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  1. Anthropogenic degradation of marine ecosystems is widely accepted as a major social-ecological problem. The growing urgency to manage marine ecosystems more effectively has led to increasing application of spa...

    Authors: Bethan C. O’Leary, Joshua P. Copping, Nibedita Mukherjee, Sandra L. Dorning, Bryce D. Stewart, Emma McKinley, Prue F. E. Addison, Chris Williams, Griffin Carpenter, David Righton and Katherine L. Yates

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2021 10:13

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  2. The control and prevention of vector-borne and zoonotic diseases is often based on the reduction of host or vector populations, involving but not limited to preventative culling and use of insecticides. Yet, d...

    Authors: Léa Lugassy, Ludivine Amdouni-Boursier, Haoues Alout, Romuald Berrebi, Christophe Boëte, Franck Boué, Nathalie Boulanger, Thierry Durand, Michel de Garine-Wichatitsky, Sylvain Larrat, Marie Moinet, Catherine Moulia, Nonito Pagès, Olivier Plantard, Vincent Robert and Barbara Livoreil

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2021 10:11

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  3. Flow variability is considered a fundamental factor affecting riverine biota. Any alterations to flow regime can influence freshwater organisms, and this process is expected to change with the projected climat...

    Authors: Agata Keller, Somsubhra Chattopadhyay and Mikołaj Piniewski

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2021 10:10

    Content type: Systematic Map Protocol

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  4. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Anaïs Goulas, Drifa Belhadi, Alexandre Descamps, Antoine Andremont, Pierre Benoit, Sophie Courtois, Christophe Dagot, Nathalie Grall, David Makowski, Sylvie Nazaret, Sylvie Nélieu, Dominique Patureau, Fabienne Petit, Céline Roose‑Amsaleg, Marion Vittecoq, Barbara Livoreil…

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2021 10:9

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Environmental Evidence 2020 9:4

  5. Ongoing and future hydroclimatic changes have large environmental and societal impacts. In terrestrial ecosystems, these changes are usually described with the terms ‘wetter’ and ‘drier’, which refer to the ch...

    Authors: Nina Roth, Fernando Jaramillo, Lan Wang-Erlandsson, David Zamora, Sebastián Palomino-Ángel and Sara A. O. Cousins

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2021 10:8

    Content type: Commentary

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  6. Biochar is a relatively new soil amendment method in agricultural practices that can improve the ecosystem services of soils. Biochar has commonly been applied to less fertile or contaminated soils, specifical...

    Authors: Madina Bekchanova, Luca Campion, Stephan Bruns, Tom Kuppens, Marijke Jozefczak, Ann Cuypers and Robert Malina

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2021 10:7

    Content type: Systematic Review Protocol

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  7. Human wastewater biosolids, hereafter referred to as biosolids, are produced in significant quantities around the world and often applied to an extensive land mass including agricultural fields, forests, mine ...

    Authors: Mike J. Badzmierowski, Gregory K. Evanylo, W. Lee Daniels and Kathryn C. Haering

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2021 10:6

    Content type: Systematic Review Protocol

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  8. One of the most important steps in the process of conducting a systematic review or map is data extraction and the production of a database of coding, metadata and study data. There are many ways to structure ...

    Authors: Neal R. Haddaway, Charles T. Gray and Matthew Grainger

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2021 10:5

    Content type: Methodology

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  9. Numerous man-made structures (MMS) have been installed in various parts of the ocean (e.g. oil and gas structures, offshore wind installations). Many are now at, or nearing, the end of their intended life. Cur...

    Authors: Anaëlle J. Lemasson, Antony M. Knights, Murray Thompson, Gennadi Lessin, Nicola Beaumont, Christine Pascoe, Ana M. Queirós, Louise McNeill, Michaela Schratzberger and Paul J. Somerfield

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2021 10:4

    Content type: Systematic Map Protocol

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  10. Coral reefs are rapidly changing in response to local and global stressors. Research to better understand and inform the management of these stressors is burgeoning. However, in situ studies of coral reef ecol...

