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Carrot Or Stick? Modelling How Landowner Behavioural Responses Can Cause Incentive-Based Forest Governance To Backfire
(Public Library of Science, 2013-10-30)
Mitigating the negative impacts of declining worldwide forest cover remains a significant socio-ecological challenge, due to the dominant role of human decision-making. Here we use a Markov chain model of land-use dynamics ...
The Impact Of Human-Environment Interactions On The Stability Of Forest-Grassland Mosaic Ecosystems
(Nature Publishing Group, 2013-09-19)
Forest-grassland mosaic ecosystems can exhibit alternative stables states, whereby under the same environmental conditions, the ecosystem could equally well reside either in one state or another, depending on the initial ...
Outlook On A Worldwide Forest Transition
(Public Library of Science, 2013-10-09)
It is not clear whether a worldwide "forest transition" to net reforestation will ever occur, and the need to address the main driver-agriculture-is compelling. We present a mathematical model of land use dynamics based ...