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When net deforestation declines in the tropics, attention will be drawn to the composition and structure of the retained, restored, invaded, and created forests. At that point the seemingly inexorable trends towards increased intensities of exploitation and management...

["Biodiversity","Biosphere Interactions","Conservation Biology","Environmental Sciences","Natural Resource Management"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.362v1
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The development of citizen science has brought together scientific expertise and volunteer involvement to answer both scientific and societal questions. In this study, a consortium of citizens, journalist, scientists and non governmental organisations reports the...

["Aquaculture, Fisheries and Fish Science","Food Science and Technology","Natural Resource Management"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.327v2
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Caribbean coral reefs have deteriorated substantially over the past 30 years, which is broadly attributable to the effects of global climate change. In the same time, Indo-Pacific reefs maintain higher coral cover and typically recover rapidly after disturbances....

["Climate Change Biology","Ecology","Marine Biology","Natural Resource Management"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.264v1
586 downloads
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In Tayrona National Natural Park (Colombian Caribbean), abiotic factors such as light intensity, water temperature, and nutrient availability are subjected to high temporal variability due to seasonal coastal upwelling. These factors are major drivers controlling...

["Biosphere Interactions","Climate Change Biology","Ecology","Marine Biology","Natural Resource Management"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.258v1
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The conservation of disturbance-prone ecosystems such as rangelands may depend on the spatial and temporal variation in the application of disturbances. Patch-burn management approaches attempt to increase overall landscape biodiversity by creating a mosaic of...

["Ecology","Ecosystem Science","Environmental Sciences","Natural Resource Management"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.200v1
1,103 downloads
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Based on the hydrological and meteorological data of the upper reaches of Shiyang River basin in Northwest China from 1960 to 2009, this paper analyzed the change in runoff and its related climatic factors, and estimated the contribution of climate change and human...

["Biosphere Interactions","Coupled Natural and Human Systems","Environmental Sciences","Natural Resource Management"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.187v1
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Climate change affects communities both directly and indirectly via changes in interspecific interactions. One such interaction that may be altered under climate change is the ant-plant seed dispersal mutualism common in deciduous forests of the eastern US. As...

["Climate Change Biology","Ecology","Natural Resource Management"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.137v2
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Agricultural intensification is implicated as a major driver of global biodiversity loss. Local management and landscape scale factors both influence biodiversity in agricultural systems, but there are relatively few studies to date looking at how local and landscape...

["Agricultural Science","Biodiversity","Coupled Natural and Human Systems","Ecology","Natural Resource Management"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.151v1
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