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  1. Biochar is a relatively new development in sustainable agricultural management that can be applied to ameliorate degraded and less fertile soils, especially sandy-textured ones, to improve their productivity w...

    Authors: Madina Bekchanova, Luca Campion, Stephan Bruns, Tom Kuppens, Johannes Lehmann, Marijke Jozefczak, Ann Cuypers and Robert Malina
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2024 13:3
  2. Environmental DNA (eDNA) is the DNA that can be extracted from an environmental sample, enabling the monitoring of whole biological communities across a large number of samples, at a potentially lower cost, wh...

    Authors: R. Cruz-Cano, M. Kolb, R. A. Saldaña-Vázquez, L. Bretón-Deval, N. Cruz-Cano and A. Aldama-Cervantes
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2024 13:2
  3. To inform environmental policy and practice, researchers estimate effects of interventions/exposures by conducting primary research (e.g., impact evaluations) or secondary research (e.g., evidence reviews). If...

    Authors: Ko Konno, James Gibbons, Ruth Lewis and Andrew S Pullin
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2024 13:1
  4. Globally, the structure and functioning of foreshore and riparian ecosystems are being dramatically impacted by non-native invasive plant species. Invasive species can outcompete and replace native species, mo...

    Authors: Fabio Mologni, Chandra E. Moffat and Jason Pither
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2023 12:31
  5. UNESCO biosphere reserves (BRs) have historically aimed to play a crucial role in contributing to sustainable development by bringing about win–win outcomes for both biodiversity and socio-economic development...

    Authors: Nguyen Phuong Thao, Jacqualyn Eales, Duong Minh Lam, Vu Thuc Hien and Ruth Garside
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2023 12:30
  6. Global warming and climate change are threats to the world. Warmer temperatures and changes in precipitation patterns alter water availability and increase the occurrence of extreme weather events. South Ameri...

    Authors: Santiago Núñez Mejía, Carina Villegas-Lituma, Patricio Crespo, Mario Córdova, Ronald Gualán, Johanna Ochoa, Pablo Guzmán, Daniela Ballari, Alexis Chávez, Santiago Mendoza Paz, Patrick Willems and Ana Ochoa-Sánchez
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2023 12:29
  7. Climate change is having adverse effects on the livelihoods of small-scale populations, particularly in relation to their subsistence practices. Scientific literature widely acknowledges that smallholders must...

    Authors: Lia Taruiap Troncarelli, Maíra Teixeira de Ataide and Carla Morsello
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2023 12:28
  8. The scale of land degradation worldwide has led to nearly one billion hectares committed to restoration globally. However, achieving such restoration targets will necessitate complex trade-offs against limited...

    Authors: Eleanor Durrant, Pete Howson, Bekah Puttick, Samantha Potts, Yara Shennan-Farpón, Novieta Sari, Nicholas Allen, Jo Yeongeun, Matthew Grainger, Yit Arn Teh and Marion Pfeifer
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2023 12:27
  9. The bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis serovar israelensis (Bti) is commercially produced in various formulations for use as a larvicide worldwide, targeting especially the aquatic larval stage of mosquitoes. Howev...

    Authors: Magnus Land, Mirco Bundschuh, Richard J. Hopkins, Brigitte Poulin and Brendan G. McKie
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2023 12:26
  10. To phase out fossil fuels and reach a carbon–neutral future, solar energy and notably photovoltaic (PV) installations are being rapidly scaled up. Unlike other types of renewable energies such as wind and hydr...

    Authors: Alix Lafitte, Romain Sordello, Dakis-Yaoba Ouédraogo, Chloé Thierry, Geoffroy Marx, Jérémy Froidevaux, Bertrand Schatz, Christian Kerbiriou, Philippe Gourdain and Yorick Reyjol
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2023 12:25
  11. As natural disasters increase in both frequency and magnitude because of climate change, assets, such as buildings and infrastructure, are exposed to physical climate risk. In addition, as our societies transi...

