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Common themes for ecologists in global issues.

Published online: 10 Jun 1999

Authors: Watson, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The article argues that the scientific community needs to integrate the natural sciences with the socioeconomic sciences. The development challenge is...

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Cooperative behavior and common pool resources: experimental evidence from community forest user groups in Nepal.

Published online: 19 Aug 2015

Authors: Bluffstone, R. & Dannenberg, A. & Martinsson, P. & Prakash Jha & Rajesh Bista

Content type: Bulletin

This paper examines whether cooperative behavior by respondents measured as contributions in a one-shot public goods game correlates with reported pro...

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Seed and seedling traits affecting critical life stage transitions and recruitment outcomes in dryland grasses.

Published online: 25 Feb 2015

Authors: Larson, J. E. & Sheley, R. L. & Hardegree, S. P. & Doescher, P. S. & James, J. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seeding native plants is a key management practice to counter land degradation across the globe, yet the majority of seeding efforts fail, limiting ou...

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Degradation of southeast Asian tropical peatlands and integrated strategies for their better management and restoration.

Published online: 23 Jul 2021

Authors: Mishra Shailendra & Page, S. E. & Cobb, A. R. & Lee, J. S. H. & Jovani-Sancho, A. J. & Sjögersten, S. & Jaya Adi & Aswandi & Wardle, D. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

About half of the world's tropical peatlands occur in Southeast (SE) Asia, where they serve as a major carbon (C) sink. Nearly 80% of natural peatland...

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Plant diversity enhances the reclamation of degraded lands by stimulating plant-soil feedbacks.

Published online: 24 Nov 2020

Authors: Jia Pu & Liang JieLiang & Yang ShengXiang & Zhang ShengChang & Liu Jun & Liang ZhiWei & Li FengMei & Zeng QingWei & Fang Zhou & Liao Bin & Shu WenSheng & Cadotte, M. W. & Li JinTian

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Despite a rich history of theoretical and empirical work showing that increasing biodiversity results in higher ecosystem function, this research has ...

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How will predicted land-use change affect waterfowl spring stopover ecology? Inferences from an individual-based model.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Beatty, W. S. & Kesler, D. C. & Webb, E. B. & Naylor, L. W. & Raedeke, A. H. & Humburg, D. D. & Coluccy, J. M. & Soulliere, G. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat loss, habitat fragmentation, overexploitation and climate change pose familiar and new challenges to conserving natural populations throughout...

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Exotic flies maintain pollination services as native pollinators decline with agricultural expansion.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Stavert, J. R. & Pattemore, D. E. & Bartomeus, I. & Gaskett, A. C. & Beggs, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Globally, conversion of natural habitat to agricultural land is a primary driver of declines in critical ecosystem services, including pollination. Ho...

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Impacts of land use change on South-east Asian forest butterflies: a review.

Published online: 29 Aug 2007

Authors: Koh, L. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

South-east Asia has the highest relative rate of habitat loss and degradation in the humid tropics. The responses of less 'charismatic' groups, includ...

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Biome-scale signatures of land-use change on raptor abundance: insights from single-visit detection-based models.

Published online: 11 Oct 2017

Authors: Dénes, F. V. & Sólymos, P. & Subhash Lele & Silveira, L. F. & Beissinger, S. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Declines in raptor populations often result from the transformation of natural habitats to anthropogenic land uses, but the rate of population change ...

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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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