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Indigenous knowledge of key ecological processes confers resilience to a small-scale kelp fishery.

Published online: 22 Oct 2021

Authors: Kobluk, H. M. & Gladstone, K. & Reid, M. & Brown, K. & Krumhansl, K. A. & Salomon, A. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Feedbacks between social and ecological processes can lead to sustainable stewardship practices that support ecological resilience among harvested pop...

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Differing priorities explain why some people profit from an alien invader, while others lose out.

Published online: 27 Apr 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Linders, T. E. W. & Schaffner, U. & Alamirew, T. & Allan, E. & Choge, S. K. & Eschen, R. & Shiferaw, H. & Manning, P.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper describes the impact of the invasive tree, Prosopis juliflora, on the supply of ecosystem services. Prosopis significantly increased the su...

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Utilitarian redundancy, plant evolutionary history, and medicinal plant use patterns among the Shipibo-Konibo in the Peruvian Amazon Rainforest.

Published online: 24 Aug 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: And, M. A. & Gaoue, O. G.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The research focuses on how the evolutionary relationship between medicinal plants may affect the therapeutic use, local preference and harvesting pra...

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Abruptly and irreversibly changing arctic freshwaters urgently require standardized monitoring.

Published online: 25 Nov 2020

Authors: Heino, J. & Culp, J. M. & Erkinaro, J. & Goedkoop, W. & Lento, J. & Rühland, K. M. & Smol, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Arctic regions support a wide variety of freshwater ecosystems. These naturally oligotrophic and cold-water streams, rivers, ponds and lakes are curre...

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Study of good practices in the governance of land tenure in Guatemala.

Published online: 11 Apr 2018

Authors: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Content type: Miscellaneous

This document contains the experiences with land tenure governance in different Guatemalan communities: the formalization of land rights in the commun...

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Nature's contributions to people provided by spontaneous forest regrowth.

Published online: 13 Nov 2020

Authors: Martín-Forés, I. & Magro, S. & Bravo-Oviedo, A. & Alfaro-Sánchez, R. & Espelta, J. M. & Frei, T. & Valdés-Correcher, E. & Fernández-Blanco, C. R. & Winkel, G. & Gerzabek, G. & González-Martínez, S. C. & Hampe, A. & Valladares, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

This paper assessed the changes in nature's contributions to people (NCP) associated with spontaneous forest regrowth, including both forest expansion...

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Tracking the cultural niches of North American birds through time.

Published online: 27 Oct 2021

Authors: Schuetz, J. G. & Johnston, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Conservation efforts are constrained by our poor grasp of changing relationships between humans and other species. We used internet query data describ...

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Indigenous small fish in rural areas for sustainable use and management: growth and reproduction of Esomus metallicus in central Lao PDR.

Published online: 29 Jul 2015

Authors: Morioka, S. & Vongvichith, B.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

The striped flying barb Esomus metallicus is a small indigenous cyprinid found profusely in the plains of Lao PDR; it is an important edible protein r...

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Modelling the long-term sustainability of indigenous hunting in Manu National Park, Peru: landscape-scale management implications for Amazonia.

Published online: 05 Aug 2009

Authors: Levi, T. & Shepard, G. H., Jr. & Ohl-Schacherer, J. & Peres, C. A. & Yu, D. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Widespread hunting throughout Amazonia threatens the persistence of large primates and other vertebrates. Most studies have used models of limited val...

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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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