    Authors: Alice Lawrence, Adel Heenan, Arielle Levine, Neal R. Haddaway, Farrah Powell, Lisa Wedding, Ronan Roche, Peter Lawrence, Claire Szostek, Helen Ford, Lucy Southworth, Sivajyodee Sannassy Pilly, Laura E. Richardson and Gareth J. Williams

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2021 10:3

    Content type: Systematic Map Protocol

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  11. In boreal zone forest management is changing and degrading forest habitats, which has caused declines in biodiversity. To mitigate these harmful effects in production forests, small-scale habitats with high bi...

    Authors: Matti Häkkilä, Anna Johansson, Terhi Sandgren, Anne Uusitalo, Mikko Mönkkönen, Pasi Puttonen and Sini Savilaakso

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2021 10:2

    Content type: Systematic Review

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  12. Forest harvesting changes forest habitat and impacts forest dependent species. Uneven-aged management is often considered better for biodiversity than even-aged management, but there is an ongoing discourse ov...

    Authors: Sini Savilaakso, Anna Johansson, Matti Häkkilä, Anne Uusitalo, Terhi Sandgren, Mikko Mönkkönen and Pasi Puttonen

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2021 10:1

    Content type: Systematic Review

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  13. Insects play a central role in the functioning of terrestrial and freshwater ecosystems and contribute to a multitude of ecosystem services in managed and unmanaged systems Even local declines of insect abunda...

    Authors: Neal R. Haddaway, Eliza M. Grames, Douglas H. Boyes, Manu E. Saunders and Nigel G. Taylor

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2020 9:30

    Content type: Systematic Map Protocol

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  14. There is inconclusive evidence on the association between ambient air pollution and pulmonary tuberculosis-related hospital admission and mortality. This review aims to assess if and to what extent, selected a...

    Authors: Christian Akem Dimala, Benjamin Momo Kadia and Anna Hansell

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2020 9:29

    Content type: Systematic Review Protocol

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  15. Evidence synthesis is a vital part of evidence-informed decision-making, but high growth in the volume of research evidence over recent decades has made efficient evidence synthesis increasingly challenging. A...

    Authors: Neal R. Haddaway and Martin J. Westgate

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2020 9:28

    Content type: Commentary

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  16. A regular supply of nutrients such as nitrogen and phosphorus to agriculture is needed for global food security, and increased recycling of nutrients back to agriculture from organic waste streams is necessary...

    Authors: Dag Lorick, Biljana Macura, Marcus Ahlström, Anders Grimvall and Robin Harder

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2020 9:27

    Content type: Systematic Review

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  17. Wetlands in many parts of the world have been degraded, as use of the land for food production and forestry for human needs have taken precedence. Drainage of wetlands has led to deteriorated wetland condition...

    Authors: Arvid Bring, Lars Rosén, Josefin Thorslund, Karin Tonderski, Charlotte Åberg, Ida Envall and Hjalmar Laudon

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2020 9:26

    Content type: Systematic Review Protocol

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  18. The concept of nature-based solutions (NBS) has evolved as an umbrella concept to describe approaches to learning from and using nature to create sustainable socio-ecological systems. Furthermore, NBS often ad...

    Authors: Jan Dick, Jonathan Carruthers-Jones, Steve Carver, Anne J. Dobel and James D. Miller

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2020 9:25

    Content type: Systematic Map

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  19. Eutrophication of the Baltic Sea, and many other water bodies, is partly the result of point-source emissions of nutrients and carbon from wastewater. At the same time, nitrogen and phosphorus planetary bounda...

    Authors: Solveig L. Johannesdottir, Biljana Macura, Jennifer McConville, Dag Lorick, Neal R. Haddaway, Agnieszka Karczmarczyk, Filippa Ek, Mikołaj Piniewski, Marta Księżniak and Paweł Osuch

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2020 9:24

    Content type: Systematic Map

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  20. The rate of anthropogenic biodiversity loss far exceeds the background rate of species extinctions. Global targets for biodiversity acknowledge this, nevertheless progress towards targets has been poor. There ...

    Authors: Francesca Anne Ridley, Philip JK McGowan and Louise Mair

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2020 9:23

    Content type: Systematic Map Protocol

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  21. Soil-based on-site wastewater treatment systems (OWSs) are suspected to contribute to eutrophication of surface waters, due to the discharge of phosphorus (P). However, along the flow path between the faciliti...

