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Year: 2017
The KL stands out from other landscapes for its high endowment of endemism and an intricate network of 19 protected areas
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Year: 2017
The Hindu Kush Karakoram Pamir Landscape Conservation and Development Initiative (HKPL-CDI) is a regional transboundary initiative to enhance cooperation between Afghanistan, China, Pakistan, and Tajikistan for biodiversity conservation and mountain sustainable development
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Year: 2007
Conservation planning in the Eastern Himalaya has taken strides forward during the past one decade
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Year: 2017
The report presents comprehensive updates on the progress made under Kailash Sacred Landscape Conservation and Development Initiative (KSLCDI) in 2016
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Year: 2016
The success of long-term conservation requires that interventions include entire landscapes because designated protected areas (PAs) are often not complete ecological units
Year: 2010
Climate change means more than just change in temperatures
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Year: 2017
The Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) is a global asset with rich cultural and biological diversity
Year: 2017
Nepal has undergone several policy reforms over the years to address multi-dimensional global conservation goals
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Year: 2017
Himalayan region is a trans-boundary area with rich biodiversity of global importance, while this region has been subject to great human stress and continues to face multiple threats with the global change
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Year: 2016
We briefly introduce and describe seven questions related to community structure and biodiversity conservation that can be addressed using field experiments, and provide the context for using the vast geographic diversity, biodiversity, and network of Nature Reserves in China to perform these experiments
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Year: 2016
The study objectives were to gather feedback and opinions of goat farmers on the Forest and Nature Conservation Rule on goat rearing in Bhutan and identify field constraints arising from the conservation rule
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Year: 2017
Monitoring the status and trends of species is critical to their conservation and management
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Year: 2016
There is a large number of peer-reviewed publications reporting that a changing climate is one of the biggest challenges humanity will have during the 21st century
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Year: 2016
Habitat loss is the greatest threat to biodiversity and rapid, human-forced climate change is likely to exacerbate this
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Year: 2016
Global policy initiatives and international conservation organizations have sought to emphasize and strengthen the link between the conservation of natural ecosystems and human development
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Year: 2010
The present brochure, published by the Global Mountain Biodiversity Assessment (GMBA) of DIVERSITAS, Institute of Botany, University of Basel with the support of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), has been prepared as a contribution to the International Year of Biodiversity 2010 and the Conference of Parties of the CBD (COP10) in Japan in October 2010
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Year: 2016
Wildlife utilization in the tropics is massive, with nearly 5 million tons of bushmeat consumed by local communities
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Year: 2016
We briefly introduce and describe seven questions related to community structure and biodiversity conservation that can be addressed using field experiments, and provide the context for using the vast geographic diversity, biodiversity, and network of Nature Reserves in China to perform these experiments
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Year: 2016
This study was carried out to investigate abundance, distribution, structure and conservation status of three major ungulate species viz
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Year: 2016
Despite years of study and substantial investment in remediation and prevention, soil erosion continues to be a major environmental problem with regard to land use in India and elsewhere around the world
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Year: 2016
The Hindu Kush Karakoram Pamir Landscape Conservation and Development Initiative (HKPLCDI) is a regional transboundary initiative to enhance cooperation between Afghanistan, China, Pakistan, and Tajikistan for biodiversity conservation and sustainable development in the western Hindu Kush Himalayas
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Year: 2016
This study estimates the economic value of ecosystem services generated from the management of community forests at sub-watershed level
Year: 2016
Community Forests (CF) have been recognized as one of the successful management modalities in forests and biodiversity conservation in Nepal
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Year: 2016
In the villages perched high in the midhills of Nepal, springs are a lifeline – providing water to sustain the needs of households, their farms, and their livestock
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Year: 2016
This book highlights 25 highly commercial and high-value NTFPs, their traditional knowledge and use, trade, cultivation and value addition, and government policy on collection and trade
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Year: 2016
The Hindu Kush Himalayan region (HKH), endowed with rich biodiversity, is a living laboratory for scholars of all fields
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Year: 2016
The Kangchenjunga Landscape Conservation and Development Initiative (KLCDI) is one of ICIMOD’s four transboundary landscapes initiatives currently being implemented in the Hindu Kush Himalayas
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Year: 2016
