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FAO workshop on impacts of marine protected areas on fisheries yield, fishing communities and ecosystems. Rome, Italy. 6-18 June 2015.

Published online: 03 Aug 2016

Published by: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Content type: Bulletin; Conference proceedings

Marine protected areas (MPAs), especially no-take closures, are usually referred to in the context of biodiversity conservation but have increasingly ...

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Connecting governance interventions to ecosystem services provision networks.

Published online: 02 Dec 2020

Authors: Metzger, J. P. & Fidelman, P. & Sattler, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

This paper integrates social science research on landscape governance and natural science research on the mechanisms that regulate ecosystem setvices ...

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Determinants of human-elephant conflict in a land-use mosaic.

Published online: 26 Feb 2000

Authors: Hoare, R. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The resolution of direct conflict between humans and elephants in Africa has become a serious local political issue in recent years, and a continental...

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Extending full protection inside existing marine protected areas, or reducing fishing effort outside, can reconcile conservation and fisheries goals.

Published online: 22 Nov 2020

Authors: Belharet, M. & Franco, A. di & Calò, A. & Mari, L. & Claudet, J. & Casagrandi, R. & Gatto, M. & Lloret, J. & Sève, C. & Guidetti, P. & Melià, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Most fish stocks world-wide are fished at maximum sustainable yield (MSY) or overfished, as many fisheries management strategies have failed to achiev...

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Marine protected areas enhance structural complexity but do not buffer the consequences of ocean warming for an overexploited precious coral.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Montero-Serra, I. & Garrabou, J. & Doak, D. F. & Ledoux, J. B. & Linares, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Global warming and overexploitation both threaten the integrity and resilience of marine ecosystems. Many calls have been made to at least partially o...

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Spatial patterns and rarity of the white-phased 'spirit bear' allele reveal gaps in habitat protection.

Published online: 15 Sep 2020

Authors: Service, C. N. & Bourbonnais, M. & Adams, M. S. & Henson, L. & Neasloss, D. & Picard, C. & Paquet, P. C. & Darimont, C. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

1. Preserving genetic and phenotypic diversity can help safeguard not only biodiversity but also cultural and economic values. 2. Here, we present dat...

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Patterns and determinants of mammal species occurrence in India.

Published online: 06 Jan 2010

Authors: Karanth, K. K. & Nichols, J. D. & Hines, J. E. & Karanth, K. U. & Christensen, N. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many Indian mammals face range contraction and extinction, but assessments of their population status are hindered by the lack of reliable distributio...

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Past, present and future distributions of bumblebees in South America: identifying priority species and areas for conservation.

Published online: 16 Dec 2020

Authors: Silva Krechemer, F. da & Marchioro, C. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Climate change has been commonly associated with a decline of bumblebee populations around the world. However, most information regarding the impacts ...

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Will agri-environment schemes deliver substantial biodiversity gain, and if not why not?

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Whittingham, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

One of the main aims of agri-environment schemes (AES) is to increase biodiversity on farmland. Common conservation practice is to identify areas cont...

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Should sacred groves become part of protected area networks in the Middle East?

Published online: 13 Nov 2020

Authors: Plieninger, T. & Quintas-Soriano, C. & Torralba, M. & Samani, K. M. & Shakeri, Z.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

As a complement to ongoing vegetation studies in the Kurdistan province of Iran, a study was conducted on local people's views on sacred groves and th...

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