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Futures of tropical production forests.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Putz, F. E. & Romero, C.

Content type: Bulletin

Forests are landscape-embedded complex systems with fates determined by multitudes of changing and interacting factors that are sectoral and extra-sec...

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Primary forest loss and degradation reduces biodiversity and ecosystem functioning: a global meta-analysis using dung beetles as an indicator taxon.

Published online: 04 Aug 2022

Authors: López-Bedoya, P. A. & Bohada-Murillo, M. & Ángel-Vallejo, M. C. & Audino, L. D. & Davis, A. L. V. & Gurr, G. & Noriega, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Because of continuing degradation or deforestation in areas of undisturbed primary forest, there is a need to study the relative merit of strategies t...

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Human and climate influences on frequent fire in a high-elevation tropical forest.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Yocom, L. L. & Fulé, P. Z.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Surface fire has increasingly been regarded as a critical threat to tropical forests, but much of the research documenting degradation of tropical for...

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The context of deforestation and degradation of forests in Bolivia: Drivers, agents and institutions.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Müller, R. & Pacheco, P. & Montero, J. C.

Content type: Bulletin

This document provides a thorough analysis of the drivers of deforestation and proposes a number of specific policy recommendations for forests of Bol...

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Nurse-based restoration of degraded tropical forests with tussock grasses: experimental support from the Andean cloud forest.

Published online: 14 Jan 2015

Authors: Anthelme, F. & Gómez-Aparicio, L. & Montúfar, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The degradation of the Andean cloud forest raises strong biological conservation issues and threatens the sustainability of a crucial water resource. ...

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Forest regeneration can positively contribute to local hydrological ecosystem services: implications for forest landscape restoration.

Published online: 10 Aug 2021

Authors: Meerveld, H. J. van & Jones, J. P. G. & Ghimire, C. P. & Zwartendijk, B. W. & Lahitiana, J. & Ravelona, M. & Mulligan, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Governments are increasingly committing to significant forest restoration. While carbon sequestration is a major objective, the case for restoration o...

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Impact of forest management on insect abundance and damage in a lowland tropical forest in southern Cameroon.

Published online: 04 Oct 1997

Authors: Watt, A. D. & Stork, N. E. & McBeath, C. & Lawson, G. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The rate of deforestation in West Africa was around 2% (12 000 km2) per annum during the 1980s, and recent evidence from Cameroon suggests that the ra...

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Barriers to tree seedling emergence on human-induced grasslands in Sri Lanka.

Published online: 10 Mar 2010

Authors: Gunaratne, A. M. T. A. & Gunatilleke, C. V. S. & Gunatilleke, I. A. U. N. & Weerasinghe, H. M. S. P. M. & Burslem, D. F. R. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Colonization by woody plants is often very slow or absent on grasslands occupying degraded land in the tropics. Seed dispersal limitation is widely re...

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Degree of intervention affects interannual and within-plot heterogeneity of seed arrival in tropical forest restoration.

Published online: 07 Oct 2021

Authors: Werden, L. K. & Holl, K. D. & Chaves-Fallas, J. M. & Oviedo-Brenes, F. & Rosales, J. A. & Zahawi, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In degraded tropical landscapes, lack of seed dispersal can strongly limit recovery, and restoration interventions can overcome this barrier by attrac...

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Functional diversity and redundancy of tropical forests shift with elevation and forest-use intensity.

Published online: 24 Oct 2021

Authors: Monge-González, M. L. & Guerrero-Ramírez, N. & Krömer, T. & Kreft, H. & Craven, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Change and intensification of forest use alter tropical ecosystems, influencing biodiversity and, subsequently, ecosystem functioning. The implication...

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