Land Degradation and Restoration

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Search or browse through our library of existing resources on land degradation and restoration. Entries include scientific articles, reports, policy briefs, webinars, videos, and more. To view a particular resource, click on its name below.

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The effects of protected area systems on ecosystem restoration: a quasi‐experimental design to...
Kwaw S. Andam Paul J. Ferraro Merlin M. Hanauer
Publications
2012

Global efforts to protect forest biodiversity and ecosystem services rely heavily on protected areas. Although these areas primarily aim...

3627
The impact of biomass crop cultivation on temperate biodiversity
JENS DAUBER MICHAEL B. JONES JANE C. STOUT
Publications
2010

The urgency for mitigation actions in response to climate change has stimulated policy makers to encourage the rapid expansion of...

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The relationship between ecological restoration and the ecosystem services concept
Alexander, S., J. Aronson, O. Whaley, and D. Lamb
Publications
2016

Ecological restoration and the mainstreaming of the concept of ecosystem services will be critical if global society is to move toward...

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The Susceptibility of Southeastern Amazon Forests to Fire: Insights from a Large-Scale Burn...
JENNIFER K. BALCH, PAULO M. BRANDO, DANIEL C. NEPSTAD, MICHAEL...
Publications
2015

The interaction between droughts and land-use fires threaten the carbon stocks, climate regulatory functions, and biodiversity of Amazon...

3622
Thresholds of Logging Intensity to Maintain Tropical Forest Biodiversity
Zuzana Burivalova, C¸ agan Hakk  ı Sxekercioglu, and Lian Pin...
Publications
2014

Primary tropical forests are lost at an alarming rate, and much of the remaining forest is being degraded by selective logging [1, 2, 3...

3621
Trading forests for yields in the Peruvian Amazon
Holly Gibbs
Publications
2012

Our knowledge of how agriculture expands, and the types of land it replaces, is remarkably limited across the tropics. Most remote-...

3620
Tropical Deforestation and Carbon Emissions from Protected Area Downgrading, Downsizing, and...
Jessica L. Forrest Michael B. Mascia Sharon Pailler Siti...
Publications
2014

Protected area downgrading, downsizing and degazettement (PADDD) is a global phenomenon that has not received formal attention in...

3619
Tropical forest carbon assessment: integrating satellite and airborne mapping approaches
Gregory P Asner
Publications
2009

Large-scale carbon mapping is needed to support the UNFCCC program to reduce deforestation and forest degradation (REDD). Managers of...

3533
Thresholds of biodiversity and ecosystem function in a forest ecosystem undergoing dieback
P. M. Evans , A. C. Newton, E. Cantarello, P. Martin, N....
Publications
2017

Ecological thresholds, which represent points of rapid change in ecological properties, are of major scientific and societal concern....

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