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Climate change induced salinity intrusion and its implications for agriculture.

Published online: 25 Sep 2019

Authors: Pathak, H. & Pal, B. D. & Joshi, P. K.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This note deals with the climate change induced salinity intrusion affecting the livelihoods of farmers in Bangladesh and India, highlighting several ...

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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 provides information on the impacts of community forestry policies on poverty alleviation and forest conservation outcomes. In the six year...

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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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Restoring rivers, sustaining communities.

Published online: 01 Feb 2017

Content type: Bulletin

The complexity of riparian ecosystems is matched by the complexities of human communities that rely on rivers for clean water, livelihoods, and recrea...

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Ocean health in the northeast United States from 2005-2017.

Published online: 24 Aug 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Montgomery, J. & Scarborough, C. & Shumchenia, E. & Verstaen, J. & Napoli, N. & Halpern, B.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The Ocean Health Index (OHI) is a framework for quantitatively assessing ocean health on a scale of 0 to 100 by measuring discrete benefits (termed "g...

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Nature's stewards: how local buy-in can help tackle wildlife crime in Uganda.

Published online: 25 May 2016

Authors: Travers, H. & Roe, D. & Plumptre, A. & Baker, J. & Rwetsiba, A. & Milner-Gulland, E. J.

Content type: Bulletin

High levels of illegal resource use in two of Uganda's national parks show the need to rethink current approaches to combatting wildlife crime. Our re...

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The impacts of climate change on food security and livelihoods in Karamoja.

Published online: 25 Oct 2017

Authors: Chaplin, D. & Byekwaso, F. & Semambo, M. & Mujuni, G. & Bantaze, J. & Nyasimi, M. & Wabyona, E.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Karamoja's population is highly dependent on subsistence agriculture, which is sensitive to climate conditions, making agriculture one of the most vul...

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Climate and jobs for rural young people.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Brooks, K. & Dunston, S. & Wiebe, K. & Arndt, C. & Hartley, F. & Robertson, R.

Content type: Bulletin

Climate change matters for all young people. It matters especially for those whose livelihoods depend on agriculture and will continue to do so in the...

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Sessions organized by the FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Department and the IUCN Fisheries Expert Group at the Fourth International Marine Protected Areas Congress (IMPAC4), La Serena, Chile, 5-8 September 2017.

Published online: 01 Aug 2018

Published by: Food and Agriculture Organization

Content type: Bulletin; Conference proceedings

The Fourth International Congress on Marine Protected Areas (IMPAC4) was organized by the Government of Chile and the International Union for Conserva...

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An assessment of integrated watershed management in Ethiopia.

Published online: 01 Feb 2017

Authors: Gebrehaweria Gebregziabher & Dereje Assefa Abera & Girmay Gebresamuel & Giordano, M. & Langan, S.

Content type: Bulletin

In Ethiopia, watershed management programs commenced in a formal way in the 1970s. From that time up to the late 1990s, implementation was typically a...

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