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Towards climate-responsible peatlands management.

Published online: 27 Apr 2016

Authors: Biancalani, R. & Avagyan, A.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Peatlands are lands with a naturally accumulated peat layer at their surface. In their natural state, peatlands support a large range of habitats and ...

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Community forestry can help reduce deforestation and poverty in tropical countries, but not always both.

Published online: 04 Nov 2020

Authors: Santika, T. & Wilson, K. A. & Budiharta, S. & Kusworo, A. & Meijaard, E. & Law, E. A. & Friedman, R. & Hutabarat, J. A. & Indrawan, T. P. & St. John, F. A. V. & Struebig, M. J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper highlight the impacts of community forestry policies on poverty alleviation and forest conservation outcomes. Benefits to forests and peopl...

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Identifying and overcoming the many challenges facing forest and peatland conservation in Indonesia.

Published online: 04 Nov 2020

Authors: Harrison, M. E. & Ottay, J. B. & D'Arcy, L. J. & Cheyne, S. M. & Anggodo & Belcher, C. & Cole, L. & Dohong, A. & Ermiasi, Y. & Feldpausch, T. & Gallego-Sala, A. & Gunawan, A. & Höing, A. & Husson, S. J. & Kulu, I. P. & Soebagio, S. M. & Mang, S. & Mercado, L. & Morrogh-Bernard, H. C. & Page, S. E. & Priyanto, R. & Capilla, B. R. & Rowland, L. & Santos, E. M. & Schreer, V. & Sudyana, I. N. & Taman, S. B. B. & Thornton, S. A. & Upton, C. & Wich, S. A. & Veen, F. J. F. van

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper focuses on the essential role of tropical forests and peatlands in wildlife conservation, preventing dangerous climate change and promoting...

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Drought characteristics and management in North Africa and the Near East.

Published online: 26 Jun 2019

Authors: Bazza, M. & Kay, M. & Knutson, C.

Content type: Bulletin

This report assesses the occurrence and impacts of drought, the current policies underlying drought management as well as the mitigation measures and ...

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Sustainable use and trade of beef in Colombia: towards the operationalization of the legal framework.

Published online: 15 Mar 2017

Authors: Vliet, N. van & Gomez, J. & Restrepo, S. & Andrade, G. & García, C. & Fa, J. E. & Webb, G. & Cooney, R. & Child, B. & Nasi, R.

Content type: Bulletin

Evidence suggests that rural communities throughout Colombia consider meat as both culturally and nutritionally important. Thus, this paper explores v...

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Midwestern orchard farmers have their own ideas of a good life - and are pretty smart too.

Published online: 20 Jan 2022

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Kreitzman, M. & Chapman, M. & Keeley, K. & Chan, K. M. A.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This article aims to understand how diverse orchards could be scaled by learning from farmers that were already doing polycultures. Based on this stud...

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A shared perspective on managing Amazonian sustainable-use reserves in an era of megafires.

Published online: 26 Nov 2020

Authors: Spínola, J. N. & Silva, M. J. S. da & Silva, J. R. A. da & Barlow, J. & Ferreira, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Unprecedented forest fires are affecting large swathes of what were once fire-free Amazonian forests, including extensive areas of community-managed r...

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3rd Meeting of the CFMC/OSPESCA/WECAFC/CRFM/CITES Working Group on Queen Conch, Panama City, Panama, 30 October-1 November 2018.

Published online: 19 Jun 2019

Published by: Food and Agriculture Organization

Content type: Bulletin; Conference proceedings

The third meeting of the CFMC/OSPESCA/WECAFC/CRFM/CITES Working Group on Queen Conch was held in Panama City, Panama from 30 October to 1 November 201...

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Global forest resources assessment 2015: how are the world's forests changing?

Published online: 23 Nov 2016

Content type: Miscellaneous

The contributions of forests to the well-being of humankind are far-reaching. Forests provide vital wood supplies, help to combat rural poverty, and e...

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Drought characterization and management in Central Asia region and Turkey.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Patrick, E.

Content type: Bulletin

The report assesses the occurrence and impacts of drought, the current policies underlying drought management as well as the mitigation measures and r...

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