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Actively restoring resilience in selectively logged tropical forests.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Cerullo, G. R. & Edwards, D. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Huge tracts of tropical forest are selectively logged. Meanwhile, emerging global agendas are providing unprecedented incentives for large-scale resto...

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REDD+ impacts: evidence from Nepal.

Published online: 09 Nov 2016

Authors: Sharma, B. P. & Pattanayak, S. & Nepal, M. & Shyamsundar, P. & Karky, B. S.

Content type: Bulletin

Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD and REDD+) is an international mechanism for mitigating climate change impacts. The...

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Restorenet: an emerging restoration network reveals controls on seeding success across dryland ecosystems.

Published online: 23 Nov 2020

Authors: Havrilla, C. A. & Munson, S. M. & McCormick, M. L. & Laushman, K. M. & Balazs, K. R. & Butterfield, B. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Drylands are Earth's largest terrestrial biome and support one-third of the global population. However, they are also highly vulnerable to land degrad...

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Effects of stream restoration on ecosystem functioning: detritus retentiveness and decomposition.

Published online: 25 May 2005

Authors: Lepori, F. & Palm, D. & Malmqvist, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increasing degradation of ecological conditions in streams because of human activities has prompted widespread restoration attempts; however, the ecol...

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The context of REDD+ in Tanzania: drivers, agents and institutions.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Kweka, D. & Carmenta, R. & Hyle, M. & Mustalahti, I. & Dokken, T. & Brockhaus, M.

Content type: Bulletin

Since 2009, CIFOR has implemented the policy component of the Global Comparative Study of REDD+ in fourteen countries: Bolivia, Brazil, Burkina Faso, ...

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An assessment of impacts from shrimp aquaculture in Bangladesh and prospects for improvement.

Published online: 14 Feb 2019

Authors: Hossain, M. A. R. & Hasan, M. R.

Content type: Bulletin

Aquaculture has become one of the fastest-growing economic subsectors of the Bangladesh economy, providing protein-rich food, source of employment and...

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Does environmental contamination influence egg coloration? A long-term study in herring gulls.

Published online: 10 Oct 2012

Authors: Hanley, D. & Doucet, S. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Although considerable progress has been made in reducing concentrations of persistent organic compounds in the environment, these contaminants are sti...

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Can environmental cash transfers reduce deforestation and improve social outcomes?: a regression discontinuity analysis of Mexico's national program (2011-2014).

Published online: 17 Apr 2019

Published by: World Bank Group

Authors: Alix-Garcia, J. M. & Sims, K. R. E. & Orozco-Olvera, V. H. & Costica, L. & Fernandez Medina, J. D. & Romo-Monroy, S. & Pagiola, S.

Content type: Bulletin

Environmental conditional cash transfers, or "payments for ecosystem services" are a centerpiece of global efforts to protect biodiversity, safeguard ...

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High carbon stock forests provide co-benefits for tropical biodiversity.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Deere, N. J. & Guillera-Arroita, G. & Baking, E. L. & Bernard, H. & Pfeifer, M. & Reynolds, G. & Wearn, O. R. & Davies, Z. G. & Struebig, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Carbon-based policies provide powerful opportunities to unite tropical forest conservation with climate change mitigation. However, their effectivenes...

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The context of REDD+ and adaptation to climate change in Burkina Faso: drivers, agents and institutions.

Published online: 26 Apr 2017

Authors: Kambiré, H. W. & Djenontin, I. N. S. & Kaboré, A. & Djoudi, H. & Balinga, M. P. B. & Zida, M. & Assembe-Mvondo, S. & Brockhaus, M.

Content type: Bulletin

This document is part of CIFOR's series of REDD+ country profiles. It analyzes the case of Burkina Faso: the drivers of deforestation, the institution...

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