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Some species play a key cultural role in our lives - could that be used to protect nature and benefit local people?

Published online: 04 Nov 2020

Authors: Freitas, C. T. & Lopes, P. F. M. & Campos-Silva, J. V. & Noble, M. M. & Dyball, R. & Peres, C. A.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper focuses on the importance of some culturally important species (CIS), which should be regarded as a highly relevant aspect of conservation ...

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Industrial bees: the impact of apicultural intensification on local disease prevalence.

Published online: 01 Sep 2020

Authors: Bartlett, L. J. & Rozins, C. & Brosi, B. J. & Delaplane, K. S. & Roode, J. C. de & White, A. & Wilfert, L. & Boots, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

It is generally thought that the intensification of farming will result in higher disease prevalences, although there is little specific modelling tes...

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Reconnecting with the past and anticipating the future: a review of fisheries-derived cultural ecosystem services in pre-hispanic Peru.

Published online: 27 Oct 2021

Authors: Lama, R. L. de la & Puente, S. de la & Sueiro, J. C. & Chan, K. M. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Marine ecosystems play a key role in human wellbeing, particularly in the Global South through small-scale fisheries (SSF). While many have speculated...

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Support for different types of wildlife management is related to underlying human values.

Published online: 04 Nov 2020

Authors: St. John, F. A. V. & Steadman, J. & Austen, G. & Redpath, S. M.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Conflicts between people over wildlife management are damaging, widespread, and notoriously difficult to resolve where people hold different values an...

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Nature-based solutions to climate change adaptation.

Published online: 21 Nov 2019

Authors: Reid, H. & Hicks, C. & Hou XiaoTing [Hou, X. T. J. ] & Kapos, V. & Rizvi, A. R. & Wicander, S.

Content type: Bulletin

Ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) - a subset of nature-based approaches to help people adapt to climate change - is an increasingly popular strategy. E...

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Unraveling local preferences and willingness to pay for different management scenarios: a choice experiment to Biosphere Reserve management.

Published online: 26 Jun 2019

Authors: Castillo-Eguskitza, N. & Hoyos, D. & Onaindia, M. & Czajkowski, M.

Content type: Bulletin

Economic valuation of ecosystem services has emerged as a valuable tool to promote conservation and sustainable land management. Our study adds to thi...

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Industrial ecology and its application in agroenergy.

Published online: 13 Jun 2018

Authors: Santos, G. S. & Melo, S. W. C.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper analyses industrial ecology (EI) as an alternative for the correct allocation of resources from industrial activities, capable of contribut...

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Forests, people, fire: integrating the sciences to build capacity for an "all lands" approach to forest restoration.

Published online: 17 Jan 2018

Authors: Thomas, L.

Content type: Bulletin

Interest in landscape-scale approaches to fire management and forest restoration is growing with the realization that these approaches are critical to...

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Common themes for ecologists in global issues.

Published online: 10 Jun 1999

Authors: Watson, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The article argues that the scientific community needs to integrate the natural sciences with the socioeconomic sciences. The development challenge is...

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A framework for assessing the biodiversity and fishery aspects of marine reserves.

Published online: 05 Aug 2009

Authors: Levin, P. S. & Kaplan, I. & Grober-Dunsmore, R. & Chittaro, P. M. & Oyamada, S. & Andrews, K. & Mangel, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Resource management agencies are often charged with managing natural resources for economic and social goals, while also protecting and conserving bio...

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