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A number of papers from researchers across the University were published in May and June 2015: Atmospheric Science, Coastal Research Unit, Computer Science Geography, Engineering, Experimental Psychology, Plant Sciences, DAMTP and Zoology

Southern North Sea storm surge event of 5 December 2013: Water levels, waves and coastal impacts

Biophysical properties of salt marsh canopies — Quantifying plant stem flexibility and above ground biomass

Testing predictions of changes in alien and native macroinvertebrate communities and their interaction after the restoration of a large river floodplain (French Rhône)

Comparison of reactive magnesia- and carbide slag-activated ground granulated blastfurnace slag and Portland cement for stabilisation of a natural soil

Sea-ice thermodynamics and brine drainage

Continuing mortality of vultures in India associated with illegal veterinary use of diclofenac and a potential threat from nimesulide

Digital Games and Biodiversity Conservation

Harnessing the biodiversity value of Central and Eastern European farmland

Comparison of the genetic variation of captive ring-tailed lemurs with a wild population in Madagascar

Conservation in Europe as a model for emerging conservation issues globally

Seeds, Agricultural Systems and Socio-natures: Towards an Actor–Network Theory Informed Political Ecology of Agriculture

The Importance of the Human Footprint in Shaping the Global Distribution of Terrestrial, Freshwater and Marine Invaders

 A case of mental time travel in ant-following birds?

 Role of Chemistry in Earth’s Climate

Paleontological baselines for evaluating extinction risk in the modern oceans

System interactions of stormwater management using sustainable urban drainage systems and green infrastructure

An ant–plant by-product mutualism is robust to selective logging of rain forest and conversion to oil palm plantation

Why do birds migrate? A macroecological perspective

Developing and enhancing biodiversity monitoring programmes: a collaborative assessment of priorities

Retaining biodiversity in intensive farmland: epiphyte removal in oil palm plantations does not affect yield

Quasi-biennial oscillation of the tropical stratospheric aerosol layer

Century-scale effects of invasive deer and rodents on the dynamics of forests growing on soils of contrasting fertility


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Protected areas as elicitors of human well-being in a developed region: A new synthetic (socioeconomic) approach

A conservation planning approach to mitigate the impacts of leakage from protected area networks

The downside of eDNA as a survey tool in water bodies

Population Trend of the World’s Monitored Seabirds, 1950-2010

Attribution of extreme weather events in Africa: a preliminary exploration of the science and policy implications

Insights from life history theory for an explicit treatment of trade-offs in conservation biology

Records of geomagnetism, climate, and tectonics across a Paleoarchean erosion surface

Biodiversity Loss and the Ecological Footprint of Trade

Links between atmospheric carbon dioxide, the land carbon reservoir and climate over the past millennium

Enhancing the biodiversity of coastal defence structures: transplantation of nursery-reared reef biota onto intertidal seawalls

Delayed biodiversity change: no time to waste

Brazil cuts red tape stifling biodiversity studies

Green spaces and cognitive development in primary schoolchildren

Going with the Flow: working with nature (IUCN)

Short- and long-term benefits for forest biodiversity of retaining unlogged patches in harvested areas

Salmo salar in late medieval Scotland: competition and conservation for a riverine resource

Greening the Tracks: Policy Brief on the Solar Potential of Indian Railways

Adapting through glacial cycles: insights from a long-lived tre(Taxus baccata)

Biodiversity inhibits parasites: Broad evidence for the dilution effect

Future vulnerability of marine biodiversity compared with contemporary and past changes

Synergies and trade-offs in achieving global biodiversity targets

Marine protected areas and children’s dietary diversity in the Philippines

Four countries are acting as safe havens for African elephants

Framing global biodiversity: IPBES between mother earth and ecosystem services

The Biodiversity Mirage: the Effects of Habitat Degradation and Exotic Predators on Ground-Dwelling Forest Birds, Tenrecs and Lemurs in Northeastern Madagascar

Advancing terrestrial conservation through remote sensing

Beyond green-planning political orientations: Contrasted public policies and their relevance to nature perceptions in two European capitals

Indigenous traditional knowledge and biodiversity conservation in Mexico: necessary considerations on epistemic fairness and new citizenship ALL Gómez - Traditionalism and Modernity IndIgenous tradItIonal knowledge and biodiversity conservation In Mexico: necessary ConsideratIons on epistemic fairness and new ... is also highly specialized at local level, this means, in the context of ... and cultural relations; as well as particular cosmology within every village

Disturbance factors related to conservation of biodiversity in large-scale ecological networks L Joubert - 2014, 8 Biodiversity response to changing land use 9 Integrating biodiversity conservation with commercial land uses 10 ... Also the Aichi targets look to half the rate of habitat transformation, and to integrate biodiversity conservation with commercial forestry and agriculture (CBD 2010). 

Satellite remote sensing, biodiversity research and conservation of the future N Pettorelli, K Safi, W Turner - … of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 2014... [47] aim to illustrate this point and combine information on trends in species extinction risk, levels of conservation action and land cover to assess the contribution of protected areas to improvements in biodiversity conservation in Africa. ... Published by the Royal Society. ...

Integrative approaches as an opportunity for the conservation of forest biodiversity G Brunialti - International Journal of Environmental Studies, 2014... Chapter 4 highlights important topics with relevance for future challenges for the integration of biodiversity conservation into forest management, particularly climate ... confirm that the overall quality of forest monitoring data is essential in terms of science, policy and society [44 ...

