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Evaluating sampling strategies and logistic regression methods for modelling complex land cover changes.

Published online: 02 May 2007

Authors: Rutherford, G. N. & Guisan, A. & Zimmermann, N. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The role of land cover change as a significant component of global change has become increasingly recognized in recent decades. Large databases measur...

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Agricultural development and the conservation of avian biodiversity on the Eurasian steppes: a comparison of land-sparing and land-sharing approaches.

Published online: 23 Dec 2015

Authors: Kamp, J. & Urazaliev, R. & Balmford, A. & Donald, P. F. & Green, R. E. & Lamb, A. J. & Phalan, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The break-up of the Soviet Union in 1991 led to the abandonment of >40 million ha of cropland, a collapse in livestock numbers and the recovery of ...

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Non-random loss of phylogenetically distinct rare species degrades phylogenetic diversity in semi-natural grasslands.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Uchida, K. & Hiraiwa, M. K. & Cadotte, M. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Although biodiversity loss is a critically important topic, our understanding of how both land abandonment and land-use intensification in semi-natura...

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Alternative functional trajectories along succession after different land uses in central Amazonia.

Published online: 20 Jul 2020

Authors: Neto, J. G. F. & Costa, F. R. C. & Williamson, G. B. & Mesquita, R. C. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The recovery capacity and the successional pathways of tropical forests after anthropogenic disturbance vary considerably and may depend on prior land...

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Limited biomass recovery from gold mining in Amazonian forests.

Published online: 23 Nov 2020

Authors: Kalamandeen, M. & Gloor, E. & Johnson, I. & Agard, S. & Katow, M. & Vanbrooke, A. & Ashley, D. & Batterman, S. A. & Ziv, G. & Holder-Collins, K. & Phillips, O. L. & Brondizio, E. S. & Vieira, I. & Galbraith, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Gold mining has rapidly increased across the Amazon Basin in recent years, especially in the Guiana shield, where it is responsible for >90% of tot...

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Land abandonment and intensification diminish spatial and temporal β-diversity of grassland plants and herbivorous insects within paddy terraces.

Published online: 29 Jul 2015

Authors: Uchida, K. & Ushimaru, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Although traditional land-use and management practices are known to enhance environmental heterogeneity in agricultural lands, loss of heterogeneity r...

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Functional diversity enhances tree growth and reduces herbivory damage in secondary broadleaf forests, but does not influence resilience to drought.

Published online: 06 Jan 2021

Authors: Espelta, J. M. & Cruz-Alonso, V. & Alfaro-Sánchez, R. & Hampe, A. & Messier, C. & Pino, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Since the mid-20th Century, Europe has experienced an unprecedented forest expansion associated with the abandonment of rural landscapes. Secondary fo...

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Artificial light puts ecosystem services of frugivorous bats at risk.

Published online: 02 Apr 2014

Authors: Lewanzik, D. & Voigt, C. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Currently, tropical forests are transformed into pasture and agricultural areas at an unprecedented rate, yet converted areas are often abandoned by f...

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Scientific aspects of nature conservation in the United Kingdom.

Published online: 01 Sep 1990

Authors: Usher, M. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conservation in the United Kingdom is divided between government organizations, and non-government organizations. Four areas of achievement are descri...

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Abandoned pastures cannot spontaneously recover the attributes of old-growth savannas.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Cava, M. G. B. & Pilon, N. A. L. & Ribeiro, M. C. & Durigan, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Active restoration strategies have been recommended to recover Neotropical savannas in abandoned lands, but no studies have investigated the trajector...

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