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Community forestry can help reduce deforestation and poverty in tropical countries, but not always both.

Published online: 04 Nov 2020

Authors: Santika, T. & Wilson, K. A. & Budiharta, S. & Kusworo, A. & Meijaard, E. & Law, E. A. & Friedman, R. & Hutabarat, J. A. & Indrawan, T. P. & St. John, F. A. V. & Struebig, M. J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper provides information on the impacts of community forestry policies on poverty alleviation and forest conservation outcomes. In the six year...

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Realizing farmers' rights through community-based agricultural biodiversity management.

Published online: 01 Feb 2017

Authors: Clancy, E. & Vernooy, R.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Article 9 of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture addresses farmers' rights and recognizes the crucial role th...

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Are community forestry institutions appropriate for implementing REDD+? Lessons from Nepal.

Published online: 09 Nov 2016

Authors: Sharma, B. P. & Priya Shyamsundar & Mani Nepal & Subhrendu Pattanayak & Karky, B. S.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper examines the role of national and sub-national institutions in managing carbon sequestration and trade in Nepal. It first asks whether it i...

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Scaling up community forest enterprises in Tanzania.

Published online: 31 Jul 2019

Authors: Blomley, T. & Nelson, F. & Doulton, H. & Morgan-Brown, T. & Trupin, R.

Content type: Bulletin

Across the globe, locally controlled forestry is gaining momentum, increasingly recognised for improving environmental resource management and bringin...

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Long-term vegetation monitoring in the Serengeti National Park, Tanzania.

Published online: 28 Oct 1985

Authors: Belsky, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

It has been suggested that the perennial grasslands of the Serengeti plains have recently been converted to annual grass and shrub-dominated communiti...

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Integrating indigenous and scientific perspectives on environmental changes: insights from boreal landscapes.

Published online: 05 Jan 2023

Authors: Bélisle, A. C. & Gauthier, S. & Asselin, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Major environmental changes affect the health and capacity of ecosystems to sustain Indigenous people's well-being in boreal landscapes. Collaboration...

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The development of vegetative zonation patterns in restored prairie pothole wetlands.

Published online: 14 May 2003

Authors: Seabloom, E. W. & Valk, A. G. van der

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The spatial structure of plant communities can have strong impacts on ecosystem functions and on associated animal communities. None the less, spatial...

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Differences in bee community composition between restored and remnant prairies are more strongly linked to forb community differences than landscape differences.

Published online: 09 Feb 2022

Authors: Lane, I. G. & Portman, Z. M. & Herron-Sweet, C. H. & Pardee, G. L. & Cariveau, D. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grassland restoration is an important tool for conserving bee biodiversity within agricultural landscapes. Restorations foster increases in local bee ...

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National-scale predictions of plant assemblages via community distribution models: leveraging published data to guide future surveys.

Published online: 04 Aug 2022

Authors: Butler, L. & Sanderson, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Species distribution models (SDMs) have been widely used to create maps of expected species incidence, often using citizen science (CS) occurrence dat...

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Increased habitat connectivity homogenizes freshwater communities: historical and landscape perspectives.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Strecker, A. L. & Brittain, J. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increases in habitat connectivity can have consequences for taxonomic, functional, and genetic diversity of communities. Previously isolated aquatic h...

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