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When natural habitat fails to enhance biological pest control – Five hypotheses ☆
Abstract Ecologists and farmers often have contrasting perceptions about the value of natural habitat in agricultural production landscapes, which so far has been little acknowledged in ecology andExpand
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Who Stays? Who Goes? Selective Emigration Among the Foreign-Born
  • J. Hook, W. Zhang
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Population research and policy review
  • 1 February 2011
We investigate the level and selectivity of emigration from the United States among foreign-born adults. We use the CPS Matching Method (Van Hook et al. 2006) to estimate the probability ofExpand
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Foreign-born emigration: A new approach and estimates based on matched CPS files
The utility of postcensal population estimates depends on the adequate measurement of four major components of demographic change: fertility, mortality, immigration, and emigration. Of the fourExpand
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Catalogue of the Stick and Leaf-insects (Phasmatodea) of China, with a faunistic analysis, review of recent ecological and biological studies and bibliography (Insecta: Orthoptera: Phasmatodea)
A complete taxonomic catalogue of the Stick and Leaf-insects (Phasmatodea) recorded or described from the mainland China (excluding Taiwan) is presented. 241 valid species are listed, which areExpand
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Distilling the role of ecosystem services in the Sustainable Development Goals
Achieving well-being for all, while protecting the environment, is one of the most pressing global challenges of our time, and a central idea in the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). WeExpand
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Impacts of conversion from secondary forests to larch plantations on the structure and function of microbial communities
Abstract In response to increasing timber demands, extensive areas of secondary forests have been converted to larch (Larix gmelinii) plantations in northeast China. It has been reported that theExpand
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Agricultural ecosystems and their services: the vanguard of sustainability?
Sustainable Development Goals offer an opportunity to improve human well-being while conserving natural resources. Ecosystem services highlight human well-being benefits ecosystems, includingExpand
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Risk assessment in Chinese food safety
Abstract Recently, food safety issues have occurred consistently in China. Questions regarding safety of food can have enormous socio-economic and political effects. Risk assessment is essential forExpand
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No cultural revolution? Continuity and change in consumption patterns in contemporary China
One globalization paradigm argues that developing countries will increasingly resemble Western societies. Although influenced by Western trends, I argue that global consumerism will not make mostExpand
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