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Publicação revisada por pares
Janeiro 2021
Austrália

Construction and demolition waste (C&DW) contribute to approximately 30% of the total waste generation worldwide, by which heterogeneous ecological impacts, such as resource depletion, global warming, and land degradation, are engendered.

Publicação revisada por pares
Janeiro 2021
França
Japão
Canadá
Reino Unido
Estados Unidos
Alemanha
Austrália
Nova Zelândia

Globally, agricultural soils are being evaluated for their role in climate change regulation as a potential sink for atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) through sequestration of organic carbon as soil organic matter.

Janeiro 2021
Itália
Estados Unidos
Eslováquia
França
Arábia Saudita
Austrália

Context and backgroundIn the classified and managed forests of Upper-Casamance, the vegetation cover is undergoing significant changes.

Publicação revisada por pares
Janeiro 2021
Austrália

Urban forests provide many ecosystem services, such as reducing heat, improving air quality, treatment of stormwater, carbon sequestration, as well as biodiversity benefits. These benefits have resulted in increasing demand for urban forests and strategies to maintain and enhance this natural infrastructure.

Publicação revisada por pares
Janeiro 2021
Austrália

Understanding changes in urban vegetation is essential for ensuring sustainable and healthy cities, mitigating disturbances due to climate change, sustaining urban biodiversity, and supporting human health and wellbeing. This study investigates and describes the distribution and dynamic changes in urban vegetation over a 15-year period in Greater Melbourne, Australia.

Publicação revisada por pares
Janeiro 2021
Austrália

Agricultural land-use change is a dynamic process that varies as a function of social, economic and environmental factors spanning from the local to the global scale. The cumulative regional impacts of these factors on land use adoption decisions by farmers are neither well accounted for nor reflected in agricultural land use planning.

Publicação revisada por pares
Dezembro 2020
Austrália
Estados Unidos

Alpine pastures and meadows are agroecosystems of biological, cultural-historical, and economic importance that are undergoing profound imbalances and which are in a rapid decline due to changes in management and/or abandonment. The European Union is making efforts to protect this heritage and resource.

Publicação revisada por pares
Dezembro 2020
Austrália
Estados Unidos

Prior research has documented environmental and economic benefits of green stormwater infrastructure (GSI); literature on GSI social benefits is also becoming more prevalent among scholars around the world. This paper aims to understand whether GSI projects are considered as assets to urban neighborhoods or as projects that might introduce a new set of social concerns.

Publicação revisada por pares
Dezembro 2020
Austrália
Suíça
República Checa
Alemanha
Croácia
Hungria
Liechtenstein
Polônia
Eslováquia
Eslovênia
Estados Unidos

The near elimination of inland salt marshes in Central Europe occurred throughout the 19th and 20th centuries, and the currently remaining marshes exist in a degraded condition. This work examines the impact of groundwater level on the growth of plants from a seed bank obtained from a degraded salt marsh in proximity to still existing one through an ex-situ experiment.

Publicação revisada por pares
Dezembro 2020
Austrália
Bélgica
Canadá
Indonésia
Estados Unidos

With 15–20% of Indonesian oil palms located, without a legal basis and permits, within the forest zone (‘Kawasan hutan’), international concerns regarding deforestation affect the totality of Indonesian palm oil export. ‘Forest zone oil palm’ (FZ-OP) is a substantive issue that requires analysis and policy change.

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