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Climate change adaptation in agriculture ex ante analysis of promising and alternative crop technologies using DSSAT and IMPACT.

Published online: 11 Nov 2015

Authors: Robinson, S. & Mason-D'Croz, D. & Islam, S. & Cenacchi, N. & Creamer, B. & Gueneau, A. & Hareau, G. & Kleinwechter, U. & Mottaleb, K. & Nedumaran, S. & Robertson, R. & Rosegrant, M. W. & Sika, G. & Sulser, T. B. & Wiebe, K.

Content type: Bulletin

Achieving and maintaining global food security is challenged by changes in population, income, and climate, among other drivers. Assessing these chall...

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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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Priority threat management of non-native plants to maintain ecosystem integrity across heterogeneous landscapes.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Firn, J. & Martin, T. G. & Chadès, I. & Walters, B. & Hayes, J. & Nicol, S. & Carwardine, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Invasive non-native plants have negatively impacted on biodiversity and ecosystem functions world-wide. Because of the large number of species, their ...

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A review of the legal and policy framework for payments for ecosystem services (PES) in Thailand.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Nabangchang, O.

Content type: Bulletin

Thailand is somewhat lagging behind other countries in Southeast Asia in adopting the concept of payment for environmental services (PES) as an instru...

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Controlling floods and droughts through underground storage: from concept to pilot implementation in the Ganges River Basin.

Published online: 13 Apr 2016

Authors: Pavelic, P. & Karthikeyan, B. & Amarnath, G. & Eriyagama, N. & Muthuwatta, L. & Smakhtin, V. & Gangopadhyay, P. K. & Malik, R. P. S. & Atmaram Mishra & Sharma, B. R. & Hanjra, M. A. & Reddy, R. V. & Mishra, V. K. & Verma, C. L. & Laxmi Kant

Content type: Bulletin

Floods and droughts, along with over-exploitation of groundwater, are major issues of concern across much of the developed and developing world. This ...

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Facilitating the wise use of experts and evidence to inform local environmental decisions.

Published online: 08 Aug 2022

Authors: MacLeod, C. J. & Brandt, A. J. & Dicks, L. V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Using biodiversity management within New Zealand's agricultural landscape as a case study, we apply 'boundary science' approaches to overcome two pers...

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Flower plantings increase wild bee abundance and the pollination services provided to a pollination-dependent crop.

Published online: 06 Aug 2014

Authors: Blaauw, B. R. & Isaacs, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollination services from wild insects contribute to crop productivity around the world, but are at risk of decline in agricultural landscapes. Using ...

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Controls of vegetation structure and net primary production in restored grasslands.

Published online: 06 Aug 2014

Authors: Munson, S. M. & Lauenroth, W. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Vegetation structure and net primary production (NPP) are fundamental properties of ecosystems. Understanding how restoration practices following dist...

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Local and landscape-scale environmental filters drive the functional diversity and taxonomic composition of spiders across urban greenspaces.

Published online: 26 Dec 2020

Authors: Flor, Y. A. D. de la & Perry, K. I. & Turo, K. J. & Parker, D. M. & Thompson, J. L. & Gardiner, M. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Urban patch colonization and species establishment within cities are restricted by the behavioural, life history and physiological attributes of colon...

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A feeding guild indicator to assess environmental change impacts on marine ecosystem structure and functioning.

Published online: 26 Nov 2020

Authors: Thompson, M. S. A. & Pontalier, H. & Spence, M. A. & Pinnegar, J. K. & Greenstreet, S. P. R. & Moriarty, M. & Hélaouët, P. & Lynam, C. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Integrating food web indicators into ecological status assessments is central to developing effective management measures that can improve degraded ec...

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