Publications for Dr Richard Bradbury

In a mental-health care setting, can nature conservation and health priorities align?

There is growing evidence that activities in nature could meet both health and nature conservation goals. Consequently, there is growing interest in collaborations between health and nature conservation organizations

Date
03 June 2019
RSPB Authors
Dr Joelene Hughes, Dr Richard Bradbury, Dr Rebecca Jefferson
Authors
Hughes, Joelene De Ruyck, Chris Emmens, Tobit Bradbury, Richard B. Jefferson, Rebecca
Published in
Journal of Interprofessional Care: 1-10.
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In a mental-health care setting, can nature conservation and health priorities align?

There is growing evidence that activities in nature could meet both health and nature conservation goals. Consequently, there is growing interest in collaborations between health and nature...

Date
03 June 2019
RSPB Authors
Dr Joelene Hughes, Dr Richard Bradbury, Dr Rebecca Jefferson
Authors
Hughes, J., De Ruyck, C., Emmens, T., Bradbury, R.B. & Jefferson, R.
Published in
Journal of Interprofessional Care
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Leisure activities and social factors influence the generation of cultural ecosystem service benefits

The relationship between cultural ecosystem services (CES) and the many diverse aspects of biodiversity is complex and multi-faceted. A large public survey in Wiltshire, UK, was used to assess associations between public benefits from certain species...

Date
02 April 2018
RSPB Authors
Dr Richard Bradbury
Authors
McGinlay, J., Parsons, D.J., Morris, J., Graves, A., Hubatova, M., Bradbury, R.B. & Bullock, J.M.
Published in
Ecosystem Services 31: 468-480
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The importance of landscape characteristics for the delivery of cultural ecosystem services

The importance of Cultural Ecosystem Services (CES) to human wellbeing is widely recognised. However, quantifying these non-material benefits is challenging and consequently they are often not assessed. Mapping approaches are increasingly being used to understand the spatial distribution of different CES and...

Date
02 January 2018
RSPB Authors
Dr Richard Bradbury
Authors
Ridding, L.E., Redhead, J.W., Oliver, T.H., Schmucki, R., McGinlay, J., Graves, A.R., Morris, J., Bradbury, R.B., King, H. & Bullock, J.M.
Published in
Journal of Environmental Management 206: 1145-1154
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Impacts of habitat change and protected areas on alpha and beta diversity of Mexican birds

Aims: To investigate how habitat change and different levels of protection interact to determine variation in the (alpha and beta) diversity of bird communities in three bioclimatic zones, considering the impacts of non-native species, and the contribution of these effects to global (gamma) diversity.

Date
12 September 2016
RSPB Authors
Dr Richard Bradbury
Authors
Hiley, J.R., Bradbury, R.B. & Thomas, C.D.
Published in
Diversity and Distributions
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Synergies between biodiversity conservation and ecosystem service provision: Lessons on integrated ecosystem service valuation from a Himalayan protected area, Nepal

We utilised a practical approach to integrated ecosystem service valuation to inform decision-making at Shivapuri-Nagarjun National Park in Nepal. The Toolkit for Ecosystem Service Site-based Assessment (TESSA) was used to compare ecosystem services between two alternative...

Date
01 August 2016
RSPB Authors
Dr Richard Bradbury
Authors
Peh, K.S.H., Thapa, I., Basnyat, M., Balmford, A., Bhattarai, G.P., Bradbury, R.B., Brown, C., Butchart, S.H.M., Dhakal, M., Gurung, H., Hughes, F.M.R., Mulligan, M., Pandeya, B., Stattersfield, A.J., Thomas, D.H.L., Walpole, M. & Merriman, J.C.
Published in
Ecosystem Services
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Reconciling biodiversity conservation and widespread deployment of renewable energy technologies in the UK

Renewable energy will potentially make an important contribution towards the dual aims of meeting carbon emission reduction targets and future energy demand. However, some technologies have considerable potential to impact on the biodiversity of the environments in which they are ...

Date
25 May 2016
RSPB Authors
Dr Leah Williams, Dr Rowena Langston, Dr Richard Bradbury
Published in
PLOS one
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Ecosystem Services Provided by a Former Gravel Extraction Site in the UK Under Two Contrasting Restoration States

Mineral extraction sites restored for nature conservation can provide areas of high quality habitat and enhance local biodiversity, yet the ecosystem services and associated socio-economic benefits delivered by such sites are not well understood. Here ...

Date
03 May 2016
RSPB Authors
Dr Phillip Blaen, Dr Michael MacDonald, Dr Richard Bradbury
Authors
Blaen, P.J., MacDoanld, M.A. & Bradbury, R.B.
Published in
Conservation and Society 14: 48-56
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Seeing Community for the Trees: The Links among Contact with Natural Environments, Community Cohesion, and Crime

Individuals may be losing touch with nature as their contact with it decreases worldwide. Although the consequences for people's personal well-being outcomes are becoming well documented, there is almost no research examining the social correlates of contact with nature. This article used a large nationally...

Date
01 December 2015
RSPB Authors
Dr Richard Bradbury
Authors
Weinstein, N., Balmford, A., DeHann, C.R., Gladwell, V., Bradbury, R.B. & Amano, T.
Published in
BioScience 65: 1141-1153.
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The nature of climate change: Europe's wildlife at risk

https://www.rspb.org.uk/news/409213-climate-change-a-hot-topic-for-the-uks-wildlife-and-public

Date
16 November 2015
RSPB Authors
Dr Matthew Carroll, Dr Richard Bradbury
Authors
Carroll, M.J., Williams, M.A., Bradbury, R.B.
Published in
RSPB Centre for Conservation Science, Sandy
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