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  1. Qualitative research related to the human dimensions of conservation and environment is growing in quantity. Rigorous syntheses of such studies can help develop understanding and inform decision-making. They c...

    Authors: Biljana Macura, Monika Suškevičs, Ruth Garside, Karin Hannes, Rebecca Rees and Romina Rodela

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8:24

    Content type: Methodology

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  2. Alien mammalian predators are a major cause of species extinction and decline globally. Baits and lures, usually human-food based (for example meat, nuts or oils), are widely deployed in trapping programs to a...

    Authors: Catherine J. Price, Peter B. Banks and Alison L. Greggor

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8(Suppl 1):12

    Content type: Systematic Map Protocol

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 8 Supplement 1

  3. How animals respond to predators can have consequences when they are reintroduced into the wild or translocated to new habitats. Animals raised in captivity often lack adequate experience with predators, and w...

    Authors: Alison L. Greggor, Catherine J. Price and Debra M. Shier

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8(Suppl 1):11

    Content type: Systematic Review Protocol

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 8 Supplement 1

  4. Systematic mapping assesses the nature of an evidence base, answering how much evidence exists on a particular topic. Perhaps the most useful outputs of a systematic map are an interactive database of studies ...

    Authors: Neal R. Haddaway, Andrew Feierman, Matthew J. Grainger, Charles T. Gray, Ezgi Tanriver-Ayder, Sanita Dhaubanjar and Martin J. Westgate

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8:22

    Content type: Methodology

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  5. Since the 1960s, environmental impact assessments (EIAs) and recently, social impact assessments (SIAs), have been conducted during the planning stages of large development projects to identify potential adver...

    Authors: Biljana Macura, Neal R. Haddaway, Pamela Lesser and Annika E. Nilsson

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8:21

    Content type: Systematic Map Protocol

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  6. Habitat is the foundation for healthy and productive fisheries. For fish that require substrate for spawning, lack of appropriate spawning substrate is inherently limiting and a lack of access to suitable spaw...

    Authors: Jessica J. Taylor, Trina Rytwinski, Joseph R. Bennett, Karen E. Smokorowski, Nicolas W. R. Lapointe, Richard Janusz, Keith Clarke, Bill Tonn, Jessica C. Walsh and Steven J. Cooke

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8:19

    Content type: Systematic Review

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  7. Biodiversity is vital for human well-being, but is threatened by human actions world-wide. In the boreal zone, harvesting and management of forests on an industrial scale is the most important factor driving h...

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

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8:17

    Content type: Systematic Review Protocol

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  8. Captive breeding programs are one of the many tools used by conservation practitioners as a means of conserving, supporting, and supplementing populations of imperilled species. Captive breeding programs exist...

    Authors: Lisa A. Donaldson, Trina Rytwinski, Jessica J. Taylor, Joseph R. Bennett, D. Andrew R. Drake, André Martel and Steven J. Cooke

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8:16

    Content type: Systematic Map Protocol

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  9. The incorporation of multiple types of knowledge (e.g., science, Indigenous knowledge, traditional ecological knowledge) is an important undertaking, which can strengthen the evidence-base for policy advice, d...

    Authors: Steven M. Alexander, Jennifer F. Provencher, Dominique A. Henri, Jessica J. Taylor and Steven J. Cooke

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8:15

    Content type: Systematic Map Protocol

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  10. Shallow nearshore marine ecosystems are changing at an increasing rate due to a range of human activities such as urbanisation and commercial development. As a result, an increasing number of structural modifi...

    Authors: Biljana Macura, Pär Byström, Laura Airoldi, Britas Klemens Eriksson, Lars Rudstam and Josianne G. Støttrup

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8:14

    Content type: Systematic Review

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  11. Mining activities, including prospecting, exploration, construction, operation, maintenance, expansion, abandonment, decommissioning and repurposing of a mine can impact social and environmental systems in a r...

    Authors: Neal R. Haddaway, Steven J. Cooke, Pamela Lesser, Biljana Macura, Annika E. Nilsson, Jessica J. Taylor and Kaisa Raito

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8:9

    Content type: Systematic Map Protocol

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  12. For decades, biodiversity has suffered massive losses worldwide. Urbanization is one of the major drivers of extinction because it leads to the physical fragmentation and loss of natural habitats and it is ass...

    Authors: Romain Sordello, Frédérique Flamerie De Lachapelle, Barbara Livoreil and Sylvie Vanpeene

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8:8

    Content type: Systematic Map Protocol

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  13. Many animals are attracted to the sounds of their conspecifics and some are attracted to the sounds of other species. Therefore, wildlife managers have begun to capitalize on this attraction to lure animals to...