An Overview of Biodiversity and its Conservation P Kumar... Biodiversity is the most significant national asset and constitutes enduring resources for supporting the continued existence of human societies. India is a mega diversity country. For this region alone, biodiversity conservation should be high on national agenda. 

Fauna and Flora Group as an example of how a consortium is enabling diverse zoological and botanical gardens to contribute to biodiversity conservation in …KLM Freeman, A Bollen, FJF Solofoniaina… - Plant Biosystems-An …, 2014... from their membership, their primary motivation in belonging to this consortium is to contribute to biodiversity conservation in Madagascar. ... sought and obtained funding from Conservation International and the Conservation Trust of the National Geographical Society to develop ...

Allanblackia, butterflies and cardamom: sustaining livelihoods alongside biodiversity conservation on the forest–agroforestry interface in the East Usambara …M Mpanda, M Munjuga, T Reyes, A Said, F Rutatina… - Forests, Trees and …, 2014... 2011. Sugar palm (Arenga pinnata (Wurmb) Merr.) for livelihoods and biodiversity conservation in the orangutan habitat of Batang Toru, North Sumatra, Indonesia: mixed prospects for domestication. ... Finnish Historical Society: Studia Historica 49. Helsinki/Hamburg: Lit Verlag. ...

The future of biodiversity conservation and environmental management in Madagascar: lessons from the past and challenges ahead IR Scales - Conservation and Environmental Management in …, 2014... In 2001, BirdLife International and Rio Tinto formed a partnership to achieve mutually held goals of biodiversity conservation within the ... agriculture and conservation in eastern Madagascar: stakeholder perspectives and cultural belief systems', Conservation and Society, vol 4 ...

An approach to analysing scale-sensitivity and scale-effectiveness of governance in biodiversity conservation E Primmer, R Paloniemi, R Mathevet… - Scale-sensitive Governance …, 2014.. 5 Collaborative and participatory mechanisms Biodiversity conservation programmes have increasingly moved from controlled, top- down approaches utilizing expert ... thus, can reproduce or increase an unequal distribution of costs and benefits in society (Apostolopoulou and ...

Willingness of north Australian pastoralists and graziers to participate in contractual biodiversity conservation R Greiner - 2014... pastoralists and graziers to participate in contractual biodiversity conservation Romy Greiner Charles Darwin University ... Page 3. 1 Willingness of north Australian pastoralists and graziers to participate in contractual biodiversity conservation: preliminary results Romy Greiner ...

Biodiversity and Satoyama Landscape Conservation and Management MT Watanabe - … Development Programme for Sustainable Living with …, 2014... In the suburb of Karachi, Pakistan, a NGO called SCOPE (Society for Conservation and Protection of Environment) implements a biodiversity conservation project by giving local people training for producing hand craft. There ...

Systematic Conservation Planning: A Better Recipe for Managing the High Seas for Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Use NC Ban, NJ Bax, KM Gjerde, R Devillers, DC Dunn… - Conservation Letters, 2014... eCite Digital Repository. Systematic Conservation Planning: A Better Recipe for Managing the High Seas for Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Use. You are here: ...

Explaining Global Patterns of International Aid for Linked Biodiversity Conservation and Development DC Miller - World Development, 2014... The next section presents background information on efforts to link biodiversity conservation and poverty reduction and develops a series of ... Even as debate continues, government, civil societyand private sector actors remain determined to tackle both objectives simultaneously ...

Integrating Biological and Social Values When Prioritizing Places for Biodiversity Conservation AMYL WHITEHEAD, H KUJALA, CD IVES, A GORDON… - Conservation Biology, 2014... Contributed Paper. Integrating Biological and Social Values When Prioritizing Places for Biodiversity Conservation. ... Article first published online: 11 MAR 2014. DOI: 10.1111/cobi.12257 2014 Society for Conservation Biology. Issue. Conservation Biology. ...

CASE STUDY 6 MITIGATING BIODIVERSITY IMPACTS OF OIL PALM THROUGH A COMPREHENSIVE APPROACH TO CONSERVATION WILMAR INTERNATIONAL G Paoli, J Schweithelm - Best Management Practices in the Indonesian Palm Oil …... WCS also produced an analy- sis of legal impediments to biodiversity conservation within plantations, which has served to inform policy dialogue with government and other stakeholders. Zoological Society of Lon- don (ZSL) provides Wilmar with ongoing in-depth support to ...

KyRGyZSTAN LEGISLATION ON AGRICULTURAL BIODIVERSITy CONSERVATION K Baktybek, S Bulan - Conservation of fruit, 2014.. In addition, the law contains a chapter on transboundary and specially protected natural ...international importance, which notes that these areas are established within the framework ... the overall ecological balance of the biosphere and of biodiversity conservation of endangered ...

TAJIKISTAN LEGISLATIVE FRAmEWORK FOR THE CONSERVATION AND USE OF AGRICULTURAL BIODIVERSITy S Tuychi - Conservation of fruit, 2014... Joint actions are also planned within the framework of multilateral cooperation between ...Recommendations General proposals In analyzing general propositions on improving the legal regulation ... legislation would cover for the most part the problems of biodiversity conservation. ...

Allanblackia, butterflies and cardamom: sustaining livelihoods alongside biodiversity conservation on the forest–agroforestry interface in the East Usambara …M Mpanda, M Munjuga, T Reyes, A Said, F Rutatina… - Forests, Trees and …, 2014 Sugar palm (Arenga pinnata (Wurmb) Merr.) for livelihoods and biodiversity conservation in the orangutan habitat of ... We compared the three commodities in terms of three timescales that (should) influence ...

