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Can we store carbon and have our timber and habitat too?

Published online: 07 Mar 2018

Authors: Spies, T. & Kline, J. & Cohen, W.

Content type: Bulletin

With the passage of the Multiple Use Sustained Yield Act of 1960, the U.S. Forest Service has managed its 193 million acres of forest and grassland fo...

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Assessing the CO2 capture potential of seagrass restoration projects.

Published online: 04 Dec 2013

Authors: Duarte, C. M. & Sintes, T. & Marbà, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seagrass meadows are important carbon sinks, and they are experiencing a global decline. Restoration of seagrass meadows provides a strategy to mitiga...

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A monitoring network to detect the impact of climate change on tree biodiversity and carbon in Amazonian floodplain forests.

Published online: 21 Feb 2018

Authors: Honorio Coronado, E. N. & Draper, F. C.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

This paper addresses the following questions: (1) how do tree diversity and floristic composition vary in the floodplain forests?; (2) how much carbon...

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Deriving Australian citizens' willingness to pay for carbon farming benefits: a choice experiment study.

Published online: 20 Jan 2016

Authors: Landstra, Y. & Kragt, M. E.

Content type: Bulletin

The Australian Government is facing the considerable challenges to cut back greenhouse gas emissions to five percent under 2000 levels by the year 202...

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Matrix modelling of prescribed burning in Calluna vulgaris-dominated moorland: short burning rotations minimize carbon loss at increased wildfire frequencies.

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Allen, K. A. & Harris, M. P. K. & Marrs, R. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Moorlands store large amounts of carbon providing a valuable ecosystem service. In the UK, prescribed burning is often used to manage moorlands, which...

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Simulated effects of logging on carbon storage in dipterocarp forest.

Published online: 12 Jul 2000

Authors: Pinard, M. A. & Cropper, W. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

As the role of forestry-based options for reducing or mitigating greenhouse gas emissions is debated by policymakers, there is a need to inform the de...

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High carbon stock forests provide co-benefits for tropical biodiversity.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Deere, N. J. & Guillera-Arroita, G. & Baking, E. L. & Bernard, H. & Pfeifer, M. & Reynolds, G. & Wearn, O. R. & Davies, Z. G. & Struebig, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Carbon-based policies provide powerful opportunities to unite tropical forest conservation with climate change mitigation. However, their effectivenes...

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Working with different sorts of knowledge to increase the amount of carbon stored in our agricultural soils.

Published online: 16 Sep 2020

Authors: Brockett, B. F. T. & Browne, A. L. & Beanland, A. & Whitfield, M. G. & Watson, N. & Blackburn, G. A. & Bardgett, R. D.

Content type: Miscellaneous

In recognition of the need to address complex environmental problems, some ecological studies have adopted social research methods to better understan...

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How can ecologists help realise the potential of payments for carbon in tropical forest countries?

Published online: 01 Dec 2010

Authors: Baker, T. R. & Jones, J. P. G. & Thompson, O. R. R. & Román Cuesta, R. M. & Castillo, D. del & Chan Aguilar, I. & Torres, J. & Healey, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is great interest among policy makers in the potential of carbon-based payments for ecosystem services (PES) to reduce carbon emissions from def...

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Bright spots of carbon storage in temperate forests.

Published online: 14 Dec 2021

Authors: Crockett, E. T. H. & Vennin, S. & Botzas-Coluni, J. & Larocque, G. & Bennett, E. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Mitigating climate change is an urgent challenge for society. Increasing carbon storage in forests, which cover more than 30% of the global land surfa...

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