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Identifying potential gaps in pesticide risk assessment: terrestrial life stages of freshwater insects.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Rasmussen, J. J. & Wiberg-Larsen, P. & Baattrup-Pedersen, A. & Bruus, M. & Strandberg, B. & Soerensen, P. B. & Strandberg, M. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Insecticides are important drivers of biodiversity loss and ecological impairment in freshwater ecosystems. Freshwater insects may be exposed to insec...

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Are community forestry institutions appropriate for implementing REDD+? Lessons from Nepal.

Published online: 09 Nov 2016

Authors: Sharma, B. P. & Priya Shyamsundar & Mani Nepal & Subhrendu Pattanayak & Karky, B. S.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper examines the role of national and sub-national institutions in managing carbon sequestration and trade in Nepal. It first asks whether it i...

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Human and climate influences on frequent fire in a high-elevation tropical forest.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Yocom, L. L. & Fulé, P. Z.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Surface fire has increasingly been regarded as a critical threat to tropical forests, but much of the research documenting degradation of tropical for...

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Degradation of southeast Asian tropical peatlands and integrated strategies for their better management and restoration.

Published online: 23 Jul 2021

Authors: Mishra Shailendra & Page, S. E. & Cobb, A. R. & Lee, J. S. H. & Jovani-Sancho, A. J. & Sjögersten, S. & Jaya Adi & Aswandi & Wardle, D. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

About half of the world's tropical peatlands occur in Southeast (SE) Asia, where they serve as a major carbon (C) sink. Nearly 80% of natural peatland...

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Conservation of passively dispersed organisms in the context of habitat degradation and destruction.

Published online: 01 Apr 2015

Authors: Teller, B. J. & Miller, A. D. & Shea, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Passively dispersed species, such as many plant species, rely on abiotic forces to achieve movement. Despite the fact that such species form the base ...

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Towards water smart cities: climate adaptation is a huge opportunity to improve the quality of life in cities.

Published online: 15 Mar 2017

Authors: Hattum, T. van & Blauw, M. & Jensen, M. B. & Bruin, K. de

Content type: Bulletin

This paper discusses the Water Smart City (WSC) approach. It integrates urban planning and the urban water cycle, and makes a good business out of it ...

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Managing ecosystems in the context of climate change mitigation: a review of current knowledge and recommendations to support ecosystem-based mitigation actions that look beyond terrestrial forests.

Published online: 25 Jan 2017

Authors: Epple, C. & García Rangel, S. & Jenkins, M. & Guth, M.

Content type: Bulletin

Ecosystem management can play an important role in climate change mitigation and adaptation if current practices are evaluated and improved to move to...

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Adaptation to environmental change among fishing-dependent households in Cambodia.

Published online: 19 Sep 2018

Authors: Schwartz, N. B. & Gätke, P. & Baran, E.

Content type: Miscellaneous

In the context of environmental change, the adaptive capacity of 50 fishing-dependent households in four villages in Cambodia has been examined. It is...

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Applying ecological knowledge to the innovative design of sustainable agroecosystems.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Berthet, E. T. & Bretagnolle, V. & Lavorel, S. & Sabatier, R. & Tichit, M. & Segrestin, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The design of sustainable agroecosystems is crucial to meet contemporary environmental challenges such as biodiversity loss and global change. Ecologi...

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Look to seedling heights, rather than functional traits, to explain survival during extreme heat stress in the early stages of subtropical rainforest restoration.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Gardiner, R. & Shoo, L. P. & Dwyer, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecological restoration is urgently needed to arrest and reverse land degradation, reinstate ecosystem services and recover threatened species. Tree pl...

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