    Authors: Fedra Vanhuyse, Tommaso Piseddu and Åsa Moberg
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2023 12:24
  12. “Carbon footprint” (CF) is a direct measure of greenhouse gas emissions caused by a defined activity and can demonstrate global warming effects. The emissions of Greenhouse gases (GHGs) in water projects start...

    Authors: Samaneh Abolli, Esfandiar Ghordouei Milan, Parnia Bashardoust and Mahmood Alimohammadi
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2023 12:23
  13. An important conservation challenge is to mitigate negative impacts that wild birds and mammals can have on human practices and livelihoods, and not least on agricultural crops. Technical interventions to limi...

    Authors: Ann Eklund, Johan Månsson and Jens Frank
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2023 12:22
  14. Nature-based interventions (NbIs) for climate change mitigation include a diverse set of interventions aimed at conserving, restoring, and/or managing natural and modified ecosystems to improve their ability t...

    Authors: Samantha H. Cheng, Sebastien Costedoat, Amanda Sigouin, Gabriel F. Calistro, Catherine J. Chamberlain, Peter Lichtenthal, Morena Mills, A. Justin Nowakowski, Eleanor J. Sterling, Jen Tinsman, Meredith Wiggins, Pedro H. S. Brancalion, Steven W. J. Canty, Allison Fritts-Penniman, Arundhati Jagadish, Kelly Jones…
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2023 12:21
  15. Forest conservation is a major global policy goal, due to the role forests play in climate change mitigation and biodiversity conservation. It is well recognized that the introduction of policies, whether aime...

    Authors: Jorge Claudio Llopis, Neal Robert Haddaway, Nurzhan Omirbek, Blake Alexander Simmons, Rachael Garrett and Julia Patricia Gordon Jones
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2023 12:20
  16. Shallow, tropical coral reefs face compounding threats from habitat degradation due to coastal development and pollution, impacts from storms and sea-level rise, and pulse disturbances like blast fishing, mini...

    Authors: Avery B. Paxton, Todd M. Swannack, Candice D. Piercy, Safra Altman, Leanne Poussard, Brandon J. Puckett, Curt D. Storlazzi and T. Shay Viehman
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2023 12:19
  17. Protected areas (PAs) have become one of the most important instruments to preserve nature and, when effective, can significantly reduce human pressure and derived threats to biodiversity. However, evidence su...

    Authors: Katherine Pulido-Chadid, Elina Virtanen and Jonas Geldmann
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2023 12:18
  18. Cultivated peatlands are widespread in temperate and boreal climate zones. For example, in Europe about 15% of the pristine peatland area have been lost through drainage for agricultural use. When drained, the...

    Authors: Alena Holzknecht, Örjan Berglund, Magnus Land, Jacynthe Dessureault-Rompré, Lars Elsgaard and Kristiina Lång
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2023 12:17
  19. Statistical synthesis of data sets (meta-analysis, MA) has become a popular approach for providing scientific evidence to inform environmental and agricultural policy. As the number of published MAs is increas...

    Authors: David Makowski, Rui Catarino, Mathilde Chen, Simona Bosco, Ana Montero-Castaño, Marta Pérez-Soba, Andrea Schievano and Giovanni Tamburini
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2023 12:16
  20. Forest landscape restoration (FLR), often through tree planting, is one of the priorities in many global and national initiatives for carbon offsetting as part of climate change mitigation and biodiversity con...

    Authors: Jelaine Lim Gan, Matthew James Grainger, Mark David Foster Shirley and Marion Pfeifer
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2023 12:15
  21. Communication is a central tool used to manage the balance between outdoor recreation and environmental protection in natural areas. Several studies have evaluated different communication measures in case stud...

