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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...

PM2.5 Pollution and Inhibitory Effects on Industry Development: A Bidirectional Correlation Effect Mechanism

Journal Article
Chen, J., Chen, K., Wang, G., Wu, L., Liu, X., & Wei, G. (2019)
PM2.5 Pollution and Inhibitory Effects on Industry Development: A Bidirectional Correlation Effect Mechanism. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(7), 1-21. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16071159
In this paper, a vector autoregression (VAR) model has been constructed in order to analyze a two-way mechanism between PM2.5 pollution and industry development in Beijing via...

Optimising camera trap data quality at mammal resting places.

Journal Article
Findlay, M. A., Briers, R. A., & White, P. J. C. (2018)
Optimising camera trap data quality at mammal resting places. In Practice, 24-28
A thorough understanding of how camera traps function is essential for ensuring correct set-up and quality of data. We illustrate the challenges through a case study of camera...

Measuring the role of seagrasses in regulating sediment surface elevation

Journal Article
Potouroglou, M., Bull, J. C., Krauss, K. W., Kennedy, H. A., Fusi, M., Daffonchio, D., …Huxham, M. (2017)
Measuring the role of seagrasses in regulating sediment surface elevation. Scientific Reports, 7, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-12354-y
Seagrass meadows provide numerous ecosystem services and their rapid global loss may reduce human welfare as well as ecological integrity. In common with the other ‘blue carbo...

Changes of bat species composition over altitudinal gradients on northern and southern aspects of the Soutpansberg mountain range, South Africa.

Journal Article
Weier, S. M., Linden, V. M., Gaigher, I., White, P. J., & Taylor, P. J. (2017)
Changes of bat species composition over altitudinal gradients on northern and southern aspects of the Soutpansberg mountain range, South Africa. Mammalia, 81(1), https://doi.org/10.1515/mammalia-2015-0055
In order to gain insight into the pattern of bat species composition over altitude and the environmental variables driving the observed pattern, we compared data from moist so...

Discourse, speculation and mltidisciplinarity: designing urban futures.

Journal Article
Helgason, I., Smyth, M., Rosenbak, S., & Mitrovic, I. (2015)
Discourse, speculation and mltidisciplinarity: designing urban futures. Nordic design research conference, 1-10
This paper presents a design case study of a summer school that brought together a multi-disciplinary group of early-career professionals to explore ideas relating to new tech...

The importance of mangroves to people: a call to action

Report
Duke, N., Nagelkerken, I., Agardy, T., Wells, S., van Lavieren, H., & Huxham, M. (2013)
The importance of mangroves to people: a call to action. Cambridge: United Nations Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre
This global synthesis report serves as a call to action to decision makers. It provides a science-based synthesis of the different types of goods and services provided by mang...

No dominion over nature: why treating ecosystems like machines will lead to boom and bust in food supply

Report
Huxham, M., Hartley, S., Pretty, J., & Tett, P. (2013)
No dominion over nature: why treating ecosystems like machines will lead to boom and bust in food supply. London: Friends of the Earth England and Wales
Healthy ecosystems are essential for the long-term wellbeing of humans as they provide vital services such as food production, pollination, climate regulation and flood protec...

The mass retrofitting of an energy efficient-low carbon zone: baselining the urban regeneration strategy, vision, masterplan and redevelopment scheme

Journal Article
Deakin, M., Campbell, F. H., & Reid, A. (2012)
The mass retrofitting of an energy efficient-low carbon zone: baselining the urban regeneration strategy, vision, masterplan and redevelopment scheme. Energy Policy, 45, 187-200. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2012.02.019
This paper examines a recent attempt to reduce energy consumption and the associated levels of carbon emissions by way of and through what has been termed: “an active and inte...

The embedded intelligence of smart cities.

Journal Article
Deakin, M. (2011)
The embedded intelligence of smart cities. Intelligent Buildings International, 3, 189-197. https://doi.org/10.1080/17508975.2011.579340
This article offers an extensive review of Mitchell's thesis on the transition from the city of bits to e-topia and finds it wanting. It suggests that the problems encountered...