    Authors: Ida Envall, Fritjof Fagerlund, Lena Johansson Westholm, Charlotte Åberg, Arvid Bring, Magnus Land and Jon Petter Gustafsson

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2020 9:22

    Content type: Systematic Map Protocol

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  22. Climate is an important driver of ungulate life-histories, population dynamics, and migratory behaviors, and can affect the growth, development, fecundity, dispersal, and demographic trends of populations. Cha...

    Authors: Katherine C. Malpeli, Sarah R. Weiskopf, Laura Thompson and Amanda R. Hardy

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2020 9:21

    Content type: Systematic Map Protocol

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  23. Ecological research now deals increasingly with the effects of noise pollution on biodiversity. Indeed, many studies have shown the impacts of anthropogenic noise and concluded that it is potentially a threat ...

    Authors: Romain Sordello, Ophélie Ratel, Frédérique Flamerie De Lachapelle, Clément Leger, Alexis Dambry and Sylvie Vanpeene

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2020 9:20

    Content type: Systematic Map

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  24. Antibiotics are extensively discharged into the environment through sewages. These emergent contaminants cause health and environmental risks by toxicity, allergic impacts, non-biodegradability and more import...

    Authors: Seyedeh Masoumeh Ebrahimi, Reza Dehghanzadeh Reyhani, Mohammad Asghari-JafarAbadi and Zahra Fathifar

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2020 9:19

    Content type: Systematic Review Protocol

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  25. Tropical coral reefs cover ca. 0.1% of the Earth’s surface but host an outstanding biodiversity and provide important ecosystem services to millions of people living nearby. However, they are currently threate...

    Authors: Dakis-Yaoba Ouédraogo, Romain Sordello, Sophie Brugneaux, Karen Burga, Christophe Calvayrac, Magalie Castelin, Isabelle Domart-Coulon, Christine Ferrier-Pagès, Mireille M. M. Guillaume, Laetitia Hédouin, Pascale Joannot, Olivier Perceval and Yorick Reyjol

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2020 9:18

    Content type: Systematic Map Protocol

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  26. Local management action to address coral-reef stressors can improve reef health and mitigate the effects of global climate change. Coastal development and runoff lead to sedimentation, which directly impacts c...

    Authors: Lillian J. Tuttle, Craig Johnson, Steve Kolinski, Dwayne Minton and Megan J. Donahue

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2020 9:17

    Content type: Systematic Review Protocol

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  27. Conversion, fragmentation, and loss of natural habitats are among the main causes of declining species’ populations worldwide. Protected areas are therefore crucial for biodiversity as they provide refuge and ...

    Authors: Joseph Langridge, Romain Sordello and Yorick Reyjol

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2020 9:16

    Content type: Systematic Map Protocol

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  28. There is a rich body of literature addressing the topic of illegal hunting of wild terrestrial mammals. Studies on this topic have risen over the last decade as species are under increasing risk from anthropog...

    Authors: Isla Duporge, Timothy Hodgetts, Tiejun Wang and David W. Macdonald

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2020 9:15

    Content type: Systematic Map

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    The Systematic Map Protocol to this article has been published in Environmental Evidence 2018 7:27

  29. Natural flow regimes are an essential component of healthy fluvial systems, but hydropower production alters flow components, disrupting natural processes and impacting species reliant on them. Establishing im...

    Authors: Meagan Harper, Trina Rytwinski, Jessica J. Taylor, Joseph R. Bennett, Karen E. Smokorowski and Steven J. Cooke

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2020 9:14

    Content type: Systematic Review Protocol

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  30. Linear transportation infrastructures (roads, railways, oil and gas pipelines, powerlines and waterways) generate well documented fragmenting effects on species habitats. However, the potential of verges of li...

    Authors: Dakis-Yaoba Ouédraogo, Anne Villemey, Sylvie Vanpeene, Aurélie Coulon, Vital Azambourg, Marine Hulard, Eric Guinard, Yves Bertheau, Frédérique Flamerie De Lachapelle, Vanessa Rauel, Eric Le Mitouard, Arzhvaël Jeusset, Marianne Vargac, Isabelle Witté, Hervé Jactel, Julien Touroult…

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2020 9:13

    Content type: Systematic Review

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  31. Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a public health crisis that is predicted to cause 10 million deaths per year by 2050. The environment has been implicated as a reservoir of AMR and is suggested to play a role...

