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Optimizing search strategies for invasive pests: learn before you leap.

Published online: 09 Feb 2011

Authors: Baxter, P. W. J. & Possingham, H. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Strategic searching for invasive pests presents a formidable challenge for conservation managers. Limited funding can necessitate choosing between sur...

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Integrating indigenous knowledge with scientific seasonal forecasts for climate risk management in Lushoto district in Tanzania.

Published online: 03 Jun 2015

Authors: Mahoo, H. & Mbungu, W. & Yonah, I. & Recha, J. & Radeny, M. & Kimeli, P. & Kinyangi, J.

Content type: Bulletin

Improving food security needs appropriate climate related risk management strategies. These include using climate information to guide farm level deci...

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Integrating local knowledge and research to refine the management of an invasive non-native grass in critically endangered grassy woodlands.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Firn, J. & Ladouceur, E. & Dorrough, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Globally the prevalence and impact of invasive non-native plant species is increasing rapidly. Experimentally based research aimed at supporting manag...

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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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Experimental harvest of waterfowl eggs informs management by indigenous peoples.

Published online: 26 Mar 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Herse, M. R. & Tylianakis, J. M. & Scott, N. J. & Brown, D. & Cranwell, I. & Henry, J. & Pauling, C. & McIntosh, A. R. & Gormley, A. M. & Lyver, P. O.

Content type: Miscellaneous

An experiment was conducted by the Māori tribe Ngāi Tahu and researchers (Māori and non-Māori) in Aotearoa/New Zealand, to assess how customary egg ha...

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Exploring farmers' agrobiodiversity management practices and knowledge in clove agroforests of Madagascar.

Published online: 25 Oct 2021

Authors: Mariel, J. & Carrière, S. M. & Penot, E. & Danthu, P. & Rafidison, V. & Labeyrie, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Interactions between farmers and agrobiodiversity are key drivers of agroecosystems sustainability and of the resilience of such systems to perturbati...

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Can managers inform models? Integrating local knowledge into models of red deer habitat use.

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Irvine, R. J. & Fiorini, S. & Yearley, S. & McLeod, J. E. & Turner, A. & Armstrong, H. & White, P. C. L. & Wal, R. van der

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many ecologically based wildlife-habitat models provide only limited explanations of the observed data because they do not take account of the way in ...

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Indonesia Rural Economic Development Series. Growing plants on a barren hill: local knowledge as part of land restoration in Sumba Timur, Indonesia.

Published online: 14 Aug 2019

Authors: Mulyoutami, E. & Purnomosidhi, P. & Suryadi, A. & Nugky, I. & Hanggawali, D. N. & Sabastian, G. E. & Anggrayani, S. & Roshetko, J. M.

Content type: Bulletin

Implementation of land restoration needs to be adjusted to local conditions to be more efficient and effective. Local communities are the actors with ...

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Artificial reefs increase fish abundance in habitat-limited estuaries.

Published online: 23 Nov 2020

Authors: Folpp, H. R. & Schilling, H. T. & Clark, G. F. & Lowry, M. B. & Maslen, B. & Gregson, M. & Suthers, I. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Human activities have reduced the carrying capacity of many estuarine systems by degrading and removing habitat. Artificial reefs may increase estuari...

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Challenges and future directions in urban afforestation.

Published online: 16 Oct 2013

Authors: Oldfield, E. E. & Warren, R. J. & Felson, A. J. & Bradford, M. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Mature urban trees improve air quality, reduce storm water run-off and sequester carbon. Municipal agencies establish forests of native juvenile trees...

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