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Livelihood security enhancement though innovative water management in dryland India (2021)
Journal Article
Everard, M., & West, H. (in press). Livelihood security enhancement though innovative water management in dryland India. Water International,

Locally nuanced community-based shallow groundwater management interventions have proven important in saline and sodic monsoonal regions. A mixed methods approach characterises achievement of regeneration of the formerly degraded socio-ecological sy... Read More about Livelihood security enhancement though innovative water management in dryland India.

Rapid ‘fingerprinting’ of potential sources of plastics in river systems: An example from the River Wye, UK (2020)
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Ogden, W., & Everard, M. (in press). Rapid ‘fingerprinting’ of potential sources of plastics in river systems: An example from the River Wye, UK. International Journal of River Basin Management, https://doi.org/10.1080/15715124.2020.1830783

Literature review identified seven principal pathways of plastic debris entry into river systems: waste water treatment plants; combined sewer overflows; on-site wastewater treatment systems; road and rail transport systems; agriculture; industrial s... Read More about Rapid ‘fingerprinting’ of potential sources of plastics in river systems: An example from the River Wye, UK.

Reconnecting society with its ecological roots (2020)
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Everard, M., Kass, G., Longhurst, J., zu Ermgassen, S., Girardet, H., Stewart-Evans, J., …Craig, A. (2021). Reconnecting society with its ecological roots. Environmental Science and Policy, 116, 8-19. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2020.11.002

Recent high-profile analyses of trajectories and prognoses of ecosystem decline around the world have called for a renewed focus on embedding the values of the natural world across all areas of public policy. This paper reports the results of a UK-b... Read More about Reconnecting society with its ecological roots.

Commercially and medicinally significant aquatic macrophytes: Potential for improving livelihood security of indigenous communities in northern Bihar, India (2020)
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Raut, S., Gupta, N., Everard, M., & Singh, I. S. (2020). Commercially and medicinally significant aquatic macrophytes: Potential for improving livelihood security of indigenous communities in northern Bihar, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa, 12(13), 16819-16830. https://doi.org/10.1160....5640.12.13.16819-16830

The dispersed wetlands in the Darbhanga District of northern Bihar, India, provide a diversity of niches supporting substantial floral and faunal richness. The aquatic macrophytes of a representative range of perennial water bodies were surveyed fort... Read More about Commercially and medicinally significant aquatic macrophytes: Potential for improving livelihood security of indigenous communities in northern Bihar, India.

Assessing livelihood-ecosystem interdependencies and natural resource governance in a tribally controlled region of India’s north-eastern middle Himalayas (2020)
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Everard, M., Kataria, G., Kumar, S., & Gupta, N. (in press). Assessing livelihood-ecosystem interdependencies and natural resource governance in a tribally controlled region of India’s north-eastern middle Himalayas. Environment, Development and Sustainability, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10668-020-00945-1

Mountains host high biological and cultural diversity, generating ecosystem services beneficial over multiple geographical scales but suffering significant vulnerabilities. A case study in Lileng village (Arunachal Pradesh, Indian north-east Himalaya... Read More about Assessing livelihood-ecosystem interdependencies and natural resource governance in a tribally controlled region of India’s north-eastern middle Himalayas.

Declining native fish, diminishing livelihood security: The predicament of Indian Himalayan communities (2020)
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Gupta, N., Everard, M., & Namchu, C. V. (in press). Declining native fish, diminishing livelihood security: The predicament of Indian Himalayan communities. International Journal of River Basin Management, https://doi.org/10.1080/15715124.2020.1790578

Native fish species provide significant ecosystem services, including as food (provisioning services), as organisms with specific cultural and spiritual importance (cultural services), and contributions to supporting and regulatory services across th... Read More about Declining native fish, diminishing livelihood security: The predicament of Indian Himalayan communities.

