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Making robust decisions for conservation with restricted money and knowledge.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: McDonald-Madden, E. & Baxter, P. W. J. & Possingham, H. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In conservation decision-making, we operate within the confines of limited funding. Furthermore, we often assume particular relationships between mana...

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How can social-ecological system models simulate the emergence of social-ecological crises?

Published online: 27 Oct 2021

Authors: Brown, C. & Rounsevell, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

The idea that human impacts on natural systems might trigger large-scale, social-ecological 'crises' or 'breakdowns' is attracting increasing scientif...

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Species distribution modelling is needed to support ecological impact assessments.

Published online: 05 Mar 2021

Authors: Baker, D. J. & Maclean, I. M. D. & Goodall, M. & Gaston, K. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Legislation commonly mandates the mitigation of impacts to biodiversity in planning and development processes, with potential impacts identified th...

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Pastoralism in Africa's drylands: reducing risks, addressing vulnerability and enhancing resilience.

Published online: 27 Feb 2019

Published by: Food and Agriculture Organization

Authors: Osman, A. M. K. & Olesambu, E. & Balfroid, C.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The paper analyses factors that undermine the pastoral livelihoods resilience and the implications of these factors for the viability of pastoralism. ...

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Climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction in Europe: enhancing coherence of the knowledge base, policies and practices.

Published online: 11 Apr 2018

Content type: Bulletin

This report assesses current practices and level of know-how, and highlights emerging innovative tools national, regional and local authorities are us...

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Weather and climate knowledge for water security: institutional roles and relationships in Turkana.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Haines, S. & Imana, C. A. & Opondo, M. & Ouma, G. & Rayner, S.

Content type: Bulletin

Lodwar town in Turkana County faces water security issues relating to its strategic location, (semi-)arid climate, hydroclimatic variability, high pov...

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Time to establishment success for introduced signal crayfish in Sweden - a statistical evaluation when success is partially known.

Published online: 29 Sep 2010

Authors: Sahlin, U. & Smith, H. G. & Edsman, L. & Bengtsson, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The signal crayfish Pacifastacus leniusculus is an invasive species in Sweden, threatening the red-listed nobel crayfish Astacus astacus through sprea...

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Uncertainties in the value and opportunity costs of pollination services.

Published online: 05 Sep 2020

Authors: Magrach, A. & Champetier, A. & Smitha Krishnan & Boreux, V. & Ghazoul, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollination is an ecosystem service that directly contributes to agricultural production, and can therefore provide a strong incentive to conserve nat...

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Implementation uncertainty when using recreational hunting to manage carnivores.

Published online: 01 Aug 2012

Authors: Bischof, R. & Nilsen, E. B. & Brøseth, H. & Männil, P. & Ozoliņš, J. & Linnell, J. D. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wildlife managers often rely on resource users, such as recreational or commercial hunters, to achieve management goals. The use of hunters to control...

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Prevent, search or destroy? A partially observable model for invasive species management.

Published online: 04 Jun 2014

Authors: Rout, T. M. & Moore, J. L. & McCarthy, M. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The extensive impact of invasive species has motivated a growing field of research combining ecological and economic models to find cost-effective man...

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