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Searching for resilience: addressing the impacts of changing disturbance regimes on forest ecosystem services.

Published online: 03 Feb 2016

Authors: Seidl, R. & Spies, T. A. & Peterson, D. L. & Stephens, S. L. & Hicke, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The provisioning of ecosystem services to society is increasingly under pressure from global change. Changing disturbance regimes are of particular co...

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How can computer models better help policymakers to solve problems in human-environment systems?

Published online: 19 Aug 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Will, M. & Dressler, G. & Kreuer, D. & Thulke, H. H. & Grêt-Regamey, A. & Müller, B.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This article investigates why the degree to which different models are used to support policy-making varies so much and synthesizes four key factors f...

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Strengthening evidence-based forest policy-making: linking forest monitoring with national forest programmes.

Published online: 04 Jan 2017

Authors: Arnold, F. E. & Werf, N. van der & Rametsteiner, E.

Content type: Bulletin

Issues in forest policy-making are subject to differing interpretations, and agreed policies are the result of compromises among many different and so...

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A systems approach to restoring degraded drylands.

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: James, J. J. & Sheley, R. L. & Erickson, T. & Rollins, K. S. & Taylor, M. H. & Dixon, K. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Drylands support over 2 billion people and are major providers of critical ecosystem goods and services across the globe. Drylands, however, are one o...

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Evaluating sampling strategies and logistic regression methods for modelling complex land cover changes.

Published online: 02 May 2007

Authors: Rutherford, G. N. & Guisan, A. & Zimmermann, N. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The role of land cover change as a significant component of global change has become increasingly recognized in recent decades. Large databases measur...

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An introduction to evidence-based conservation (content tailored for research scientists).

Published online: 30 Mar 2021

Published by: Evidence in Conservation Teaching Initiative

Authors: Downey, H. & Amano, T. & Walsh, J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper describes scientific based evidence in conservation. Topics covered include the importance of scientific evidence, its use in nature conser...

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We may not know much about the deep sea, but do we care about mining it?

Published online: 26 Oct 2021

Authors: Kaikkonen, L. & Putten, I. van

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

The way we value the environment affects how we treat it. While public awareness of human impacts on the ocean is increasing, industrial activities in...

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Beyond species: functional diversity and the maintenance of ecological processes and services.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Cadotte, M. W. & Carscadden, K. & Mirotchnick, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The goal of conservation and restoration activities is to maintain biological diversity and the ecosystem services that this diversity provides. These...

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Beyond fecundity control: which weeds are most containable?

Published online: 18 Apr 2012

Authors: Panetta, F. D. & Cacho, O. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Eradication is often the preferred strategy in the management of new weed invasions, but recent research has shown that the circumstances under which ...

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Climate change, connectivity and conservation decision making: back to basics.

Published online: 04 Nov 2009

Authors: Hodgson, J. A. & Thomas, C. D. & Wintle, B. A. & Moilanen, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The challenge of climate change forces us to re-examine the assumptions underlying conservation planning. Increasing 'connectivity' has emerged as the...

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