The future of biodiversity conservation and environmental management in Madagascar: lessons from the past and challenges ahead IR Scales - Conservation and Environmental Management in …, 2014... in cases where there are high or even unique conservation and social values (Virah ... For example, the BirdLife website states that: In 2001, BirdLife International and Rio Tinto formed a partnership to achieve mutually held goals of biodiversity conservation within the context ...

An approach to analysing scale-sensitivity and scale-effectiveness of governance in biodiversity conservation E Primmer, R Paloniemi, R Mathevet… - Scale-sensitive Governance …, 2014... 5 Collaborative and participatory mechanisms Biodiversity conservation programmes have increasingly moved from ... Within this broad context over the past couple of decades, conservation ...participatory approach emphasizes the need to integrate biodiversity in the landscape ...

Willingness of north Australian pastoralists and graziers to participate in contractual biodiversity conservation R Greiner - 2014... or a general reluctance by the graziers and pastoralists to participate in contractual biodiversity conservation. ... Preferences are assumed to be homogenous within each latent class differ between ...process, combining quantitative measures of model fit and meaning in a given ...

Biodiversity and Satoyama Landscape Conservation and Management MT Watanabe - … of this publication may be reproduced in any form by …, 2014  ... More in general, what are criteria for environmental leadership, in particular with regard to ... Some leadership examples from people within their working field would be the ... with simple questions that lead to common actions respectively: Biodiversity Conservation and Protected ...

Explaining Global Patterns of International Aid for Linked Biodiversity Conservation and Development DC Miller - World Development, 2014... Decision-makers within aid agencies may seek to reward recipients that have demonstrated a ...proportion of aid focused on global public goods, such as biodiversity conservation (Connolly,1996 ... by a team of seven experts associated with the Advancing Conservation in a Social ...

Biodiversity funds and conservation needs in the EU under climate change T Lung, L Meller, AJA Teeffelen, W Thuiller, M Cabeza - Conservation Letters, 2014... biodiversity conservation and to support the implementation of adaptation actions with more ...management within and beyond the N2K network to protect and restore biodiversity and ecosystem ... Cohesion Policy in general is geared towards integrated projects that ...

Dietetic use of wild animals and traditional cultural beliefs in the Mro community of Bangladesh: an insight into biodiversity conservation MSH Chowdhury, S Izumiyama, N Nazia… - Biodiversity, 2014... beliefs and taboos which exist in tribal societies are in fact favorable for species conservation. There is increasing global interest surrounding this paradoxical relationship, as well as efforts being made for finding more effective ways of biodiversity conservation and sustainable ...

The significance of the Xe Champhone Ramsar site (Savannakhet province, Lao PDR) and its surroundings for biodiversity conservation RJ Timmins - 2014... of the Xe Champhone Ramsar site (Savannakhet province, Lao PDR) and its surroundings for biodiversity conservation: Results of ... Non-Governmental Organisation Overseas Environment Cooperation Centre, Japan WWF WCS World Wildlife Fund Wildlife Conservation Society ...

Biodiversity Conservation B Freedman - Encyclopedia of Quality of Life and Well-Being …, 2014 Page 1. B Baby Hunger and Australian Women ...

Khawa Karpo: Tibetan Traditional Knowledge and Biodiversity Conservation SA Bhagwat - Mountain Research and Development, 2014 ... Khawa Karpo: Tibetan Traditional Knowledge and Biodiversity Conservation. Shonil A. Bhagwat. ... The SAGE Handbook of Environment and Society. ... BioOne is the product of innovative collaboration between scientific societies, libraries, academe and the private sector. ...

Choice modeling: assessing the non-market environmental values of the biodiversity conservation of swamp forest in Vietnam HV Khai, M Yabe - International Journal of Energy and Environmental …, 2014... biodiversity conservation project In addition, the public evaluation of biodiversity conservation could help produce more awareness in the society on the important role of biodiversity, have an impact on rational behaviors or wide support of residents and to improve the quantity ...

Predicting land-use change for biodiversity conservation and climate-change mitigation and its effect on ecosystem services in a watershed in Japan K Shoyama, Y Yamagata - Ecosystem Services, 2014... on ecosystems and human society as well as climate change (Cardinale et al., 2012, Maestre Andres et al., 2012 and Nagendra et al., 2013). Therefore, efforts to conserve biodiversity need to be strengthened by measures such as integrating biodiversity conservation into land ...

Gardens And Plants In Loma And Gena Bosa Districts (Weredas) Of Dawro Zone, Southern Ethiopia: Plant Biodiversity Conservation, Sustainable Utilization M Agize - International Journal of Sciences: Basic and Applied …, 2013... Ethiopia, Institute of Biodiversity Conservation and Research, Addis Ababa, 2001a, pp. ... Park, Ethiopia,” inAgrobiodiversity in Ethiopia: Risks and Opportunities in the Face of Changing Climate,”proceedings of a National Workshop Organized by the Biological Society of Ethiopia ...

Finland: Assessment of existing and proposed policy instruments for biodiversity conservation at national level E Primmer, R Paloniemi, J Similä, P Leskinen…... institutional indicators are importance to ensure everyman's rights for recreation possibilities, importance to respond society's conservation expectations ... It will evaluate biodiversity conservation policies at different levels of government and their ecological, economic, social and ...

Global Change Impacts on Biodiversity and their Implications for Species Conservation Global Change Impacts on Biodiversity and their Implications for Species …KJ Filz... variability leading regionally to prolonged summer droughts or heavy precipitation events. An increase in extreme phenomena and cyclone intensities is expected to lead to severe impacts on society and environments. Fig. ...

