Article alert: Evolution in Finland's Forest Biodiversity Conservation Payments and the Institutional Constraints on Establishing New Policy
Society & Natural Resources: An International Journal (2013) 26(10). DOI:10.1080/08941920.2013.820814
Special Issue: The Institutional Dimension of “Market-Based Instruments” for Governing Ecosystem ServicesPri...
Mapping vulnerability and conservation adaptation strategies under climate change
Nature Climate Change (2013) doi:10.1038/nclimate2007By James E. M. Watson, Takuya Iwamura & Nathalie ButtIdentification of spatial gradients in ecosystem vulnerability to global climate change and local stre...
Commission presents new EU forest strategy based on new, broader, approach to forest
A new Forest Strategy responding to the new challenges facing forests and the forest sector has been published by the European Commission today. Covering 40% of the EU area, forests are a key resource for improving the qualit...
Species distribution models in conservation biogeography: developments and challenges
Diversity and Distributions (2013) 19: 1217–1223. doi: 10.1111/ddi.12125By Janet FranklinSpecies distribution modelling (SDM) associates georeferenced observations of a biotic response variable – typically sp...
A legal and ecological perspective of ‘site integrity’ to inform policy development and management of Special Areas of Conservation in Europe
Marine Pollution Bulletin (2013) 72(1): 14–21. doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2013.03.036Rees SE, Sheehan EV, Jackson EL, Gall SC, Cousens SL, Solandt JL, Boyer M, Attrill MJThe European Union Habitats Directive (9...
Science for Environment Policy: Working with nature, for people
Ecosystems are essential to human life. They provide a diverse range of services, from clean water to the air we breathe, that are vital to our wellbeing. Furthermore, ecosystems can also help us face chan...
Interview with Anne Teller, chair of the EC Working Group on Mapping and Assessment of Ecosystems and their Services (MAES)
The BioFresh Blog
In March 2010, EU Heads of States and Governments adopted the EU Biodiversity Strategy to 2020 with the overarching target: "Halting the loss of biodiversity and the degradation of ecosystem servic...
Article alert: Entangled judgments: Expert preferences for adapting biodiversity conservation to climate change
Journal of Environmental Management (2013) 129: 555–563. doi: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2013.07.033Hagermana SM, Satterfield TA major challenge facing conservation experts is how to adapt biodiversity planning and pr...
Urban Grassland Restoration: A Neglected Opportunity for Biodiversity Conservation
Restoration Ecology (2013) doi: 10.1111/rec.12051Klaus, VHUrbanization is one of the most severe threats to biodiversity, so why should not we use green space in cities to counteract the biodiversity loss as ...
Science for Environment Policy: Invasive Alien Species
Invasive Alien Species: Risks, Impacts and Solutions
Invasive alien species (IAS) are a leading cause of biodiversity loss in Europe and across the globe. As plants or animals that are introduced, either accidentall...
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