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Ecosystem services, well-being benefits and urbanization associations in a Small Island Developing State.

Published online: 30 Oct 2021

Authors: Lapointe, M. & Gurney, G. G. & Coulthard, S. & Cumming, G. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Urbanization is a key driver of social and environmental change world-wide. However, our understanding of its impacts on the multidimensional well-bei...

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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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Responses to weather and climate : a cross-section analysis of rural incomes.

Published online: 20 Jan 2016

Authors: Noack, F. & Wunder, S. & Angelsen, A. & Börner, J.

Content type: Bulletin

How much do poor rural households rely on environmental extraction from natural ecosystems? And how does climate variability impact their livelihoods?...

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Stability and simplicity - proposals for rural funding transition period. A response from the British Ecological Society Scottish Policy Group to the Scottish Government's consultation.

Published online: 22 Jul 2020

Published by: British Ecological Society

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper presents the response of the British Ecological Society Scottish Policy Group to the Scottish Government's consultation. This consultation ...

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Environmental effects of air pollution in Britain.

Published online: 01 Sep 1990

Authors: Woodin, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There have been air pollution problems in Britain for several centuries. The nature of such problems has changed: intense local smoke pollution has be...

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Villages and their old farmsteads are hot spots of bird diversity in agricultural landscapes.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Rosin, Z. M. & Skórka, P. & Pärt, T. & Żmihorski, M. & Ekner-Grzyb, A. & Kwieciński, Z. & Tryjanowski, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To counteract the decline of farmland biodiversity in Europe, it is crucial to recognize habitats that are hot spots. Old rural settlements (e.g. vill...

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Land-use trends and environmental governance policies in Brazil: paths forward for sustainability.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Miccolis, A. & Andrade, R. M. T. de & Pacheco, P.

Content type: Bulletin

Historically, the policy framework in Brazil has played a decisive role in shaping land use and changes in the rural landscape. Over the last three de...

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Wild foods from forests: quantities collected across Zambia.

Published online: 23 Nov 2022

Authors: Steel, E. A. & Bwembelo, L. & Mulani, A. & Siamutondo, A. L. M. & Banda, P. & Gumbo, D. & Moombe, K. & Ickowitz, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Forests provide an immense range of benefits to people, many of which are not prioritized by forest policy because they are difficult to quantify. Wil...

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Analysis of discrepancies between the national and local levels in relation to the management of climate change in Mali.

Published online: 07 Sep 2016

Authors: Traoré, K. & Totin, E. & Zougmoré, R. & Sogoba, B. & Traoré, P. S.

Content type: Bulletin

In Mali, analysis of the discrepancies between the national and the local level in the policy area related to climate change questions the issue of th...

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The role of livestock portfolios and group-based approaches for building resilience in the face of accelerating climate change: an asset-based panel data analysis from rural Kenya.

Published online: 04 Nov 2015

Authors: Ngigi, M. W. & Müller, U. & Birner, R.

Content type: Bulletin

This study examines the impact of multiple shocks on assets by employing two waves of a panel data set of 360 rural households in three agro-ecologica...

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