    Authors: Sofie Kjendlie Selvaag, Rose Keller, Øystein Aas, Vegard Gundersen and Frode Thomassen Singsaas
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2023 12:14

    The Systematic Map Protocol to this article has been published in Environmental Evidence 2022 11:7

  22. The current biodiversity crisis underscores the urgent need for sustainable management of the human uses of nature. In the context of sustainability management, adopting the ecosystem service (ES) concept, i.e...

    Authors: Carole Sylvie Campagne, Laurie-Anne Roy, Joseph Langridge, Joachim Claudet, Rémi Mongruel, Damien Beillouin and Éric Thiébaut
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2023 12:13

    The Systematic Map Protocol to this article has been published in Environmental Evidence 2021 10:36

  23. This systematic map principally sought to understand the different forms of effectiveness that existing studies evaluate in relation to Natural Flood Management (NFM) in the UK with a supplementary question of...

    Authors: Angela Connelly, Andrew Snow, Jeremy Carter, Jana Wendler, Rachel Lauwerijssen, Joseph Glentworth, Adam Barker, John Handley, Graham Haughton and James Rothwell
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2023 12:12

    The Systematic Map Protocol to this article has been published in Environmental Evidence 2020 9:11

  24. Anthropogenic pressures and climate change threaten the capacity of ecosystems to deliver a variety of services, including protecting coastal communities from hazards like flooding and erosion. Human intervent...

    Authors: Avery B. Paxton, Trevor N. Riley, Camille L. Steenrod, Carter S. Smith, Y. Stacy Zhang, Rachel K. Gittman, Brian R. Silliman, Christine A. Buckel, T. Shay Viehman, Brandon J. Puckett and Jenny Davis
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2023 12:11
  25. In civil society we expect that policy and management decisions will be made using the best available evidence. Yet, it is widely known that there are many barriers that limit the extent to which that occurs. ...

    Authors: Steven J. Cooke, Carly N. Cook, Vivian M. Nguyen, Jessica C. Walsh, Nathan Young, Christopher Cvitanovic, Matthew J. Grainger, Nicola P. Randall, Matt Muir, Andrew N. Kadykalo, Kathryn A. Monk and Andrew S. Pullin
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2023 12:10
  26. Exposure to radiofrequency (RF) electromagnetic fields (EMF), particularly from telecommunications sources, is one of the most common and fastest growing anthropogenic factors on the environment. In many count...

    Authors: Ken Karipidis, Chris Brzozek, Rohan Mate, Chhavi Raj Bhatt, Sarah Loughran and Andrew W Wood
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2023 12:9

    The Systematic Map Protocol to this article has been published in Environmental Evidence 2021 10:39

  27. Meta-analysis is a quantitative way of synthesizing results from multiple studies to obtain reliable evidence of an intervention or phenomenon. Indeed, an increasing number of meta-analyses are conducted in en...

    Authors: Shinichi Nakagawa, Yefeng Yang, Erin L. Macartney, Rebecca Spake and Malgorzata Lagisz
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2023 12:8
  28. Among the most widely predicted climate change-related impacts to biodiversity are geographic range shifts, whereby species shift their spatial distribution to track their climate niches. A series of commonly ...

    Authors: Madeleine A. Rubenstein, Sarah R. Weiskopf, Romain Bertrand, Shawn L. Carter, Lise Comte, Mitchell J. Eaton, Ciara G. Johnson, Jonathan Lenoir, Abigail J. Lynch, Brian W. Miller, Toni Lyn Morelli, Mari Angel Rodriguez, Adam Terando and Laura M. Thompson
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2023 12:7
  29. In Sweden there are nearly one million soil-based on-site wastewater treatment systems (OWTSs). OWTSs may contribute to eutrophication of surface waters, due to the discharge of phosphorus (P). Hence, in certa...

    Authors: Ida Envall, Fritjof Fagerlund, Lena Johansson Westholm, Arvid Bring, Magnus Land, Charlotte Åberg, Neal R. Haddaway and Jon Petter Gustafsson
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2023 12:6
  30. Mammals, globally, are facing population declines. Protecting and breeding threatened populations inside predator-free havens and translocating them back to the wild is commonly viewed as a solution. These app...