The concept of biodiversity and the history of conservation biology: from wilderness preservation to biodiversity conservation JL de Andrade FRANCO... biodiversity conservation História (São Paulo) v.32, no.2, pg. 21-48, Jul/Dec. ... concerns about its conservation, both among scientists and among a considerable portion of society, were taking momentum. The Society for Conservation Biology (SCB) was founded in 1985, and in ...

Biodiversity and Conservation Status of Fishes of River Sarada, Visakhapatnam District, Andhra Pradesh, India

JCS Rao, CS Raju, G Simhachalam... AK and Lakra WS, Conservation of freshwater fish resources of India: new approaches, assessment and challenges, Biodiversity Conservation, 17, 2495 ... proper generic names for some common Indian fishes of commercial importance, Journal of the Zoological Society India, 12 ...

The discovery, biodiversity and conservation of Mabu forest—the largest medium-altitude rainforest in southern Africa J Bayliss, J Timberlake, W Branch, C Bruessow… - Oryx, 2013... CEPF (2013) Ecosystem Profile—Eastern Afromontane Hotspot. Prepared by BirdLife International. Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund, Washington, DC, USA. CHAPMAN, JD (1995) The Mulanje Cedar: Malawi's National Tree. The Society of Malawi, Blantyre, Malawi. 

The regional approach to the conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity in areas beyond national jurisdiction J Rochette, S Unger, D Herr, D Johnson, T Nakamura… - Marine Policy, 2014... 1 In terms of biodiversity conservation more broadly, some regional seas programmes or States cooperating through specific mechanisms ... throughout the process stated their interest in actively participating in the MedOpenSeas project in order to develop sites within or close ...

MGNREGA and Biodiversity Conservation
M Gandhi - Economic & Political Weekly, 2014... However, what normally happens is complete removal of vegetation within and outside the ... and fine-tune programmes and policies for integrating biodiversity conservation in a localised ... Service Enhancement and Vulnerability Redu- ction: Rapid Appraisal in Chitradurga District ...

Myco-entanglement-public perceptions of fungi in biodiversity conservation A Pouliot - Fungal Conservation... piece of national biodiversity protection legislation, The Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 ... All of these Management Plans were written within the last 25 years, during ...ISFC along with Tom May for initiating and driving Fungimap in Australia along ...

Utility of DNA barcoding for plant biodiversity conservation. D Selvaraj, P JongIn, C MiYoung, C YongGu… - Plant Breeding and …, 2013... Descriptors. Click to find other abstracts with these index terms. Publication type: Journal article. Publisher: The Korean Society of Breeding Science. Year of publication: ... Title Remove from marked Records Utility of DNA barcoding for plant biodiversity conservation. ...

Stakeholder engagement in scenario development process–Bioenergy production and biodiversity conservation in eastern Finland
A Haatanen, M den Herder, P Leskinen, M Lindner… - Journal of Environmental.., 2014... and policy by visualizing aspects at different temporal and spatial scales within the context ... would be important to reach the targets for increased bioenergy use and biodiversity conservation. ...The futures table was structured in the STEEP format – ie the table had separate ...

Design considerations of a choice experiment to estimate likely participation by north Australian pastoralists in contractual biodiversity conservation.
R Greiner, M Bliemer, J Ballweg - Journal of Choice Modelling, 2014... requirements associated with shifting focus of land management to biodiversity conservationwere to ... to their decision making: length of agreement (5-year—permanent); flexibility within theagreement ... The industry directives were further considered in the context of the relevant ...

Agricultural Biodiversity in Southern Brazil: Integrating Efforts for Conservation and Use of Neglected and Underutilized Species RL Barbieri, JCC Gomes, A Alercia, S Padulosi... Within this scenario, underutilized species seem to still persist, confined in small patches of land ...In Community Biodiversity Management: Promoting Resilience and the ... habitat status, human population pressure, and protection status into biodiversity conservation priority setting. ...

Importance of Baseline Specification in Evaluating Conservation Interventions and Achieving No Net Loss of Biodiversity
JW Bull, A Gordon, EA LAW, KB SUTTLE… - Conservation Biology, 2014... Conservation Biology published by Wiley Periodicals, Inc. on behalf of Society for Conservation Biology. ... In this case, managers would bear the cost of providing biodiversity conservation, while society benefits from development but sacrifices no natural capital. 

Biodiversity and Archeological Conservation Connected: Aragonite Shell Middens Increase Plant Diversity
SE Vanderplank, S Mata, E Ezcurra - BioScience, 2014 Sergio Mata is affiliated with the Society of Native Plants of Baja California, in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico. ... Protection of this cultural landscape in the Anthropocene will further both archeological and biodiversity conservation in these anthropogenic footprints

Interaction between forest biodiversity and people's use of forest resources in Roviana, Solomon Islands: implications for biocultural conservation under …

T Furusawa, MQ Sirikolo, M Sasaoka, R Ohtsuka - Journal of Ethnobiology 2014, the biocultural diversity in Solomon Islands and other Melanesian and Southeast Asian societies [7-11 ... in communities with autonomy over the forests, and (4) how biodiversity conservation programs can...

Ethno-ecological Introspection into Bhagawatgeetaa: 3. Conservation and Ramification of Biodiversity

S Padhy - J Hum Ecol, 2014... Conservation Theme ABSTRACT According to the Geetaa: perception and realization of one imperishable divine existence as undivided and equally present in ... their livelihood at the cost of pain directly or indirectly to animals, were highly discouraged in the society through their ...

