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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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Unlocking the potential of soil organic carbon: outcome document.

Published online: 25 Oct 2017

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper reports the Global Symposium on Soil Organic Carbon (GSOC17), which was jointly organized by the: Food and Agriculture Organization of the ...

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Local livelihoods in the context of deforestation and forest degradation: a study of three regions in Madagascar.

Published online: 18 Mar 2015

Authors: Plugge, D. & Rabefahiry, T. & Ramamonjisoa, B. & Köhl, M.

Content type: Bulletin article

The high value of Madagascar's flora and fauna that can be found in the remnants of primary and secondary forests requires sustainable forest manageme...

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The context of REDD+ in Peru: drivers, agents and institutions.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Piu Che [Piu, C. H. ] & Menton, M.

Content type: Bulletin

This country profile contains an analysis of the causes of deforestation and forest degradation in Peru, and the economic, institutional and political...

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The context of deforestation and forest degradation in Bolivia: drivers, agents and institutions.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Müller, R. & Pacheco, P. & Montero, J. C.

Content type: Bulletin

Bolivia's forest resources are of global importance, its main forest areas are located in subtropical and tropical regions. There is severe deforestat...

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Negative effects of pesticides under global warming can be counteracted by a higher degradation rate and thermal adaptation.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Beeck, L. O. de & Verheyen, J. & Olsen, K. & Stoks, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An alarming finding for biodiversity is that global warming and pesticides often interact synergistically. Yet, this synergism may not capture the ful...

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Conservation of passively dispersed organisms in the context of habitat degradation and destruction.

Published online: 01 Apr 2015

Authors: Teller, B. J. & Miller, A. D. & Shea, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Passively dispersed species, such as many plant species, rely on abiotic forces to achieve movement. Despite the fact that such species form the base ...

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Shifting thresholds and changing degradation patterns: climate change effects on the simulated long-term response of a semi-arid savanna to grazing.

Published online: 01 Aug 2012

Authors: Lohmann, D. & Tietjen, B. & Blaum, N. & Joubert, D. F. & Jeltsch, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The complex, nonlinear response of dryland systems to grazing and climatic variations is a challenge to management of these lands. Predicted climatic ...

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Habitat degradation and the decline of the threatened mussel Margaritifera margaritifera: influence of turbidity and sedimentation on the mussel and its host.

Published online: 04 Aug 2010

Authors: Österling, M. E. & Arvidsson, B. L. & Greenberg, L. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat degradation is a major reason for species extinctions. For parasite-host interactions, the decline of a parasite may not only be related to th...

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A framework to diagnose the causes of river ecosystem deterioration using biological symptoms.

Published online: 23 Nov 2020

Authors: Feld, C. K. & Saeedghalati, M. & Hering, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

River assessments are predominantly based on biological metrics and indices selected or designed to integrate the impact of multiple causes of deterio...

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