SDG 15:
LIFE ON LAND

Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

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Can private land conservation reduce wildfire risk to homes? A case study in San Diego County, California, USA

By: Butsic V., Syphard A.D., Keeley J.E., Bar-Massada A.
Published in: Landscape and Urban Planning
SDGs : SDG 15  |  Units:   | Time: 2017 |  Link
Description: The purchase of private land for conservation purposes is a common way to prevent the exploitation of sensitive ecologic (more…)

New perspectives on coastal landscape reconstruction during the Late Quaternary: A test case from central Israel

By: Shtienberg G., Dix J.K., Roskin J., Waldmann N., Bookman R., Bialik O.M., Porat N., Taha N., Sivan D.
Published in: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology
SDGs : SDG 15  |  Units: Marine Sciences  | Time: 2017 |  Link
Description: The stratigraphic architecture of coastal plains is determined by the interactions between local (e.g. fluvial processes (more…)

Development of polyculture and integrated multi – trophic aquaculture (IMTA) in Israel: A review

By: Neori A., Shpigel M., Guttman L., Israel A.
Published in: Israeli Journal of Aquaculture – Bamidgeh
SDGs : SDG 15  |  Units:   | Time: 2017 |  Link
Description: Israeli aquaculture began in the 1920s, with common carp monoculture. This was followed by polyculture of carp with tila (more…)

The influence of fire history, plant species and post-fire management on soil water repellency in a Mediterranean catchment: The Mount Carmel range, Israel

By: Keesstra S., Wittenberg L., Maroulis J., Sambalino F., Malkinson D., Cerdà A., Pereira P.
Published in: Catena
SDGs : SDG 15  |  Units: Social Sciences  | Time: 2017 |  Link
Description: Fire is a key factor impacting soil hydrology in many Mediterranean catchments. Soil water repellency (SWR) can stimulat (more…)

Pigs in space: An agent-based model of wild boar (Sus scrofa) movement into cities

By: Toger M., Benenson I., Wang Y., Czamanski D., Malkinson D.
Published in: Landscape and Urban Planning
SDGs : SDG 15  |  Units: Social Sciences  | Time: 2018 |  Link
Description: Last decades saw a dramatic increase in wildlife populations within urban areas. Policymakers seek to minimize human-wil (more…)

Rapid growth of the US wildland-urban interface raises wildfire risk

By: Radeloff V.C., Helmers D.P., Anu Kramer H., Mockrin M.H., Alexandre P.M., Bar-Massada A., Butsic V., Hawbaker T.J., Martinuzzi S., Syphard A.D., Stewart S.I.
Published in: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
SDGs : SDG 15  |  Units:   | Time: 2018 |  Link
Description: The wildland-urban interface (WUI) is the area where houses and wildland vegetation meet or intermingle, and where wildf (more…)

Quaternary sedimentology and prehistory on the Mediterranean coastal plain of Israel

By: Ronen A.
Published in: Quaternary International
SDGs : SDG 15  |  Units:   | Time: 2018 |  Link
Description: The coastal plain of Israel is composed primarily of Nile-derived quartz sand carried northward in the Nile Littoral Cel (more…)

Assessing wildfire exposure in the Wildland-Urban Interface area of the mountains of central Argentina

By: Argañaraz J.P., Radeloff V.C., Bar-Massada A., Gavier-Pizarro G.I., Scavuzzo C.M., Bellis L.M.
Published in: Journal of Environmental Management
SDGs : SDG 15  |  Units:   | Time: 2017 |  Link
Description: Wildfires are a major threat to people and property in Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) communities worldwide, but while t (more…)

National scale mapping of ecosystem services in Israel – Genetic resources, pollination and cultural services

By: Lotan A., Kost R., Mandelik Y., Peled Y., Chakuki D., Shamir S.Z., Ram Y.
Published in: One Ecosystem
SDGs : SDG 15  |  Units:   | Time: 2018 |  Link
Description: The Israel – National Ecosystem Assessment (I-NEA) project aims to present a comprehensive picture of the state and tren (more…)

Assessment of relation of land use characteristics with vector-borne diseases in tropical areas

By: Sheela A.M., Ghermandi A., Vineetha P., Sheeja R.V., Justus J., Ajayakrishna K.
Published in: Land Use Policy
SDGs : SDG 15  |  Units: Social Sciences  | Time: 2017 |  Link
Description: Land use and land cover changes play an important role in the occurrence of vector-borne diseases. It is highly essentia (more…)

Genetic diversity and infection sources of Rosellinia necatrix in northern Israel