Management effects on fungal assemblages in irrigation ponds: are biodiversity conservation and the control of phytopathogens compatible?

M Juan, JJ Casas, S Bonachela, I Gallego… - Fundamental and Applied 2013 Management effects on fungal assemblages in irrigation ponds: are biodiversity conservation and the control of phytopathogens compatible? ... Website © Publishing Technology. Article copyright remains with the publisher, society or author(s) as specified within the article. 

Conservation from Heaven: Remote Sensing and Open Access Tools to Guide Biodiversity Conservation

LE Escobar.material in diverse areas for modeling biodiversity conservation. In this platform ... were reported although is known that the natural history museum in Chile and the museum of the Zoological
Society, London, United Kingdom host specimens

Biodiversity Conservation and Carbon Sequestration in Cocoa Agroforest in Southern Cameroon

L Zapfack, J Kotto-Same, A Akoa, G Achoundong - Science, Policy and Politics of …, 2014... About this Chapter. Title Biodiversity Conservation and Carbon Sequestration in Cocoa Agroforest in Southern Cameroon Book ... 1. Economics and Social Sciences, Ibn Zohr University of AgadirFaculty of Law; 2. Salinity Management, International Center for Biosaline Agric

Typology of Public Outreach for Biodiversity Conservation Projects in Spain

A JIMÉNEZ, I INIESTA‐ARANDIA, M MUÑOZ‐SANTOS… - Conservation Biology, 2014... In this context, our objective was to examine how CEPA actions are conducted ... The process of developing and exchanging messages among different social agents aimed ... descriptive statistics to explore how CEPA actions were implemented in biodiversity conservation projects.

Improving the science-policy dialogue to meet the challenges of biodiversity conservation: having conversations rather than talking at one-another

JC Young, KA Waylen, S Sarkki, S Albon, I Bainbridge… - Biodiversity and Conservation... Sage, London. Bracken LJ, Oughton EA (2009) Interdisciplinarity within and beyond geography:introduction ... JF, Mittermeier CG, Pilgrim JD, Rodrigues ASL (2006) Global biodiversity conservation priorities ... Science 313(5783):58–61PubMedCrossRef. Cash DW (2001) 

Insect Diversity of the Muni-Pomadze Ramsar Site: an Important Site for Biodiversity Conservation in Ghana

R Kyerematen, D Acquah-Lamptey, EH Owusu.. more diverse habitat types. Keywords: Insect diversity, Species richness, biodiversity conservation, forest degradation. Page 2. 2 Introduction ... for African Wetlands and the Ghana
Wildlife Society, with funding from the Open Society Foundation. 

Biodiversity Conservation and Local Livelihoods: A study on Similipal Biosphere Reserve in India 

M Dash, B Behera - Journal of Rural Development, 2013... habitat and species Changes in forest condition Figure 1: Understanding the Biodiversity Conservation in SBR using ... Around 20 per cent of forest land within the biosphere reserve has been ... Though grazing is prohibited in the core area of Similipal Sanctuary, around 50000 ...

Compulsory purchase for biodiversity conservation in the Netherlands

FM van Straalen, WK Korthals Altes - Land Use Policy, 2014... However, in an actual policy context, biodiversity conservation may not be the only and highest ...Within legal academic debate there is a long tradition of normative debate on the ... in previous planning processes may impact the expectations of landowners in subsequent planning ...

From Paper Parks to Real Conservations: Case Study of Social Capital in Iran's Biodiversity Conservation

M Kolahi, T Sakai, K Moriya, M Yoshikawa, R Esmaili - International Journal of …, 2014... It is clear from the literature that one key to effective management of Pas is to consider the importance of social capital in biodiversity conservation, and to find accurate information of people view about managerial behaviour and cooperation.

 Ecosystem services reinforce Sumatran tiger conservation in land use plans

NK Bhagabati, T Ricketts, TBS Sulistyawan, M Conte… - Biological Conservation, 2014
Abstract Ecosystem services have clear promise to help identify and protect priority areas for biodiversity. To leverage them effectively, practitioners must conduct timely analyses at appropriate scales, often with limited data. Here we use simple spatial analyses on readily ...

The identity of crop pollinators helps target conservation for improved ecosystem services

MPD Garratt, DJ Coston, CL Truslove, MG Lappage… - Biological Conservation, 2014 Abstract Insect pollinated mass flowering crops are becoming more widespread and there is a need to understand which insects are primarily responsible for the pollination of these crops so conservation measures can be appropriately targeted in the face of pollinator ...

Comparison of Water and Soil Conservation Effect of Trees, Shrubs and Grass in the Red Soil Area of Southern China

S PENG, Z GU, P XIU - 2013
Abstract: Assessing the effects of vegetation on water and soil conversation is the key basis for research and management of ecological restoration on water-eroded areas. In this study, the runoff depth, soil loss and corresponding precipitation of five plots planted respectively ...

A Malaysian National Conservation Strategy: Based on State conservation strategies

JIR Furtado, DR Wells, L Chan, YL Mah, GWH Davison - Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, …, 2013 ABSTRACT.—Stimulated by the appearance of the World Conservation Strategy in 1980, Malaysia embarked, after a period of intense socio-political, economic, technical and scientific development, on a process for developing a national conservation strategy. This ...

