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Land degradation in South Africa: justice and climate change in tension.

Published online: 28 Oct 2021

Authors: Mani, S. & Osborne, C. P. & Cleaver, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Land degradation is a global problem impacting biodiversity and livelihoods, with profound effects on resource-based livelihoods. As such, it impedes ...

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Benefit sharing in context: a comparative analysis of 10 land-use change case studies in Indonesia.

Published online: 02 Dec 2015

Authors: Myers, R. & Ashwin Ravikumar & Larson, A. M.

Content type: Bulletin

This brief presents key findings on multilevel governance and benefit-sharing arrangements linked to land use change in Indonesia, based on data from ...

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Reclaiming contaminated land through biodiversity.

Published online: 16 Sep 2020

Authors: Cadotte, M.

Content type: Blog

This paper focuses on the negative effects of land degradation on the sustainability, biodiversity and global ecosystem functioning and in reducing th...

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Identifying land management approaches which deliver for both people and nature.

Published online: 26 Feb 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Balfour, N. J. & Durrant, R. & Ely, A. & Sandom, C. J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper presents the results of studies conducted to identify management strategies to help inform how ecosystems should be restored in areas of hi...

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Restoration of plant diversity in permanent grassland by seeding: assessing the limiting factors along land-use gradients.

Published online: 02 Oct 2021

Authors: Freitag, M. & Klaus, V. H. & Bolliger, R. & Hamer, U. & Kleinebecker, T. & Prati, D. & Schäfer, D. & Hölzel, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Land-use intensification has caused dramatic declines in grassland biodiversity, and in Europe this decline has not yet been halted. Therefore, a majo...

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NatureScot Research Report 1284 - Facilitating Local Natural Capital Investment - Scottish Borders Area Characterisation.

Published online: 09 Sep 2022

Published by: NatureScot

Authors: Dickie, I. & Royle, D.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The objective of this characterisation report is to develop an overall understanding of state of natural capital in the Scottish Borders and identify ...

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Unpacking land degradation and the thorny issue of woody plant encroachment in South Africa.

Published online: 13 Oct 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Mani, S. & Osborne, C. P. & Cleaver, F.

Content type: Miscellaneous

In this work, the situation of land degradation in the Eastern Cape region of South Africa was analysed by adapting a natural resource governance fram...

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Anthropogenic land-use change shapes bird diversity along the eastern Himalayan altitudinal gradient.

Published online: 14 Jun 2022

Authors: Penjor, U. & Jamtsho, R. & Sherub, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Globally, the conversion of natural forest into agricultural land and human settlement has altered avian diversity and structure often leading to func...

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Land classification for management planning in the Luangwa Valley of Zambia.

Published online: 22 May 1970

Authors: Astle, W. L. & Webster, R. & Lawrance, C. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A classification system for the land-use survey to be conducted as a basis for management planning in the Luangwa Valley is described. The classificat...

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Quantifying landscape-level land-use intensity patterns through radar-based remote sensing.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Howison, R. A. & Piersma, T. & Kentie, R. & Hooijmeijer, J. C. E. W. & Olff, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The increasing availability of high resolution and high frequency, radar-based remote sensing data (i.e. observations on land surface characteristics,...

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