July 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Biological Sciences; Environment. 5012 words.
Selecting the geographic origin—the provenance—of seed is a key decision in restoration. The last decade has seen a vigorous debate on whether to use...
Leaps of Faith: How Implicit Assumptions Compromise the Utility of Ecosystem Models for Decision-making
January 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Biological Sciences; Environment. 8006 words.
Ecological forecasts are increasingly seen as central to integrated management. However, to use such predictions, decision-makers require some understanding of how likely the forecasts...
When, Where, and How Nature Matters for Ecosystem Services: Challenges for the Next Generation of Ecosystem Service Models
September 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Biological Sciences; Environment. 10202 words.
Many decision-makers are looking to science to clarify how nature supports human well-being. Scientists’ responses have typically focused on empirical...
Incorporating Social and Ecological Adaptive Capacity into Vulnerability Assessments and Management Decisions for Biodiversity Conservation
May 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Biological Sciences; Environment. 6205 words.
The ability to respond to the challenges posed by climate change depends on the adaptive capacities of social and ecological systems. However, the...
in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science
P ublished online March 2017 .
Article. Subjects: Environmentalist Thought and Ideology (Environmental Science); Pollution and Threats to the Environment (Social Science); Sustainability; Research Methods in Life Sciences. 9523 words.
The concept of metabolism takes root in biology and ecology as a systematic way to account for material flows in organisms and ecosystems. Early applications of the concept attempted to...
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