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Selling two environmental services: In-kind payments for bird habitat and watershed protection in Los Negros, Bolivia
Marketing several environmental services from a single area can help access diverse sources of funding and make conservation a more competitive land use. In Bolivia's Los Negros valley (Department ofExpand
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DOES MAMMAL COMMUNITY COMPOSITION CONTROL RECRUITMENT IN NEOTROPICAL FORESTS? EVIDENCE FROM PANAMA
Patterns of seed predation, germination, and seedling herbivory were investigated in Panamanian forests. We hypothesized that seed and seedling survival would vary with differences in mammalExpand
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Can Forest-protection carbon projects improve rural livelihoods? Analysis of the Noel Kempff Mercado climate action project, Bolivia
We studied the Noel KempffMercado Climate Action Project (NKMCAP),Bolivia, to assess whether forestprotection carbon (C) projects cansignificantly benefit local people. Wehypothesized that forestExpand
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The fruits the agouti ate: Hymenaea courbaril seed fate when its disperser is absent
seed fate in the presence and absence of agouti.We ran experiments on the 350-ha island of Danto Machado (7°21′N, 62°52′W)and 11 other islands (1–20 ha) within a radius of 15 km. We also usedExpand
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Herbivory in a fragmented tropical forest: patterns from islands at Lago Gatún, Panama
By imposing density-dependent mortality upon their hosts, specialistinsect herbivores are thought to contribute to the maintenance of tree diversityin tropical forests. Forest fragmentation may alterExpand
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Misdirections in Conservation Biology
: The hypothesis that conservation biology is proceeding along two separate trajectories (Caughley 1994) has provoked extensive discussion. Caughley's dichotomy, a “small-population” paradigm versusExpand
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Fair Deals for Watershed Services in Bolivia
This study was funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) as part of a multi-country project coordinated by the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) onExpand
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Ecological aspects of plant colonisation of the Krakatau Islands
Species assemblage data from the Krakatau Islands, Indonesia, are presented for the period 1883 to 1989 (including previously unpublished data from the 1989 survey). Since 1934, 16 additionalExpand
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MAMMALS, EDGE EFFECTS, AND THE LOSS OF TROPICAL FOREST DIVERSITY
Relative to the surrounding mainland forests, a subset of tree species dom- inates wind-exposed, forested islands in Gatin Lake, Panama. We explored how tree di- versity in these fragments has beenExpand
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The effectiveness of Payments for Ecosystem Services at delivering improvements in water quality: lessons for experiments at the landscape scale
Background Randomised Control Trials (RCTs) are used in impact evaluation in a range of fields. However, despite calls for their greater use in environmental management, their use to evaluateExpand
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