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Predicting spatio-temporal recolonization of large carnivore populations and livestock depredation risk: wolves in the Italian Alps.

Published online: 04 Aug 2010

Authors: Marucco, F. & McIntire, E. J. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wolves Canis lupus recently recolonized the Western Alps through dispersal from the Italian Apennines, representing one of several worldwide examples ...

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The effects of temperature upon seed germination in Festuca pratensis var. apennina.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Linnington, S. & Bean, E. W. & Tyler, B. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of temp. on seed dormancy and germination were studied in 11 populations of tetraploid F. pratensis var. apennina from the Italian Alps an...

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Wolf survival and population trend using non-invasive capture-recapture techniques in the Western Alps.

Published online: 04 Nov 2009

Authors: Marucco, F. & Pletscher, D. H. & Boitani, L. & Schwartz, M. K. & Pilgrim, K. L. & Lebreton, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Reliable estimates of population parameters are often necessary for conservation management but these are hard to obtain for elusive, rare and wide-ra...

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Deer density drives habitat use of establishing wolves in the Western European Alps.

Published online: 23 Nov 2020

Authors: Roder, S. & Biollaz, F. & Mettaz, S. & Zimmermann, F. & Manz, R. & Kéry, M. & Vignali, S. & Fumagalli, L. & Arlettaz, R. & Braunisch, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The return of top carnivores to their historical range triggers conflicts with the interests of different stakeholder groups. Anticipating such confli...

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Land-use change and subalpine tree dynamics: colonization of Larix decidua in French subalpine grasslands.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Albert, C. H. & Thuiller, W. & Lavorel, S. & Davies, I. D. & Garbolino, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In many places in Europe, trees are currently far below their theoretical altitudinal limit because of past land use. However, under the current crisi...

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Extreme climate events counteract the effects of climate and land-use changes in Alpine tree lines.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Barros, C. & Guéguen, M. & Douzet, R. & Carboni, M. & Boulangeat, I. & Zimmermann, N. E. & Münkemüller, T. & Thuiller, W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Climate change and extreme events, such as drought, threaten ecosystems world-wide and in particular mountain ecosystems, where species often live at ...

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Toward the next Common Agricultural Policy reform: determinants of avian communities in hay meadows reveal current policy's inadequacy for biodiversity conservation in grassland ecosystems.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Assandri, G. & Bogliani, G. & Pedrini, P. & Brambilla, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Semi-natural grasslands are among the richest European ecosystems in terms of biodiversity. However, they have been severely affected by farming inten...

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Vascular plant and Orthoptera diversity in relation to grassland management and landscape composition in the European Alps.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Marini, L. & Fontana, P. & Scotton, M. & Klimek, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Several recent studies have considered the relative effects of local vs. landscape factors on diversity of several animal taxa in grasslands. However,...

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Impact of outdoor winter sports on the abundance of a key indicator species of alpine ecosystems.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Patthey, P. & Wirthner, S. & Signorell, N. & Arlettaz, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tourism and leisure activities have increased continuously all over the world during the past decades, exerting a growing pressure upon naturally frag...

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Consequences of pastoral abandonment for the structure and diversity of the alpine avifauna.

Published online: 16 Jun 2004

Authors: Laiolo, P. & Dondero, F. & Ciliento, E. & Rolando, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is a long-term trend of depopulation of rural areas and pasture abandonment throughout the Alps. This trend peaked after the Second World War an...

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