Conservation genetics of Australasian sailfin lizards: Flagship species threatened by coastal development and insufficient protected area coverage

CD Siler, A Lira-Noriega, RM Brown - Biological Conservation, 2014 Abstract Despite rampant coastal development throughout Southeast Asia and the Pacific, studies of conservation genetics and ecology of vulnerable, coastal species are rare. Large bodied vertebrates with highly specialized habitat requirements may be at particular risk of ...

CONSERVATION OF RAIN FOREST MAMMALS IN SABAH: LONG TERM PERSPECTIVES

J Payne, G Davies - THE RAFFLES BULLETIN OF ZOOLOGY, 2013 ABSTRACT.—The two authors of this paper commenced their careers under the guidance of the Earl of Cranbrook, in Sabah in 1979, when the timber boom was under way, and when knowledge of the mammal fauna was rudimentary. A faunal survey of Sabah conducted in ...

Market-based mechanisms for biodiversity conservation: a review of existing schemes and an outline for a global mechanism

I Alvarado-Quesada, L Hein, HP Weikard - Biodiversity and Conservation, 2013
Abstract Continuous decline of biodiversity over the past decades suggests that efforts to decrease biodiversity loss have been insufficient. One option to deal with this problem is the use of market-based mechanisms for biodiversity conservation. Several studies have analysed ...

SOUTHEAST ASIAN PRIMATES: SOCIO-ECOLOGY AND CONSERVATION

DJ Chivers - THE RAFFLES BULLETIN OF ZOOLOGY, 2013 ABSTRACT.—Primates and rainforests in Southeast Asia are declining rapidly. Over 40 years their ecology and behaviour have been documented, along with the loss of forests. Conservation needs to embrace protection of key habitats, especially watersheds, and ...

Numerical Modeling of Fluid‐Structure Interaction of Blood in a Vein by Simulating Conservation of Mass and Linear Momentum with the Finite Element Method in …

P Lofink, WH Müller - PAMM, 2013 Abstract In medicine a fundamental understanding for blood flow in human arteries is significantly important. In socalled hemodynamics engineers all over the world simulate blood flows in healthy and diseased vessels. Scientific findings in this area help to ...

Role of floral resources in the conservation of pollinator communities in cider-apple orchards

R Rosa García, M Miñarro - Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 2014 Abstract Pollinators are generally assumed to be in decline but a proper habitat management could help to conserve pollination services. In 2012 we surveyed the groundcover in nine cider-apple orchards to (I) identify the floral and faunal communities ...

Modelling the Socio-Ecological System Dynamics of Rubber Agroforests to Design Reward Mechanisms for Agro-biodiversity Conservation

GB Villamor, U Djanibekov, QB Le, PLG Vleka... Agro-biodiversity Conservation ... At least one tree with a DBH of >40 cm within a 25 m radius (based on an average of five observations). 1864 Page 5. ... Agent-based modeling of the effects
of social norms on enrollment in payments for ecosystem services. ...

Conservation Efforts and Malaria in the Brazilian Amazon

MB Hahn, SH Olson, AY Vittor, C Barcellos, JA Patz… - The American Journal of …, 2013 Abstract We respond to Valle and Clark, 1 who assert that “conservation efforts may increase malaria burden in the Brazilian Amazon,” because the relationship between forest cover and malaria incidence was stronger than the effect of the deforestation rate.

Moving Rio Forward and Avoiding 10 More Years with Little Evidence for Effective Conservation Policy

B Fisher, A Balmford, P J Ferraro, L Glew Conservation Biology, 2013... Diversity. Moving Rio Forward and Avoiding 10 More Years with Little Evidence for Effective Conservation Policy. ... 2013, Society for Conservation Biology. Issue. 

The wave equation and energy conservation

E Stein, R Shakarchi - 2013 The crux of this problem is the definition of total energy in (3) which is merely given, not derived. The kinetic energy component is simply the differential velocity-mass integrated over the length of the string. If the string is displaced a small amount so that∂ u∂ x is ...

CD44 is prognostic for overall survival in the NCI randomized trial on breast conservation with 25 year follow-up

T Dan, SM Hewitt, N Ohri, D Ly, BP Soule, SL Smith… - Breast Cancer Research …, 2013
Abstract CD44 is a transmembrane glycoprotein involved in numerous cellular functions, including cell adhesion and extracellular matrix interactions. It is known to be functionally diverse, with alternative splice variants increasingly implicated as a marker for tumor-initiating stem ...

 The impact of commodity price and conservation policy scenarios on deforestation and agricultural land use in a frontier area within the Amazon

R Verburg, D Lindoso, N Debortoli, G Litre, M Bursztyn - Land Use Policy, 2014
Abstract Deforestation in the Amazon is caused by the complex interplay of different drivers. Price of commodities such as beef and soya, and incoming migration are paramount factors. Construction of new highways is a key aspect, as they enable a growing flow of people ...

Prospects and Challenges of Medicinal Plants Conservation and Traditional Medicine in Tanzania. Anthropol 1: 108. doi: 10.4172/antp. 1000 108 Page 2 of 8 Volume …

EJ Kayombo, RLA Mahunnah, FC Uiso - 2013
Abstract A qualitative study was carried to assess prospects and challenges of medicinal plants conservation and traditional medicine in Tanzania. The study shows that TRM and medicinal have great prospects in healthcare delivery worldwide. These prospects have ...

Targeting utility customers to improve energy savings from conservation and efficiency programs

NW Taylor, PH Jones, MJ Kipp - Applied Energy, 2014
Abstract Electric utilities, government agencies, and private interests in the US have committed and continue to invest substantial resources–including billions of dollars of financial capital–in the pursuit of energy efficiency and conservation through demand-side ...