    Authors: Natasha D. Harrison, Rochelle Steven, Ben L. Phillips, Jan M. Hemmi, Adrian F. Wayne and Nicola J. Mitchell
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2023 12:5
  31. Tropical coral reefs cover only ca. 0.1% of the Earth’s surface but harbour exceptional marine biodiversity and provide vital ecosystem services to millions of people living nearby. They are currently threaten...

    Authors: Dakis-Yaoba Ouédraogo, Hugo Mell, Olivier Perceval, Karen Burga, Isabelle Domart-Coulon, Laetitia Hédouin, Mathilde Delaunay, Mireille M. M. Guillaume, Magalie Castelin, Christophe Calvayrac, Odile Kerkhof, Romain Sordello, Yorick Reyjol and Christine Ferrier-Pagès
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2023 12:4
  32. Small unoccupied aircraft systems (UAS) are replacing or supplementing occupied aircraft and ground-based surveys in animal monitoring due to improved sensors, efficiency, costs, and logistical benefits. Numer...

    Authors: Jared A. Elmore, Emma A. Schultz, Landon R. Jones, Kristine O. Evans, Sathishkumar Samiappan, Morgan B. Pfeiffer, Bradley F. Blackwell and Raymond B. Iglay
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2023 12:3
  33. Direct effects of parental environment (particularly mothers) on offspring have been frequently demonstrated over the last decades. More recently ‘indirect’ non-genetic effects of ancestral environment and env...

    Authors: Erin L. Macartney, Szymon M. Drobniak, Shinichi Nakagawa and Malgorzata Lagisz
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2023 12:1

    The Systematic Map Protocol to this article has been published in Environmental Evidence 2021 10:31

  34. Authors: Anaëlle J. Lemasson, Paul J. Somerfield, Michaela Schratzberger, Caroline Louise McNeill, Joana Nunes, Christine Pascoe, Stephen C. L. Watson, Murray S. A. Thompson, Elena Couce and Antony M. Knights
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2022 11:39

    The original article was published in Environmental Evidence 2022 11:35

  35. Drainage activities have caused widespread wetland loss, groundwater drawdown and impairment of ecosystem services. There are now several national programs for wetland restoration, primarily focused on reintro...

    Authors: Arvid Bring, Josefin Thorslund, Lars Rosén, Karin Tonderski, Charlotte Åberg, Ida Envall and Hjalmar Laudon
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2022 11:38
  36. Increasing demand for food and concerns over the environmental impact of agriculture has prompted the search for alternatives to many conventional farming practices. Reports on exposing seeds and plants at var...

    Authors: Agnieszka Pawełek, Samuel Acheaw Owusu, Daniele Cecchetti, Adrianna Zielińska and Joanna Wyszkowska
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2022 11:37
  37. Climate change and the current phase-out of fossil fuel-fired power generation are currently expanding the market of renewable energy and more especially photovoltaic (PV) panels. Contrary to other types of re...

    Authors: Alix Lafitte, Romain Sordello, Véronique de Crespin de Billy, Jérémy Froidevaux, Philippe Gourdain, Christian Kerbiriou, Joseph Langridge, Geoffroy Marx, Bertrand Schatz, Chloé Thierry and Yorick Reyjol
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2022 11:36
  38. Many marine man-made structures (MMS), such as oil and gas platforms or offshore wind turbines, are nearing their ‘end-of-life’ and require decommissioning. Limited understanding of MMS decommissioning effects...

    Authors: Anaëlle J. Lemasson, Paul J. Somerfield, Michaela Schratzberger, Caroline Louise McNeill, Joana Nunes, Christine Pascoe, Stephen C. L. Watson, Murray S. A. Thompson, Elena Couce and Antony M. Knights
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2022 11:35

    The Correction to this article has been published in Environmental Evidence 2022 11:39

  39. There is global interest in finding innovative solutions that address current climate and societal challenges in an urban context. Cities are often on the front lines of environmental change, meaning urban gre...