By: Dafny-Yelin M., Mairesse O., Moy J., Dor S., Malkinson D.
Published in: Phytopathologia Mediterranea
SDGs : SDG 15  |  Units: Social Sciences  | Time: 2018 |  Link
Description: Symptoms of white root rot (caused by Rosellinia necatrix) of fruit trees (including apple, cherry and peach) are rottin (more…)

Estuarine development and early Holocene transgression across an aeolianite substrate, Caesarea, central Israel

By: Goff J.A., Austin J.A., Jr., Goodman-Tchernov B.N.
Published in: Continental Shelf Research
SDGs : SDG 15  |  Units: Marine Sciences  | Time: 2018 |  Link
Description: Estuaries are important features on the coastal landscape due to their potential for rich, diverse, and abundant resourc (more…)

The road to differentiated land use and domestic space in the middle pleistocene of southwestern Asia

By: Kuhn S.L., Shimelmitz R., Clark A.E.
Published in: Crossing the Human Threshold: Dynamic Transformation and Persistent Places During the Middle Pleistocene
SDGs : SDG 15  |  Units:   | Time: 2017 |  Link
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Amplified environmental change: Evidence from land-use and climate change in medieval Minorca

By: Balbo A.L., Puy A., Frigola J., Retamero F., Cacho I., Kirchner H.
Published in: Land Degradation and Development
SDGs : SDG 15  |  Units:   | Time: 2018 |  Link
Description: The debate on human environmental impact has often been locked into cause–effect reasoning, aiming at factoring human im (more…)

Opportunism or aquatic specialization? Evidence of freshwater fish exploitation at ohalo II- a waterlogged upper paleolithic site

By: Zohar I., Dayan T., Goren M., Nadel D., Hershkovitz I.
Published in: PLoS ONE
SDGs : SDG 15  |  Units: Humanities  | Time: 2018 |  Link
Description: Analysis of ca. 17,000 fish remains recovered from the late Upper Paleolithic/early Epi-Paleolithic (LGM; 23,000 BP) wat (more…)

Drip irrigation uptake in traditional irrigated fields: The edaphological impact

By: Puy A., García Avilés J.M., Balbo A.L., Keller M., Riedesel S., Blum D., Bubenzer O.
Published in: Journal of Environmental Management
SDGs : SDG 15  |  Units:   | Time: 2017 |  Link
Description: Historical and traditional flood-irrigated (FI) schemes are progressively being upgraded by means of drip irrigation (DI (more…)

Interbasin water transfer for the rehabilitation of a transboundary Mediterranean stream: An economic analysis

By: Akron A., Ghermandi A., Dayan T., Hershkovitz Y.
Published in: Journal of Environmental Management
SDGs : SDG 15  |  Units: Social Sciences  | Time: 2017 |  Link
Description: Global demand for freshwater is increasing as human population grows, climate changes and water resources are being over (more…)

Ecological assessment of water quality in the Kabul River, Pakistan, using statistical methods

By: Khuram I., Barinova S., Ahmad N., Ullah A., DIn S.U., Jan S., Hamayun M.
Published in: Oceanological and Hydrobiological Studies
SDGs : SDG 15  |  Units:   | Time: 2017 |  Link
Description: We identified 209 species of algae and cyanobacteria at 4 sites in the Kabul River. Green algae, diatoms, and charophyte (more…)

Biological invasions in conservation planning: A global systematic review

By: Mačic V., Albano P.G., Almpanidou V., Claudet J., Corrales X., Essl F., Evagelopoulos A., Giovos I., Jimenez C., Kark S., Marković O., Mazaris A.D., Ólafsdóttir F.Á., Panayotova M., Petović S., Rabitsch W., Ramdani M., Rilov G., Tricarico E., Fernández T.V., Sini M., Trygonis V., Katsanevakis S.
Published in: Frontiers in Marine Science
SDGs : SDG 15  |  Units: Marine Sciences  | Time: 2018 |  Link
Description: Biological invasions threaten biodiversity in terrestrial, freshwater and marine ecosystems, requiring substantial conse (more…)

Fire impact on soil-water repellency and functioning of semi-arid croplands and rangelands: Implications for prescribed burnings and wildfires

By: Stavi I., Barkai D., Knoll Y.M., Glion H.A., Katra I., Brook A., Zaady E.
Published in: Geomorphology
SDGs : SDG 15  |  Units: Social Sciences  | Time: 2017 |  Link
Description: An unintended fire outbreak during summer 2015 in the semi-arid Israeli Negev resulted in the burning of extensive cropl (more…)