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Artificial light at night causes top-down and bottom-up trophic effects on invertebrate populations.

Published online: 29 May 2019

Authors: Bennie, J. & Davies, T. W. & Cruse, D. & Inger, R. & Gaston, K. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Globally, many ecosystems are exposed to artificial light at night. Nighttime lighting has direct biological impacts on species at all trophic levels....

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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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Artificial light at night alters grassland vegetation species composition and phenology.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Bennie, J. & Davies, T. W. & Cruse, D. & Bell, F. & Gaston, K. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Human settlements and transport networks are growing rapidly worldwide. Since the early 20th century their expansion has been accompanied by increasin...

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Potential effects of artificial light associated with anthropogenic infrastructure on the abundance and foraging behaviour of estuary-associated fishes.

Published online: 13 Feb 2013

Authors: Becker, A. & Whitfield, A. K. & Cowley, P. D. & Järnegren, J. & Næsje, T. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Urbanization has been identified as a global threat to biodiversity. Human population growth in coastal areas, including estuaries, is expected to inc...

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Broad spectrum artificial light at night increases the conspicuousness of camouflaged prey.

Published online: 02 Aug 2022

Authors: McMahon, O. & Smyth, T. & Davies, T. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The growing global prevalence of energy efficient broad spectrum lighting threatens to disrupt an array of visually guided ecological processes. Broad...

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Long-term impacts of ski piste management on alpine vegetation and soils.

Published online: 03 Aug 2011

Authors: Roux-Fouillet, P. & Wipf, S. & Rixen, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Downhill skiing, the machine-grading of slopes and the use of artificial snow induce major disturbances to the environment of alpine ski resorts. Our ...

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Instruments for the measurement of photosynthetically active radiation and red, far-red and blue light.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Woodward, F. I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The design of an instrument for the simultaneous measurement of photosynthetically active radiation and red, far-red and blue light is described. The ...

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Effects of ski piste preparation on alpine vegetation.

Published online: 25 May 2005

Authors: Wipf, S. & Rixen, C. & Fischer, M. & Schmid, B. & Stoeckli, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ski resorts increasingly affect alpine ecosystems through enlargement of ski pistes, machine-grading of ski piste areas and increasing use of artifici...

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Shade in north-east Indian tea plantations. I. The shade pattern.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Hadfield, W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The influence of interplanted shade trees on the light regime at the surface of mature tea bushes is described. Most of the light reaching a tea bush ...

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Urban street lighting differentially affects community attributes of airborne and ground-dwelling invertebrate assemblages.

Published online: 04 Nov 2021

Authors: Lockett, M. T. & Jones, T. M. & Elgar, M. A. & Gaston, K. J. & Visser, M. E. & Hopkins, G. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The introduction of artificial light at night (ALAN) into natural and urbanised landscapes is a known and highly pervasive disruptor of invertebrate c...

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