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Biocrust morphogroups provide an effective and rapid assessment tool for drylands.

Published online: 14 Jan 2015

Authors: Read, C. F. & Duncan, D. H. & Vesk, P. A. & Elith, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biological soil crusts (biocrusts) occur across most of the world's drylands and are sensitive indicators of dryland degradation. Accounting for shift...

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Global forest resources assessment 2015: how are the world's forests changing?

Published online: 23 Nov 2016

Content type: Miscellaneous

The contributions of forests to the well-being of humankind are far-reaching. Forests provide vital wood supplies, help to combat rural poverty, and e...

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Tourism supporting biodiversity: a manual on applying the CBD Guidelines on Biodiversity and Tourism Development.

Published online: 20 Apr 2016

Authors: Denman, R. & Denman, J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This manual provides information for planners, developers, managers and decision makers involved with tourism development and resource management in a...

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An urgent need for standardised monitoring of Arctic freshwaters.

Published online: 16 Sep 2020

Authors: Britton, R.

Content type: Blog

This paper proposes a freshwater biomonitoring approach that, if adopted, will better enable the effects of climate change on the Arctic freshwaters t...

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Environmental reserve quotas in Brazil's new forest legislation: an ex ante appraisal.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: May, P. H. & Bernasconi, P. & Wunder, S. & Lubowski, R.

Content type: Bulletin

The Brazilian Forest Code (FC) requires all private rural properties to maintain a fixed proportion of their area in natural vegetation as a legal res...

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Weed risk assessment: a way forward or a waste of time?

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Hulme, P. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many alien weeds pose significant environmental and/or economic threats across the globe, and methods to assess the potential risk of species introduc...

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Using ants as bioindicators in land management: simplifying assessment of ant community responses.

Published online: 17 Jul 2002

Authors: Andersen, A. N. & Hoffmann, B. D. & Müller, W. J. & Griffiths, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The indicator qualities of terrestrial invertebrates are widely recognized in the context of detecting ecological change associated with human land us...

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Comparison of ammonia regulation in Germany, the Netherlands and Denmark: legal framework.

Published online: 25 Jul 2018

Authors: Anker, H. T. & Baaner, L. & Backes, C. & Keessen, A. & Möckel, S.

Content type: Bulletin

This comparative report is based on the findings in three national reports from Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands elaborated as part of a study of ...

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DNA-based assessment of environmental degradation in an unknown fauna: the freshwater macroinvertebrates of the Indo-Burmese hotspot.

Published online: 03 Aug 2022

Authors: Rahman, M. M. & Burian, A. & Creedy, T. J. & Vogler, A. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

New methods are required for biomonitoring of poorly known tropical ecosystems, but biological assessments of environmental status are limited by insu...

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Between-observer variation in the application of a standard method of habitat mapping by environmental consultants in the UK.

Published online: 26 Jan 2000

Authors: Cherrill, A. & McClean, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Six ecologists surveyed independently the same upland site (including coniferous woodland, deciduous woodland and rough grazing) in northern England. ...

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