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Elsevier -2 days ago

Effects of pine-oak woodland restoration on breeding bird densities in the Ozark-Ouachita Interior Highlands

Publication date: 1 April 2019Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 437Author(s): Melissa C. Roach, Frank R. Thompson, Todd Jones-FarrandAbstractRestoration is underway to restore lost or degraded remnants of savanna and woodland in the Midwestern United States in the hopes of restoring floristic and wildlife diversity. Information is needed on the effects of pine savanna-woodland restorat...

CI -3 days ago

Inland Fisheries Intern

DESCRIPTION Conservation International (CI) has been protecting nature for the benefit of all for over 30 years. Through science, policy, and partnerships, CI is helping build a healthier, more prosperous and more productive planet.  POSITION SUMMARY This internship would support the development of Initiative 27 (Inland Fisheries), with the potential to also contribu...

Elsevier -3 days ago

Elephant effects on treefall and logfall highlight the absence of megaherbivores in coarse woody debris conceptual frameworks

Publication date: 15 April 2019Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 438Author(s): Marietjie Landman, Nokubonga Mgqatsa, Joris P.G.M. Cromsigt, Graham I.H. KerleyAbstractDespite the importance of coarse woody debris (CWD) in woody ecosystems, conceptual frameworks of its dynamics currently exclude the role of the megaherbivores, focusing instead on the role of insects, disease, fire, wind ...

Elsevier -3 days ago

The effectiveness of lidar remote sensing for monitoring forest cover attributes and landscape restoration

Publication date: 15 April 2019Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 438Author(s): D.R.A. Almeida, S.C. Stark, R. Chazdon, B.W. Nelson, R.G. Cesar, P. Meli, E.B. Gorgens, M.M. Duarte, R. Valbuena, V.S. Moreno, A.F. Mendes, N. Amazonas, N.B. Gonçalves, C.A. Silva, J. Schietti, P.H.S. BrancalionAbstractAmbitious pledges to restore over 400 million hectares of degraded lands by 2030 have bee...

Elsevier -4 days ago

Guidelines for seed collection of Araucaria angustifolia (Bertol.) Kuntze: A genetic, demographic and geographic approach

Publication date: 15 April 2019Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 438Author(s): Tiago Montagna, Miguel Busarello Lauterjung, Newton Clóvis Freitas da Costa, Alison Paulo Bernardi, Rafael Candido-Ribeiro, Maurício Sedrez dos ReisAbstractRestoration of degraded ecosystems is essential for the conservation of global biodiversity. In southern Brazil, the Araucaria forest is a highly reduc...

Elsevier -4 days ago

Guidelines for seed collection of Araucaria angustifolia (Bertol.) Kuntze: A genetic, demographic and geographic approach

Publication date: 15 April 2019Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 438Author(s): Tiago Montagna, Miguel Busarello Lauterjung, Newton Clóvis Freitas da Costa, Alison Paulo Bernardi, Rafael Candido-Ribeiro, Maurício Sedrez dos ReisAbstractRestoration of degraded ecosystems is essential for the conservation of global biodiversity. In southern Brazil, the Araucaria forest is a highly reduc...

Elsevier -4 days ago

Guidelines for seed collection of Araucaria angustifolia (Bertol.) Kuntze: A genetic, demographic and geographic approach

Publication date: 15 April 2019Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 438Author(s): Tiago Montagna, Miguel Busarello Lauterjung, Newton Clóvis Freitas da Costa, Alison Paulo Bernardi, Rafael Candido-Ribeiro, Maurício Sedrez dos ReisAbstractRestoration of degraded ecosystems is essential for the conservation of global biodiversity. In southern Brazil, the Araucaria forest is a highly reduc...

World Bank -5 days ago

Agroforestry Shea Parklands of Sub-Saharan Africa: Threats and Solutions

Natural stands and managed shea agroforestry parklands cover 300-350 million hectares (ha) of Sahel-Sudanian-Savannah Africa. Over millennia, indigenous wild woodlands have been converted to wooded and farmed parklands in which naturally regenerating trees are selected, protected, and managed through a rotational farm-fallow system. Shea butter and other non-timber forest products are staples of v...

CBD -5 days ago

Indigenous hardwood trees communicate climate resilience

When issues of forest conservation, adaptation, regeneration and restoration are discussed, rarely do we hear about the significance of indigenous hardwood trees' role in the climate resilience matrix. Is it because they take long to grow or they are just brushed aside as not suitable enough to contribute to climate action strategies?...