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The context of deforestation and degradation of forests in Bolivia: Drivers, agents and institutions.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Müller, R. & Pacheco, P. & Montero, J. C.

Content type: Bulletin

This document provides a thorough analysis of the drivers of deforestation and proposes a number of specific policy recommendations for forests of Bol...

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Alluring restoration strategies to attract seed-dispersing animals need more rigorous testing.

Published online: 14 Jun 2022

Authors: Holl, K. D. & Joyce, F. H. & Reid, J. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In a recently published paper, Silva et al. conclude that placing fruit feeders (induced seed dispersal) in restored tropical forests serves to enrich...

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Constrained optimization of landscape indices in conservation planning to support ecological restoration in New Caledonia.

Published online: 08 Aug 2021

Authors: Justeau-Allaire, D. & Vieilledent, G. & Rinck, N. & Vismara, P. & Lorca, X. & Birnbaum, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Curbing habitat loss, reducing fragmentation and restoring connectivity are frequent concerns of conservation planning. In this respect, the incorpora...

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Realizing farmers' rights through community-based agricultural biodiversity management.

Published online: 01 Feb 2017

Authors: Clancy, E. & Vernooy, R.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Article 9 of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture addresses farmers' rights and recognizes the crucial role th...

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Support for different types of wildlife management is related to underlying human values.

Published online: 04 Nov 2020

Authors: St. John, F. A. V. & Steadman, J. & Austen, G. & Redpath, S. M.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Conflicts between people over wildlife management are damaging, widespread, and notoriously difficult to resolve where people hold different values an...

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Direct and indirect effects of the most widely implemented Dutch agri-environment schemes on breeding waders.

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Verhulst, J. & Kleijn, D. & Berendse, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In the Netherlands, agri-environment schemes are an important tool for halting the ongoing decline of meadow birds and, in particular, waders breeding...

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Assessing the accuracy of species distribution models: prevalence, kappa and the true skill statistic (TSS).

Published online: 11 Apr 2007

Authors: Allouche, O. & Tsoar, A. & Kadmon, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In recent years the use of species distribution models by ecologists and conservation managers has increased considerably, along with an awareness of ...

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Hunting for large carnivore conservation.

Published online: 06 Jan 2010

Authors: Treves, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Carnivores are difficult to conserve because of direct and indirect competition with people. Public hunts are increasingly proposed to support carnivo...

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Shallow groundwater nitrogen and denitrification in a newly afforested, subirrigated riparian buffer.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Gumiero, B. & Boz, B. & Cornelio, P. & Casella, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The EU 'Nitrates Directive' (Directive 91/676/EEC) and the WFD (Water Framework Directive 2000/60/EEC) introduced a series of measures designed to red...

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Combining seascape connectivity with cumulative impact assessment to support ecosystem-based marine spatial planning.

Published online: 29 Apr 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Content type: Blog

Cumulative impact assessment (CIA) is a simple yet promising approach to guide marine management interventions, but one not without limitations. In th...

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