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Regional patterns of agricultural land use and deforestation in Colombia
An expanding human population and associated demands for goods and services continues to exert an increasing pressure on ecological systems. Although the rate of expansion of agricultural lands hasExpand
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Faustian bargains? Restoration realities in the context of biodiversity offset policies
The science and practice of ecological restoration are increasingly being called upon to compensate for the loss of biodiversity values caused by development projects. BiodiversityExpand
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Local government response to the impacts of climate change: An evaluation of local climate adaptation plans
Internationally, there is increasing responsibility on local governments to prepare and adapt to global climate change through climate adaptation planning. This study evaluated seven local climateExpand
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Ruminants, climate change and climate policy
Greenhouse gas emissions from ruminant meat production are significant. Reductions in global ruminant numbers could make a substantial contribution to climate change mitigation goals and yieldExpand
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Land use/land cover changes and climate: modeling analysis and observational evidence
This article summarizes the changes in landscape structure because of human land managementoverthelastseveralcenturies,andusingobservedandmodeleddata, documents how these changes have alteredExpand
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Historical Patterns and Drivers of Landscape Change in Colombia Since 1500: A Regionalized Spatial Approach
The extent and the spatial patterns of landscape transformation we observe today are the result of the historic human settlement process, often dating back hundreds or thousands of years. AnalyzingExpand
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Review of the ecology of Australian urban fauna: A focus on spatially explicit processes
Cities have a major impact on Australian landscapes, especially in coastal regions, to the detriment of native biodiversity. Areas suitable for urban development often coincide with those areas thatExpand
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Linking fish and prawns to their environment: a hierarchical landscape approach
Little is known about the relative influence of landscape structure on the spatial distribution and abundance of marine organisms. To address this problem, we applied landscape ecology concepts andExpand
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Using a Bayesian belief network to predict suitable habitat of an endangered mammal – The Julia Creek dunnart (Sminthopsis douglasi)
Wildlife managers are often required to make important conservation and recovery decisions despite incomplete and uncertain knowledge of the species and ecosystems they manage. Conducting furtherExpand
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We present a spatially explicit habitat selection model for movement data that incorporates home range behavior as a spatial process. Expand
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