Firewood usage and indoor air pollution from traditional cooking fires in Gazi Bay, Kenya
Jung, J., & Huxham, M. (2019)
Firewood usage and indoor air pollution from traditional cooking fires in Gazi Bay, Kenya. Bioscience Horizons, 11, https://doi.org/10.1093/biohorizons/hzy014
Mangroves are increasingly being recognised for the important ecosystem services they provide, including carbon fixation, shoreline protection and fisheries habitats. In addit...
Carbon in the coastal seascape: how interactions between mangrove forests, seagrass meadows and tidal marshes influence carbon storage
Huxham, M., Whitlock, D., Githaiga, M., & Dencer-Brown, A. (2018)
Carbon in the coastal seascape: how interactions between mangrove forests, seagrass meadows and tidal marshes influence carbon storage. Current Forestry Reports, 4(2), 101-110. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40725-018-0077-4
Purpose of review: We use the ‘seascape’ concept to explore how interactions between mangrove forests, tidal marshes and seagrass influences the storage of carbon in these eco...
Lee, S. Y., Jones, E. B. G., Diele, K., Castellanos-Galindo, G. A., & Nordhaus, I. (2017)
Biodiversity. In V. H. Rivera-Monroy, S. Y. Lee, E. Kristensen, & R. R. Twilley (Eds.), Mangrove Ecosystems: A Global Biogeographic Perspective (55-86). Cham: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-62206-4_3
With only about 80 species of true mangrove trees worldwide, mangrove ecosystems comprise a relatively low number of habitat-forming tree species, but a high diversity of deco...
Carbon storage in the seagrass meadows of Gazi Bay, Kenya
Githaiga, M. N., Kairo, J. G., Njoroge Githaiga, M., Gitundu, K., Gilpin, L., & Huxham, M. (2017)
Carbon storage in the seagrass meadows of Gazi Bay, Kenya. PLOS ONE, 12(5), https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0177001
Vegetated marine habitats are globally important carbon sinks, making a significant contribution towards mitigating climate change, and they provide a wide range of other ecos...
Evaluating, predicting and mapping belowground carbon stores in Kenyan mangroves
Gress, S. K., Huxham, M., Kairo, J. G., Mugi, L. M., & Briers, R. A. (2017)
Evaluating, predicting and mapping belowground carbon stores in Kenyan mangroves. Global Change Biology, 23(1), 224-234. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.13438
Despite covering only approximately 138,000 km2, mangroves are globally important carbon sinks with carbon density values 3 to 4 times that of terrestrial forests. A key chall...
Science and environmental decision making
Sumner, D., & Huxham, M. (Eds.)
(2000). Science and environmental decision making. Prentice Hall (Pearson Education
Science is vital in informing the increasingly urgent and complex environmental decisions that affect all our lives, from international agreements on action to limit climate c...
Beach Litter Sampling Strategies: is there a ‘Best’ Method?
Velander, K., & Mocogni, M. (1999)
Beach Litter Sampling Strategies: is there a ‘Best’ Method?. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 38(12), 1134-1140. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0025-326X%2899%2900143-5
Ten methods for sampling beach litter were tested on 16 beaches located around the Firth of Forth, Scotland in order to ascertain the effectiveness of the various methods. Bot...