 Methods and tools for addressing natural disturbance dynamics in conservation planning for wilderness areas

SJ Leroux, B Rayfield - Diversity and Distributions, 2013 Aim New conservation approaches that account for broad-scale ecological processes must underpin decisions about conservation planning in the world's remaining wilderness areas. Our goal is to make the relevant tools and methods that have been developed by ...

Biodiversity: Strategy conservation

M Dunlop - Nature Climate Change, 2013 As the climate changes many species will shift their distributions—should conservation strategists focus on tracking the moving species or on fixed reserves that offer habitats for a changing suite of species? Research by Alison Johnston and 23 colleagues, reported in ...

Role of Conservation Agriculture for Sustainable Horticultural Crop Production through Intercropping in North-West India

RK Naresh, B Singh, A Kumar, S Prakash - Annals of Horticulture, 2013

Conservation agriculture seeks to at least use nature as the model for designing agricultural systems. Since nature integrates her plants and animals into diverse landscape, a major tenet of conservation agriculture is efficiency and lack of waste products in nature. When ...

Payments for ecosystem services in biodiversity conservation

K Karousakis, E Perry - New approaches to governance and decision-making, 2013... there is an urgent need for the greater application of policies and incentives to promote biodiversity conservation and sustainable ... Biodiversity and ecosystems provide invaluable services to society, including food, clean water, genetic resources, flood protection, nutrient cycling ...


Enlisting Markets in the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biodiversity in South Asia's Sundarbans

D Biller, E Sanchez-Triana - International Journal of Social Ecology and …, 2013... participation 2 . The role of conserving and sustainably providing biodiversity goods and services often falls on society as a whole and on the state as society's intermediary. The state is expected to act as a regulator and/or provider of biodiversity conservation and sustainable ...


Emerging issues and challenges in conservation of biodiversity in the rangelands of Tanzania

J Kideghesho, A Rija, K Mwamende, I Selemani - Nature Conservation, 2013

... In this paper, we review the emerging issues and challenges in biodiversity conservation by drawing experience from different parts of Tanzania. ... RESEARCH ARTICLE Launched to accelerate biodiversity conservation A peer-reviewed open-access journal Page 2. ...


Use of Ancient Sedimentary DNA as a Novel Conservation Tool for High-Altitude Tropical Biodiversity

S BOESSENKOOL, G MCGLYNN, L EPP, D TAYLOR... Paper submitted March 14, 2013; revised manuscript accepted July 17, 2013. Conservation Biology, Volume 00, No. 0, 1–10 C 2013 Society for Conservation Biology


Emerging issues and challenges in conservation of biodiversity in the rangelands of Tanzania

J Kideghesho, A Rija, K Mwamende, I Selemani - Nature Conservation, 2013

... to protect the corridors against unsustainable use and activities that are incom- patible with biodiversity conservation. ... population and local extinction of some large mammal species, both within the park and ... However, the impact of other factors in- cluding poaching should not be ...

 
Sustainable forest management in a human dominated landscape and its implications for biodiversity conservation: a Nigerian lowland forest perspective

RA Ikemeh ... paper reviews the interrelatedness and the complexities that exist between biodiversity

conservation and local ... observations made during surveys conducted in ten forest reserves within
the Nigerian ... to the region and the associated challenges of forest management in a human ...

 

To integrate or to segregate: balancing commodity production and biodiversity conservation in European forests

K Bollmann, V Braunisch

... 2012) maintaining old and decaying trees within a managed-forest matrix, are considered to ...
segregative and integrative tools, we refer to the categorization as defined in Table 1. Figure
5. Qualitative model of the impact of different biodiversity conservation tools along the three ...

 

Himalayan biodiversity conservation: A challenge in climate change scenario

PS Roy, A Roy, H Karnatakz

... complete their life cycles under specific environmental conditions (ideally within a subset of ...
Himalayan biodiversity conservation: A challenge in climate change scenario 1 5 3 northern and ...
It expressed deep concern regarding poverty and unemployment in these regions and ...


Does Conservation Agriculture Enhance Household Food Security? Evidence from Smallholder Farmers in Nkhotakota in Malawi

W Nyambose, CBL Jumbe - 2013 Abstract: The study identified factors that influence the adoption and contribution of 

conservation agriculture (CA) on household food security among smallholder farmers. To determine factors that affect the adoption of CA among smallholder farmers, a probit ...


Are red lists really useful for plant conservation? The new red list of the Italian Flora in the perspective of national conservation policies

G Rossi, C Montagnani, T Abeli, D Gargano, L Peruzzi… - Plant Biosystems-An …, 2013 “The New Red List of the Italian Flora” includes all the Italian Policy Species and other  species of known conservation concerns, for a total of 400 taxa, 65% of which threatened  with extinction. The Red List is based on a huge georeferenced dataset useful for ...


Regional Gene Pools for Restoration, Conservation, and Genetic Improvement of Prairie Grasses

AR Jakubowski, MD Casler - Plants and BioEnergy, 2014 Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum), big bluestem (Andropogon gerardii), and Indiangrass (Sorghastrum nutans) are native warm-season grasses that have been identified as potential cellulosic bioenergy feedstock crops due to their potential for high yields, perennial life habit, and nutrient use ...


