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Community livelihood activities as key determinants for community based conservation of wetlands in Uganda

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The role of wetland management agencies within the local community in the conservation of wetlands in Uganda

References Abrams R.W., Anwana E.D., Ormsby A., Dovie D.B.K., Ajagbe A., Abrams A. 2009. Integrating Top-Down with Bottom-Up Conservation Policy in Africa. Conservation Biology , 23, 23: 779–804. Agrawal A., Gibson C.C. 1999. Enchantment and Disenchantment: The Role of Community in Natural Resource Conservation. World Development , 4, 27: 629–649. Akello C.E. 2007. Environmental Regulation in Uganda. Successes and Challenges. Law , Environment and Development Journal , 3/1: 22–25. Bakema R.J., Iyango L. 2001. Engaging Local Users in

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Using spatial metrics to assess the efficacy of biodiversity conservation within the Romanian Carpathian Convention area

statistical modelling approach , Landscape and Urban Planning, 79, 1, 65-76, Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Iojă C. I., Pătroescu Maria, Rozylowicz L., Popescu V. D., Vergheleţ M., Zotta M. I., Felciuc Mihaela (2010), The efficacy of Romania’s protected areas network in conserving biodiversity , Biological Conservation, 143, 11, 2468-2476, Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Knorn J., Kuemmerle T., Radeloff V. C., Szabo Alina, Mîndrescu M., Keeton W. S., Abrudan I., Griffiths P., Gancz V., Hostert P. (2012), Forest restitution and the protected area

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Water erosion on marl slopes and prevention of its effects using conservation of water and soil systems in the Wadi Isser watershed – Algeria

soil restoration in Algeria]. In: L’International Soil Conservation Organisation. Comptes rendus 14 e conférence de l’ISCO. 14–19.05.2006 Marrakech). H udson N.W. 1991. A study of the reasons for success or failure of soil conservation projects. FAO Soil Bulletin. Vol. 64 pp. 65. K ouri L., V ogt H., G omer D. 1997. Analyse des processus d'érosion hydrique linéaire en terrain marneux, bassin de l'oued Mina, Tell Oranais, Algérie [Analysis of the processes of linear hydric erosion in marl land, Mina wadi watershed, Oranais Hill, Algeria]. ORSTOM

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The use of the axiophyte species concept to describe the ecological network of the Birmingham and Black Country of the UK West Midlands

at the landscape scale in Leeds, UK. Landscape Ecology 23: 1231-1241. Peterken G.F. 1974. A method for assessing woodland flora for conservation using indicator species. Biological Conserv., 6,4: 239-45. Ratcliffe D.A. (ed.) 1977. A nature conservation review. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge. Rostański A. 1998. Anthropophytes and apophytes in colonization process on the post-industrial heaps in Upper Silesia region. Phytocoenosis, vol. 10 (N.S.) Suppl. Cartogr. Geobot., 9: 199-201. Roy D.B., Hill M.O., Rothery P. 1999. Effects of

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Land Degradation and Management within Upper Racova Catchment

, Romania. Wischmeier, W.H., Smith, D.D. , 1960, A Universal Soil-Loss Equation to guide conservation farm planning , Trans. Int. Congr. Soil Sci., 7th, 418-425 p. Wischmeier, W.H., Smith, D.D. , 1978, Predicting Rainfall Erosion Losses, A Guide to Conservation Planning , USDA Agriculture Handbook No. 537. USDA: Washington DC, USA.

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Effect of two management techniques applied to the reduction of Juncus maritimus (Lam.) abundance in a selected temporary wetland

]. Bulletin de l’Institut Scientifique Rabat. [Scientific Institute newsletter Rabat] Vol. 4. Iss. 7 supplement. B arbaro J., D utoit T., C ozic P. 2001. A six-year experimental restoration of biodiversity by shrub-clearing and grazing in calcareous grasslands of the French Prealps. Biodiversity and Conservation. Vol. 10. Iss. 1 p. 119–135. DOI 10.1023/A:1016629507196 B eja P., A lcazar R. 2003. Conservation of Mediterranean temporary ponds under agricultural intensification: An evaluation using amphibians. Biological Conservation. Vol. 114. Iss. 3 p. 317

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The need for verification of the Polish lignite deposits owing to development and nature conservation protection on land at the surface

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Poland is a country rich in lignite. The area where the lignite occurs occupies approx. 22% of the total surface area of the country. Geological resources of Polish lignite deposits are estimated at 23.5 billion Mg, but in the majority (69%) the accuracy of their identification is poor. Nevertheless the amount of coal in Polish deposits allows - at least in theory - for mining and energy production at the current level for hundreds of years to come. It is an important raw material for the energy security of the country both currently and in the future. Because the vast majority of Polish and foreign mines use an open pit method for lignite extraction the actual amount of mineral available for the extraction depends not only on the properties of the deposit but to a large extent on the method of development of the surface land above the deposit, as well as on the sensitivity of the environment in the vicinity of any future mines. After careful analysis it can be stated that only a few of the lignite deposits may be subject to cost-effective mining operations. These deposits should be subjected to special protection as a future resource base which will ensure the energy security of the country. Some examples of domestic deposits have been presented where due to the conflict resulting from the development of the area should be deleted from the Balance Sheet of Mineral Deposits because their exploitation is irrational and uneconomic. Keeping such deposits in the Balance Sheet, and the use of large numbers in the context of their resource base leads to an unwarranted sense of wealth which consequently does not encourage the protection of these deposits which may actually be subject to rational exploitation in the near future. In summary there is a need to find a compromise in order to adequately protect all natural resources including mineral deposits.

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Evaluation of hydro-agricultural techniques and assessment of know-how implemented by traditional societies: Case of the region of Béni-Snous in the city of Tlemcen – Algeria

. Evolution des techniques de conservation des eaux et des sols en Tunisie [Evolution of water and soil conservation techniques in Tunisia] [online]. Bulletin du réseau Érosion. Gestion de la biomasse, érosion et séquestration du carbone (Actes2-séquestration du carbone et érosion des sols). [Access 10.12.2017]. IRD. Vol. 23 p. 625–635. Available at: http://www.dphu.org/uploads/attachements/books/books_1123_0.pdf D emmak A. 1982. Contribution à l’étude de l’érosion et des transports solides en Algérie septentrionale [Contribution to the study of erosion and solid

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The City-Port of Halmyris: An Integrated Geoarchaeological and Environmental Approach to the Last Roman Bastion on the Eastern Flank of the Danubian Limes

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