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  • Obersteiner, M; Huettner, M; Kraxner, F; McCallum, I; Aoki, K; Bottcher, H; Fritz, S; Gusti, M; Havlik, P; Kindermann, G; Rametsteiner, E; Reyers, B (BioMed Central Ltd, 2009-11)
    The issues surrounding 'Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation' (REDD) have become a major component of continuing negotiations under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). ...
  • Keith, M; Chimimba, CT; Reyers, B; Van Jaarsveld, AS (Zoological Society of Southern Africa, 2007-04)
    Assessing the risk of extinction to species forms an essential part of regional conservation initiatives that facilitate the allocation of limited resources for conservation. The present study conducted conservation priority ...
  • Sinclair, BJ; Scott, MB; Klok, CJ; Terblanche, JS; Marshall, DJ; Reyers, B; Chown, SL (Cambridge University Press, 2006-09)
    The distribution and abundance of free-living arthropods from soil and under stones were surveyed at the Cape Hallett ice-free area (ASPA No. 106), North Victoria Land, Antarctica. A total of 327 samples from 67 plots ...
  • Willcock, S; Hooftman, D; Sitas, Nadia E; O'Farrell, P; Hudson, MD; Reyers, B; Eigenbrod, F; Bullock, JM (Elsevier, 2016-04)
    To achieve sustainability goals, it is important to incorporate ecosystem service (ES) information into decision-making processes. However, little is known about the correspondence between the needs of ES information users ...
  • Reyers, B; O'Farrell, PJ; Cowling, RM; Egoh, Benis N; Le Maitre, David C; Vlok, JHJ (Resilience Alliance, 2009)
    Land-cover change has been identified as one of the most important drivers of change in ecosystems and their services. However, information on the consequences of land cover change for ecosystem services and human well-being ...
  • Nel, JL; Reyers, B; Roux, DJ; Cowling, RM (Elsevier, 2009-08)
    There has been very little consideration of freshwater ecosystems in identifying and designing protected areas. Recent studies suggest that protected areas hold enormous potential to conserve freshwater biodiversity if ...
  • Reyers, B; Polasky, S; Tallis, H; Mooney, HA; Larigauderie, A (American Institute of Biological Sciences, 2012-05)
    Recently, some members of the conservation community have used ecosystem services as a strategy to conserve biodiversity. Others in the community have criticized this strategy as a distraction from the mission of biodiversity ...
  • Sitas, Nadia E; Reyers, B; Cundill, G; Prozesky, HE; Nel, JL; Esler, KJ (Elsevier, 2016-04)
    Engaging diverse stakeholders in collaborative processes to integrate environmental information into decision making is important, but challenging. It requires working at and across the boundaries between knowledge types ...
  • Bohensky, EL; Reyers, B; Van Jaarsveld, AS (Blackwell Publishing, 2006-08)
    Scenario planning is a promising tool for dealing with uncertainty, but it has been underutilized in ecology and conservation. The use of scenarios to explore ecological dynamics of alternative futures has been given a ...
  • Ntshotsho, P; Esler, KJ; Reyers, B (MDPI, 2015-11)
    Global acknowledgement of ecological restoration, as an important tool to complement conservation efforts, requires an effort to increase the effectiveness of restoration interventions. Evidence-based practice is purported ...
  • Knight, AT; Smith, RS; Cowling, RM; Desmet, PG; Faith, DP; Ferrier, S; Gelderblom, CM; Grantham, H; Lombard, AT; Maze, K; Nel, JL; Parrish, JD; Pence, JQK; Possingham, HP; Reyers, B; Rouget, M; Roux, D; Wilson, KA (American Institute of Biological Sciences, 2007-03)
    The key biodiversity areas (KBA) approach aims to identify globally important areas for species conservation. Although a similar methodology has been used successfully to identify important Bird Areas, the authors have ...
