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      Decoupling between human development and energy consumption within footprint accounts 

      Akizu-Gardoki, O.; Bueno, G.; Wiedmann, T.; Lopez-Guede, J.M.; Arto, I.; Hernandez P.;, Hernandez P.; Hernandez, P.; Moran, D. (Elsevier, 2018)
      Historically, the growth of energy consumption has fuelled human development, but this approach is no longer socially and environmentally sustainable. Recent analyses suggest that some individual countries have responded ...
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      Dedicated versus mainstreaming approaches in local climate plans in Europe 

      Reckien, D.; Salvia, M.; Pietrapertosa, F.; Simoes, S.G.; Olazabal, M.; De, Gregorio, Hurtado, S.; Geneletti, D.; Krko?ka, Lorencová, E.; D'Alonzo, V.; Krook-Riekkola, A.; Fokaides, P.A.; Ioannou, B.I.; Foley, A.; Orru, H.; Orru, K.; Wejs, A.; Flacke, J.; Church, J.M.; Feliu, E.; Vasilie, S.; Nador, C.; Matosovic, M.; Flamos, A.; Spyridaki, N.-A.; Balzan, M.V.; Fülöp, O.; Grafakos, S.; Paspaldzhiev, I.; Heidrich, O. (Elsevier, 2019)
      Cities are gaining prominence committing to respond to the threat of climate change, e.g., by developing local climate plans or strategies. However, little is known regarding the approaches and processes of plan development ...
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      Determining discount rates for the evaluation of natural assets in land-use planning: An application of the Equivalency Principle 

      Markanday, A.; Galarraga, I.; Chiabai, A.; Sainz de Murieta, E.; Lliso, B. (Elsevier, 2019)
      One of the most pressing issues when making decisions over long-term environmental problems is deciding on an appropriate discount rate. This can be a highly technical discussion. While some argue in favour of market rates, ...
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      DNA metabarcoding and spatial modelling link diet diversification with distribution homogeneity in European bats 

      Alberdi, Antton; Razgour, Orly; Aizpurua, Ostaizka; Novella Fernández, Roberto; Aiartza Azurtza, José Ramón; Budinski, Ivana; Garín Atorrasagasti, Ignacio; Ibáñez, Carlos; Izagirre Estibaritz, Eñaut; Rebelo, Hugo; Russo, Danilo; Vlaschenko, Anton; Zhelyazkova, Violeta; Zrnčić, Vida; Gilbert, M. Thomas P. (Nature, 2020-03-02)
      Inferences of the interactions between species' ecological niches and spatial distribution have been historically based on simple metrics such as low-resolution dietary breadth and range size, which might have impeded the ...
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      Dry deposition of air pollutants on trees at regional scale: A case study in the Basque Country 

      García de Jalón, S.; Burgess, P.J; Curiel Yuste, J.; Moreno, G.; Graves, A.; Palma, J.H.N.; Crous-Duran, J.; Kay, S.; Chiabai, A. (Elsevier, 2020)
      There is increased interest in the role of trees to reduce air pollution and thereby improve human health and well-being. This study determined the removal of air pollutants by dry deposition of trees across the Basque ...
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      Dynamic relationship analysis between NAFTA stock markets using nonlinear, nonparametric, non-stationary methods 

      Polanco-Martínez, J.M. (Springer Nature, 2019)
      This paper seeks to investigate the dynamic relationship between daily stock market indices in NAFTA countries from 8 November 1991 to 16 March 2018, using for the first time nonlinear, nonparametric, non-stationary methods. ...
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      Early-warning signals of individual tree mortality based on annual radial growth 

      Cailleret, M.; Dakos, V.; Jansen, S.; Robert, E.M.R.; Aakala, T.; Amoroso, M.M.; Antos, J.A.; Bigler, C.; Bugmann, H.; Caccianaga, M.; Camarero, J.-J.; Cherubini, P.; Coyea, M.R.; Cufar, K.; Das, A.J.; Davi, H.; Gea-Izquierdo, G.; Gillner, S.; Haavik, L.J.; Hartmann, H.; Heres, A.-M.; Hultine, K.R.; Janda, P.; Kane, J.M.; Kharuk, V.I.; Kitzberger, T.; Klein, T.; Levanic, T.; Linares, J.-C.; Lombardi, F.; Mäkinen, H.; Mészáros, I.; Metsaranta, J.M.; Oberhuber, W.; Papadopoulos, A.; Petritan, A.M.; Rohner, B.; Sangüesa-Barreda, G.; Smith, J.M.; Stan, A.B.; Stojanovic, D.B.; Suarez, M.-L.; Svoboda, M.; Trotsiuk, V.; Villalba, R.; Westwood, A.R.; Wyckoff, P.H.; Martínez-Vilalta, J. (Frontiers, 2019)
      Tree mortality is a key driver of forest dynamics and its occurrence is projected to increase in the future due to climate change. Despite recent advances in our understanding of the physiological mechanisms leading to ...
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      Ecological economics in the age of fear 

      Muradian, R; Pascual, U. (Elsevier, 2020)
      Far right political movements are rising and seizing power in many influential countries, affecting not only the governance of democratic regimes but also the science-policy relationship and the global environmental agenda. ...
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      Economic viability of the national-scale forestation program: The case of success in the Republic of Korea 