    Authors: Kayleigh Hutt-Taylor, Carly D. Ziter and Barbara Frei
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2022 11:34
  40. Bamboo has been identified as a potential instrument for socioeconomic development due to its fast growth, perceived environmental benefits, promising material properties, myriad applications, and relative und...

    Authors: Lucy Binfield, Tamara L. Britton, Chunping Dai and John Innes
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2022 11:33
  41. Silviculture and land-use change has reduced the amount of natural forest worldwide and left what remains confined to isolated fragments or stands. To understand processes governing species occurrence in such ...

    Authors: Malin Undin, Anita Atrena, Fredrik Carlsson, Mattias Edman, Bengt Gunnar Jonsson and Jennie Sandström
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2022 11:32
  42. Climate change is affecting small-scale populations worldwide. Evidence of adverse effects has been reported for smallholders’ agriculture, hunting, fishing, and gathering products from natural ecosystems (non...

    Authors: Lia Taruiap Troncarelli and Carla Morsello
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2022 11:31
  43. Mining can directly and indirectly affect social and environmental systems in a range of positive and negative ways, and may result in societal benefits, but may also cause conflicts, not least in relation to ...

    Authors: Neal R. Haddaway, Adrienne Smith, Jessica J. Taylor, Christopher Andrews, Steven J. Cooke, Annika E. Nilsson and Pamela Lesser
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2022 11:30

    The Systematic Map Protocol to this article has been published in Environmental Evidence 2019 8:9

  44. Spring frosts pose an important threat to orchard productivity in temperate zones and projections do not exclude damaging events in the future. However, there is no up-to-date and systematic comparison of the ...

    Authors: Bianca Drepper, Brecht Bamps, Anne Gobin and Jos Van Orshoven
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2022 11:29

    The Systematic Review Protocol to this article has been published in Environmental Evidence 2021 10:32

  45. Smallholding plantations represent approximately 40% of the total palm oil plantation area globally. For any certifications, standards, and other instruments to achieve more ethical and sustainable palm oil su...

    Authors: Jia Yen Lai, Dyah Ita Mardiyaningsih, Faris Rahmadian and Nurfatin Hamzah
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2022 11:28
  46. The intensification of the agricultural practices in Europe over the last decades has drastically transformed the agroecosystems. The simplification of the landscape, the loss of semi-natural habitats and the ...

    Authors: Robin Séchaud, Markus Van der Meer, Yvonne Fabian and Philippe Jeanneret
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2022 11:27
  47. Human activities are driving accelerating rates of species extinctions that continue to threaten nature’s contribution to people. Yet, the full scope of where and how human activities threaten wild species wor...

    Authors: Francesca A. Ridley, Emily J. Hickinbotham, Andrew J. Suggitt, Philip J. K. McGowan and Louise Mair
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2022 11:26
  48. While the concept of ecosystem services has been widely adopted by scholars and increasingly used in policy and practice, there has been criticism of its usefulness to decision-makers. This systematic map will...

    Authors: Jennifer M. Holzer, Imogen Hobbs, Julia Baird and Gordon Hickey
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2022 11:25
  49. Reducing the emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) is vital for mitigating climate change and meeting commitments to international agreements such as the COP 21 Paris Agreement of 2015. Agriculture is reported ...

    Authors: Alexandra Mary Collins, Neal Robert Haddaway, James Thomas, Nicola Peniston Randall, Jessica Jean Taylor, Albana Berberi, Jessica Lauren Reid, Christopher Raymond Andrews and Steven James Cooke
    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2022 11:24

    The Systematic Map Protocol to this article has been published in Environmental Evidence 2019 8:38

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