  • Diaz, S; Demissew, S; Carabias, J; Joly, C; Lonsdale, M; Ash, N; Larigauderie, A; Adhikari, JR; Arico, S; Baldi, A; Bartuska, A; Baste, IA; Bilgin, A; Brondizio, E; Chan, KMA; Figueroa, VE; Duraiappah, A; Fischer, M; Hill, R; Koetz, T; Leadley, P; Lyver, P; Mace, GM; Martin-Lopez, B; Okumura, M; Pacheco, D; Pascual, U; Selvin Perez, E; Reyers, B; Roth, E; Saito, O; Scholes, RJ; Sharma, N; Tallis, H; Thaman, R; Watson, R; Yahara, T; Hamid, ZA; Akosim, C; Al-Hafedh, Y; Allahverdiyev, R; Amankwah, E; Asah, ST; Asfaw, Z; Bartus, G; Brooks, LA; Caillaux, J; Dalle, G; Darnaedi, D; Driver, A; Erpul, G; Escobar-Eyzaguirre, P; Failler, P; Fouda, AMM; Fu, B; Gundimeda, H; Hashimoto, S; Homer, F; Lavorel, S; Lichtenstein, G; Mala, WA; Mandivenyi, W; Matczak, P; Mbizvo, C; Mehrdadi, M; Metzger, JP; Mikissa, JB; Moller, H; Mooney, HA; Mumby, P; Nagendra, H; Nesshover, C; Oteng-Yeboah, AA; Pataki, G; Roue, M; Rubis, J; Schultz, M; Smith, P; Sumaila, R; Takeuchi, K; Thomas, S; Verma, M; Chang, Y; Zlatanova, D (Elsevier, 2015-06)
    The first public product of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) is its Conceptual Framework. This conceptual and analytical tool, presented here in detail, will underpin all IPBES ...
  • Reyers, B; Van Wilgen, BW; Nel, JL; Le Maitre, David C; O'farrell, P; Wise, R; Forsyth, GG; Smith-Adao, L; Ntshotsho, P; Egoh, Benis N (2008-11)
    Human actions have fundamentally changed the way the world’s ecosystems look and function. Our efforts to produce more food, fibre, and fuel, control our water supplies and protect ourselves from the elements (e.g. storms ...
  • Van Jaarsveld, AS; Biggs, R; Scholes, RJ; Bohensky, E; Reyers, B; Lynam, T; Musvoto, Constansia D; Fabricius, C (Royal Society, 2005-01)
    The Southern African Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (SAfMA) evaluated the relationships between ecosystem services and human well-being at multiple scales, ranging from local through to sub-continental. Trends in ecosystem ...
  • O'Farrell, PJ; Reyers, B; Le Maitre, David C; Milton, SJ; Egoh, Benis N; Maherry, A; Colvin, C; Atkinson, D; De Lange, Willem J; Blignaut, JN; Cowling, RM (Springer, 2010-06)
    Synergies between biodiversity conservation objectives and ecosystem service management were investigated in the Succulent Karoo biome (83,000 km2) of South Africa, a recognised biodiversity hotspot. Our study complemented ...
  • Nel, JL; Le Maitre, David C; Nel, DC; Reyers, B; Archibald, S; Van Wilgen, BW; Forsyth, GG; Theron, AK; O'Farrell, PJ; Mwenge Kahinda, Jean-Marc; Engelbrecht, FA; Kapangaziwiri, Evison; Van Niekerk, L; Barwell, L (Public Library of Science, 2014-05)
    Communities worldwide are increasingly affected by natural hazards such as floods, droughts, wildfires and storm-waves. However, the causes of these increases remain underexplored, often attributed to climate changes or ...
  • Reyers, B; Nel, JL; O'Farrell, PJ; Sitas, Nadia E; Nel, DC (PNAS, 2015-06)
    Achieving the policy and practice shifts needed to secure ecosystem services is hampered by the inherent complexities of ecosystem services and their management. Methods for the participatory production and exchange of ...
  • Ntshotsho, P; Reyers, B; Esler, KJ (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012-03)
    Evidence-based practice is not possible without an evidence base. Guldemond et al. confuse our attempt at assessing the status of the evidence base of restoration programs in South Africa with attempting to assess whether ...
  • Obersteiner, M; Huettner, M; Kraxner, F; McCallum, I; Aoki, K; Böttcher, H; Fritz, S; Gusti, M; Havlik, P; Kindermann, G; Rametsteiner, E; Reyers, B (BioMed Central, 2009-11)
    The issues surrounding 'Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation' (REDD) have become a major component of continuing negotiations under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). ...
  • Sitas, Nadia E; Prozesky, HE; Esler, KJ; Reyers, B (Springer, 2014-10)
    Despite much progress in ecosystem services research, a gap still appears to exist between this research and the implementation of landscape management and development activities on the ground, especially within a developing ...