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Preparing for the worst: utilizing stress-tolerant soil microbial communities to aid ecological restoration in the Anthropocene.

Published online: 01 Dec 2020

Authors: Valliere, J. M. & Wong, W. S. & Nevill, P. G. & Zhong, H. & Dixon, K. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

1. Multiple drivers of environmental change pose a significant challenge for ecological restoration, including climate change, soil salinization and e...

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Land degradation in South Africa: justice and climate change in tension.

Published online: 28 Oct 2021

Authors: Mani, S. & Osborne, C. P. & Cleaver, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Land degradation is a global problem impacting biodiversity and livelihoods, with profound effects on resource-based livelihoods. As such, it impedes ...

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Satellite remote sensing for applied ecologists: opportunities and challenges.

Published online: 06 Aug 2014

Authors: Pettorelli, N. & Laurance, W. F. & O'Brien, T. G. & Wegmann, M. & Nagendra, H. & Turner, W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat loss and degradation, overexploitation, climate change and the spread of invasive species are drastically depleting the Earth's biological div...

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Relationships between forest cover and fish diversity in the Amazon River floodplain.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Arantes, C. C. & Winemiller, K. O. & Petrere, M. & Castello, L. & Hess, L. L. & Freitas, C. E. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat degradation leads to biodiversity loss and concomitant changes in ecosystem processes. Tropical river floodplains are highly threatened by lan...

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Recent changes in the rural environment in China.

Published online: 01 Sep 1990

Authors: Han, C. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The great changes in Chinese agriculture during the past 10 years have been accompanied by significant deterioration of the rural environment. Among t...

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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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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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Exclosures for landscape restoration in Ethiopia: business model scenarios and suitability.

Published online: 07 May 2020

Authors: Wolde Mekuria & Gebrehaweria Gebregziabher & Lefore, N.

Content type: Bulletin

Land degradation is a critical problem around the world. In many places, the practices associated with intensive rain-fed and irrigated crop and lives...

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Stressor dominance and sensitivity-dependent antagonism: disentangling the freshwater effects of an insecticide among co-occurring agricultural stressors.

Published online: 04 Sep 2020

Authors: Bray, J. P. & Nichols, S. J. & Keely-Smith, A. & Thompson, R. & Saurav Bhattacharyya & Susmita Gupta & Abhik Gupta & Gao JianFa & Wang XianYu & Kaserzon, S. & Mueller, J. F. & Chou, A. & Kefford, B. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pesticide concentrations are correlated with regional declines in stream invertebrate diversity. Experimental studies have identified that pesticides ...

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