Water insecurity compounds the global coronavirus crisis (2020)
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Staddon, C., Everard, M., Mytton, J., Octavianti, T., Powell, W., Quinn, N., …Mizniak, J. (2020). Water insecurity compounds the global coronavirus crisis. Water International, 45(5), 416-422. https://doi.org/10.1080/02508060.2020.1769345

In recent weeks, people all over the world have been settling into a ‘new normal’ of restricted mobility, online working, social distancing and enhanced hand hygiene. As part of the global fight against the spread of COVID-19 (the illness caused by S... Read More about Water insecurity compounds the global coronavirus crisis.

The potential role of social media in support of otter conservation in the Indian Himalayan biodiversity hotspot (2020)
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Gupta, N., Everard, M., Tiwari, V., Chadwick, M. A., Nawab, A., & Hussain, S. A. (2020). The potential role of social media in support of otter conservation in the Indian Himalayan biodiversity hotspot. OTTER: Journal of the International Otter Survival Fund, 6, 40-48

Anthropogenic stressors in the Indian Himalayan biodiversity hotspot over recent decades have taken a toll on otter populations. Low public awareness and a lack of routine monitoring data hamper conservation strategies. Social media has the potential... Read More about The potential role of social media in support of otter conservation in the Indian Himalayan biodiversity hotspot.

The role of ecosystems in mitigation and management of Covid-19 and other zoonoses (2020)
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Everard, M., Johnston, P., Santillo, D., & Staddon, C. (2020). The role of ecosystems in mitigation and management of Covid-19 and other zoonoses. Environmental Science and Policy, 111, 7-17. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2020.05.017

There is rising international concern about the zoonotic origins of many global pandemics. Increasing human-animal interactions are perceived as driving factors in pathogen transfer, emphasising the close relationships between human, animal and envir... Read More about The role of ecosystems in mitigation and management of Covid-19 and other zoonoses.

Opportunities for investment in the societal values provided by Sanjay Gandhi National Park, India (2020)
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Everard, M., Ahmad, A., Sayed, N. Z., & Chavan, S. (2020). Opportunities for investment in the societal values provided by Sanjay Gandhi National Park, India. Parks, 26.1, https://doi.org/10.2305...%80%9026%E2%80%901ME.en

Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP), surrounded by the megacity of Mumbai, India, is subject to high anthropogenic pressures. However, it constitutes an important ‘green lung’ and water source, supporting biodiversity, tourism, recreation and additio... Read More about Opportunities for investment in the societal values provided by Sanjay Gandhi National Park, India.

Managing socio-ecological systems: who, what and how much? The case of the Banas river, Rajasthan, India (2020)
Journal Article
Everard, M. (2020). Managing socio-ecological systems: who, what and how much? The case of the Banas river, Rajasthan, India. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 44, 16-25. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cosust.2020.03.004

Addressing socio-ecological linkages is essential for diagnosing and proposing solutions to complex sustainability challenges, such as river-basin management, climate adaptation and broader sustainability problems. ‘Who?’ is integral to an inclusive... Read More about Managing socio-ecological systems: who, what and how much? The case of the Banas river, Rajasthan, India.

Can nature-based solutions contribute to water security in Bhopal? (2020)
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Everard, M., Ahmed, S., Gagnon, A. S., Kumar, P., Thomas, T., Sinha, S., …Sarkar, S. (2020). Can nature-based solutions contribute to water security in Bhopal?. Science of the Total Environment, 723, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.138061

Bhojtal, a large man-made lake bordering the city of Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh state, central India), is important for the city’s water supply, connoted the lifeline of the city. Despite the dry though not arid and markedly seasonal climate, soil imper... Read More about Can nature-based solutions contribute to water security in Bhopal?.

Comparative analysis of hybridized solutions to water resources management in Burkina Faso, India and Peru (2020)
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Everard, M., Loayza Muro, R., Bunclark, L., & Taboada, R. (2021). Comparative analysis of hybridized solutions to water resources management in Burkina Faso, India and Peru. International Journal of Water Resources Development, 37(1), 94-117. https://doi.org/10.1080/07900627.2020.1712192

Hybridization of ‘green’ and engineered infrastructure, informed by protecting or restoring catchment processes, can resolve interconnected demands on catchment ecosystems, potentially also reversing historic degradation of socio-ecological systems.... Read More about Comparative analysis of hybridized solutions to water resources management in Burkina Faso, India and Peru.

