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Published on February 1, 2021
Analyses indicates that macrosystems biology emphasizes large scales, has deep roots in ecological disciplines, and may emerge as a new research frontier, but this last point has yet to be proven.
Published on May 25, 2020
Findings shed new light on the importance of microhabitat characteristics that are generally overlooked in coarse-scale models in influencing giant panda habitat selection within the home range.
We use the metacoupling framework to illustrate how fisheries catches were locally, regionally, and globally interconnected in 1950–2014.
ECOLOGICAL MODELLING - Improving species distribution model predictive accuracy using species abundance: Application with boosted regression trees
Published on July 24, 2020
Insights into the applicability of using weighted approaches with other commonly used species distribution modeling methods.
SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT - A global assessment of the impact of individual protected areas on preventing forest loss
Published on March 12, 2021
Impacts of 54,792 PAs worldwide quantified to explore preventing forest loss from 2000to 2015, and assessed important landscape and management factors affecting the impacts of PAs.
NATURE COMMUNICATIONS - Impacts of irrigated agriculture on food-energy-water-CO2 nexus across 2 metacoupled systems
Published on November 17, 2020
Understanding irrigated agriculture's impact on the food-energy-water-CO2 nexus
SUSTAINABILITY -- Through the Lens of Telecoupling and Metacoupling: New Perspectives for Global Sustainability
Published on March 9, 2021
An editorial reviewing the contributions and impacts of telecoupling and metacoupling.
JOURNAL OF APPLIED ECOLOGY - Working with Indigenous and local knowledge In large‐scale ecological assessments
Published on July 27, 2020
We review and reflect on how the GA worked with Indigenous and local knowledge and lessons learned.
NATURE SUSTAINABILITY -- Impacts of International Trade on Achieving Global Sustainable Development Goals
Published on July 13, 2020
International trade positively affected global progress towards seven environment-related SDGs. International trade improved SDG scores of most evaluated developed countries but reduced the SDG scores of over 60% of the evaluated developing countries
Published on April 23, 2020
Our study highlights the importance of historically and contextually situating analyses linking the effects of pre-harvesting processes on harvesting outcomes, broadening the scope of inquiry beyond a narrow policy attention on harvesting.
SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT - Alleviating water scarcity and poverty in drylands through telecouplings: Vegetable trade and tourism in northwest China
Published on June 26, 2020
Water scarcity evaluated using a composite index that considered both water resources and poverty and assessed the effects of the vegetable trade and tourism on water scarcity and income.
Published on June 8, 2020
We develop a measure of gross ecosystem product (GEP) that summarizes the value of ecosystem services in a single monetary metric.
RESOURCES, CONSERVATION AND RECYCLING - Ecological civilization and government administrative system reform in China
Published on April 13, 2020
Understanding how China's recent adaptation of ecological civilization differs from previous national sustainability strategies is critical to evaluate how China’s eco-civilization can contribute to global sustainability.
GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE - Quantifying interregional flows of multiple ecosystem services – A case study for Germany
Published on March 20, 2020
A first multi-ES quantification of a nation's use of ecosystem services from abroad.
Published on May 1, 2019
We evaluate whether recent land-system science research into telecoupling provides a basis to set normative goals or priorities for addressing sustainability in coupled human-natural systems.
FISH AND FISHERIES - A fresh look at inland fisheries and their role in food security and livelihoods
Published on September 1, 2019
This paper synthesizes recent data on the role of inland fisheries and innovative approaches for assessing livelihood contributions and their importance in countries with limited access to ocean resources and aquaculture.
HYDROBIOLOGIA - Developing precipitation- and groundwater-corrected stream temperature models to improve brook charr management amid climate change
Published on June 13, 2019
Fisheries managers can use the stream temperature modeling approach described herein to predict effects of climate change on brook charr survival and growth and take actions to facilitate their sustainability in riverine systems.
CHINESE GEOGRAPHICAL SCIENCE - Spatial and Temporal Changes of Arable Land Driven by Urbanization and Ecological Restoration in China
Published on October 21, 2019
Arable land decreased by 3.31%. Urbanization and ecological restoration programs were the main drivers of arable land loss, while reclamation of other land cover types was the primary source of increased arable land.
AQUATIC ECOSYSTEM HEALTH & MGT - Using the telecoupling framework to improve Great Lakes fisheries sustainability
Published on December 2, 2019
Understanding the causes and consequences of complex social-ecological fisheries interactions and develop informed strategies for sustainable fisheries management and governance
SCIENCE - Pervasive human-driven decline of life on Earth points to the need for transformative change
Published on December 12, 2019
Human impacts on life on Earth are unprecedented, requiring transformative action to address root economic, social and technological causes.