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Biodiversity in Heterogeneous and Dynamic Landscapes  

Clélia Sirami

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Jul 2016
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Environmental Science
Although the concept of biodiversity emerged 30 years ago, patterns and processes influencing ecological diversity have been studied for more than a century. Historically, ecological ... More

Biodiversity Loss  

Tom Oliver

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This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science. Please check back later for the full article. ... More

Cities, Green Space, and Mental Well-Being  

Jenny Roe

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Nov 2016
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Environmental Science
Mental and behavioral disorders account for approximately 7.4% of the global burden of disease, with depression now the world’s leading cause of disability. One in four people in the ... More

Climate Change Impacts on Agriculture across Africa  

Laura Pereira

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Mar 2017
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Confidence in the projected impacts of climate change on agricultural systems has increased substantially since the first Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reports. In ... More

Conservation in the Amazon  

Marc Dourojeanni

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This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science. Please check back later for the full article. ... More

Cooperation over Transboundary Water Resources in International Law  

Owen McIntyre

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The Cultivation and Environmental Impact of Mushrooms  

Shu Ting Chang and Solomon P. Wasser

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Mar 2017
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The word mushroom may mean different things to different people in different countries. Specialist studies on the value of mushrooms and their products should have a clear definition of ... More

Cultivation and Impact of Wheat  

Peter Shewry

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Nov 2016
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Wheat is the most widely grown food crop in the world and the dominant staple crop in temperate countries where it contributes between about 20% and 50% of the total energy intake. About ... More

Cultivation, Improvement, and Environmental Impacts of Tea  

Mainaak Mukhopadhyay and Tapan Kumar Mondal

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Apr 2017
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Tea, the globally admired, non-alcoholic, caffeine-containing beverage, is manufactured from the tender leaves of the tea [Camellia sinensis (L.)] plant. It is basically a woody, perennial ... More

Dairy, Science, Society, and the Environment  

Christopher Lu

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Jul 2017
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Dairy has intertwined with human society since the beginning of civilization. It evolves from art in ancient society to science in the modern world. Its roles in nutrition and health are ... More

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