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Search or browse through our library of existing resources on sustainable use and conservation of biodiversity. 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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Will Oil Palm’s Homecoming Spell Doom for Africa’s Great Apes?
Serge A. Wich, John Garcia-Ulloa, Hjalmar S. Kuhl et al.
Documents, Online database/library
2014

Expansion of oil palm plantations has led to extensive wildlife habitat conversion in Southeast Asia [1]. This expansion is driven by a...

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Thresholds of Logging Intensity to Maintain Tropical Forest Biodiversity
Zuzana Burivalova, Cagan Hakkı Sxekercioglu and Lian Pin Koh
Documents, Online database/library
2014

Primary tropical forests are lost at an alarming rate, and much of the remaining forest is being degraded by selective logging [1–5]....

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The Emerging Soybean Production Frontier in Southern Africa: Conservation Challenges and the...
Nestor Ignacio Gasparri, Tobias Kuemmerle, Patrick Meyfroidt,...
Documents, Online database/library
2014

Soybean expansion has been a strong driver of deforestation and biodiversity loss in South America (SAM). Here, we highlight strong...

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Temporal biodiversity change in transformed landscapes: a southern African perspective
Steven L. Chown
Documents, Online database/library
2010

Landscape transformation by humans is virtually ubiquitous, with several suggestions being made that the world’s biomes should now be...

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The Realities of Community Based Natural Resource Management and Biodiversity Conservation in...
Paul Andre DeGeorges and Brian Kevin Reilly
Documents, Online database/library
2009

This is an historic overview of conservation in Sub-Saharan Africa from pre-colonial times through the present. It demonstrates that...

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Taxonomic and geographical representation of freshwater environmental DNA research in aquatic...
Christina C. Belle, Bernhard C. Stoeckle and Juergen Geist
Documents, Online database/library
2020

1. Freshwater macro‐organismic environmental DNA (eDNA) is gaining increasing popularity in detecting invasive species, assessing...

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PROTECTING ECOSYSTEMS BY WAY OF BIOLOGICAL CONTROL: CURSORY REFLECTIONS ON THE MAIN REGULATORY...
R Alberts and J Moolman
Documents, Online database/library
2013

The preceding years have seen an increase in the attention afforded to ecosystems and ecosystem services. Although there are numerous...

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Perspectives of wild medicine harvesters from Cape Town, South Africa
Leif Petersen, Andrew M. Reid, Eugene J. Moll3 and Marc T....
Documents, Online database/library
2017

Cape Town is a fast-growing cityscape in the Cape Floristic Region in South Africa with 24 formally protected conservation areas...

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