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An introduction to evidence-based conservation (content tailored for research scientists).

Published online: 27 Nov 2020

Published by: Evidence in Conservation Teaching Initiative

Authors: Downey, H. & Amano, T. & Walsh, J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Scientific knowledge for conservation has accumulated fast worldwide but the practice research interface needs to be emphasized. Conservation based on...

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How can computer models better help policymakers to solve problems in human-environment systems?

Published online: 19 Aug 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Will, M. & Dressler, G. & Kreuer, D. & Thulke, H. H. & Grêt-Regamey, A. & Müller, B.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This article investigates why the degree to which different models are used to support policy-making varies so much and synthesizes four key factors f...

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Co-design a monitoring system and early seasonal hunger alert related to climate variability in Guatemala.

Published online: 16 Oct 2019

Authors: Müller, A. & Bouroncle, C. & Coto, A. & Gaytán, A. & Girón, E. & Granados, A. & Monzón, M. & Portillo, F. & Etten, J. van

Content type: Bulletin

In Guatemala, seasonal acute food insecurity related to extended dry periods is a recurrent phenomenon. Public response is often too late and ineffect...

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How do individual farmers' objectives influence the evaluation of rangeland management strategies under a variable climate?

Published online: 02 Apr 2014

Authors: Jakoby, O. & Quaas, M. F. & Müller, B. & Baumgärtner, S. & Frank, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Management decisions by farmers are influenced by complex interrelations of ecological, economic and social factors. Of equal importance are the indiv...

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USGS integrated drought science.

Published online: 03 Jan 2018

Authors: Ostroff, A. C. & Muhlfeld, C. C. & Lambert, P. M. & Booth, N. L. & Carter, S. L. & Stoker, J. M. & Focazio, M. J.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper discusses the USGS Integrated Drought Project. The USGS is organized into seven Mission Areas that focus on some of the most significant is...

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A systems approach to restoring degraded drylands.

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: James, J. J. & Sheley, R. L. & Erickson, T. & Rollins, K. S. & Taylor, M. H. & Dixon, K. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Drylands support over 2 billion people and are major providers of critical ecosystem goods and services across the globe. Drylands, however, are one o...

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Strategies for global rangeland stewardship: assessment through the lens of the equilibrium-non-equilibrium debate.

Published online: 29 Dec 2020

Authors: Briske, D. D. & Coppock, D. L. & Illius, A. W. & Fuhlendorf, S. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

This Review assesses the adequacy of current stewardship strategies to address the accelerating challenges confronting global rangeland systems. The a...

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Delivering climate risk information to farmers at scale: the Intelligent agricultural Systems Advisory Tool (ISAT).

Published online: 28 Mar 2019

Authors: Rao, K. P. C. & Murthy, K. D. & Dhulipala, R. & Bhagyashree, S. D. & Gupta, M. D. & Soudamini Sreepada & Whitbread, A. M.

Content type: Bulletin

One of the strategies for helping smallholder farmers cope with climate variability and change is the provision of climate services that better decisi...

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Success from the bottom. Participatory monitoring and restoration of forests.

Published online: 26 Apr 2017

Authors: Evans, K. A. & Guariguata, M. R.

Content type: Bulletin

This review presents a series of lessons learned, synthesized from reviews of over 100 articles and interviews with experts on forest restoration. The...

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A decision support tool to prioritize ballast water compliance monitoring by ranking risk of non-indigenous species establishment.

Published online: 08 Mar 2021

Authors: Bradie, J. N. & Bailey, S. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Despite the availability of research which has direct applications to environmental management, there is often a disconnect between scientific researc...

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