    Authors: Breanna J. Putman and Daniel T. Blumstein

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8:6

    Content type: Systematic Review Protocol

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Environmental Evidence 2019 8:20

  14. The degradation of the water quality of the Baltic Sea is an ongoing problem, despite investments in measures to reduce external inputs of pollutants and nutrients from both diffuse and point sources. Excessiv...

    Authors: Neal R. Haddaway, Mikołaj Piniewski and Biljana Macura

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8:5

    Content type: Systematic Map Protocol

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  15. Many infectious pathogens can be transmitted from animals to humans and vice versa, or by animals (especially arthropods) to humans. Such diseases are called zoonotic and/or vector-borne diseases. To control o...

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

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8:4

    Content type: Systematic Review Protocol

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  16. Forests provide an essential resource to the livelihoods of an estimated 20% of the global population. The contribution of forest ecosystems and forest-based resources to poverty reduction is increasingly emph...

    Authors: Samantha H. Cheng, Kavita MacLeod, Sofia Ahlroth, Stefanie Onder, Emilie Perge, Priya Shyamsundar, Pushpendra Rana, Ruth Garside, Patti Kristjanson, Madeleine C. McKinnon and Daniel C. Miller

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8:3

    Content type: Systematic Map

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  17. The creation and accumulation of robust bodies of knowledge, along with their dissemination, utilisation and integration in decision support are key to improving the use of evidence in decision-making. Systema...

    Authors: Alexandra M. Collins, Deborah Coughlin and Nicola Randall

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8:2

    Content type: Commentary

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  18. Pollution of the Baltic Sea continues to be a problem. Major terrestrial sources of nutrient emissions to the Baltic Sea are agriculture and wastewater, both major causes of eutrophication. Wastewater contains...

    Authors: Neal R. Haddaway, Solveig L. Johannesdottir, Mikołaj Piniewski and Biljana Macura

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8:1

    Content type: Systematic Map Protocol

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  19. Efficient and sustainable plant protection is of great economic and ecological significance for global crop production. A number of challenges, e.g. climate change, population growth and global trade, put incr...

    Authors: Anna Berlin, Helena Nordström Källström, Anders Lindgren and Åke Olson

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2018 7:31

    Content type: Systematic Map Protocol

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  20. Cassava (Manihot esculenta) is a staple crop that is important for food security in the tropics. However, cassava farming can have severe environmental impacts, such as habitat destruction and soil degradation, i...

    Authors: Gorm E. Shackelford, Neal R. Haddaway, Hope O. Usieta, Pieter Pypers, Silviu O. Petrovan and William J. Sutherland

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2018 7:30

    Content type: Systematic Map Protocol

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  21. Voluntary sustainability standards and eco-labels are market-based mechanisms used to encourage producers and consumers toward environmental sustainability. The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) is one such pro...

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

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2018 7:29

    Content type: Systematic Map Protocol

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  22. The ecosystem services provided by forests are essential for societal well-being. Production forests are increasingly expected to provide a range of ecosystem services in addition to wood biomass, as well as t...

    Authors: Meelis Seedre, Adam Felton and Matts Lindbladh

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2018 7:28

    Content type: Systematic Review Protocol

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  23. Over the last two decades there has been an increase in the demand for land in Sub Saharan Africa, particularly from foreign agribusiness investment to provide food for an increasing human population. The majo...

    Authors: Isla Duporge, Timothy Hodgetts and Maria Brett

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2018 7:27

    Content type: Systematic Map Protocol

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    The Systematic Map to this article has been published in Environmental Evidence 2020 9:15

  24. Recently there has been considerable focus on the ecosystem services concept which has resulted in important advancements in biodiversity conservation across land management scales. Many have, however, caution...

    Authors: Stuart Demmer, Kevin Kirkman and Michelle Tedder

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2018 7:25

    Content type: Systematic Map Protocol

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  25. Agroforestry bridges the gap that often separates agriculture and forestry by building integrated systems that address both environmental and socio-economic objectives. Agroforestry can improve the resiliency ...

    Authors: Sarah E. Brown, Daniel C. Miller, Pablo J. Ordonez and Kathy Baylis

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2018 7:24

    Content type: Systematic Map Protocol

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  26. Along with climate change, herbivory is considered a main driver of ecosystem change in terrestrial Arctic environments. Understanding how herbivory influences the resilience of Arctic ecosystems to ongoing en...

