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Brown locust outbreaks and climate variability in southern Africa.

Published online: 17 Jul 2002

Authors: Todd, M. C. & Washington, R. & Cheke, R. A. & Kniveton, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The brown locust Locustana pardalina is a major agricultural pest in southern Africa, with populations periodically reaching plague proportions. Manag...

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Experimental harvest of waterfowl eggs informs management by indigenous peoples.

Published online: 26 Mar 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Herse, M. R. & Tylianakis, J. M. & Scott, N. J. & Brown, D. & Cranwell, I. & Henry, J. & Pauling, C. & McIntosh, A. R. & Gormley, A. M. & Lyver, P. O.

Content type: Miscellaneous

An experiment was conducted by the Māori tribe Ngāi Tahu and researchers (Māori and non-Māori) in Aotearoa/New Zealand, to assess how customary egg ha...

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Fish culling reduces tapeworm burden in Arctic charr by increasing parasite mortality rather than by reducing density-dependent transmission.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Henriksen, E. H. & Frainer, A. & Knudsen, R. & Kristoffersen, R. & Kuris, A. M. & Lafferty, K. D. & Amundsen, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Two common Dibothriocephalus (formerly Diphyllobothrium) tapeworm species were significantly reduced by experimental culling of their fish host Arc...

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The use of social attraction techniques to restore seabird colonies on Desecheo Island, Puerto Rico.

Published online: 10 Jul 2021

Authors: Herrera-Giraldo, J. L. & Figuerola-Hernández, C. E. & Wolf, C. A. & Colón-Merced, R. & Ventosa-Febles, E. & Silander, S. & Holmes, N. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Desecheo Island (117 ha) was historically an important seabird island in the Caribbean with 15 species recorded, of which seven are known to breed, in...

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Protected areas of the Puna.

Published online: 01 May 2019

Authors: Reid Rata, Y. & Malizia, L. R. & Brown, A. D.

Content type: Bulletin article

This work analyses the characteristics of the Puna Protected Areas and explores the role they play for environmental protection and social strengtheni...

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A guide to modelling priorities for managing land-based impacts on coastal ecosystems.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Brown, C. J. & Jupiter, S. D. & Albert, S. & Anthony, K. R. N. & Hamilton, R. J. & Fredston-Hermann, A. & Halpern, B. S. & Lin HsienYung & Maina, J. & Mangubhai, S. & Mumby, P. J. & Possingham, H. P. & Saunders, M. I. & Tulloch, V. J. D. & Wenger, A. & Klein, C. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollution from land-based run-off threatens coastal ecosystems and the services they provide, detrimentally affecting the livelihoods of millions peop...

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Have Welsh Agri-environment schemes delivered for focal species? Results from a comprehensive monitoring programme.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: MacDonald, M. A. & Angell, R. & Dines, T. D. & Dodd, S. & Haysom, K. A. & Hobson, R. & Johnstone, I. G. & Matthews, V. & Morris, A. J. & Parry, R. & Shellswell, C. H. & Skates, J. & Tordoff, G. M. & Wilberforce, E. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agri-environment schemes (AES) have been criticized for being inadequately monitored and for not delivering the expected benefits to nature. Consequen...

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The identification of 100 ecological questions of high policy relevance in the UK.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Sutherland, W. J. & Armstrong-Brown, S. & Armsworth, P. R. & Brereton, T. & Brickland, J. & Campbell, C. D. & Chamberlain, D. E. & Cooke, A. I. & Dulvy, N. K. & Dusic, N. R. & Fitton, M. & Freckleton, R. P. & Godfray, H. C. J. & Grout, N. & Harvey, H. J. & Hedley, C. & Hopkins, J. J. & Kift, N. B. & Kirby, J. & Kunin, W. E. & Macdonald, D. W. & Marker, B. & Naura, M. & Neale, A. R. & Oliver, T. & Osborn, D. (et al)

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Evidence-based policy requires researchers to provide the answers to ecological questions that are of interest to policy makers. To find out what thos...

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Do non-native invasive fish support elevated lamprey populations?

Published online: 10 Mar 2010

Authors: Inger, R. & McDonald, R. A. & Rogowski, D. & Jackson, A. L. & Parnell, A. & Preston, S. J. & Harrod, C. & Goodwin, C. & Griffiths, D. & Dick, J. T. A. & Elwood, R. W. & Newton, J. & Bearhop, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Managing populations of predators and their prey to achieve conservation or resource management goals is usually technically challenging and frequentl...

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Disentangling interactions among mercury, immunity and infection in a Neotropical bat community.

Published online: 17 Aug 2021

Authors: Becker, D. J. & Speer, K. A. & Korstian, J. M. & Volokhov, D. V. & Droke, H. F. & Brown, A. M. & Baijnauth, C. L. & Padgett-Stewart, T. & Broders, H. G. & Plowright, R. K. & Rainwater, T. R. & Fenton, M. B. & Simmons, N. B. & Chumchal, M. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Contaminants such as mercury are pervasive and can have immunosuppressive effects on wildlife. Impaired immunity could be important for forecasting pa...

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