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Towards climate-responsible peatlands management.

Published online: 27 Apr 2016

Authors: Biancalani, R. & Avagyan, A.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Peatlands are lands with a naturally accumulated peat layer at their surface. In their natural state, peatlands support a large range of habitats and ...

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Releasing genetically modified organisms: will any harm outweigh any advantage?

Published online: 24 Jun 2000

Authors: Beringer, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The public debate about genetically modified organisms has concentrated largely on concerns about food safety and potential risks to the environment. ...

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Climate-smart pest management: implementation guidance for policymakers and investors.

Published online: 13 Dec 2018

Authors: Heeb, L. & Jenner, E.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Climate-smart pest management (CSPM) is a cross-sectoral approach that aims to reduce pest-induced crop losses, enhance ecosystem services, reduce gre...

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Agricultural impacts on the rural environment.

Published online: 01 Sep 1990

Authors: Green, B. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Post-war agriculture in Britain and the EEC, facilitated by new technology and state support, has been very successful in increasing food supplies to ...

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Economic impacts of the safety net provisions in the Agriculture Risk Coverage Improvement and Innovation Act (S. 2749) on AFPC's representative crop farms.

Published online: 03 Oct 2019

Authors: Outlaw, J. L. & Raulston, J. M. & Bryant, H. L. & Knapek, G. M. & Richardson, J. W.

Content type: Bulletin

This report analyzes the economic impacts of the safety net provisions in the Agriculture Risk Coverage Improvement and Innovation (ARC-II) Act (S. 27...

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Striking a balance: managing El Niño and La Niña in Lao PDR's agriculture.

Published online: 21 May 2020

Authors: Sutton, W. R. & Srivastava, J. P. & Rosegrant, M. & Koo JaWoo & Robertson, R.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report's purpose is to help Lao policy makers and stakeholders prepare for future El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) events. It does this by pro...

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Drought characterization and management in Central Asia region and Turkey.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Patrick, E.

Content type: Bulletin

The report assesses the occurrence and impacts of drought, the current policies underlying drought management as well as the mitigation measures and r...

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Instruments to enhance synergies between nature and climate in the area of land management.

Published online: 07 Jan 2015

Authors: Schuler, J. & Bues, A. & Henseler, M. & Krämer, C. & Krampe, L. & Kreins, P. & Liebersbach, H. & Osterburg, B. & Röder, N. & Uckert, G.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper explores measures to enhance synergies between nature and climate for land management. The paper also discusses the following topics: clima...

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Adapting to a changing climate.

Published online: 29 Nov 2018

Published by: International Center for Biosaline Agriculture

Content type: Miscellaneous

Changing climate, weather extremes and associated water stresses increasingly dominate news headlines and global risk reports. Whilst researchers and ...

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Diversity, complexity, stability and pest control.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: Murdoch, W. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

It should be possible to design agroecosystems to reduce the severity of insect pest problems. Ecological theory about stability should be relevant wh...

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