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Getting to grips with wildlife research by citizen scientists: what role for regulation?

Published online: 28 Oct 2021

Authors: Palmer, A. & Reynolds, S. J. & Lane, J. & Dickey, R. & Greenhough, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Wildlife research by citizen scientists, involving the capture and handling of animals, provides clear scientific benefits, but also potential risks t...

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Mechanisms for enhancing public engagement with citizen science results.

Published online: 28 Oct 2021

Authors: MacLeod, C. J. & Scott, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Citizen science is frequently cited as a successful approach for increasing public engagement with environmental issues, but this requires a purposefu...

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Integral projection models perform better for small demographic data sets than matrix population models: a case study of two perennial herbs.

Published online: 04 Nov 2009

Authors: Ramula, S. & Rees, M. & Buckley, Y. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Matrix population models are widely used to describe population dynamics, conduct population viability analyses and derive management recommendations ...

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Giving citizen scientists a voice improves engagement in initiatives.

Published online: 26 Nov 2020

Authors: MacLeod, C. J. & Scott, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

This paper explores the mechanisms for improving participant and public engagement with citizen science results, using the New Zealand Garden Bird Sur...

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Identifying hotpots of threats to marine megafauna.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Carneiro, A. P. B.

Content type: Miscellaneous

There is increased global awareness that the oceans are under threat. Marine megafauna such as seabirds, marine turtles, marine mammals, sharks and ra...

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Working together to make space for nature.

Published online: 26 May 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Ben, M. & Dijk, N. van & Spriggs, P. & Adams, B. & Selman, P. & Hopkins, J. & Batten, J. & Hughes, F. & Bourn, N. & Ellis, S. & Plackett, J. & Bulman, C. & Jewell, C. & Hares, L.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report summarizes the main conclusions and recommendations from the conference "Working together to make space for nature". These are presented u...

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Improving landholder engagement in biodiversity conservation: what can be learned from literary theory and design.

Published online: 23 Oct 2021

Authors: Lee, T. & Wakefield-Rann, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Drawing on a case study of an ecological assessment report used in part for landholder engagement by an Australian government biodiversity initiative,...

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Ecology matters: the value of ecology for society, economy and the environment.

Published online: 25 Jul 2020

Published by: British Ecological Society

Content type: Miscellaneous

The British Ecological Society (BES) is the world's oldest ecological society, founded in 1913, with over 5,000 members. As an independent, authoritat...

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Success from the ground up: participatory monitoring and forest restoration.

Published online: 26 Apr 2017

Authors: Evans, K. A. & Guariguata, M. R.

Content type: Bulletin

New global forest restoration initiatives present an unparalleled opportunity to reverse the trend of deforestation and forest degradation in the comi...

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Constrained optimization of landscape indices in conservation planning to support ecological restoration in New Caledonia.

Published online: 08 Aug 2021

Authors: Justeau-Allaire, D. & Vieilledent, G. & Rinck, N. & Vismara, P. & Lorca, X. & Birnbaum, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Curbing habitat loss, reducing fragmentation and restoring connectivity are frequent concerns of conservation planning. In this respect, the incorpora...

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