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Headland and Bailey (1991) argued in Human Ecology that tropical forests could not support long-term human foraging in the absence of agriculture. Part of their thesis was based on the fact that supposedly isolated 'forest' foragers, such as the Wanniyalaeto (or Vedda) peoples of Sri Lanka, could...

Author(s)
Roberts, P.; Gillingwater, T. H.; Lahr, M. M.; Lee-Thorp, J.; MacCallum, M.; Petraglia, M.; Wedage, O.; Heenbanda, U.; Wainnya-Laeto, U.
Publisher
Springer Science + Business Media, Inc (Springer)
Publication
Human Ecology, 2018, 46, 3, pp 435-444
Abstract

The arrival of novel pathogens and pests can have a devastating effect on the market values of forests. Calibrating management strategies/decisions to consider the effect of disease may help to reduce disease impacts on forests. Here, we use a novel generalisable, bioeconomic model framework, which...

Author(s)
Macpherson, M. F.; Kleczkowski, A.; Healey, J. R.; Hanley, N.
Publisher
Springer
Publication
Environmental and Resource Economics, 2018, 70, 3, pp 565-588
Abstract

Instructional scaffolding employs a variety of instructional techniques that move students progressively toward stronger understanding and greater independence in the learning process. The objective of this study was to develop a scaffolding instructional module focused on forest floor for the...

Author(s)
Krzic, M.; Wilson, J.; Hoffman, D.
Publisher
American Society of Agronomy
Publication
Natural Sciences Education, 2018, 47, pp 170023
Event

27 - 29 September 2018 - Sofia

Venue
Sofia
Country
Bulgaria
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( + 359 2) 862 10 98
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( + 359 2) 862 28 30
News Article

‘Containment traits’ do exactly what they say on the tin; they aim to prevent the spread or escape of a certain species, including...

Date
August 2018
Author(s)
Ellen Baker
Miscellaneous

A new distribution map is provided for Rhagoletis batava Hering. Diptera: Tephritidae. Hosts: sea buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides). Information is given on the geographical distribution in Europe (Belarus, Belgium, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania,...

Publisher
CABI
Publication
Distribution Maps of Plant Pests, 2018, No.June, pp map 824
CAB ReviewFull Text

Carbon pricing, which includes carbon tax, emission trading systems and carbon offset mechanisms, is the main economic instrument to reduce greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions responsible for global climate change. The academic literature on carbon pricing is rich due to hundreds of studies carried...

Date
June 2018
Subjects
air pollutants; air pollution; carbon; carbon footprint; carbon markets; climate change; emissions; greenhouse gases
Author(s)
Timilsina, G. R.
AbstractFull Text

This study was carried out to evaluate gap characteristics and gapmakers for different development stages of an oriental beech forest in northern Iran. Development stages of 1 ha square-shaped mosaic patches were identified using 100×100 m sampling grid and all gaps within these mosaics were...

Author(s)
Parhizkar, P.; Hassani, M.; Hallaj, M. H. S.
Publisher
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences
Publication
Journal of Forest Science, 2018, 64, 2, pp 59-65

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