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Selective effects of small barriers on river-resident fish.

Published online: 23 Jul 2021

Authors: Jones, P. E. & Champneys, T. & Vevers, J. & Börger, L. & Svendsen, J. C. & Consuegra, S. & Jones, J. & Leaniz, C. G. de

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat fragmentation is a principal threat to biodiversity and artificial river barriers are a leading cause of the global decline in freshwater biot...

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Body shape is related to the attempt rate and passage success of brook trout at in-stream barriers.

Published online: 20 Jul 2020

Authors: Goerig, E. & Wasserman, B. A. & Castro-Santos, T. & Palkovacs, E. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The ability to move between habitats has important implications for fitness in many species. In-stream barriers such as culverts can impede movements ...

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Prioritizing barrier removal to improve functional connectivity of rivers.

Published online: 08 Oct 2014

Authors: Branco, P. & Segurado, P. & Santos, J. M. & Ferreira, M. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Freshwater systems are severely impacted by connectivity reduction due to the construction of dams and weirs. The breach of this longitudinal connecti...

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The effect of dingo control on sheep and beef cattle in Queensland.

Published online: 04 Jul 2001

Authors: Allen, L. R. & Sparkes, E. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Predation by dingoes (Canis lupus dingo) is regarded as a widespread problem by Australian livestock producers. This study examined five decades of hi...

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Barrier behaviour analysis (BaBA) reveals extensive effects of fencing on wide-ranging ungulates.

Published online: 12 Aug 2021

Authors: Xu WenJing & Dejid, N. & Herrmann, V. & Sawyer, H. & Middleton, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

As human activities expand globally, there is a growing need to identify and mitigate barriers to animal movements. Fencing is a pervasive human modif...

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Factors affecting the aggregation of the adult cabbage root fly (Erioischia brassicae (Bouche)) at hedges.

Published online: 01 Jan 1974

Authors: Hawkes, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of hedges and a lath barrier on the distribution of adults of Hylemya (Erioischia) brassicae (Bch.) in the field [cf. RAE/A60, 3692] was o...

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Overcoming barriers to the adoption of climate-friendly practices in agriculture.

Published online: 19 Jul 2017

Authors: Wreford, A. & Ignaciuk, A. & Gruère, G.

Content type: Bulletin

Considerable efforts have been devoted to understanding and developing technologies and practices that can help the agricultural sector reduce its gre...

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Barriers to building wildlife-inclusive cities and encouraging collaboration across disciplines.

Published online: 20 Jan 2022

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Kay, C. A. M. & Rohnke, A. T. & Sander, H. A. & Stankowich, T. & Fidino, M. & Murray, M. H. & Lewis, J. S. & Taves, I. & Lehrer, E. W. & Zellmer, A. J. & Schell, C. J. & Magle, S. B.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper describes the the 2019 Urban Wildlife Information Network Summit which connects a group of 80 scientists and urban planners and designers t...

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Cost and feasibility of a barrier to halt the spread of invasive cane toads in arid Australia: incorporating expert knowledge into model-based decision-making.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Southwell, D. & Tingley, R. & Bode, M. & Nicholson, E. & Phillips, B. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Active engagement with practitioners is a crucial component of model-based decision-making in conservation management; it can assist with data acquisi...

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What are the barriers to adopting carbon farming practices?

Published online: 04 Mar 2015

Authors: Kragt, M. E. & Blackmore, L. & Capon, T. & Robinson, C. J. & Torabi, N. & Wilson, K. A.

Content type: Bulletin

In many environmental and conservation policy contexts, gaps are observed between policy objectives and implementation outcomes. Carbon farming polici...

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