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Wolves Canis lupus recently recolonized the Western Alps through dispersal from the Italian Apennines, representing one of several worldwide examples ...Read more
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...Read more
Reliable estimates of population parameters are often necessary for conservation management but these are hard to obtain for elusive, rare and wide-ra...Read more
The return of top carnivores to their historical range triggers conflicts with the interests of different stakeholder groups. Anticipating such confli...Read more
In many places in Europe, trees are currently far below their theoretical altitudinal limit because of past land use. However, under the current crisi...Read more
Climate change and extreme events, such as drought, threaten ecosystems world-wide and in particular mountain ecosystems, where species often live at ...Read more
Semi-natural grasslands are among the richest European ecosystems in terms of biodiversity. However, they have been severely affected by farming inten...Read more
Several recent studies have considered the relative effects of local vs. landscape factors on diversity of several animal taxa in grasslands. However,...Read more
Tourism and leisure activities have increased continuously all over the world during the past decades, exerting a growing pressure upon naturally frag...Read more
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...Read more