Assessing the distribution pattern of otters in four rivers of the Indian Himalayan biodiversity hotspot (2020)
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Gupta, N., Tiwari, V., Everard, M., Savage, M., Hussain, S. A., Chadwick, M. A., …Belwal, V. K. (2020). Assessing the distribution pattern of otters in four rivers of the Indian Himalayan biodiversity hotspot. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 30(3), 601-610. https://doi.org/10.1002/aqc.3284

1. The Eurasian otter (Lutra lutra), Smooth-coated otter (Lutrogale perspicillata) and Asian small-clawed otter (Aonyx cinereus) have all been previously reported from the Indian state of Uttarakhand. However, little information is available about th... Read More about Assessing the distribution pattern of otters in four rivers of the Indian Himalayan biodiversity hotspot.

Potential impacts of non-native fish on the threatened mahseer (Tor) species of the Indian Himalayan biodiversity hot spot (2020)
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Gupta, N., Nautiyal, P., Everard, M., Kochhar, I., Sivakumar, K., Johnson, J. A., & Borgohain, A. (2020). Potential impacts of non-native fish on the threatened mahseer (Tor) species of the Indian Himalayan biodiversity hot spot. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 30(2), 394-401. https://doi.org/10.1002/aqc.3275

1. Mahseer (Tor) fish species are critical components of locally adapted freshwater food webs across the Indian Himalayan biodiversity hotspot; however, multiple human stressors compounded by climate change have significantly depleted their populatio... Read More about Potential impacts of non-native fish on the threatened mahseer (Tor) species of the Indian Himalayan biodiversity hot spot.

Rebuilding the Earth: Regenerating our planet’s life support systems for a sustainable future (2020)
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Everard, M. (2020). Rebuilding the Earth: Regenerating our planet’s life support systems for a sustainable future. Palgrave Macmillan

Rebuilding the Earth highlights humanity’s interdependence with the planet’s ecosystems. Today, these ecosystems are seriously degraded, compromising future security and opportunity. It is essential that we set about rebuilding the metaphorical ‘ark’... Read More about Rebuilding the Earth: Regenerating our planet’s life support systems for a sustainable future.

Re-establishment of fish passage for conserving threatened migratory species of West-Indian Himalayas (2019)
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Raut, S., Gupta, N., Nautiyal, P., & Everard, M. (2020). Re-establishment of fish passage for conserving threatened migratory species of West-Indian Himalayas. River Research and Applications, 36(2), 314-317. https://doi.org/10.1002/rra.3577

Fish passes are structures (natural or manmade) bypassing barriers (e.g., dams), enabling satisfactory movement of migratory fish species. Reestablishment of fish passage, including facilitating overcoming barriers presented by impoundments or restor... Read More about Re-establishment of fish passage for conserving threatened migratory species of West-Indian Himalayas.

Twenty Years of the Polyvinyl Chloride Sustainability Challenges (2019)
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Everard, M. (2020). Twenty Years of the Polyvinyl Chloride Sustainability Challenges. Journal of Vinyl and Additive Technology, 26(3), 390-402. https://doi.org/10.1002/vnl.21754

Intense campaigning pressure on the UK PVC sector up to the late 1990s forced strategic engagement with sustainable development. Simplified outcomes from a detailed, consensus-based analysis by science-based NGO The Natural Step (TNS) took the form... Read More about Twenty Years of the Polyvinyl Chloride Sustainability Challenges.

Survey of Public Perceptions of the Coastal Marshes and Mudflat Restoration Project, UK “You, the Estuary and Steart Marshes”: Questionnaire first analysis summary report (2019)
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Everard, M., Yamashita, H., Pham, T. N., Mikami, N., & McInnes, R. (2019). Survey of Public Perceptions of the Coastal Marshes and Mudflat Restoration Project, UK “You, the Estuary and Steart Marshes”: Questionnaire first analysis summary report. Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University: Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University

The title of this report specifies its content: a citizen questionnaire-based assessment of attitudes to the Steart Peninsula managed realignment scheme