    Authors: Isobel C. Stanton, Alison Bethel, Anne F. C. Leonard, William H. Gaze and Ruth Garside

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2020 9:12

    Content type: Systematic Map Protocol

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  32. Natural flood management (NFM) measures seek to protect, enhance, emulate, or restore the natural function of rivers as part of approaches to flood risk management (FRM). While there is agreement in both acade...

    Authors: Angela Connelly, Andrew Snow, Jeremy Carter and Rachel Lauwerijssen

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2020 9:11

    Content type: Systematic Map Protocol

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  33. Among the most widely anticipated climate-related impacts to biodiversity are geographic range shifts, whereby species shift their spatial distribution in response to changing climate conditions. In particular...

    Authors: Madeleine A. Rubenstein, Sarah R. Weiskopf, Shawn L. Carter, Mitchell J. Eaton, Ciara Johnson, Abigail J. Lynch, Brian W. Miller, Toni Lyn Morelli, Mari Angel Rodriguez, Adam Terando and Laura M. Thompson

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2020 9:10

    Content type: Systematic Review Protocol

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  34. Tropical coastal marine ecosystems (TCMEs) are rich in biodiversity and provide many ecosystem services, including carbon storage, shoreline protection, and food. Coastal areas are home to increasing numbers o...

    Authors: Willa R. Brooks, Morgan E. Rudd, Samantha H. Cheng, Brian R. Silliman, David A. Gill, Gabby N. Ahmadia, Dominic A. Andradi-Brown, Louise Glew and Lisa M. Campbell

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2020 9:9

    Content type: Systematic Map Protocol

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  35. Establishing protected areas is a key approach to protecting nature. However, protected areas are often biased towards remote and less productive lands. It is important to evaluate the impacts protected areas ...

    Authors: Roshan Sharma, Johanna Eklund, Megan Barnes, Jonas Geldmann, Judith Schleicher, Robert L. Pressey, Marco Gutierrez, Simon Jones and Ascelin Gordon

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2020 9:8

    Content type: Systematic Review Protocol

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  36. There is growing evidence of the potential negative consequences of altered flow regimes, in terms of magnitude, frequency, timing, duration or season pattern, on fluvial ecosystems and the fisheries they supp...

    Authors: Trina Rytwinski, Meagan Harper, Jessica J. Taylor, Joseph R. Bennett, Lisa A. Donaldson, Karen E. Smokorowski, Keith Clarke, Michael J. Bradford, Haitham Ghamry, Julian D. Olden, Daniel Boisclair and Steven J. Cooke

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2020 9:7

    Content type: Systematic Map

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  37. Voluntary Sustainability Standards and ecolabels are market-based mechanisms used to encourage producers and consumers toward environmental sustainability. The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) aims to improve ...

    Authors: Ashleigh Arton, Anthony Leiman, Gillian Petrokofsky, Hilde Toonen and Catherine S. Longo

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2020 9:6

    Content type: Systematic Map

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  38. The Baltic Sea ecosystems supply many benefits to society, termed ecosystem services. These depend upon a healthy marine environment requiring marine and relevant land-based policies integrated with public hea...

    Authors: Joanna Storie, Monika Suškevičs, Mart Külvik, Virpi Lehtoranta, Suvi Vikström, Simo Riikonen, Harri Kuosa, Kristin Kuhn and Soile Oinonen

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2020 9:5

    Content type: Systematic Map Protocol

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  39. Antibiotic resistance is a major concern for public and environmental health. The role played by the environment in disseminating resistance is increasingly considered, as well as its capacity for mitigation. ...

    Authors: Anaïs Goulas, Drifa Belhadi, Alexandre Descamps, Antoine Andremont, Pierre Benoit, Sophie Courtois, Christophe Dagot, Nathalie Grall, David Makowski, Sylvie Nazaret, Sylvie Nélieu, Dominique Patureau, Fabienne Petit, Céline Roose-Amsaleg, Marion Vittecoq, Barbara Livoreil…

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2020 9:4

    Content type: Systematic Review

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Environmental Evidence 2021 10:9

    The Systematic Review Protocol to this article has been published in Environmental Evidence 2018 7:3

  40. Fish injury and mortality resulting from entrainment and/or impingement during downstream passage over/through hydropower infrastructure has the potential to cause negative effects on fish populations. The pri...

