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Multiple Impact Pathways Of The 2015-16 El Niño In Coastal Kenya

Journal Article
Fortnam, M., Sheen, K., Brown, K., Chaigneau, T., Huxam, M., Gwaro, K., …Kirui, B. K. (in press)
Multiple Impact Pathways Of The 2015-16 El Niño In Coastal Kenya. AMBIO: A Journal of the Human Environment,
The 2015-2016 El Niño had large impacts globally. The effects were not as great as anticipated in Kenya, however, leading some commentators to call it a 'non-event'. Our study...

SDG 14: Life Below Water - Impacts On Mangroves

Book Chapter
Friess, D. A., Aung, T. T., Huxham, M., Lovelock, C., Mukherjee, N., & Sasmito, S. (2019)
SDG 14: Life Below Water - Impacts On Mangroves. In G. Winkel, P. Pacheco, G. Galloway, C. J. Pierce Colfer, W. de Jong, & P. Katila (Eds.), Sustainable Development Goals: Their Impacts on Forests and People, (445-481). Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108765015.016
The SDG14 targets cover more than 70 per cent of the planet, including the coastal zone, where a range of forest resources are located. In this chapter we investigate the pote...

Kropotkin’s garden: facilitation in mangrove ecosystems

Book Chapter
Huxham, M., Berger, U., Skov, M. W., & Sousa, W. P. (2019)
Kropotkin’s garden: facilitation in mangrove ecosystems. In S. J. Hawkins, K. Bohn, L. B. Firth, & G. A. Williams (Eds.), Interactions in the Marine Benthos: Global Patterns and Processes, (431-447). Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108235792.018
Despite the environmental stresses that mangrove forests experience – including fluctuating salinity, low soil oxygen and buffeting by waves – they can be highly productive. F...

The Future of Blue Carbon Science

Journal Article
Macreadie, P., Anton, A., Raven, J., Beaumont, N., Connolly, R., Friess, D., …Duarte, C. (in press)
The Future of Blue Carbon Science. Nature Communications, 10, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-11693-w
The term Blue Carbon (BC) was first coined a decade ago to describe the disproportionately large contribution of coastal vegetated ecosystems to global carbon sequestration. T...

An analysis of nudging as a social marketing technique using Front of Pack nutrition labels: A study of women's perceptions of food labels

Thesis
Soraghan, C. An analysis of nudging as a social marketing technique using Front of Pack nutrition labels: A study of women's perceptions of food labels. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/2090514
Recently, social marketers have adopted the use of ‘nudging’ as a technique to influence behaviour through subtle tweaks to the environment (Thaler & Sunstein, 2008). Front of...

Assessment to Support Student Learning: Eight Challenges for 21st Century Practice

Journal Article
Sambell, K., Brown, S., & Race, P. (2019)
Assessment to Support Student Learning: Eight Challenges for 21st Century Practice. All Ireland Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (AISHE-J), 11(2), -
There are many challenges for the colleagues who teach and assess students in the twenty-first century, and in this article, we explore eight of these, proposing some practica...

Assessment as a locus for engagement: priorities and practicalities

Journal Article
Sambell, K., Brown, S., & Race, P. (2019)
Assessment as a locus for engagement: priorities and practicalities. Giornale Italiano della Recerca Educativa, https://doi.org/10.7346/SIRD-1S2019-P45
This paper considers how assessment can productively act as a locus for engagement. It focuses on the important case being made by diverse global assessment experts who argue ...

What’s in a word? Practices associated with ‘feedforward’ in higher education.

Journal Article
Reimann, N., Sadler, I., & Sambell, K. (in press)
What’s in a word? Practices associated with ‘feedforward’ in higher education. Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education, 44(8), 1279-1290. https://doi.org/10.1080/02602938.2019.1600655
The term ‘feedforward’ is increasingly employed in higher education, and this paper focuses on the way in which it fits into contemporary debates about feedback and its impact...

Developing autonomy via assessment for learning: students' views of their involvement in self and peer review activities

Book Chapter
K, S., & A, S. (2019)
Developing autonomy via assessment for learning: students' views of their involvement in self and peer review activities. In C. Bryan, & K. Clegg (Eds.), Innovative Assessment in Higher Education: A handbook for academic practitioners, 173-189. (2nd). Taylor & Francis (Routledge
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Seagrass removal leads to rapid changes in fauna and loss of carbon.

Journal Article
Githaiga, M. N., Frouws, A. M., Kairo, J. G., & Huxham, M. (2019)
Seagrass removal leads to rapid changes in fauna and loss of carbon. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 7, https://doi.org/10.3389/fevo.2019.00062
Seagrass habitats are important natural carbon sinks, with an average of ∼14 kg C m−2 buried in their sediments. The fate of this carbon following seagrass removal or damage h...

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