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A degradation threshold for irreversible loss of soil productivity: a long-term case study in China.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Gao Yang & Zhong BingLin & Yue Hui & Wu Bin & Cao ShiXiong

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

During the past three decades, conservation and restoration biologists have increasingly recognized that ecological communities are likely to exhibit ...

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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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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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Identifying trends in land degradation in non-equilibrium rangelands.

Published online: 08 Oct 1998

Authors: Pickup, G. & Bastin, G. N. & Chewings, V. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The use of changes over time in the pattern of vegetation growth across gradients of differing grazing intensity to identify trends in range condition...

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Quantifying and optimizing grazing regimes in Greek mountain systems.

Published online: 08 Jul 1999

Authors: Zervas, G.

Content type: Conference paper; Journal article

From an ecological and environmental point of view, livestock husbandry plays a very important role as there is a valuable interaction between livesto...

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High carbon stock forests provide co-benefits for tropical biodiversity.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Deere, N. J. & Guillera-Arroita, G. & Baking, E. L. & Bernard, H. & Pfeifer, M. & Reynolds, G. & Wearn, O. R. & Davies, Z. G. & Struebig, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Carbon-based policies provide powerful opportunities to unite tropical forest conservation with climate change mitigation. However, their effectivenes...

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Desertification alters the response of vegetation to changes in precipitation.

Published online: 01 Dec 2010

Authors: Verón, S. R. & Paruelo, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Desertification is of critical concern because it may affect 40% of the global land area inhabited by more than 1 billion people. During the process o...

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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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Managing ecosystems in the context of climate change mitigation: a review of current knowledge and recommendations to support ecosystem-based mitigation actions that look beyond terrestrial forests.

Published online: 25 Jan 2017

Authors: Epple, C. & García Rangel, S. & Jenkins, M. & Guth, M.

Content type: Bulletin

Ecosystem management can play an important role in climate change mitigation and adaptation if current practices are evaluated and improved to move to...

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The dynamics of natural resources in Somaliland - implications for livestock production.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Pfeifer, C. & Crane, T. A. & Mugunieri, L. & Farah, A. A. & Dubad, A. B. & Mohamed, A. & Isman, A. I. & Ahmed, M. A. & Ibrahim, S. J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Agriculture is the most important sector of Somaliland's economy. In 2012, the sector contributed more than 40% of Somaliland's GDP - with the livesto...

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