Non-timber Forest Products (NTFPs), an important provisioning ecosystem services, are recognized for their contribution in rural livelihoods and forest conservation
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Year: 2016
Potential trade-offs between providing sufficient food for a growing human population in the future and sustaining ecosystems and their services are driven by various biophysical and socio-economic parameters at different scales
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Year: 2016
Anthropogenic activities are substantially changing coastal wetland ecosystems globally
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Year: 2016
The Kangchenjunga landscape, a transboundary complex shared by Bhutan, India, and Nepal, is one of the biologically richest regions in the Eastern Himalayas
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Year: 2015
To protect endangered turtles that nest in one of the most important wildlife sanctuaries in Sri Lanka wildlife officials need to consider increasing the entrance fee charged for turtle watching
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Year: 2016
High levels of water-induced erosion in the transboundary Himalayan river basins are contributing to substantial changes in basin hydrology and inundation
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Year: 2016
International targets have committed governments to expanding the global protected area (PA) network to 17% of the terrestrial surface by 2020
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Year: 2016
The present paper discusses the development of a participatory approach to promote medicinal and aromatic plant (MAP) cultivation as a tool for biodiversity conservation and livelihood enhancement in Champawat district of Uttarakhand state in India
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Year: 2016
There is high-level political support for the use of green infrastructure (GI) across Europe, to maintain viable populations and to provide ecosystem services (ES)
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Year: 2016
Mountains have long been admired and protected on the grounds of their wilderness, character and landscape beauty
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Year: 2016
The relationship between biodiversity and each ecosystem service or bundle of ecosystem services (e
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Year: 2016
To ensure the long-term persistence of biodiversity, conservation strategies must account for the entire range of climate change impacts
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Year: 2014
Mountains occupy 24% of the global land surface area and are home to 12% of the world’s population
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Year: 2015
The Karakoram-Pamir-Wakhan Landscape Conservation and Development Initiative (KPWLCDI) is a regional transboundary initiative to enhance cooperation between Afghanistan, China, Pakistan, and Tajikistan for biodiversity conservation and sustainable development in the western Hindu Kush Himalayas
Year: 2015
Since January 2013, CHEA has been responsible for the implementation of Component 1 – Innovative Livelihood Approaches in Kailash Sacred Landscape (KSL) India
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Year: 2015
DHM is collaborating with Research Centre for Applied Sciences and Technology (RECAST) for activities in the areas of Cryosphere
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Year: 2015
This study was carried out to investigate abundance, distribution, structure and conservation status of three major ungulate species viz
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Year: 2015
Located in the inland arid area of Central Asia and northwest China, Xinjiang has recently received heightened concerns over soil water erosion, which is highly related with the sustainable utilization of barren soil and limited water resources
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Year: 2015
Conservation agriculture (CA) is considered as a suitable technique for soil erosion control, productivity enhancement, and improved economic benefits
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Year: 2015
Biodiversity is globally recognised as a cornerstone of healthy ecosystems, and biodiversity conservation is increasingly becoming one of the important aims of environmental management
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Year: 2015
The Landscape Initiative for the Far-eastern Himalayas (Hi- LIFE Initiative) is a regional conservation and development initiative jointly implemented by the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) and partners in China, India and Myanmar in the Far-eastern Himalayan Landscape
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Year: 2010
Journal of Biotechnology and Biodiversity was created in 2010
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Year: 2011
This is a journal which provides a forum for the publish of original research articles, review articles, case reports, research notes, technical reports and other studies related to aspects of Biodiversity and Ecology
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Year: 2004
This electronic journal focuses on the emerging field of biodiversity informatics--the creation, integration, analysis, and understanding of information regarding biological diversity
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Year: 2001
The scope of the journal is wide, including descriptions of new species, and studies on systematics, morphology, biogeography, ecology, ethology, physiology and genetics, to some point stressing the relevance of the study to Conservation Biology
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Year: 2010
The mission of the journal is to contribute to the growth and societal relevance of the disciplines of biodiversity through its role in the dissemination of taxonomical, ecological and biogeographical research
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Year: 2014
The journal publishes original research findings, as well as reviews, commentaries or perspectives, strategies and short communications
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Year: 1993
The IUCN Green List of Protected Areas (GLPA) is the only global standard of good practice for protected areas
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Year: 2013
