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      Farmers vulnerability to global change in Navarre, Spain: large-scale irrigation as maladaptation 

      Albizua, A.; Corbera, E.; Pascual, U. (Springer, 2019)
      Agricultural landscapes are dynamic environments which change in response to cropping and trade opportunities, available technologies and climatic conditions. In this article, we investigate farmers vulnerability to ...
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      Finance, energy and the decoupling: an empirical study 

      Kovacic, Z.; Spanò, M.; Piano, S.L.; Sorman, A.H. (Springer-Verlag, 2018)
      This paper investigates the empirical and theoretical basis of the decoupling between energy throughput and economic growth, with a critical view of the use of the decoupling concept as a policy priority. We provide an ...
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      Floating matter: a neglected component of the ecological integrity of rivers 

      Shumilova, O.; Tockner, K.; Gurnell, A.M.; Langhans, S.D.; Righetti, M.; Lucía, A.; Zarfl, C. (Springer, 2019)
      Floating matter (FM) is a pivotal, albeit neglected, element along river corridors contributing to their ecological integrity. FM consists of particulate matter of natural (e.g. wood, branches, leaves, seeds) and anthropogenic ...
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      FlowRegEnvCost: An R Package for Assessing the Environmental Cost of River Flow Regulation 

      de Jalón, S.G. (Springer Nature, 2020)
      FlowRegEnvCost is an R package developed for evaluating the environmental costs of river flow regulation. The methods for calculating the costs are separated in three steps: (i) measuring the admissible range of variability ...
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      Fluvial sedimentary deposits as carbon sinks: Organic carbon pools and stabilization mechanisms across a Mediterranean catchment 

      Martínez-Mena, M.; Almagro, M.; García-Franco, N.; De, Vente, J.; García, E.; Boix, Fayos, C. (EGU Publications, 2019)
      p'The role of fluvial sedimentary areas as organic carbon sinks remains largely unquantified. Little is known about mechanisms of organic carbon (OC) stabilization in alluvial sediments in semiarid and subhumid catchments ...
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      Framing natural assets for advancing sustainability research: translating different perspectives into actions 

      Martinez-Harms, M.J.; Gelcich, S.; Krug, R.M.; Maseyk, F.J.F.; Moersberger, H.; Rastogi, A.; Wambugu, G.; Krug, C.B.; Spehn, E.M.; Pascual, U. (Springer, 2018)
      Sustainability is a key challenge for humanity in the context of complex and unprecedented global changes. Future Earth, an international research initiative aiming to advance global sustainability science, has recently ...
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      Free satellite data key to conservation 

      Buchanan, G.M.; Beresford, A.E.; Hebblewhite, M.; Escobedo, F.J.; De Klerk, H.M.; Donald, P.F.; Escribano, P.; Koh, L.P.; Martínez-López, J.; Pettorelli, N.; Skidmore, A.K.; Szantoi, Z.; Tabor, K.; Wegmann, M.; Wich, S. (AAAS, 2018)
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      Fresh perspectives for classic forest restoration challenges 

      Rodríguez-Uña, A.; Cruz-Alonso, V.; Rohrer, Z; Martínez-Baroja, L. (Society for Ecological Restoration, 2020)
      Restoration ecology is a young scientific discipline whose limitations can compromise the recovery of ecosystem biodiversity and functions. Specifically for limitations on forest restoration, we first recommend considering ...
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      Freshwater megafauna diversity: Patterns, status and threats 

      He, F.; Bremerich, V.; Zarfl, C.; Geldmann, J.; Langhans, S.D.; David, J.N.W.; Darwall, W.; Tockner, K.; Jähnig, S.C. (DIVERSITY AND DISTRIBUTIONS, 2018)
      Aim: Freshwater megafauna remain underrepresented in research and conservation, despite a disproportionately high risk of extinction due to multiple human threats. Therefore, our aims are threefold; (i) identify global ...
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      From integrated to integrative: Delivering on the paris agreement 

      Doukas, H.; Nikas, A.; González-Eguino, M.; Arto, I.; Anger-Kraavi, A. (MDPI, 2018)
      In pursuit of the drastic transformations necessary for effectively responding to climate change, the Paris Agreement stresses the need to design and implement sustainable, robust, and socially acceptable policy pathways ...
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      From principles to practice in paying for nature 

      Wunder, S.; Brouwer, R; Engel, S; Ezzine-De-Blas, D.; Muradian, R.; Pascual, U.; Pinto, R. (Springer Nature, 2018)
      Payments for Environmental Services (PES) constitute an innovative economic intervention to counteract the global loss of biodiversity and ecosystem functions. In theory, some appealing features should enable PES to perform ...
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      From topography to hydrology The modifiable area unit problem impacts freshwater species distribution models 

