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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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Future novel threats and opportunities facing UK biodiversity identified by horizon scanning.

Published online: 04 Jun 2008

Authors: Sutherland, W. J. & Bailey, M. J. & Bainbridge, I. P. & Brereton, T. & Dick, J. T. A. & Drewitt, J. & Dulvy, N. K. & Dusic, N. R. & Freckleton, R. P. & Gaston, K. J. & Gilder, P. M. & Green, R. E. & Heathwaite, A. L. & Johnson, S. M. & Macdonald, D. W. & Mitchell, R. & Osborn, D. & Owen, R. P. & Pretty, J. & Prior, S. V. & Prosser, H. & Pullin, A. S. & Rose, P. & Stott, A. & Tew, T. & Thomas, C. D. (et al)

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Horizon scanning is an essential tool for environmental scientists if they are to contribute to the evidence base for Government, its agencies and oth...

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Drivers of farmers' willingness to adopt extensive farming practices in a globally important bird area.

Published online: 26 Jun 2019

Authors: Czajkowski, M. & Zagórska, K. & Letki, N. & Tryjanowski, P. & Wąs, A.

Content type: Bulletin

Agri-environmental schemes have become an integral tool of land use management policies in ecologically valuable river valleys, that are commonly reco...

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Summary for policymakers of the regional assessment report on biodiversity and ecosystem services for Africa of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services.

Published online: 16 Oct 2019

Authors: Archer, E. & Dziba, L. E. & Mulongoy, K. J. & Maoela, M. A. & Walters, M. & Biggs, R. & Cormier-Salem, M. C. & DeClerck, F. & Diaw, M. C. & Dunham, A. E. & Failler, P. & Gordon, C. & Harhash, K. A. & Kasisi, R. & Kizito, F. & Nyingi, W. D. & Oguge, N. & Osman-Elasha, B. & Stringer, L. C. & de Morais, L. T. & Assogbadjo, A. & Egoh, B. N. & Halmy, M. W. & Heubach, K. & Mensah, A. & Pereira, L.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This document distills the key messages for policymakers of the Regional Assessment Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services for Africa. The repo...

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

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Le Quang Trung & Vu Tan Phuong & Yang, A. & Vo Dai Hai

Content type: Bulletin

This report reviews the statutory distribution of powers and responsibilities across levels and sectors. It outlines the legal mandates held by nation...

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The proposed sale of the Hofmann forest: a case study in natural resource policy.

Published online: 01 Feb 2017

Authors: Cubbage, F. & Roise, J. & Sutherland, R.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

In January 2013, the North Carolina State University (NCSU) Endowment Fund and Natural Resources Foundation proposed selling the 79,000 acre Hofmann F...

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Leveraging nature-based solutions for transformation: reconnecting people and nature.

Published online: 29 Oct 2021

Authors: Welden, E. A. & Chausson, A. & Melanidis, M. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Nature-based Solutions (NbS) have rapidly been gaining traction across the research, policy and practice spheres, advocated as transformative actions ...

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Towards environmentally sustainable agriculture in Brazil: challenges and opportunities for applied ecological research.

Published online: 20 Jun 2012

Authors: Ferreira, J. & Pardini, R. & Metzger, J. P. & Fonseca, C. R. & Pompeu, P. S. & Sparovek, G. & Louzada, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Brazil is one of the world's major producers of food and biofuels. Agricultural expansion has driven rapid economic development but has also had major...

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Exploring the capital gain of greening of CAP goals for agricultural nature.

Published online: 03 Jun 2015

Authors: Doorn, A. van & Melman, D. & Griffioen, A.

Content type: Bulletin

This report explores to what extent the greening of the first pillar of the CAP is fine tuned with the agri-environmental measures of the second pilla...

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Further greening, broadening: towards an effective contribution of the European agricultural and nature management policy on green issues.

Published online: 17 Jan 2018

Authors: Doorn, A. van & Westerink, J. & Nieuwenhuizen, W. & Melman, D. & Schrijver, R. & Breman, B.

Content type: Bulletin

This report explores in what way greening and enhancing sustainability of agriculture could be best supported within the CAP: by greening of direct pa...

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