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Integration of ecological processes in land-use planning by using the concept of ecosystem services

Dr Christine Fürst, Dr Davide Geneletti, Katharina Helming, Dr Daniele La Rosa, Prof Carsten Lorz, Sandra Luque, Dr Marcin Spyra

  1. Research

    Priority areas for watershed service conservation in the Guapi-Macacu region of Rio de Janeiro, Atlantic Forest, Brazil

    Land use intensification and urbanisation processes are degrading hydrological ecosystem services in the Guapi-Macacu watershed of Rio de Janeiro. A proposal to pay farmers to restore natural watershed service...

    Vanesa Rodríguez Osuna, Jan Börner, Udo Nehren, Rachel Bardy Prado, Hartmut Gaese and Jürgen Heinrich

    Ecological Processes 2014 3:16

    Published on: 8 August 2014

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    Multi-level governance through adaptive co-management: conflict resolution in a Brazilian state park

    Communities situated in protected areas generate conflicts among park administrators, residents and scientists. Should they stay or should they go? This article presents a positive example of a community exist...

    Barbara Schröter, Karla Sessin-Dilascio, Claas Meyer, Bettina Matzdorf, Claudia Sattler, Angela Meyer, Gregor Giersch, Camila Jericó-Daminello and Lukas Wortmann

    Ecological Processes 2014 3:6

    Published on: 28 February 2014

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    Continental-scale assessment of provisioning soil functions in Europe

    A framework is developed to link major soil functions to ecosystem services assessment. Provisioning soil functions—with primary linkages to ecosystem services—are evaluated on a continental scale in Europe.

    Gergely Tóth, Ciro Gardi, Katalin Bódis, Éva Ivits, Ece Aksoy, Arwyn Jones, Simon Jeffrey, Thorum Petursdottir and Luca Montanarella

    Ecological Processes 2013 2:32

    Published on: 25 November 2013