Rolfe, J. & Meeuwig, J. J. & Pannell, D. J.

Content type: Bulletin

Western Australia's Swan River is a complex asset providing environmental, recreational and commercial benefits. Agencies responsible for its manageme...

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The impact of phosphorus inputs from small discharges on designated freshwater sites.

Published online: 21 Jan 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: May, L. & Place, C. & O'Malley, M. & Spears, B.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report aims to provide an indication of the potential scale and nature of the problem of small discharges ofphosphorus (P) for designated sites a...

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