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Metacommunities, metaecosystems and the environmental fate of chemical contaminants.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Schiesari, L. & Leibold, M. A. & Burton, G. A., Jr.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Although pollution is a major driver of ecosystem change, models predicting the environmental fate of contaminants suffer from critical uncertainties ...

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Does environmental contamination influence egg coloration? A long-term study in herring gulls.

Published online: 10 Oct 2012

Authors: Hanley, D. & Doucet, S. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Although considerable progress has been made in reducing concentrations of persistent organic compounds in the environment, these contaminants are sti...

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Environmental context and contaminant biotransport by Pacific salmon interact to mediate the bioaccumulation of contaminants by stream-resident fish.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Gerig, B. S. & Chaloner, D. T. & Janetski, D. J. & Moerke, A. H. & Rediske, R. R. & O'Keefe, J. P. & Pitts, D. A. de A. & Lamberti, G. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The extent to which environmental context mediates the bioaccumulation of biotransported contaminants by stream-resident organisms is poorly understoo...

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Chemical contaminant effects on marine ecosystem functioning.

Published online: 25 Feb 2015

Authors: Johnston, E. L. & Mayer-Pinto, M. & Crowe, T. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecosystem functioning underpins the ecosystem services upon which humans rely. Critical functions, such as primary and secondary productivity, are, ho...

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Disentangling interactions among mercury, immunity and infection in a Neotropical bat community.

Published online: 17 Aug 2021

Authors: Becker, D. J. & Speer, K. A. & Korstian, J. M. & Volokhov, D. V. & Droke, H. F. & Brown, A. M. & Baijnauth, C. L. & Padgett-Stewart, T. & Broders, H. G. & Plowright, R. K. & Rainwater, T. R. & Fenton, M. B. & Simmons, N. B. & Chumchal, M. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Contaminants such as mercury are pervasive and can have immunosuppressive effects on wildlife. Impaired immunity could be important for forecasting pa...

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A widespread contaminant enhances invasion success of a marine invader.

Published online: 01 Aug 2012

Authors: McKenzie, L. A. & Brooks, R. C. & Johnston, E. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The global transfer of species by human vectors is continuing despite the use of managerial controls such as antifouling biocides and pesticide applic...

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Grasping at the routes of biological invasions: a framework for integrating pathways into policy.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Hulme, P. E. & Bacher, S. & Kenis, M. & Klotz, S. & Kühn, I. & Minchin, D. & Nentwig, W. & Olenin, S. & Panov, V. & Pergl, J. & Pyšek, P. & Roques, A. & Sol, D. & Solarz, W. & Vilà, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pathways describe the processes that result in the introduction of alien species from one location to another. A framework is proposed to facilitate t...

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Headwaters to estuaries: advances in watershed science and management. Fifth Interagency Conference on Research in the Watersheds, North Charleston, South Carolina, USA, 2-5 March 2015.

Published online: 10 Feb 2016

Authors: Stringer, C. E. & Krauss, K. W. & Latimer, J. S.

Content type: Bulletin; Conference proceedings

This proceedings contains 22 papers on coastal watersheds. In particular, the papers cover the following topics: managing forested wetlands and agricu...

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Resilience and regime shifts: do novel communities impede ecological recovery in a historically metal-contaminated stream?

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Wolff, B. A. & Duggan, S. B. & Clements, W. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Novel communities that result from exposure to contaminants and other anthropogenic stressors often persist in ecosystems that have experienced regime...

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Contemporary ecological threats from historical pollution sources: impacts of large-scale resuspension of contaminated sediments on sessile invertebrate recruitment.

Published online: 05 Aug 2009

Authors: Knott, N. A. & Aulbury, J. P. & Brown, T. H. & Johnston, E. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Historical contamination continues to pose a serious ecological threat to many ecosystems across the world. Marine sediments have long acted as sinks ...

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