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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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

  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. The bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis serovar israelensis (Bti) is used in many countries as a biological larvicide to control dipteran insects of the suborder Nematocera, especially mosquitoes and black flies. Bt...

    Authors: Magnus Land, Mirco Bundschuh, Richard J. Hopkins, Brigitte Poulin and Brendan G. McKie

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8:32

    Content type: Systematic Review Protocol

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  8. Eastern temperate and boreal forests of North America contain declining populations of several migratory bird species. Breeding season habitat loss and degradation, and lack of structural complexity, have been...

    Authors: Casey A. Lott, Michael E. Akresh, Andrew J. Elmore, Cameron J. Fiss, Matthew C. Fitzpatrick, Cara J. Joos, David I. King, Darin J. McNeil, Scott H. Stoleson and Jeffery L. Larkin

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8:31

    Content type: Systematic Map Protocol

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  9. Forest harvesting is the main driver of habitat degradation and biodiversity loss in forests of the boreal zone. To mitigate harmful effects, small-scale habitats with high biodiversity values have been protec...

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

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8:30

    Content type: Systematic Review Protocol

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  10. The regular addition of plant-available nutrients such as nitrogen and phosphorus, either as manufactured fertilisers or animal manure, to agricultural soils is needed for global food security. Increased recyc...

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

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8:29

    Content type: Systematic Review Protocol

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  11. Extensively managed grasslands in temperate biomes are capable of harboring a big variety of plant and invertebrate species. Yet, they have suffered from a strong decline in the past decades mainly due to agri...

    Authors: Daniel Slodowicz, Jean-Yves Humbert and Raphaël Arlettaz

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8:28

    Content type: Systematic Review Protocol

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  12. Within the last decades, genome-editing techniques such as CRISPR/Cas, TALENs, Zinc-Finger Nucleases, Meganucleases, Oligonucleotide-Directed Mutagenesis and base editing have been developed enabling a precise...

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

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8:27

    Content type: Systematic Map

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  13. There is an urgent need to ensure that food production is maintained in response to either a reduction in use or lack of availability of natural resources. To this end, several strategies have been investigate...

    Authors: Nora Quesada, Pietro P. M. Iannetta, Philip J. White, Fanny Tran and Graham S. Begg

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8:26

    Content type: Systematic Map Protocol

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  14. Ladybird beetles (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) are abundant predatory species in many agroecosystems, are valued for their biological pest control functions, and have been recommended as test species for studies...

    Authors: Fernando Álvarez-Alfageme, Yann Devos, Irene Muñoz-Guajardo, Yunhe Li, Jörg Romeis and Michael Meissle

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8:25

    Content type: Systematic Review Protocol

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  15. 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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  16. Following publication of the original article [1], it was reported that the article entitled “What is the effectiveness of using conspecific or heterospecific acoustic playbacks for the attraction of animals f...

    Authors: Breanna J. Putman and Daniel T. Blumstein

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8(Suppl 1):20

    Content type: Correction

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

    The original article was published in Environmental Evidence 2019 8:6

  17. Noise pollution is an intense, widespread anthropogenic disturbance that can have highly detrimental impacts on natural populations, communities, and ecosystems across the globe. One major way through which no...

    Authors: Oded Berger-Tal, Bob B. M. Wong, Ulrika Candolin and Jesse Barber

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8(Suppl 1):18

    Content type: Systematic Review Protocol

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

  18. Anthropogenic light is known or suspected to exert profound effects on many taxa, including birds. Documentation of bird aggregation around artificial light at night, as well as observations of bird reactions ...

    Authors: Carrie Ann Adams, Arden Blumenthal, Esteban Fernández-Juricic, Erin Bayne and Colleen Cassady St. Clair

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8(Suppl 1):13

    Content type: Systematic Map Protocol

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

  19. 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

  20. 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

  21. Human–wildlife conflict (HWC), is currently one of the most pressing conservation challenges. We restrict ourselves here to wildlife behaviour that is perceived to negatively impact social, economic or cultura...

    Authors: Lysanne Snijders, Alison L. Greggor, Femke Hilderink and Carolina Doran

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8(Suppl 1):10

    Content type: Systematic Map Protocol

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

  22. Artificial light at night (ALAN), has increased dramatically over the past two centuries and is linked to demonstrable shifts in a range of behaviours across diverse animal taxa. This systematic map will colla...

    Authors: Lucy Katherine McLay, Juhani Peter Hopkins, Bob Bern Ming Wong, Ulrika Candolin and Therésa Melanie Jones

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8(Suppl 1):7

    Content type: Systematic Map Protocol

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

  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. 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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  30. 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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  31. 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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  32. 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

  33. 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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  34. 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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  35. 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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  36. 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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  37. 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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  38. 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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  39. 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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  40. 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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  41. 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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  42. 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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  43. 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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  44. 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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  45. 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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  46. 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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  47. 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

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