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Big Data in Environment and Human Health  

Lora Fleming, Michael Depledge, Sabina Leonelli, Harriet Gordon-Brown, Giovanni Leonardi, Brian Golding, Gordon Nichols, Christophe Sarran, Niccolò Tempini, and Anthony Kessel

This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science. Please check back later for the full article. ... More

Biodiversity Hotspots and Conservation Priorities  

Peter Kareiva and Isaac Kareiva

The concept of biodiversity hotspots arose as a science-based framework with which to identify high-priority areas for habitat protection and conservation—often in the form of nature ... More

Biodiversity in Heterogeneous and Dynamic Landscapes  

Clélia Sirami

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Jul 2016
Although the concept of biodiversity emerged 30 years ago, patterns and processes influencing ecological diversity have been studied for more than a century. Historically, ecological ... More

Biodiversity Loss  

Tom Oliver

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Cities, Green Space, and Mental Well-Being  

Jenny Roe

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Nov 2016
Mental and behavioral disorders account for approximately 7.4% of the global burden of disease, with depression now the world’s leading cause of disability. One in four people in the ... More

Classification and Mitigation of Soil Salinization  

Tibor Tóth

Soil salinity has been causing problems for agriculturists for millennia, primarily in irrigated lands. The importance of salinity issues is increasing, since large areas are affected by ... More

Climate Change Impacts on Agriculture across Africa  

Laura Pereira

Confidence in the projected impacts of climate change on agricultural systems has increased substantially since the first Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reports. In ... More

Conservation in the Amazon  

Marc Dourojeanni

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Cooperation over Transboundary Water Resources in International Law  

Owen McIntyre

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The Cultivation and Environmental Impact of Mushrooms  

Shu Ting Chang and Solomon P. Wasser

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Mar 2017
The word mushroom may mean different things to different people in different countries. Specialist studies on the value of mushrooms and their products should have a clear definition of ... More

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