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  1. Research article

    Protected area management and local access to natural resources: a change analysis of the villages neighboring a world heritage site, the Keoladeo National Park, India

    A network of Protected Areas (PAs) has been the main strategy adopted in India for conservation of biodiversity and wildlife. Thus, more than 600 PAs are established; however, pressures from the human settleme...

    Mohd. Zeeshan, B. Anjan Kumar Prusty and P. A. Azeez

    Earth Perspectives 2017 4:2

    Published on: 7 April 2017

  2. Research article

    Reliability and usability of tourism climate indices

    Tourism climate indices (TCI) are commonly used to describe the climate conditions suitable for tourism activities, from the planning, investment or daily operations perspectives. A substantial amount of resea...

    Ghislain Dubois, Jean Paul Ceron, Clotilde Dubois, Maria Dolores Frias and Sixto Herrera

    Earth Perspectives 2016 3:2

    Published on: 18 April 2016

  3. Research article

    Sharing skills and needs between providers and users of climate information to create climate services: lessons from the Northern Adriatic case study

    The need to cope with the expected impacts of climate change on socio-ecological systems calls for a closer dialogue between climate scientists and the community of climate information users. We describe an in...

    Valentina Giannini, Alessio Bellucci and Silvia Torresan

    Earth Perspectives 2016 3:1

    Published on: 15 March 2016

  4. Research article

    A farmer-based analysis of climate change adaptation options of agriculture in the Bărăgan Plain, Romania

    The paper has in view the assessment of the impact of climate change on agriculture in the main agricultural region of Romania (Bărăgan Plain), by understanding the contextual socio-economic factors of agricul...

    Mihaela Sima, Elena-Ana Popovici, Dan Bălteanu, Dana Magdalena Micu, Gheorghe Kucsicsa, Carmen Dragotă and Ines Grigorescu

    Earth Perspectives 2015 2:5

    Published on: 2 July 2015

  5. Research Article

    Climate services for marine applications in Europe

    The term “climate services” is commonly used to refer to the generation of climate information, their transformation according to user needs and the subsequent use of the information in decision making process...

    Ralf Weisse, Peter Bisling, Lidia Gaslikova, Beate Geyer, Nikolaus Groll, Mahboubeh Hortamani, Volker Matthias, Moritz Maneke, Insa Meinke, Elke MI Meyer, Fabian Schwichtenberg, Florian Stempinski, Frauke Wiese and Katja Wöckner-Kluwe

    Earth Perspectives 2015 2:3

    Published on: 18 March 2015

  6. Review

    Role of engineering in sustainable water management

    The recognition of the limits of resources is almost as old as the realization that our planet is a sphere leading to concerns about sustainable resources management. Water resources in particular receive grow...

    Balázs M Fekete and János J Bogárdi

    Earth Perspectives 2015 2:2

    Published on: 12 February 2015

  7. Research article

    Seasonal and spatial factors related to longitudinal patterns of child growth in Bwamanda, DR Congo

    Studying the influence of geographical factors on child growth is important, especially given the increasing interest in climate change and health in resource-poor settings and the recognized importance of gro...

    Catherine Schwinger, Torleif Markussen Lunde, Peter Andersen, Hallgeir Kismul and Jan Van den Broeck

    Earth Perspectives 2014 1:26

    Published on: 18 November 2014

  8. Review

    The role of targeted climate research at the IRI

    Advances in our fundamental understanding of the physical climate system provided the necessary scientific underpinnings for the routine production of reliable seasonal climate forecasts and ultimately, the bi...

    Bradfield Lyon, Alessandra Giannini, Paula Gonzalez and Andrew W Robertson

    Earth Perspectives 2014 1:18

    Published on: 17 June 2014

  9. Synthesis

    Climate and environmental monitoring for decision making

    As human populations grow, so do the resource demands imposed on ecosystems and the impacts of our global footprint. Natural resources are not invulnerable, nor infinitely available. The environmental impacts ...

    Pietro Ceccato, Katia Fernandes, Daniel Ruiz and Erica Allis

    Earth Perspectives 2014 1:16

    Published on: 17 June 2014

  10. Review

    Meningitis and climate: from science to practice

    Meningococcal meningitis is a climate sensitive infectious disease. The regional extent of the Meningitis Belt in Africa, where the majority of epidemics occur, was originally defined by Lapeysonnie in the 196...

    Carlos Pérez García-Pando, Madeleine C Thomson, Michelle C Stanton, Peter J Diggle, Thomas Hopson, Rajul Pandya, Ron L Miller and Stéphane Hugonnet

    Earth Perspectives 2014 1:14

    Published on: 17 June 2014

  11. Research article

    Climate risk management for water in semi–arid regions

    New sources of hydroclimate information based on forecast models and observational data have the potential to greatly improve the management of water resources in semi-arid regions prone to drought. Better man...

    Andrew W Robertson, Walter Baethgen, Paul Block, Upmanu Lall, Arumugam Sankarasubramanian, Francisco de Assis de Souza Filho and Koen M J Verbist

    Earth Perspectives 2014 1:12

    Published on: 17 June 2014

  12. Essay

    Climate information for humanitarian agencies: some basic principles

    Since 2005, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre have had an ongoing partnership with the International Research Institute for Clim...

    Erin Coughlan de Perez and Simon J Mason

    Earth Perspectives 2014 1:11

    Published on: 17 June 2014

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