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  • 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 ...
  • O'Farrell, PJ; De Lange, Willem J; Le Maitre, David C; Reyers, B; Blignaut, JN; Milton, SJ; Atkinson, D; Egoh, Benis N; Maherry, A; Colvin, C; Cowling, RM (Elsevier, 2011-01)
    Arid regions are home to unique fauna, flora, and vulnerable human populations, and present a challenge for sustainable land-use management. The authors undertook an assessment and valuation of three key services, grazing, ...
  • Van Wilgen, BW; Le Maitre, David C; Reyers, B; Schonegevel, L; Richardson, DM (2006)
    Despite significant advances in the science of invasion ecology, surprisingly little is known about the magnitude of the impacts of invasions. The work described in this paper aims to develop spatially explicit databases ...
  • Egoh, Benis N; Reyers, B; Carwardine, J; Bode, M; O'Farrell, PJ; Wilson, KA; Possingham, HP; Rouget, M; De Lange, Willem J; Cowling, RM (Society for Conservation Biology, 2010-02)
    Global declines in biodiversity and the widespread degradation of ecosystem services have led to urgent calls to safeguard both. Responses to this urgency include calls to integrate the needs of ecosystem services and ...
  • Polasky, S; Tallis, H; Reyers, B (National Academy of Sciences, 2015-06)
    Progress in ecosystem service science has been rapid, and there is now a healthy appetite among key public and private sector decision makers for this science. However, changing policy and management is a long-term project, ...
  • Jonas, Z; Rouget, M; Reyers, B; Mohamed, B; Rutherford, MC; Mucina, L; Powrie, LW (Fernwood Press, 2006)
    Humans have transformed almost half of the world's land surface area into agriculture and urban systems. The most severe biodiversity loss occurs when a natural ecosystem is converted to an artificial system. This does not ...