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Assessing the CO2 capture potential of seagrass restoration projects.

Published online: 04 Dec 2013

Authors: Duarte, C. M. & Sintes, T. & Marbà, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seagrass meadows are important carbon sinks, and they are experiencing a global decline. Restoration of seagrass meadows provides a strategy to mitiga...

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Species loss in fragments of tropical rain forest: a review of the evidence.

Published online: 28 Aug 1996

Authors: Turner, I. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A review of the literature shows that in nearly all cases tropical rain forest fragmentation has led to a local loss of species. Isolated fragments su...

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Reframing the evidence base for policy-relevance to increase impact: a case study on forest fragmentation in the oil palm sector.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Lucey, J. M. & Palmer, G. & Yeong, K. L. & Edwards, D. P. & Senior, M. J. M. & Scriven, S. A. & Reynolds, G. & Hill, J. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

It is necessary to improve knowledge exchange between scientists and decision-makers so that scientific evidence can be readily accessed to inform pol...

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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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Earthworm population dynamics and contribution to nutrient cycling during cropping and fallow phases of shifting agriculture (jhum) in north-east India.

Published online: 12 Jan 1990

Authors: Tuneera Bhadauria & Ramakrishnan, P. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sampling of earthworm populations during 5- and 15-yr-old cropping phases and in 5-, 10- and 15-yr-old fallow phases of shifting agriculture at Shillo...

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Wood production in tropical rain forest.

Published online: 14 Dec 1966

Authors: Dawkins, H. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Suggests that it is possible to calculate the plant or community phytomass from analysis of forestry sample-plot data of Derbholz (above-ground wood &...

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The viable weed seed content of some tropical agricultural soils.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Kellman, M. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The viable weed seed content of the surface soil at 78 sites in the upper Belize Valley, British Honduras, averaged 6488 seeds/m2 and included 54 spec...

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Sustainable timber harvesting in Venezuela: a modelling approach.

Published online: 17 Oct 2001

Authors: Kammesheidt, L. & Köhler, P. & Huth, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Reliable data on the growth and yield of logged-over forest, to determine sustainable cutting cycles, are widely missing for the tropics. We used the ...

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The initial responses of some tropical rain forest tree seedlings to a large gap environment.

Published online: 20 Apr 1991

Authors: Turner, I. M. & Newton, A. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The responses of dipterocarp seedlings grown in deep shade to a dramatic increase in insolation are reported and briefly discussed. Experiments were c...

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Fire management in the Brazilian Savanna: first steps and the way forward.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Schmidt, I. B. & Moura, L. C. & Ferreira, M. C. & Eloy, L. & Sampaio, A. B. & Dias, P. A. & Berlinck, C. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Several decades of frustrated attempts to prevent fires in the Brazilian Savanna (Cerrado) have led to deleterious ecological and management consequen...

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