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Remotely sensed primary productivity shows that domestic and native herbivores combined are overgrazing Patagonia.

Published online: 22 Jul 2020

Authors: Oliva, G. & Paredes, P. & Ferrante, D. & Cepeda, C. & Rabinovich, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Carrying capacity is the maximum animal density an area can sustain without deterioration of its resources. Overgrazing has degraded Patagonia, but sh...

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Carrying capacity in overwintering birds: when are spatial models needed?

Published online: 14 May 2003

Authors: Goss-Custard, J. D. & Stillman, R. A. & Caldow, R. W. G. & West, A. D. & Guillemain, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

We sometimes need to predict the maximum number of bird-days that can be supported by the food supply in a site used by migratory birds outside the br...

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Artificial reefs increase fish abundance in habitat-limited estuaries.

Published online: 23 Nov 2020

Authors: Folpp, H. R. & Schilling, H. T. & Clark, G. F. & Lowry, M. B. & Maslen, B. & Gregson, M. & Suthers, I. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Human activities have reduced the carrying capacity of many estuarine systems by degrading and removing habitat. Artificial reefs may increase estuari...

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Diversity, invasive species and extinctions in insular ecosystems.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Donlan, C. J. & Wilcox, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Species invasions are a primary driver of species additions and deletions in ecosystems. Understanding the intricacies of invasions and their conseque...

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Assessing the carbon sequestration potential of managed forests: a case study from temperate Australia.

Published online: 11 Apr 2007

Authors: Roxburgh, S. H. & Wood, S. W. & Mackey, B. G. & Woldendorp, G. & Gibbons, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The concept of assessing forests for carbon sequestration is well established. Operationally, estimating a forests' potential to sequester carbon requ...

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How will predicted land-use change affect waterfowl spring stopover ecology? Inferences from an individual-based model.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Beatty, W. S. & Kesler, D. C. & Webb, E. B. & Naylor, L. W. & Raedeke, A. H. & Humburg, D. D. & Coluccy, J. M. & Soulliere, G. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat loss, habitat fragmentation, overexploitation and climate change pose familiar and new challenges to conserving natural populations throughout...

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Shifting thresholds and changing degradation patterns: climate change effects on the simulated long-term response of a semi-arid savanna to grazing.

Published online: 01 Aug 2012

Authors: Lohmann, D. & Tietjen, B. & Blaum, N. & Joubert, D. F. & Jeltsch, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The complex, nonlinear response of dryland systems to grazing and climatic variations is a challenge to management of these lands. Predicted climatic ...

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Agricultural intensification and the functional capacity of soil microbes on smallholder African farms.

Published online: 10 Jun 2015

Authors: Wood, S. A. & Bradford, M. A. & Gilbert, J. A. & McGuire, K. L. & Palm, C. A. & Tully, K. L. & Zhou, J. Z. & Naeem, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fertilization may impact ecosystem processes that sustain agriculture, such as nutrient cycling, by altering the composition of soil microbial communi...

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Population, economics, environment and culture: an introduction to human carrying capacity.

Published online: 27 May 1998

Authors: Cohen, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Following an introduction the topic of past human population is explored focusing on population size and growth, economic growth and increasing econom...

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Adaptation to environmental change among fishing-dependent households in Cambodia.

Published online: 19 Sep 2018

Authors: Schwartz, N. B. & Gätke, P. & Baran, E.

Content type: Miscellaneous

In the context of environmental change, the adaptive capacity of 50 fishing-dependent households in four villages in Cambodia has been examined. It is...

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