International Journal of Biodiversity is a peer-reviewed, open access journal that publishes original research articles as well as review articles in all areas of biodiversity
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Year: 2009
An international quarterly, the Biodiversity: Research and Conservation (Biodiv
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Year: 2013
Aims of this journal are to share and disseminate novel scientific information on the discovery and description of insect diversity
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Year: 2015
Abstarct The terrestrial landscape has changed considerably compared to that of the early 20th century when soil conservation was first institutionalized
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Year: 2015
The aim of this study is to predict changes in the distribution and extent of habitat forming species defined as “Priority Marine Habitats” (PMHs) in the North-East (NE) Atlantic under future scenarios of climate-induced environmental change
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Year: 2015
The objective of the Third Regional Meeting was to consolidate the findings of the preparatory phase of the KLCDI and to apprise country delegates of the content of the Regional FAR and CDS, and the draft RCF and implementation plans, while seeking endorsement of the RCF for implementation of KLCDI programs
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Year: 2015
The book comprises comprehensive information covering physical, socio-economic, biological and environmental aspects of Kangchenjunga Landscape in eastern Nepal, an important landscape with extraordinary biological and cultural diversity, as well as water resources
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Year: 2015
In recent years, to more effectively address the growing threats to biodiversity conservation, the management of protected areas has evolved from a species-based conservation approach to a holistic landscape approach with a focus on people’s participation
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Year: 2014
The Kangchenjunga Landscape Conservation and Development Initiative (KLCDI), launched in 2012, is a transboundary collaboration among the Governments of Bhutan, India, and Nepal to promote biodiversity conservation and sustainable development in the Kangchenjunga Landscape
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Year: 2015
The collective impact of humans on biodiversity rivals mass extinction events defining Earth’s history, but does our large population also present opportunities to document and contend with this crisis? We provide the first quantitative review of biodiversity-related citizen science to determine whether data collected by these projects can be, and are currently being, effectively used in biodiversity research
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Year: 2015
Ecosystems are under increasing pressure from human activities, with land use and land-use change at the forefront of the drivers that provoke global and regional biodiversity loss
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Year: 2015
As species' geographic ranges and ecosystem functions are altered in response to climate change, there is a need to integrate biodiversity conservation approaches that promote natural adaptation into land use planning
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Year: 2015
The velocity of climate change is an elegant analytical concept that can be used to evaluate the exposure of organisms to climate change
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Year: 2014
India is one of the 12 mega biodiversity countries of the world, which represents 11% of world's flora in about 2
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Year: 2014
Conservation agriculture (CA) systems composed of intercropping and strip tillage practices were evaluated on marginalized maize-based farming system in hill region of Nepal
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Year: 2014
Understanding diversity patterns along altitudinal gradients, and their underlying causes are important for conserving biodiversity
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Year: 2014
The reconciliation of biodiversity conservation, ecosystem service provision and agricultural production in tropical landscapes requires recognition of the trade-offs between competing land-uses
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Year: 2014
Overexploitation of water resources in the Shiyang River Basin, an inland river in Gansu, China has promoted a prosperous agricultural economy but at the same time caused downstream flows to sharply reduce and the groundwater table to fall rapidly
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Year: 2014
For smooth and wide application of conservation agriculture (CA), remaining uncertainties about its impacts on crop yield need to be reduced
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Year: 2014
The loss of species and habitats is one of the major threats for biodiversity
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Year: 2014
This side event will bring together global experts in conservation and development in the transboundary landscapes of the HKH region
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Year: 2014
Transboundary Landscapes is one of the regional programmes that aim to promote conservation and sustainable use of natural resources (biodiversity, rangelands, farming systems, forests, wetlands and watersheds) in landscapes defined by ecosystems rather than administrative boundaries
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Year: 2014
While these documents were under preparation, ICIMOD and the three partner countries initiated a parallel process of formulating the BSL Regional Cooperation Framework (BSL-RCF), involving the key strategic partners and senior officials from the three countries
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Year: 2014
A systematic literature review was undertaken to analyse the linkages between different biodiversity attributes and 11 ecosystem services
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Year: 2014
This article introduces a Special Issue on biodiversity of Palaearctic grasslands and provides a synthesis of the current knowledge on this topic
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