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Relationships between forest cover and fish diversity in the Amazon River floodplain.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Arantes, C. C. & Winemiller, K. O. & Petrere, M. & Castello, L. & Hess, L. L. & Freitas, C. E. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat degradation leads to biodiversity loss and concomitant changes in ecosystem processes. Tropical river floodplains are highly threatened by lan...

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Interaction between extreme weather events and mega-dams increases tree mortality and alters functional status of Amazonian forests.

Published online: 22 Jul 2020

Authors: Moser, P. & Simon, M. F. & Medeiros, M. B. de & Gontijo, A. B. & Costa, F. R. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Forest responses to changes in drought frequency is a critical matter for the future of Amazon forests under climate change, but equally important is ...

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Effects of climate-driven hydrological changes in the reproduction of Amazonian floodplain fishes.

Published online: 28 Apr 2022

Authors: Röpke, C. & Pires, T. H. S. & Zuchi, N. & Zuanon, J. & Amadio, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Abnormal hydroclimatic years in the Amazon have been increasingly frequent in the last two decades, creating more prolonged droughts and severe flo...

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Fisheries management influences phytoplankton biomass of Amazonian floodplain lakes.

Published online: 09 Aug 2021

Authors: Campos-Silva, J. V. & Peres, C. A. & Amaral, J. H. F. & Sarmento, H. & Forsberg, B. & Fonseca, C. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tropical floodplains secure the protein supply of millions of people, but only sound management can ensure the long-term continuity of such ecosystem ...

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Anthropogenic disturbance of tropical forests threatens pollination services to açaí palm in the Amazon river delta.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Campbell, A. J. & Carvalheiro, L. G. & Maués, M. M. & Jaffé, R. & Giannini, T. C. & Freitas, M. A. B. & Coelho, B. W. T. & Menezes, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The açaí palm Euterpe oleracea Mart. in the Amazon river delta has seen rapid expansion to meet increased demand for its fruit. This has been achieved...

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Utilitarian redundancy, plant evolutionary history, and medicinal plant use patterns among the Shipibo-Konibo in the Peruvian Amazon Rainforest.

Published online: 24 Aug 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: And, M. A. & Gaoue, O. G.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The research focuses on how the evolutionary relationship between medicinal plants may affect the therapeutic use, local preference and harvesting pra...

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Functional responses of fisheries to hydropower dams in the Amazonian floodplain of the Madeira River.

Published online: 14 Jun 2022

Authors: Arantes, C. C. & Laufer, J. & Silva Pinto, M. D. da & Moran, E. F. & Lopez, M. C. & Dutka-Gianelli, J. & Pinto, D. M. & Chaudhari, S. & Pokhrel, Y. & Doria, C. R. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tropical river fisheries support food security for millions of people but are increasingly threatened by hydropower development. How dams affect these...

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Palm heart harvesting in the Brazilian Atlantic forest: changes in industry structure and the illegal trade.

Published online: 09 Sep 1998

Authors: Galetti, M. & Fernandez, J. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Until the late 1960s, Euterpe edulis was the most important edible palm species in the Brazilian markets. Since then, overharvesting of natural stands...

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Is environmental legislation conserving tropical stream faunas? A large-scale assessment of local, riparian and catchment-scale influences on Amazonian fish.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Leal, C. G. & Barlow, J. & Gardner, T. A. & Hughes, R. M. & Leitão, R. P. & Mac nally, R. & Kaufmann, P. R. & Ferraz, S. F. B. & Zuanon, J. & Paula, F. R. de & Ferreira, J. & Thomson, J. R. & Lennox, G. D. & Dary, E. P. & Röpke, C. P. & Pompeu, P. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural expansion and intensification are major threats to tropical biodiversity. In addition to the direct removal of native vegetation, agricul...

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Riparian reserves protect butterfly communities in selectively logged tropical forest.

Published online: 27 Jul 2022

Authors: Montejo-Kovacevich, G. & Marsh, C. J. & Smith, S. H. & Peres, C. A. & Edwards, D. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Selective logging is the most widespread habitat disturbance in tropical forests. Primary forest set-asides along riparian zones are mandated in many ...

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