    Authors: Dirk A. Algera, Trina Rytwinski, Jessica J. Taylor, Joseph R. Bennett, Karen E. Smokorowski, Philip M. Harrison, Keith D. Clarke, Eva C. Enders, Michael Power, Mark S. Bevelhimer and Steven J. Cooke

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2020 9:3

    Content type: Systematic Review

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  41. Biodiversity loss, partly due to intensification of agriculture, has become a global issue. In this context, fruit producers have been looking for nature-friendly production methods. By reducing intensive pest...

    Authors: Markus van der Meer, Sonja Kay, Gisela Lüscher and Philippe Jeanneret

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2020 9:2

    Content type: Systematic Map

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  42. Invasive alien plant species often have negative environmental and social impacts, such as loss of biodiversity and alteration of ecosystem services. As a result, managing the introduction, establishment, and ...

    Authors: Philip A. Martin, Gorm E. Shackelford, James M. Bullock, Belinda Gallardo, David C. Aldridge and William J. Sutherland

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2020 9:1

    Content type: Systematic Review Protocol

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  43. Agriculture is the main sector responsible for nutrient emissions in the Baltic Sea Region and there is a growing pressure to identify cost-effective solutions towards reducing nitrogen and phosphorus loads or...

    Authors: Biljana Macura, Mikołaj Piniewski, Marta Księżniak, Paweł Osuch, Neal R. Haddaway, Filippa Ek, Karolin Andersson and Sirkka Tattari

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8:39

    Content type: Systematic Map

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  44. Reducing greenhouse gas emissions is a vital step in limiting climate change and meeting the goals outlined in the COP 21 Paris Agreement of 2015. Studies have suggested that agriculture accounts for around 11...

    Authors: Alexandra M. Collins, Neal R. Haddaway, Biljana Macura, James Thomas, Nicola Randall, Jessica J. Taylor, Steve Cooke and Alyssa Gilbert

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8:38

    Content type: Systematic Map Protocol

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  45. The concept of Nature-based Solutions (NBS) has evolved as an umbrella concept embracing concepts such as Green/Blue/Nature Infrastructure, Ecosystem Approach, Ecosystem Services, but at their core, they clust...

    Authors: Jan Dick, James D. Miller, Jonathan Carruthers-Jones, Anne J. Dobel, Steve Carver, Angus Garbutt, Alison Hester, Rosie Hails, Victoria Magreehan and Melina Quinn

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8:37

    Content type: Systematic Map Protocol

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  46. Drawing upon multiple types of knowledge (e.g., Indigenous knowledge, local knowledge, science-based knowledge) strengthens the evidence-base for policy advice, decision making, and environmental management. W...

    Authors: Steven M. Alexander, Jennifer F. Provencher, Dominique A. Henri, Jessica J. Taylor, Jed Immanuel Lloren, Lushani Nanayakkara, Jay T. Johnson and Steven J. Cooke

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8:36

    Content type: Systematic Map

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  47. Following publication of the original article [1], the authors reported that wrong website were hyperlinked in the “Methods” section of the paper. The article has been updated and the links have been removed.

    Authors: Anaïs Goulas, Barbara Livoreil, Nathalie Grall, Pierre Benoit, Céline Couderc-Obert, Christophe Dagot, Dominique Patureau, Fabienne Petit, Cédric Laouénan and Antoine Andremont

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8:35

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Environmental Evidence 2018 7:3

  48. Anthropogenic degradation of marine ecosystems is widely accepted as a major social-ecological problem. The growing urgency to better manage marine ecosystems has led to the increasing application of ‘spatial ...

    Authors: Bethan C. O’Leary, Bryce D. Stewart, Emma McKinley, Prue F. E. Addison, Chris Williams, Griffin Carpenter, David Righton and Katherine L. Yates

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8:34

    Content type: Systematic Map Protocol

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  49. Chemical and microbial contaminants in the aquatic environment pose a potential threat to humans and to ecosystems. Humans may be exposed to contaminants in water resources when used for drinking water product...

    Authors: Julia Hartmann, Susanne Wuijts, Jan Peter van der Hoek and Ana Maria de Roda Husman

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8:33

    Content type: Methodology

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