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Furnishing the Netherlands with the principle of natural climate buffers: the learning experiences.

Published online: 14 Jul 2020

Authors: Veraart, J. A. & Klostermann, J. & Sterk, M. & Janmaat, R. & Oosterwegel, E. & Buuren, M. van & Hattum, T. van

Content type: Bulletin

The Netherlands is increasingly confronted with periods of drought, heat and extreme rainfall due to climate change. Nature based solutions are areas ...

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Summary for policymakers of the regional assessment report on biodiversity and ecosystem services for Africa of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services.

Published online: 16 Oct 2019

Authors: Archer, E. & Dziba, L. E. & Mulongoy, K. J. & Maoela, M. A. & Walters, M. & Biggs, R. & Cormier-Salem, M. C. & DeClerck, F. & Diaw, M. C. & Dunham, A. E. & Failler, P. & Gordon, C. & Harhash, K. A. & Kasisi, R. & Kizito, F. & Nyingi, W. D. & Oguge, N. & Osman-Elasha, B. & Stringer, L. C. & de Morais, L. T. & Assogbadjo, A. & Egoh, B. N. & Halmy, M. W. & Heubach, K. & Mensah, A. & Pereira, L.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This document distills the key messages for policymakers of the Regional Assessment Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services for Africa. The repo...

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Understanding the influence of nutrients on stream ecosystems in agricultural landscapes.

Published online: 04 Jul 2019

Authors: Munn, M. D. & Frey, J. W. & Tesoriero, A. J. & Black, R. W. & Duff, J. H. & Lee, K. E. & Maret, T. R. & Mebane, C. A. & Waite, I. R. & Zelt, R. B.

Content type: Bulletin

Sustaining the quality of the Nation's water resources and the health of our diverse ecosystems depends on the availability of sound water-resources d...

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Water footprint and virtual water trade of China: past and future.

Published online: 05 Oct 2016

Authors: Zhuo, L. & Mekonnen, M. M. & Hoekstra, A. Y.

Content type: Bulletin

The long-term sustainability of human water consumption is being challenged by climate change, population growth, socioeconomic development and intens...

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A place based development of organic farming to tackle water pollution problems.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Vincent, A. & Fleury, P.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Organic farming (OF) appears as a potential solution to water pollutions problems because its regulations forbids the use of chemical fertilisers and ...

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Juvenile fish response to wetland inundation: how antecedent conditions can inform environmental flow policies for native fish.

Published online: 14 Jan 2015

Authors: Beesley, L. S. & Gwinn, D. C. & Price, A. & King, A. J. & Gawne, B. & Koehn, J. D. & Nielsen, D. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

One of the greatest threats to lotic ecosystems is flow regulation. The impacts of flow regulation on native fish are often mitigated using periodic w...

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Investment needs for irrigation infrastructure along different socioeconomic pathways.

Published online: 24 Apr 2019

Authors: Palazzo, A. & Valin, H. & Batka, M. & Havlík, P.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper conducts an assessment of the global costs for expanding, upgrading, and improving irrigation infrastructure in developing countries, along...

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Exploring current and emerging irrigation and drainage management to reduce the impact of extreme events and mitigate droughts and floods.

Published online: 04 Sep 2019

Authors: Roux, L. le & Juba, R. & Mbanjwa, W.

Content type: Bulletin

Effective water management has become an important part of sustainable economic development worldwide. In areas dependent on agriculture for livelihoo...

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Water risk hotspots for agriculture: the case of the southwest United States.

Published online: 05 Oct 2016

Authors: Cooley, H. & Cohen, M. & Phurisamban, R. & Gruère, G.

Content type: Bulletin

This report analyses trends in agriculture for the US Southwest region, one of the most water stressed and productive agricultural regions in the worl...

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Drought characteristics and management in the Caribbean.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Published by: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Content type: Bulletin

This report reviews information on drought characteristics and management in the Caribbean region, identifies the relevant national and regional agenc...

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