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Gear-based fisheries management as a potential adaptive response to climate change and coral mortality.

Published online: 03 Jun 2009

Authors: Cinner, J. E. & McClanahan, T. R. & Graham, N. A. J. & Pratchett, M. S. & Wilson, S. K. & Raina, J. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Climate change is emerging as one of the greatest threats to coral reef ecosystems. Climate-induced warming events trigger coral bleaching and mortali...

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Identification of two-phase recovery for interpretation of coral reef monitoring data.

Published online: 20 Apr 2022

Authors: Warne, D. J. & Crossman, K. A. & Jin Wang & Mengersen, K. & Osborne, K. & Simpson, M. J. & Thompson, A. A. & Wu, P. & Ortiz, J. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The world's coral reefs are under threat as climate change causes increases in frequency and severity of acute thermal stress. This is compounded by c...

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The impact of ecosystem connectivity on coral reef resilience.

Published online: 04 Jun 2008

Authors: Mumby, P. J. & Hastings, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ontogenetic dispersal of animals has been observed among many ecosystems, but its full ecological significance is poorly understood. By modelling the ...

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Best-practice forestry management delivers diminishing returns for coral reefs with increased land-clearing.

Published online: 05 Jan 2021

Authors: Wenger, A. S. & Harris, D. & Weber, S. & Vaghi, F. & Nand, Y. & Naisilisili, W. & Hughes, A. & Delevaux, J. & Klein, C. J. & Watson, J. & Mumby, P. J. & Jupiter, S. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Protection of coastal ecosystems from deforestation may be the best way to protect coral reefs from sediment runoff. However, given the importance of ...

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The sound of recovery: coral reef restoration success is detectable in the soundscape.

Published online: 14 Jun 2022

Authors: Lamont, T. A. C. & Williams, B. & Chapuis, L. & Prasetya, M. E. & Seraphim, M. J. & Harding, H. R. & May, E. B. & Janetski, N. & Jompa, J. & Smith, D. J. & Radford, A. N. & Simpson, S. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pantropical degradation of coral reefs is prompting considerable investment in their active restoration. However, current measures of restoration succ...

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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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Functional traits illuminate the selective impacts of different fishing gears on coral reefs.

Published online: 27 Jul 2020

Authors: Mbaru, E. K. & Graham, N. A. J. & McClanahan, T. R. & Cinner, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Unsustainable fishing is a major driver of change in marine ecosystems. The ways that fishing gears target fishes with different ecological functions ...

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Synergistic effects of reserves and connectivity on ecological resilience.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Olds, A. D. & Pitt, K. A. & Maxwell, P. S. & Connolly, R. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In light of the global extent and cascading effect of our impact on the environment, we design and manage reserves to restore biodiversity and the fun...

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Fishers perceptions of ecosystem service change associated with climate-disturbed coral reefs.

Published online: 22 Oct 2021

Authors: Woodhead, A. J. & Graham, N. A. J. & Robinson, J. P. W. & Norström, A. V. & Bodin, N. & Marie, S. & Balett, M. C. & Hicks, C. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Understanding ecosystem service change necessitates an understanding of the social and ecological dimensions of ecosystem services and how they contri...

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Estimating marine protected area network benefits for reef sharks.

Published online: 24 Nov 2020

Authors: Martín, G. & Espinoza, M. & Heupel, M. & Simpfendorfer, C. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Animal movement has direct applications in spatial management and conservation planning, yet it is rarely taken into account for the design of natural...

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