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Modelling carcass disposal practices: implications for the management of an ecological service provided by vultures.

Published online: 18 Apr 2012

Authors: Dupont, H. & Mihoub, J. B. & Bobbé, S. & Sarrazin, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In many European countries, private companies are in charge of livestock carcass disposal. In agro-pastoral systems, however, scavengers such as vultu...

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Market dynamics of bushmeat species in Equatorial Guinea.

Published online: 29 Sep 1995

Authors: Juste, J. & Fa, J. E. & Perez del Val, J. & Castroviejo, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wild animals are an important protein source in many countries in West Africa. Studies of numbers and fluctuations of game species entering markets ca...

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Factors affecting carcass detection at wind farms using dogs and human searchers.

Published online: 28 Nov 2020

Authors: Domínguez del Valle, J. & Cervantes Peralta, F. & Jaquero Arjona, M. I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The use of detection dogs to effectively monitor bird and bat fatalities at wind farms is becoming increasingly popular. All studies to date agree tha...

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Collapse of Asian vulture populations: risk of mortality from residues of the veterinary drug diclofenac in carcasses of treated cattle.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Green, R. E. & Taggart, M. A. & Devojit Das & Pain, D. J. & Kumar, C. S. & Cunningham, A. A. & Cuthbert, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The populations of three species of South Asian vultures (Gyps bengalensis, Gyps indicus and Gyps tenuirostris) have declined rapidly within the last ...

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Potential threat to Eurasian griffon vultures in Spain from veterinary use of the drug diclofenac.

Published online: 03 Aug 2016

Authors: Green, R. E. & Donázar, J. A. & Sánchez-Zapata, J. A. & Margalida, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Spain holds >95% of the European breeding population of the Eurasian griffon vulture Gyps fulvus. Vultures provide important ecosystem services in ...

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Simulating nutrient release from parental carcasses increases the growth, biomass and genetic diversity of juvenile Atlantic salmon.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: McLennan, D. & Auer, S. K. & Anderson, G. J. & Reid, T. C. & Bassar, R. D. & Stewart, D. C. & Cauwelier, E. & Sampayo, J. & McKelvey, S. & Nislow, K. H. & Armstrong, J. D. & Metcalfe, N. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The net transport of nutrients by migratory fish from oceans to inland spawning areas has decreased due to population declines and migration barriers....

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Time to monitor livestock carcasses for biodiversity conservation and public health.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Mateo-Tomás, P. & Olea, P. P. & López-Bao, J. V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Law enforcement and integration of environmental issues into other policies able to affect species and ecosystems are cornerstones for the effective p...

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Breeding success and organo-chlorine residues in golden eagles in west Scotland.

Published online: 22 May 1971

Authors: Lockie, J. D. & Ratcliffe, D. A. & Balharry, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The same 25 eyries of golden eagles (Aquila chry-saetos) were examined each year in west Scotland. In 1963-65 the "percentage of nests with eggs from ...

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Metal fence removal improved survival of a nocturnal seabird on Isla Natividad, Mexico.

Published online: 08 Nov 2017

Authors: Albores-Barajas, Y. V. & Soldatini, C. & Ramos-Rodriguez, A. & Dell'Omo, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

The black-vented shearwater Puffinus opisthomelas is endemic to Mexico and is currently listed as Near Threatened by the IUCN Red List. Ninety-five pe...

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Empirical determination of severe trauma in seals from collisions with tidal turbine blades.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Onoufriou, J. & Brownlow, A. & Moss, S. & Hastie, G. & Thompson, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tidal energy converters (turbines) are being developed in many countries as part of attempts to reduce reliance on hydrocarbon fuels. However, the mov...

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