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Functional responses of fisheries to hydropower dams in the Amazonian floodplain of the Madeira River.

Published online: 14 Jun 2022

Authors: Arantes, C. C. & Laufer, J. & Silva Pinto, M. D. da & Moran, E. F. & Lopez, M. C. & Dutka-Gianelli, J. & Pinto, D. M. & Chaudhari, S. & Pokhrel, Y. & Doria, C. R. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tropical river fisheries support food security for millions of people but are increasingly threatened by hydropower development. How dams affect these...

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Responses of macroinvertebrate communities to small dam removals: implications for bioassessment and restoration.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Carlson, P. E. & Donadi, S. & Sandin, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Small dam removals are increasing on a global scale; yet, general predictions of organism response to dam removal are constrained by heterogeneity of ...

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Instability of insular tree communities in an Amazonian mega-dam is driven by impaired recruitment and altered species composition.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Jones, I. L. & Peres, C. A. & Benchimol, M. & Bunnefeld, L. & Dent, D. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Mega-dams create highly fragmented archipelagos, affecting biodiversity and ecosystem functioning in remnant forest isolates. This study assessed the ...

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Interaction between extreme weather events and mega-dams increases tree mortality and alters functional status of Amazonian forests.

Published online: 22 Jul 2020

Authors: Moser, P. & Simon, M. F. & Medeiros, M. B. de & Gontijo, A. B. & Costa, F. R. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Forest responses to changes in drought frequency is a critical matter for the future of Amazon forests under climate change, but equally important is ...

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Artificial water points facilitate the spread of an invasive vertebrate in arid Australia.

Published online: 04 Jun 2014

Authors: Letnic, M. & Webb, J. K. & Jessop, T. S. & Florance, D. & Dempster, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The spread of invasive species after their initial introduction is often facilitated by human actions. In some cases, invaders only become established...

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Managing hydropower dam releases for water users and imperiled fishes with contrasting thermal habitat requirements.

Published online: 20 Jul 2020

Authors: Zarri, L. J. & Danner, E. M. & Daniels, M. E. & Palkovacs, E. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The construction of dams on large rivers has negative impacts on native species. Environmental flows have been proposed as a tool to mitigate these im...

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Small instream infrastructure: comparative methods and evidence of environmental and ecological responses.

Published online: 21 Oct 2020

Authors: Januchowski-Hartley, S. R. & Mantel, S. & Celi, J. & Hermoso, V. & White, J. C. & Blankenship, S. & Olden, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Around the globe, instream infrastructures such as dams, weirs, and culverts associated with roads are wide-spread and continue to be constructed. The...

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River dams and the stability of bird communities: a hierarchical bayesian analysis in a tropical hydroelectric power plant.

Published online: 29 Dec 2020

Authors: Abreu, T. L. S. & Berg, S. B. & Faria, I. P. de & Gomes, L. P. & Marinho-Filho, J. S. & Colli, G. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of anthropogenic disturbance upon the stability of wildlife communities depend on the heterogeneity and connectivity of habitat remnants o...

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Restricting access to invasion hubs enables sustained control of an invasive vertebrate.

Published online: 01 Apr 2015

Authors: Letnic, M. & Webb, J. K. & Jessop, T. S. & Dempster, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biological invasions often occur through expansion of satellite populations that become established at 'invasion hubs'. Invasion hubs can result from ...

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Effect of small catchment dams on downstream vegetation of a seasonal river in semi-arid African savanna.

Published online: 10 Jul 2002

Authors: O'Connor, T. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seasonal rivers in semiarid African savannas support riparian woodland and hydromorphic grassland, key habitats for wildlife or livestock. We investig...

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