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An introduction to policy in Scotland.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Published by: British Ecological Society

Content type: Miscellaneous

The BES Scottish Policy Group is a group of British Ecological Society (BES) members promoting the use of ecological knowledge in Scotland. The aim is...

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What are the forthcoming legislative issues of interest to ecologists and conservationists in 2019?

Published online: 24 Jul 2020

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Sutherland, W. J. & Burke, E. & Clements, A. & Costelloe, B. & Martin, J. & Mitchell, C. & Monk, K. A. & Bieberstein, K. R. von & Thompson, des B. A.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper covers the ninth assessment of the forthcoming legislation that are considered likely to have consequences for ecologists or the environmen...

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NatureScot research report 1286 - seagrass restoration in Scotland - handbook and guidance.

Published online: 10 Oct 2022

Published by: NatureScot

Authors: Kent, F. & Lilley, R. & Unsworth, R. & Cunningham, S. & Begg, T. & Boulcott, P. & Jeorrett, C. & Horsburgh, R. & Michelotti, M.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This handbook has been developed by NatureScot in collaboration with Scottish Government (Marine Scotland) and Project Seagrass to inform and guide po...

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Governance of innovative dike concepts in the southwestern Delta. Guidelines for projects which combine safety, economy and ecology in a dike zone.

Published online: 23 Nov 2016

Authors: Groot, A. E. & Leeuwen, C. J. van & Tangelder, M. & Timmerman, J. G. & Werners, S. E. & Loon-Steensma, J. M. van

Content type: Bulletin

The Delta programme in southwest Netherlands is aimed at integrating flood defence with nature conservation, recreation, infrastructure and fisheries....

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An introduction to policy in the UK.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Published by: British Ecological Society

Content type: Miscellaneous

The British Ecological Society (BES) is committed to making the best ecological evidence accessible to decision-makers. Policymaking processes are rar...

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Is environmental legislation conserving tropical stream faunas? A large-scale assessment of local, riparian and catchment-scale influences on Amazonian fish.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Leal, C. G. & Barlow, J. & Gardner, T. A. & Hughes, R. M. & Leitão, R. P. & Mac nally, R. & Kaufmann, P. R. & Ferraz, S. F. B. & Zuanon, J. & Paula, F. R. de & Ferreira, J. & Thomson, J. R. & Lennox, G. D. & Dary, E. P. & Röpke, C. P. & Pompeu, P. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural expansion and intensification are major threats to tropical biodiversity. In addition to the direct removal of native vegetation, agricul...

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Rural payments agency inquiry: a response from the British Ecological Society to the house of commons environment food and rural affairs committee.

Published online: 22 Jul 2020

Published by: British Ecological Society

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper presents the response of the British Ecological Society to the House of Commons Environment Food and Rural Affairs Committee focusing on is...

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From dirty to delicacy? Changing exploitation in China threatens the world's largest amphibians.

Published online: 27 Oct 2021

Authors: Turvey, S. T. & Chen Shu & Tapley, B. & Liang ZhiQiang & Wei Gang & Yang Jian & Wang Jie & Wu MinYao & Redbond, J. & Brown, T. & Cunningham, A. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

1. Determining the dynamics and sustainability of human interactions with threatened species is essential to inform evidence-based conservation, but d...

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Defining ecologically relevant water quality targets for lakes in Europe.

Published online: 04 Jun 2014

Authors: Poikane, S. & Portielje, R. & Berg, M. van den & Phillips, G. & Brucet, S. & Carvalho, L. & Mischke, U. & Ott, I. & Soszka, H. & Wichelen, J. van

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The implementation of the Water Framework Directive requires EU member states to establish and harmonize ecological status class boundaries for biolog...

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The distribution of powers and responsibilities affecting forests, land use, and REDD+ across levels and sectors in Peru: a legal study.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Wieland Fernandini, P. & Farfan Sousa, R.

Content type: Bulletin

Which levels of government hold powers over forests and land use in Peru? Which powers and responsibilities are centralized, and which are decentraliz...

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