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Agri-environment schemes and their contribution to the conservation of biodiversity in England.

Published online: 06 Apr 1999

Authors: Ovenden, G. N. & Swash, A. R. H. & Smallshire, D.

Content type: Conference paper; Journal article

Agri-environment schemes were first launched in England, UK, in 1987. A number of schemes are now operated by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries a...

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Target the pathways to scale out climate-smart agricultural technologies to farming communities.

Published online: 16 Jan 2019

Authors: Mwongera, C. & Mwungu, C. & Läderach, P. & Acosta, M. & Ampaire, E. & Eitzinger, A. & Lamanna, C. & Shikuku, K. & Twyman, J. & Winowiecki, L.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The process of getting climate-smart agricultural (CSA) interventions and practices to farmers is just as important as the interventions and practices...

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Sustainable agriculture and nutritional security: emerging policy options with production choices.

Published online: 28 Nov 2019

Authors: Anand, P. K. & Krishna Kumar & Shruti Khanna

Content type: Bulletin

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development with SDGs at its core, has focus much beyond the current generation and lays the foundation to protect hop...

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A comparison between the impacts of ploughing and minimum tillage on arable plant assemblages at Ranscombe Farm Reserve, Kent, UK.

Published online: 08 Nov 2017

Authors: Moyse, R. I. & Shellswell, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

Land at Ranscombe Farm Reserve showed a build-up of biennial and perennial plants following a number years of conservation management for rare arable ...

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Stability and simplicity - proposals for rural funding transition period. A response from the British Ecological Society Scottish Policy Group to the Scottish Government's consultation.

Published online: 22 Jul 2020

Published by: British Ecological Society

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper presents the response of the British Ecological Society Scottish Policy Group to the Scottish Government's consultation. This consultation ...

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Improving statistical information on the agro-environmental indicator "organic area" at the global level.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Willer, H. & Lernoud, J.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Globally, organic farming continues to grow and has reached wide acceptance amongst farmers, consumers, market actors, and policymakers. According to ...

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The EU Habitats Directive in Spain: can it contribute effectively to the conservation of extensive agroecosystems?

Published online: 06 Apr 1999

Authors: Beaufoy, G.

Content type: Conference paper; Journal article

By adopting the Habitats Directive (Directive 92/43 of 21 May 1992 on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora) in 1992, the g...

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Why we need diversified landscapes for people, food and nature.

Published online: 04 Nov 2020

Authors: Grass, I. & Loos, J. & Baensch, S. & Batáry, P. & Librán-Embid, F. & Ficiciyan, A. & Klaus, F. & Riechers, M. & Rosa, J. & Tiede, J. & Udy, K. & Westphal, C. & Wurz, A. & Tscharntke, T.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper points out that land-sharing (i.e. wildlife-friendly farming systems) and land-sparing (i.e. separation of high-yielding agriculture and na...

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Restoration of wet features for breeding waders on lowland grassland.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Eglington, S. M. & Gill, J. A. & Bolton, M. & Smart, M. A. & Sutherland, W. J. & Watkinson, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Over the last century, the loss of around half of the world's wetlands, principally through drainage and conversion to agriculture, has been one of th...

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Nature's contributions to people provided by spontaneous forest regrowth.

Published online: 13 Nov 2020

Authors: Martín-Forés, I. & Magro, S. & Bravo-Oviedo, A. & Alfaro-Sánchez, R. & Espelta, J. M. & Frei, T. & Valdés-Correcher, E. & Fernández-Blanco, C. R. & Winkel, G. & Gerzabek, G. & González-Martínez, S. C. & Hampe, A. & Valladares, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

This paper assessed the changes in nature's contributions to people (NCP) associated with spontaneous forest regrowth, including both forest expansion...

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