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How does science inform the UK parliament?

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Published by: British Ecological Society

Content type: Miscellaneous

The British Ecological Society (BES) is committed to making the best ecological evidence accessible to decision-makers. Policymaking processes are rar...

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Summary for policymakers of the regional assessment report on biodiversity and ecosystem services for Africa of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services.

Published online: 16 Oct 2019

Authors: Archer, E. & Dziba, L. E. & Mulongoy, K. J. & Maoela, M. A. & Walters, M. & Biggs, R. & Cormier-Salem, M. C. & DeClerck, F. & Diaw, M. C. & Dunham, A. E. & Failler, P. & Gordon, C. & Harhash, K. A. & Kasisi, R. & Kizito, F. & Nyingi, W. D. & Oguge, N. & Osman-Elasha, B. & Stringer, L. C. & de Morais, L. T. & Assogbadjo, A. & Egoh, B. N. & Halmy, M. W. & Heubach, K. & Mensah, A. & Pereira, L.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This document distills the key messages for policymakers of the Regional Assessment Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services for Africa. The repo...

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How to make socio-environmental modelling more useful to support policy and management?

Published online: 22 Oct 2021

Authors: Will, M. & Dressler, G. & Kreuer, D. & Thulke, H. H. & Grêt-Regamey, A. & Müller, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Dynamic process-based modelling is often proposed as a powerful tool to understand complex socio-environmental problems and to provide sustainable sol...

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The distribution of powers and responsibilities affecting forests, land use, and REDD+ across levels and sectors in Vietnam: a legal study.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Le Quang Trung & Vu Tan Phuong & Yang, A. & Vo Dai Hai

Content type: Bulletin

This report reviews the statutory distribution of powers and responsibilities across levels and sectors. It outlines the legal mandates held by nation...

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Conservation policies: who responds to price and who responds to prescription?

Published online: 04 May 2016

Authors: Wichman, C. J. & Taylor, L. O. & Haefen, R. H. von

Content type: Bulletin

The efficiency properties of price and nonprice instruments for conservation in environmental policy are well understood. However, there is little evi...

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Forest economics and policy in a changing environment: how market, policy, and climate transformations affect forests. 2016 Meeting of the International Society of Forest Resource Economics, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, 3-5 April 2016.

Published online: 01 Feb 2017

Authors: Frey, G. E. & Nepal, P.

Content type: Bulletin; Conference proceedings

This proceedings contains 63 oral, 11 poster, 2 panel, and 2 keynote papers. These papers address topics including: economic impact analysis, internat...

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The proposed sale of the Hofmann forest: a case study in natural resource policy.

Published online: 01 Feb 2017

Authors: Cubbage, F. & Roise, J. & Sutherland, R.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

In January 2013, the North Carolina State University (NCSU) Endowment Fund and Natural Resources Foundation proposed selling the 79,000 acre Hofmann F...

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Work of Defra: health and harmony inquiry: a response from the British Ecological Society to the House of Commons Environment, Food and Rural Affairs select committee.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Published by: British Ecological Society

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper presents the response of the British Ecological Society to the House of Commons Environment, Food and Rural Affairs select committee wherei...

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Leveraging nature-based solutions for transformation: reconnecting people and nature.

Published online: 29 Oct 2021

Authors: Welden, E. A. & Chausson, A. & Melanidis, M. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Nature-based Solutions (NbS) have rapidly been gaining traction across the research, policy and practice spheres, advocated as transformative actions ...

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A response from the British Ecological society Scottish Policy Group to the Scottish Government's Consultation.

Published online: 25 Jul 2020

Published by: British Ecological Society

Content type: Miscellaneous

The Scottish Policy Group is a group of British Ecological Society (BES) members promoting the use of ecological knowledge in Scotland. It acts as a f...

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