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Modelling biodiversity and ecosystem services in coupled ecological–economic systems

William A. Brock, David Finnoff, Ann P. Kinzig, Unai Pascual, Charles Perrings, John Tschirhart, and Anastasios Xepapadeas

in Biodiversity, Ecosystem Functioning, and Human Wellbeing: An Ecological and Economic Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199547951
eISBN:
9780191720345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547951.003.0019
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter considers how economists model biodiversity in coupled social ecological systems, taking two polar cases along with a more general problem. Economists assume that all human decisions are ... More


Pandas and People: Coupling Human and Natural Systems for Sustainability

Jianguo Liu, Vanessa Hull, Wu Yang, Andrés Viña, Xiaodong Chen, Zhiyun Ouyang, and Hemin Zhang (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198703549
eISBN:
9780191820700
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703549.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This book synthesizes two decades of interdisciplinary research on complex interactions between a global conservation icon (the giant panda) and people, as well as its applications to human–nature ... More


Food webs with humans: In name only?

Emma C. Fuller

in Effective Conservation Science: Data Not Dogma

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198808978
eISBN:
9780191846687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808978.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

This chapter highlights the importance of considering people as integral to foodwebs. Despite extensive recent research on coupled human-natural systems, lacking are models that incorporate human ... More


A Global Icon for Nature in the Human-Dominated World

Vanessa Hull and Jianguo Liu

in Pandas and People: Coupling Human and Natural Systems for Sustainability

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198703549
eISBN:
9780191820700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703549.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The giant panda is one of the world’s most well-known endangered species. This chapter explores impacts of pandas on people, impacts of people on pandas, and pandas–people feedbacks, topics which ... More


Framing Sustainability of Coupled Human and Natural Systems

Jianguo Liu, Vanessa Hull, Neil Carter, Andrés Viña, and Wu Yang

in Pandas and People: Coupling Human and Natural Systems for Sustainability

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198703549
eISBN:
9780191820700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703549.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The ongoing quest to overcome precipitating threats and strive for global sustainability requires a sound foundation for understanding the complex ways in which humans and nature affect one another. ... More


Peek into a Home for Pandas and People

Vanessa Hull, Wu Yang, Wei Liu, Yingchun Tan, Jian Yang, Hemin Zhang, Zhiyun Ouyang, and Jianguo Liu

in Pandas and People: Coupling Human and Natural Systems for Sustainability

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198703549
eISBN:
9780191820700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703549.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Research on human–nature interactions benefits from in-depth and long-term case studies in model coupled human and natural systems. This chapter introduces the book’s model coupled system studied ... More


Pandas–People Coexistence and Competition

Vanessa Hull, Jindong Zhang, Wei Liu, Jinyan Huang, Shiqiang Zhou, Scott Bearer, Weihua Xu, Mao-Ning Tuanmu, Andrés Viña, Hemin Zhang, Zhiyun Ouyang, and Jianguo Liu

in Pandas and People: Coupling Human and Natural Systems for Sustainability

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198703549
eISBN:
9780191820700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703549.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Humans have interacted with wildlife in diverse ways, ranging from coexistence to competition. This chapter explores the ways in which interdisciplinary research has revealed novel insights into the ... More


Landscape Changes in Space and Time

Andrés Viña and Jianguo Liu

in Pandas and People: Coupling Human and Natural Systems for Sustainability

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198703549
eISBN:
9780191820700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703549.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Much of the Earth’s land surface is currently experiencing environmental degradation due to myriad human impacts, resulting in profound land-use and land-cover changes. This chapter describes the ... More


Panda Habitat Transition

Andrés Viña, Mao-Ning Tuanmu, and Jianguo Liu

in Pandas and People: Coupling Human and Natural Systems for Sustainability

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198703549
eISBN:
9780191820700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703549.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Conservation policies such as payments for ecosystem services (PES) have emerged to address local people’s needs. Some studies have assessed the effectiveness of PES programs at reducing the ... More


Demographic Decisions and Cascading Consequences

Li An, Wu Yang, Zai Liang, Ashton Shortridge, and Jianguo Liu

in Pandas and People: Coupling Human and Natural Systems for Sustainability

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198703549
eISBN:
9780191820700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703549.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Human populations in many places are undergoing demographic transitions involving complex shifts in marriage timing, fertility, mortality, and migration. But the interactions between individual ... More


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