Need for the conservation of Combretum razianum KG Bhat (Combretaceae), an Endemic Threatened Species of Western Ghats

R Marati, H Sooryaprakash Shenoy - 2013 ABSTRACT This is the first report on extended distribution of C. razianum KG Bhat in the Western Ghats region of Karnataka. The floristic composition the area (Charmady Ghat region) in which Combretum razianum is growing was carried out. The regeneration of this ...


The role of wildlife watching tourism for nature conservation.

PNM Brumatti - Revista Brasileira de Ecoturismo, 2013 Abstract Currently, tourism presents itself under different forms. The increasing of tourism demand and facilities for travel have made the world accessible to travelers, who seek for flexibility of recreational practices, contributing to market segmentation searching for more ...


Mathematical modeling of the conservation of populations

OS Afanas' eva, GF Egorova, LV Kaidalova - Vestnik Samarskogo Gosudarstvennogo …, 2013

Abstract: The system of difference equations describing the process of industrial fish catching while their abundance is maintained is proposed. Population size changing and, consequently, the volume of catch are predicted on the basis of this model study. 


Ex-situ conservation of some plant genetic resources from Qatari protectorates

E Elazazi - Qatar Foundation Annual Research Conference, 2013 Qatar biodiversity is under the pressure by the effects of environmental pollution, overgrazing, desertification as well as the climatic change. In order to rescue wild plant 

genetic resources of Qatar and in the line of Qatar Strategic action plan of Genetic ...


Conservation of the Forests at Benfica Settlement Project in South Eastern Amazon

RFR Coelho, IS Miranda, D Mitja - Ciência Florestal

Evolutionary Conservation of Primate Lymphocryptovirus microRNA Targets

RL Skalsky, D Kang, SD Linnstaedt, BR Cullen - Journal of Virology, 2013 ABSTRACT Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) and rhesus lymphocryptovirus (rLCV) are closely related gamma-herpesviruses in the lymphocryptovirus subgroup that express viral 

microRNAs (miRNAs) during latent infection. In addition to many host mRNAs, EBV ...


Vulnerability of dynamic genetic conservation units of forest trees in Europe to climate change

S Schueler, W Falk, J Koskela, F Lefèvre, M Bozzano… - Global Change Biology, 2013Abstract A transnational network of genetic conservation units for forest trees was recently documented in Europe aiming at the conservation of evolutionary processes and the adaptive potential of natural or man-made tree populations. In the present study we ...

 
Northern Muriqui Muriqui Monkeys: Behavior Behavior, Demography Demography, and Conservation Conservation

KB Strier - Primates and Cetaceans, 2014 The northern muriqui (Brachyteles hypoxanthus ) is a critically endangered primate species, endemic to the Atlantic forest of southeastern Brazil. Long-term data from one of the largest 

populations, which inhabits the 957-ha forest at the RPPN Feliciano Miguel Abdala in ...


Cheetah cub survival revisited: A re-evaluatin of this role of predation, especially by lions, and implications for conservation

MGL Mills, MEJ Mills - Journal of Zoology, 2013 Abstract Cheetah cub survival on the Serengeti Plains (SP) was found to be exceptionally low, because of high predation rates, thought to be especially by lions. These results have contributed to the perception that cheetah cubs are particularly vulnerable to predation, ...

 

Variation in MHC class II B genes in marbled murrelets: implications for delineating conservation units

C Vásquez‐Carrillo, V Friesen, L Hall, MZ Peery - Animal Conservation, 2013 Abstract Conserving genetic variation is critical for maintaining the evolutionary potential and viability of a species. Genetic studies seeking to delineate conservation units, however, typically focus on characterizing neutral genetic variation and may not identify populations ...

 
Translationally invariant conservation laws of local Lindblad equations

M Znidaric, G Benenti, G Casati - arXiv preprint arXiv:1311.4985, 2013 Abstract: We study the conditions under which local translationally invariant operators can be conserved by local translationally invariant Lindblad equations in one-dimensional systems of spin-1/2 particles. We prove that for any 1-local operator (eg, particle density) ...

 
Missing the trees for the wood: Why are we failing to see success in pro-poor conservation

TE Davies, IRA Fazey, W Cresswell, N Pettorelli - Animal Conservation, 2013
Abstract Pro-poor conservation strategies are touted as a panacea for achieving biodiversity conservation and poverty reduction, yet there remains limited evidence for success in achieving these dual objectives. Is this lack of evidence a sign that the approach is failing ...

 Deforestation in the Ayeyarwady Delta and the conservation implications of an internationally-engaged Myanmar

EL Webb, NRA Jachowski, J Phelps, DA Friess… - Global Environmental …, 2013 Abstract Myanmar is a country of huge biodiversity importance that is undergoing major political change, bringing with it new international engagement. This includes access to international markets, which will likely spur investment in export-oriented agriculture, ...

 
Phylogenetic analysis reveals conservation and diversification of miR166 genes among diverse plant species

S Barik, S SarkarDas, A Singh, V Gautam, P Kumar… - Genomics, 2013 Abstract Similar to majority of the microRNAs, mature miR166s are derived from multiple members of MIR166 genes (precursors) and regulate various aspects of plant development by negatively regulating their target genes (Class III HDZIP). The evolutionary ...

 
Genetic Structure of Remnant Populations and Cultivars of Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum) in the Context of Prairie Conservation and Restoration

E Mutegi, AL Stottlemyer, AA Snow, PM Sweeney - Restoration Ecology, 2013 Abstract Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) is a dominant, perennial C 4 grass of North American tallgrass prairies with cultivars that are widely used in grassland restoration, pastures, and landscaping. However, these cultivars may be genetically dissimilar to small ...

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