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How can ecologists help realise the potential of payments for carbon in tropical forest countries?

Published online: 01 Dec 2010

Authors: Baker, T. R. & Jones, J. P. G. & Thompson, O. R. R. & Román Cuesta, R. M. & Castillo, D. del & Chan Aguilar, I. & Torres, J. & Healey, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is great interest among policy makers in the potential of carbon-based payments for ecosystem services (PES) to reduce carbon emissions from def...

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Modelling environmental and socio-economic trade-offs associated with land-sparing and land-sharing approaches to oil palm expansion.

Published online: 08 Oct 2014

Authors: Lee SerHuay [Lee, S. H. J. ] & Garcia-Ulloa, J. & Ghazoul, J. & Obidzinski, K. & Koh LianPin

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effectiveness of land-sharing and land-sparing approaches has been widely debated. Yet, few studies quantify the environmental and socio-economic ...

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Potential emission reduction of greenhouse gases in Frisian peat meadow area: water management and soil management measures to limit greenhouse gas emissions.

Published online: 04 Jul 2019

Authors: Akker, J. J. H. van den & Massop, H. T. L. & Rietra, R. P. J. J.

Content type: Bulletin

In Friesland, the total area of peat soils is 58 569 ha, of which 22 197 ha has a thin clay deck and 36 342 without clay deck. Peat soils with a thin ...

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Climate change mitigation potential of agricultural practices supported by IFAD investments: an ex ante analysis.

Published online: 03 Apr 2019

Authors: Richards, M. & Arslan, A. & Cavatassi, R. & Rosenstock, T.

Content type: Bulletin

International discussions on climate change increasingly recognize the importance of agriculture in adaptation and mitigation efforts. Adaptation has ...

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Mapping an urban ecosystem service: quantifying above-ground carbon storage at a city-wide scale.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Davies, Z. G. & Edmondson, J. L. & Heinemeyer, A. & Leake, J. R. & Gaston, K. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Despite urbanization being a major driver of land-use change globally, there have been few attempts to quantify and map ecosystem service provision at...

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The potential contribution of terrestrial nature-based solutions to a national 'net zero' climate target.

Published online: 24 Dec 2021

Authors: Bradfer-Lawrence, T. & Finch, T. & Bradbury, R. B. & Buchanan, G. M. & Midgley, A. & Field, R. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many national governments have incorporated nature-based solutions (NbS) in their plans to reduce net greenhouse gas emissions. However, uncertainties...

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Land-based investment and green development in Indonesia: lessons from Berau district, East Kalimantan.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Casson, A. & Muliastra, Y. I. K. D. & Obidzinski, K.

Content type: Bulletin

Growing global concern about the environmental costs of economic development resulting from natural resource extraction has sparked interest in a new ...

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Carbon market incentives to conserve, restore and enhance soil carbon.

Published online: 19 Dec 2018

Authors: Unger, M. von & Emmer, I.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report focuses on carbon finance opportunities for enhancing soil organic carbon stocks across the globe and moving towards low-carbon, sustainab...

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Science to support climate-smart agricultural development: concepts and results from the MICCA pilot projects in East Africa.

Published online: 04 May 2016

Authors: Rosenstock, T. S. & Mpanda, M. & Kimaro, A. & Luedeling, E. & Kuyah, S. & Anyekulu, E. & Freeman, O. E. & Thiong'o, M. & Abwanda, S. & Mutuo, P. & Mativo, J. & Shaba, S. & Kirui, J. & Franzel, S. & Neufeldt, H. & Shepherd, K. & Neely, C.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This document reports on the concepts driving the scientific activities of FAO's Mitigation of Climate Change in Agriculture Programme's pilot project...

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Analyzing multilevel governance in Indonesia: lessons for REDD+ from the study of landuse change in Central and West Kalimantan.

Published online: 08 Feb 2017

Authors: Myers, R. & Sanders, A. J. P. & Larson, A. M. & Prasti H., R. D. & Ashwin Ravikumar

Content type: Bulletin

Who makes land use decisions, how are decisions made, and who influences whom, how and why? This working paper is part of a series based on research s...

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