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  • 2017
  • 2017). Do drivers of biodiversity change differ in importance across marine and terrestrial systems-Or is it just different research communities' perspectives? (springer.com)
  • 2020
  • The goal of the Dimensions of Biodiversity campaign is to transform, by 2020, how we describe and understand the scope and role of life on Earth. (nsf.gov)
  • Crops
  • NSF-funded researcher Rachael Winfree and her team at Rutgers University revealed just how important pollinator biodiversity is for crops in a recent study conducted across dozens of watermelon, cranberry and blueberry farms in the mid-Atlantic United States. (nsf.gov)
  • In fact, several of these are directly related to agricultural biodiversity, and indeed to the issue of new crops. (purdue.edu)
  • evolutionary
  • The campaign promotes novel, integrated approaches to identify and understand the evolutionary and ecological significance of biodiversity amidst the changing environment of the present day and in the geologic past. (nsf.gov)
  • While this focus complements several core NSF programs, it differs by requiring that multiple dimensions of biodiversity be addressed simultaneously, in innovative or novel ways, to understand their synergistic roles in critical ecological and evolutionary processes. (nsf.gov)
  • crisis
  • But the biodiversity crisis really accelerated, McKee establishes, at the onset of the agriculture age, some 10,000 years ago, when humans enjoyed unprecedented growth. (thenation.com)
  • global
  • In order to improve scientific predictions of the future of biodiversity in the face of global changes it is very important to understand the mechanisms of dispersion. (eawag.ch)
  • Although the all-pervading influence of human action in modifying biodiversity is widely recognized, and the Global Biodiversity Assessment (Heywood 1985) included a whole section on this topic, the complexity of the social, cultural, ethical, religious, and other human interactions with biodiversity and agroecological systems. (purdue.edu)
  • biological
  • The Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) is a large digital archive of legacy biological literature, comprising over 31 million pages scanned from books, monographs, and journals. (biomedcentral.com)
  • approaches
  • Demonstrate the link between biodiversity and livelihoods through interdisciplinary approaches. (iucn.org)
  • Given that in practical terms it is impossible to expect to be able to document biodiversity with any degree of completeness other approaches must be used. (cambridge.org)
  • policy
  • What I will attempt, however, is to highlight some of the major developments in biodiversity action and policy that have emerged during the past year or two. (purdue.edu)
  • ecological
  • Valuing Biodiversity from an Economic Perspective: AUnified Economic, Ecological and Genetic Approach ," Working Papers 0301, University of Crete, Department of Economics. (repec.org)
  • Valuing Biodiversity from an Economic Perspective: A Unified Economic, Ecological, and Genetic Approach ," American Economic Review , American Economic Association, pages 1597-1614. (repec.org)
  • Valuing biodiversity from an economic perspective : a unified economic, ecological and genetic approach ," Working papers 17, Wisconsin Madison - Social Systems. (repec.org)
  • Researchers have found that this staggering biodiversity -- besides making our gardens and countryside beautiful -- is critical for many types of ecological services, including pollination. (nsf.gov)
  • books.google.com - Exploring the relationship between Native Americans and the natural world, Biodiversity and Native America questions the widespread view that indigenous peoples had minimal ecological impact in North America. (google.com)
  • research
  • Dimensions of Biodiversity FY2014 again includes partnerships with the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) and São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) of Brazil. (nsf.gov)
  • This work is part of the PACES II Research Program at AWI, and of the Topic "Land Use, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services" at UFZ. (springer.com)
  • IMPORTANT
  • 6. WHY IS BIODIVERSITY IMPORTANT? (slideshare.net)
  • In Europe, one of the most important pieces of new legislation that has biodiversity protection as a specific aim is the Environmental Liability Directive (ELD).The ELD came into force on 30 April, 2004. (law.com)
  • Analysis
  • Scaling rules offer one possible framework, and this book offers a synthesis of the ways in which scaling theory can be applied to the analysis of biodiversity. (cambridge.org)
  • email
  • Investigators wishing to inquire about the suitability of potential projects for Dimensions of Biodiversity are encouraged to email a brief summary and contact information to Dimensions@nsf.gov . (nsf.gov)