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Here, you will find all public ReNature deliverables as well as all scientific publications resulting from or relevant to the project.
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D2.3 (Summary) Project peer-reviewed publications

Authors: Balzan, M.V.
Year: 2021
Deliverable number: D2.3
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Flowering banker plants for the delivery of multiple agroecosystem services

Authors: Balzan, M.V.
Year: 2017
Journal: Arthropod-Plant Interactions
Volume/Issue: 11/6
Publisher/Place: Springer Verlag
Pages: 743–754

Utilisation of plant functional diversity in wildflower strips for the delivery of multiple agroecosystem services

Authors: Balzan, M.V., Bocci, G., Moonen, A-C.
Year: 2016
Journal: Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata
Volume/Issue: 158/3
Publisher/Place: Blackwell Publishing Inc.
Pages: 304-319

Landscape complexity and field margin vegetation diversity enhance natural enemies and reduce herbivory by Lepidoptera pests on tomato crop

Authors: Balzan, M.V., Bocci, G., Moonen, A-C.
Year: 2016
Journal: BioControl
Volume/Issue: 61/2
Publisher/Place: Kluwer Academic Publishers
Pages: 141-154

Assessing the capacity and flow of ecosystem services in multifunctional landscapes: Evidence of a rural-urban gradient in a Mediterranean small island state

Authors: Balzan, M.V., Caruana, J., Zammit, A.
Year: 2018
Journal: Land Use Policy
Volume/Issue: 75
Publisher/Place: Elsevier BV
Pages: 711-725
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Assessing urban recreation ecosystem services through the use of geocache visitation and preference data: a case-study from an urbanised island environment

Authors: Balzan, M.V., Debono, I.
Year: 2018
Journal: One Ecosystem
Volume/Issue: 3
Pages: e24490
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New records of bees (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) from the Maltese Islands

Authors: Balzan, M.V., Genoud, D., Rasmont, P., Schwarz, M., Michez, D.
Year: 2017
Journal: Journal of Melittology
Volume/Issue: 72
Publisher/Place: University of Kansas
Pages: 1
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D1.1 (Summary) POPD - Requirement No 2

Authors: Balzan, M.V., Grace, M., Tomaskinova, J.
Year: 2021
Deliverable number: D1.1
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Improving ecosystem assessments in Mediterranean social-ecological systems: a DPSIR analysis

Authors: Balzan, M.V., Pinheiro, A.M., Mascarenhas, A., Morán-Ordóñez, A., Ruiz-Frau, A., Carvalho-Santos, C., Vogiatzakis, I.N., Arends, J., Santana-Garcon, J., Roces-Díaz, J.V., Brotons, L., Campagne, S.C., Roche, P.K., De Miguel, S., Targetti, S., Drakou, E.G., Vlami, V., Baró, F. & Geijzendorffer, I.R.
Year: 2019
Journal: Ecosystems and People
Volume/Issue: 15:1
Pages: 136-155
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Place-based Assessment of Small Islands' Ecosystem Services

Authors: Balzan, M.V., Potschin, M., Haines-Young, R.
Year: 2016
Publisher/Place: Routledge

Island ecosystem services: insights from a literature review on case-study island ecosystem services and future prospects

Authors: Balzan, M.V., Potschin-Young, M., Haines-Young, R.
Year: 2018
Journal: International Journal of Biodiversity Science, Ecosystem Services & Management
Volume/Issue: 14/1
Publisher/Place: Taylor & Francis
Pages: 71-90
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The bees (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) of the Maltese Islands 

Authors: Balzan, M.V., Rasmont, P., Kuhlmann, M., Dathe, H., Pauly, A., Patiny, S., Terzo, M. & Michez, D.
Year: 2016
Journal: Zootaxa
Volume/Issue: 4162/2
Publisher/Place: Magnolia Press
Pages: 225

Assessing Ecosystem Services Supplied by Agroecosystems in Mediterranean Europe: A Literature Review

Authors: Balzan, M.V., Sadula, R., Scalvenzi, L.
Year: 2020
Journal: Land
Volume/Issue: 9
Publisher/Place: MDPI
Pages: 245
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D2.2 (Summary) Self-assessment reporting

Authors: Balzan, M.V., Tomaskinova, J.
Year: 2021
Deliverable number: D2.2
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Building capacity for mainstreaming nature-based solutions into environmental policy and landscape planning. Research Ideas and Outcomes

Authors: Balzan, M.V., Tomaskinova, J., Collier, M.J., Dicks, L., Geneletti, D., Grace, M., Longato, D., Sadula, R., Stoev, P. & Sapundzhieva, A.
Year: 2020
Journal: Research Ideas and Outcomes
Volume/Issue: 6
Publisher/Place: Pensoft Publishers
Pages: e58970
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Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats: A SWOT analysis of the ecosystem services framework

Authors: Bull, J.W., Jobstvogt, N., Böhnke-Henrichs, A., Mascarenhas, A., Sitas, N., Baulcomb, C., Lambini, C.K., Rawlins, M., Baral, H., Zähringer, J., Carter-Silk, E., Balzan, M.V., Kenter, J.O., Häyhä, T., Petz, K. & Koss, R.
Year: 2016
Journal: Ecosystem Services
Volume/Issue: 17
Publisher/Place: Elsevier BV
Pages: 99-111

Mapping and assessing ecosystem services in the EU - Lessons learned from the ESMERALDA approach of integration

Authors: Burkhard, B., et al.
Year: 2018
Journal: One Ecosystem
Volume/Issue: 3
Publisher/Place: Pensoft Publishers
Pages: e29153
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A critical analysis of the potential for EU Common Agricultural Policy measures to support wild pollinators on farmland

Authors: Cole, L.J., Kleijn, D., Dicks, L.V., Stout, J.C., Potts, S., Albrecht, M., Balzan, M.V., Bartomeus, I., Bebeli, P.J., Bevk, D., Biesmeijer, J., Chlebo, R., Dautartė, A., Emmanouil, N., Hartfield, C., Holland, J.M., Holzschuh, A., Knoben, N.T.J., Kovács‐Hostyánszki, A., Mandelik, Y., Panou,H., Paxton, R.J., Petanidou, T., Pinheiro de Carvalho, M., Rundlöf, M., Sarthou, J-P., Stavrinides, M.C., Suso, M.J., Szentgyörgyi, H., Vaissière, B.E., Varnava, A., Vilà, M., Zemeckis, R. & Scheper, J.
Year: 2020
Journal: Journal of Applied Ecology
Publisher/Place: Blackwell Publishing Inc.
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Are field boundary hedgerows the earliest example of a nature-based solution?

Authors: Collier, M.J.
Year: 2021
Journal: Environmental Science and Policy
Volume/Issue: 120
Pages: 73-80
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A performance-based planning approach integrating supply and demand of urban ecosystem services

Authors: Cortinovis, C., Geneletti, D.
Year: 2020
Journal: Landscape and Urban Planning
Volume/Issue: 201
Publisher/Place: Elsevier BV
Pages: 103842
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