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Agri-environment schemes and their contribution to the conservation of biodiversity in England.

Published online: 06 Apr 1999

Authors: Ovenden, G. N. & Swash, A. R. H. & Smallshire, D.

Content type: Conference paper; Journal article

Agri-environment schemes were first launched in England, UK, in 1987. A number of schemes are now operated by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries a...

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Forests and climate change in the Caribbean.

Published online: 27 Jul 2016

Published by: Food and Agriculture Organization

Content type: Bulletin

This document is part of the publication series of FAO's Forest and Climate Change Programme. The programme works to strengthen countries' capacities ...

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Is the blue justice concept a human rights agenda?

Published online: 05 Jun 2020

Authors: Isaacs, M.

Content type: Bulletin

What is Blue Justice? This concept is situated in social justice for small-scale fisheries (SSFs) - a narrative popular with civil society movements a...

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Improving climate risk transfer and management for climate-smart agriculture: a review of existing examples of successful index-based insurance for scaling up.

Published online: 02 Jan 2019

Authors: Adegoke, J. & Pramod Aggarwal & Rüegg, M. & Hansen, J. & Cuellar, D. & Diro, R. & Shaw, R. & Hellin, J. & Greatrex, H. & Zougmoré, R.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This review consists of a collection of case studies providing the basis for further exploring the function of index-based risk management tools towar...

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Environmental impact assessments around the world do not meet scientific standards.

Published online: 04 Nov 2020

Authors: Singh, G. G. & Lerner, J. & Mach, M. & Murray, C. C. & Ranieri, B. & St-Laurent, G. P. & Wong, J. & Guimaraes, A. & Yunda-Guarin, G. & Satterfield, T. & Chan, K. M. A.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper reviews the steps taken within Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) to come to conclusions on the significance of environmental impact. Re...

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The harvest time method as a means of avoiding quelea damage to irrigated rice in Chad/Cameroun.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Elliott, C. C. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Studies on bird damage to irrigated rice were carried out in 1975-7 on 2 irrigated farms at Bongor, Chad and Yagoua, Cameroun. The level of damage in ...

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Recent changes in the rural environment in China.

Published online: 01 Sep 1990

Authors: Han, C. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The great changes in Chinese agriculture during the past 10 years have been accompanied by significant deterioration of the rural environment. Among t...

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Understanding relational values in cultural landscapes in Romania and Germany.

Published online: 28 Oct 2021

Authors: Riechers, M. & Balázsi, Á. & Engler, J. O. & Shumi, G. & Fischer, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Relational values recently emerged as a concept to comprehensively understand and communicate the many values of nature. Relational values can be defi...

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Wildlife conservation can be compatible with human development, but increasing interactions with humans may pose problems.

Published online: 16 Sep 2020

Authors: Ament, J. M. & Collen, B. & Carbone, C. & Mace, G. M. & Freeman, R.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) include economic, social and environmental dimensions of human development and make explicit commitments t...

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A dynamic programming approach to optimal grazing strategies using a succession model for a tropical grassland.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Swartzman, G. L. & Singh, J. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plant cover data collected at Varanasi, India, for 2 successive years in pastures at different grazing intensities were used to formulate a simulated ...

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