      Friedrichs-Manthey, M.; Langhans, S.D.; Hein, T.; Borgwardt, F.; Kling, H.; Jähnig, S.C.; Domisch, S. (John Wiley and Sons, 2020)
      Species distribution models (SDMs) are statistical tools to identify potentially suitable habitats for species. For SDMs in river ecosystems, species occurrences and predictor data are often aggregated across subcatchments ...
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      Future impacts of ozone driven damages on agricultural systems 

      Sampedro, J.; Waldhoff, S.T.; van de Ven, D.-J; Pardo, G.; Van Dingenen, R.; Arto, I.; del Prado, A.; Sanz, M.J. (Elsevier, 2020)
      Current ozone (O3) concentration levels entail significant damages in crop yields around the world. The reaction of the emitted precursors (mostly methane and nitrogen oxides) with solar radiation contribute to O3 levels ...
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      Greener and Fairer: A Progressive Environmental Tax Reform for Spain 

      Boehringe;, Christoph; Garcia-Muros, Xaquin; Gonzalez-Eguino, Mikel (IAEE, 2019)
      Environmental externalities call for the use of environmental taxes to get prices right and thereby reduce environmental pressures. To date, however, the Spanish government makes only limited use of environmental ...
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      Growth and resilience responses of Scots pine to extreme droughts across Europe depend on predrought growth conditions 

      Bose, A.K.; Gessler, A.; Bolte, A.; Bottero, A.; Buras, A.; Cailleret, M.; Camarero, J.J.; Haeni, M.; Heres, A.M.; Hevia, A.; Lévesque, M.; Linares, J.C.; Martinez-Vilalta, J.; Matías, L.; Menzel, A.; Sánchez-Salguero, R.; Saurer, M.; Vennetier, M.; Ziche, D.; Rigling, A. (GLOBAL CHANGE BIOLOGY, 2020)
      Global climate change is expected to further raise the frequency and severity of extreme events, such as droughts. The effects of extreme droughts on trees are difficult to disentangle given the inherent complexity of ...
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      Habitat fragmentation is linked to cascading effects on soil functioning and CO2 emissions in Mediterranean holm-oak-forests 

      Flores-Rentería,Dulce; Rincón,Ana; Morán-López,Teresa; Heres,Ana-Maria; Pérez-Izquierdo,Leticia; Valladares,Fernando; Curiel, Yuste,Jorge (PeerJ, 2018)
      We studied key mechanisms and drivers of soil functioning by analyzing soil respiration and enzymatic activity in Mediterranean holm oak forest fragments with different influence of the agricultural matrix. For this, ...
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      Health co-benefits and mitigation costs as per the Paris Agreement under different technological pathways for energy supply 

      Sampedro, J.; Smith, S.J.; Arto, I.; González-Eguino, M.; Markandya, A.; Mulvaney, K.M.; Pizarro-Irizar, C.; Van Dingenen, R. (Elsevier, 2020)
      This study assesses the reductions in air pollution emissions and subsequent beneficial health effects from different global mitigation pathways consistent with the 2 °C stabilization objective of the Paris Agreement. We ...
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      Health co-benefits from air pollution and mitigation costs of the Paris Agreement: a modelling study 

      Markandya, A.; Sampedro, J.; Smith, S.J.; Van Dingenen, R.; Pizarro-Irizar, C.; Arto, I.; González-Eguino, M. (Elsevier, 2018)
      Background: Although the co-benefits from addressing problems related to both climate change and air pollution have been recognised, there is not much evidence comparing the mitigation costs and economic benefits of air ...
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      Heat stress risk in European dairy cattle husbandry under different climate change scenarios-uncertainties and potential impacts 

      Hempel, S.; Menz, C.; Pinto, S.; Galán, E.; Janke, D.; Estellés, F.; Müschner-Siemens, T.; Wang, X.; Heinicke, J.; Zhang, G.; Amon, B.; del Prado, A.; Amon, T. (EGU Publications, 2019)
      In the last decades, a global warming trend was observed. Along with the temperature increase, modifications in the humidity and wind regime amplify the regional and local impacts on livestock husbandry. Direct impacts ...
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      Historical energy price shocks and their changing effects on the economy 

      van de Ven, D.J.; Fouquet, R. (Elsevier, 2017)
      The purpose of this paper is to identify the changes in the impact of energy shocks on economic activity with an interest in assessing if an economy's vulnerability and resilience to shocks improved with economic ...