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    • Bird conservation would complement landslide prevention in the Central Andes of Colombia. 

      Ocampo-Peñuela, Natalia; Pimm, Stuart L (PeerJ, 2015-01)
      Conservation and restoration priorities often focus on separate ecosystem problems. Inspired by the November 11th (2011) landslide event near Manizales, and the current poor results of Colombia's Article 111 of Law 99 of ...
    • Planning a Sustainable Tree Canopy for Durham 

      Hancock, Grace; Vanko, Alex; Xiong, Mingfei (2020-04-24)
      Trees are a vital part of a city’s infrastructure. The urban forest provides many ecosystem services to residents including health benefits, air pollution removal, extreme heat reduction, stormwater mitigation, and even ...
    • POTENTIAL CHANGES IN ECOSYSTEM SERVICES FROM LAND USE POLICY IN PUERTO RICO 

      Smith, Miranda B. (2007-05)
      Ecosystem services are self- evidently important to society as natural capital inputs into economic markets, the basis for life-support systems such as clean air, clean water, and climate control, and are integral to quality ...
    • Relationship between giant panda populations and selected ecosystem services 

      Zhang, J; Pimm, SL; Xu, W; Shi, X; Xiao, Y; Kong, L; Fan, X; ... (8 authors) (Ecosystem Services, 2020-08-01)
      The Convention on Biological Diversity's Aichi Targets address both biodiversity and ecosystem services. We explore the relationship between giant panda populations and three ecosystem services: carbon sequestration, water ...
    • Voices of North Carolina Agriculture: Current Issues and Innovations in Farmland Preservation 

      Clary, Margaret (2011-04-27)
      Agriculture is North Carolina’s number one industry, contributing $72 billion annually to the state’s economy and accounting for 17% of jobs. In addition to growing nourishing food, farms provide many other benefits ...
    • Zostera marina meadows from the Gulf of California: conservation status 

      Lopez-Calderon, Jorge M; Riosmena-Rodríguez, Rafael; Torre, Jorge; Meling, Alf; Basurto, Xavier (Biodiversity and Conservation, 2016-02-01)
      © 2016, Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht. Eelgrass (Zostera marina) population estimates show a decreasing trend worldwide in the second half of the twentieth century. Mexico lacks long-term time series to determine ...