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Local and landscape-scale management of Odonata

Eva M. Raebel, David J. Thompson, and David W. Macdonald

in Wildlife Conservation on Farmland Volume 1: Managing for nature on lowland farms

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198745488
eISBN:
9780191807558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198745488.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

Agricultural intensification has contributed to the global decline in populations and species numbers of Odonata (dragonflies and damselfies). Odonate ecology on farmland ponds was investigated in ... More


Rethinking the Archaeology of Human/Environmental Interactions in Deep Time History

Kent G. Lightfoot

in The Death of Prehistory

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199684595
eISBN:
9780191804816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199684595.003.0009
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter explains how archaeology can be used to construct more refined interpretations of long-term human interactions with the environment using both literary and non-literary sources that ... More


The Changing American West: From “Flammable Landscape” to the “Incendiary”

Gregory L. Simon

in Flame and Fortune in the American West: Urban Development, Environmental Change, and the Great Oakland Hills Fire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520292802
eISBN:
9780520966161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292802.003.0003
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

This chapter establishes a conceptual justification for the implementation of an affluence-vulnerability interface analytic approach to manage current and prospective suburban landscapes—indeed a ... More


From Bacteria to Elephants: Effects of Land-Use Legacies on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Processes in the Serengeti-Mara Ecosystem

Louis V. Verchot, Naomi L. Ward, Jayne Belnap, Deborah Bossio, Michael Coughenour, John Gibson, Olivier Hanotte, Andrew N. Muchiru, Susan L. Phillips, Blaire Steven, Diana H. Wall, and Robin S. Reid

in Serengeti IV: Sustaining biodiversity in a coupled human-natural system

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226195834
eISBN:
9780226196336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226196336.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Generally, ecological research has considered the aboveground and belowground components of ecosystems separately. Consequently, frameworks for integrating the two components are not well developed. ... More


* Stories of Nature’s Hybridity in Europe: Implications for Forest Conservation in the Global South

Roderick P. Neumann

in The Social Lives of Forests: Past, Present, and Future of Woodland Resurgence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226322667
eISBN:
9780226024134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226024134.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Do human activities improve nature or diminish it? Neo-Malthusian environmentalist thought and the idea of humans as destroyers of nature's balance remain a powerful discourse shaping interventions ... More


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