      Lee, J.; Lim, C.-H.; Kim, G.S.; Markandya, A.; Chowdhury, S.; Kim, S.J.; Lee, W.-K.; Son, Y. (Elsevier, 2018)
      The forests in the Republic of Korea (ROK) successfully recovered through the national forestation program as did the ecosystem services associated with them. With this positive experience, it is instructive to investigate ...
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      Ecosystem services and nature's contribution to people: negotiating diverse values and trade-offs in land systems 

      Ellis, E.C.; Pascual, U.; Mertz, O. (Elsevier, 2019)
      Land is increasingly managed to serve multiple societal demands. Beyond food, fiber, habitation, and recreation, land is now being called on to meet demands for carbon sequestration, water purification, biodiversity ...
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      Ecosystem-based management planning across aquatic realms at the Ria de Aveiro Natura 2000 territory 

      Lillebø, A.I.; Teixeira, H.; Morgado, M.; Martínez-López, J.; Marhubi, A.; Delacámara, G.; Strosser, P.; Nogueira, A.J.A. (Elsevier, 2019)
      Ria de Aveiro represents a coastal territory, in which its natural capital, mostly classified under a Natura 2000 network of protected areas, is of paramount importance for the regional and national economy, supporting ...
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      Edge disturbance drives liana abundance increase and alteration of liana host tree interactions in tropical forest fragments 

      Campbell, M.J.; Edwards, W.; Magrach, A.; Alamgir, M.; Porolak, G.; Mohandass, D.; Laurance, W.F. (John Wiley and Sons, 2018)
      Closed-canopy forests are being rapidly fragmented across much of the tropical world. Determining the impacts of fragmentation on ecological processes enables better forest management and improves species-conservation ...
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      Editorial overview: Relational values: what are they, and what's the fuss about? 

      Chan, K.M; Gould, R.K; Pascual, U. (Elsevier, 2018)
      Relational values as preferences, principles and virtues about human-nature relationships have attracted a great deal of attention in recent years. The term has been used to include concepts and knowledge from a wide range ...
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      Effects of climate change and management policies on marine fisheries productivity in the north-east coast of India 

      Das I, I.; Lauria, V.; Kay, S.; Cazcarro, I.; Arto, I.; Fernandes, J.A; Hazra, S. (Elsevier, 2020)
      The study covers two important deltaic systems of the north-east coast of India, viz. the Bengal and Mahanadi delta that support about 1.25 million people. The changes in potential marine fish production and socio-economic ...
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      Elevated CO2 did not affect the hydrological balance of a mature native Eucalyptus woodland 

      Gimeno, T.E.; McVicar, T.R.; O'Grady, A.P.; Tissue, D.T.; Ellsworth, D.S. (John Wiley and Sons, 2018)
      Elevated atmospheric CO2 concentration (eCa) might reduce forest water-use, due to decreased transpiration, following partial stomatal closure, thus enhancing water-use efficiency and productivity at low water availability. ...
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      Emergence of new knowledge for climate change adaptation 

      Olazabal, M.; Chiabai, A.; Foudi, S.; Neumann, M.B. (Elsevier, 2018)
      Decision-making for climate change adaptation requires an integrated and cross-sectoral approach to adequately capture the complexity of interconnected systems. More meaningful decisions can be taken in an arena where ...
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      Empirical and dynamic approaches for modelling the yield and N content of European grasslands 

      Dellar, M.; Topp, C.; Pardo, G.; del Prado, A.; Fitton, N.; Holmes, D.; Banos, G.; Wall, E. (Elsevier, 2019)
      We applied two approaches to model grassland yield and nitrogen (N) content. The first was a series of regression equations; the second was the Century dynamic model. The regression model was generated from data from ...
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      Ensembles of ecosystem service models can improve accuracy and indicate uncertainty 

      Willcock, S.; Hooftman, D.A.P.; Blanchard, R.; Dawson, T.P.; Hickler, T.; Lindeskog, M.; Martinez-Lopez, J.; Reyers, B.; Watts, S.M.; Eigenbrod, F.; Bullock, J.M. (Elsevier, 2020)
      Many ecosystem services (ES) models exist to support sustainable development decisions. However, most ES studies use only a single modelling framework and, because of a lack of validation data, rarely assess model accuracy ...
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      Estimation of the significance of the Foster's wavelet spectrum by means of the permutation test, and applications to paleoclimate records 

      Polanco-Martínez, J.M.; Faria, S.H. (Instituto Geologico y Minero de Espana, 2018)
      Here we propose a permutation test-a non-parametric computing-intensive test-to evaluate the statistical significance of the Foster s wavelet spectrum by means of Monte Carlo simulations. A procedure (algorithm) is introduced ...
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      Evaluating integrated impacts of low-emission transitions in the livestock sector 

      Spijker, E.; Anger-Kraavi, A.; Pollitt, H.; van de Ven, D.-J. (Elsevier, 2020)
      This paper provides the results of a combined qualitative and quantitative assessment of key impacts for two low-emission transition pathways for the Dutch livestock sector. These impacts or side-effects can be positive ...