    Authors: E. M. Soininen, I. Barrio, J. U. Jepsen, D. Ehrich, V. T. Ravolainen and J. D. M. Speed

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2018 7:23

    Content type: Systematic Map Protocol

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  27. Systematic conservation planning is a discipline concerned with the prioritisation of resources for biodiversity conservation and is often used in the design or assessment of terrestrial and marine protected a...

    Authors: Emma J. McIntosh, Sarah Chapman, Stephen G. Kearney, Brooke Williams, Glenn Althor, Jessica P. R. Thorn, Robert L. Pressey, Madeleine C. McKinnon and Richard Grenyer

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2018 7:22

    Content type: Systematic Map

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  28. Sharp et al. [1] raise a number of concerns about the development and communication of ROSES (RepOrting standards for Systematic Evidence Syntheses), and we welcome the opportunity to explain some of the underlyi...

    Authors: Neal R. Haddaway, Biljana Macura, Paul Whaley and Andrew S. Pullin

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2018 7:21

    Content type: Commentary

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    The original article was published in Environmental Evidence 2018 7:20

  29. While the effects of prescribed burning on tree regeneration and on pyrophilous and/or saproxylic species are relatively well known, effects on other organisms are less clear. The primary aim of this systemati...

    Authors: Jacqualyn Eales, Neal R. Haddaway, Claes Bernes, Steven J. Cooke, Bengt Gunnar Jonsson, Jari Kouki, Gillian Petrokofsky and Jessica J. Taylor

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2018 7:19

    Content type: Systematic Review

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  30. Plant breeding is a developing process and breeding methods have continuously evolved over time. In recent years, genome editing techniques such as clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats/CRI...

    Authors: Dominik Modrzejewski, Frank Hartung, Thorben Sprink, Dörthe Krause, Christian Kohl, Joachim Schiemann and Ralf Wilhelm

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2018 7:18

    Content type: Systematic Map Protocol

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  31. With appropriate management, based on vegetation removal that reverses late-successional vegetation stages, roadsides can support high levels of biodiversity. However, current recommendations for roadside mana...

    Authors: Simon Jakobsson, Claes Bernes, James M. Bullock, Kris Verheyen and Regina Lindborg

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2018 7:17

    Content type: Systematic Review

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  32. Miombo woodlands cover ≈ 2.7 million km2 of central and southern Africa between dry (650 mm mean annual rainfall) and moist miombo (1400 mm) and are currently threatened by land use and land cover changes that ha...

    Authors: Davison Gumbo, Jessica Clendenning, Christopher Martius, Kaala Moombe, Isla Grundy, Robert Nasi, Kondwani Y. Mumba, Natasha Ribeiro, Gillian Kabwe and Gillian Petrokofsky

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2018 7:16

    Content type: Systematic Map

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  33. Globally, shallow-water coral reef biodiversity is at risk from a variety of threats, some of which may attenuate with depth. Mesophotic coral ecosystems (MCEs), occurring from 30 to 40 m and deeper in tropica...

    Authors: Jack H. Laverick, Shanice Piango, Dominic A. Andradi-Brown, Dan A. Exton, Pim Bongaerts, Tom C. L. Bridge, Michael P. Lesser, Richard L. Pyle, Marc Slattery, Daniel Wagner and Alex D. Rogers

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2018 7:15

    Content type: Systematic Review

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  34. Agriculture can have substantial negative impacts on the environment. The establishment and management of vegetated strips adjacent to farmed fields (including various field margins, buffer strips and hedgerow...

    Authors: Neal R. Haddaway, Colin Brown, Jacqui Eales, Sönke Eggers, Jonas Josefsson, Brian Kronvang, Nicola P. Randall and Jaana Uusi-Kämppä

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2018 7:14

    Content type: Systematic Map

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  35. This systematic map protocol responds to an urgent policy need to evaluate key environmental benefits of new compulsory greening measures in the European Union’s Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), with the aim ...

    Authors: S. Ottoy, V. Angileri, C. Gibert, M. L. Paracchini, P. Pointereau, J.-M. Terres, J. Van Orshoven, L. Vranken and L. V. Dicks

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2018 7:10

    Content type: Systematic Map Protocol

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  36. Livestock grazing and ‘overabundance’ of large wild herbivores in forested areas have long been perceived as conflicting with the aims of both silviculture and forest conservation; however, certain kinds of he...

    Authors: Claes Bernes, Biljana Macura, Bengt Gunnar Jonsson, Kaisa Junninen, Jörg Müller, Jennie Sandström, Asko Lõhmus and Ellen Macdonald

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2018 7:13

    Content type: Systematic Review

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  37. Agricultural intensification has contributed to increased diffuse source pollution within water catchments, reduced heterogeneity within the landscape and caused major declines in farmland wildlife. This decre...

    Authors: Claire J. Cresswell, Heidi M. Cunningham, Andrew Wilcox and Nicola P. Randall

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2018 7:2

    Content type: Systematic Map

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  38. The authors wish to update information about the software DistillerSR in Tables 1 and 3 which we were alerted to following the publication of this article. In addition to the analysis provided, DistillerSR doe...

    Authors: Christian Kohl, Emma J. McIntosh, Stefan Unger, Neal R. Haddaway, Steffen Kecke, Joachim Schiemann and Ralf Wilhelm

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2018 7:12

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Environmental Evidence 2018 7:8

  39. Small-scale dredging activities in freshwater bodies have the potential to impact habitats and food resources that fishes depend on, and ultimately impact fisheries productivity. This systematic review will ex...

    Authors: Belinda M. S. Ward-Campbell and Brent Valere

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2018 7:9

    Content type: Systematic Review Protocol

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  40. Reliable synthesis of the various rapidly expanding bodies of evidence is vital for the process of evidence-informed decision-making in environmental policy, practice and research. With the rise of evidence-ba...

    Authors: Neal R. Haddaway, Biljana Macura, Paul Whaley and Andrew S. Pullin

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2018 7:7

    Content type: Methodology

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  41. Antibiotic treatments are indispensable for human and animal health. However, the heavy usage of antibiotics has led to the emergence of resistance. Antibiotic residues, antibiotic-resistant bacteria and genes...

    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 2018 7:3

    Content type: Systematic Review Protocol

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Environmental Evidence 2019 8:35

    The Systematic Review to this article has been published in Environmental Evidence 2020 9:4

  42. Storytelling is a two-way interaction, written or oral, between someone telling a story and one or more listeners. It is a well-known and powerful means of communicating messages and engaging audiences. In thi...

    Authors: Anneli Sundin, Karolin Andersson and Robert Watt

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2018 7:6

    Content type: Commentary

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  43. The role of linear transportation infrastructures (roads, railways, oil and gas pipelines, power lines, rivers and canals) in fragmenting natural habitats is fully acknowledged. Up to now, the potential of lin...

    Authors: Anne Villemey, Arzhvaël Jeusset, Marianne Vargac, Yves Bertheau, Aurélie Coulon, Julien Touroult, Sylvie Vanpeene, Bastien Castagneyrol, Hervé Jactel, Isabelle Witte, Nadine Deniaud, Frédérique Flamerie De Lachapelle, Emmanuel Jaslier, Véronique Roy, Eric Guinard, Eric Le Mitouard…

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2018 7:5

    Content type: Systematic Review

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  44. Systematic reviews and systematic maps represent powerful tools to identify, collect, evaluate and summarise primary research pertinent to a specific research question or topic in a highly standardised and rep...

    Authors: Christian Kohl, Emma J. McIntosh, Stefan Unger, Neal R. Haddaway, Steffen Kecke, Joachim Schiemann and Ralf Wilhelm

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2018 7:8

    Content type: Methodology

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Environmental Evidence 2018 7:12

  45. There is a concern that continued emissions of man-made per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) may cause environmental and human health effects. Now widespread in human populations and in the environment,...

    Authors: Magnus Land, Cynthia A. de Wit, Anders Bignert, Ian T. Cousins, Dorte Herzke, Jana H. Johansson and Jonathan W. Martin

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2018 7:4

    Content type: Systematic Review

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  46. How to best assess potential health, environmental and other impacts of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and how to interpret the resulting evidence base have been long-standing controversial issues in th...

    Authors: Armin Spök, Monica Racovita, Sandra Karner, Gloria Adduci, Greet Smets, Patrick Rüdelsheim, Christian Kohl, Ralf Wilhelm and Joachim Schiemann

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2018 7:1

    Content type: Commentary

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  47. Shoreline works include any unnatural alteration or human intervention to coastal areas such as infilling, armouring, aquatic vegetation removal or planting, actions altering coastal processes, embayment creat...

    Authors: Sommer Abdel-Fattah and Sarah Hasnain

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2017 6:31

    Content type: Systematic Review Protocol

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