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Simple study designs in ecology produce inaccurate estimates of biodiversity responses.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Christie, A. P. & Amano, T. & Martin, P. A. & Shackelford, G. E. & Simmons, B. I. & Sutherland, W. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Monitoring the impacts of anthropogenic threats and interventions to mitigate these threats is key to understanding how to best conserve biodiversity....

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Applying ecological knowledge to the innovative design of sustainable agroecosystems.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Berthet, E. T. & Bretagnolle, V. & Lavorel, S. & Sabatier, R. & Tichit, M. & Segrestin, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The design of sustainable agroecosystems is crucial to meet contemporary environmental challenges such as biodiversity loss and global change. Ecologi...

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Replacement or additive designs for competition studies?

Published online: 21 Mar 1992

Authors: Snaydon, R. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Replacement and additive designs are compared for their ability to provide valid and interpretable measures of (a) resource complementarity, i.e. rela...

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Optimizing dispersal study design by Monte Carlo simulation.

Published online: 21 Sep 2005

Authors: Skarpaas, O. & Shea, K. & Bullock, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The distribution of dispersal distances (the dispersal kernel) is a major determinant of spatial population dynamics, yet little is known about the sh...

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Embracing dynamic design for climate-resilient living shorelines.

Published online: 01 May 2021

Authors: Mitchell, M. & Bilkovic, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

This paper draws on scientific literature and practical experience with living shoreline design and application to make recommendations for how living...

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Improving landholder engagement in biodiversity conservation: what can be learned from literary theory and design.

Published online: 23 Oct 2021

Authors: Lee, T. & Wakefield-Rann, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Drawing on a case study of an ecological assessment report used in part for landholder engagement by an Australian government biodiversity initiative,...

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Better designed documents for biodiversity stewardship schemes.

Published online: 24 Aug 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Lee, T. & Wakefield-Rann, R.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This research looks at the way biodiversity monitoring documents are designed and how they might be designed differently to increase engagement with v...

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An introduction to planning and designing experiments in conservation practice.

Published online: 27 Nov 2020

Published by: Evidence in Conservation Teaching Initiative

Authors: Downey, H. & Ockendon, N. & Sutherland, W.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper provides steps on planning and designing experiments in conservation practice. The key principles include: identifying the questions to be ...

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Co-designing the environmental land management scheme in England: the why, who and how of engaging 'harder to reach' stakeholders.

Published online: 08 Aug 2022

Authors: Hurley, P. & Lyon, J. & Hall, J. & Little, R. & Tsouvalis, J. & White, V. & Rose, D. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Agriculture around the world needs to become more environmentally sustainable to limit further environmental degradation and impacts of climate change...

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Simulation of design-unbiased point-to-particle sampling compared to alternatives on plantation rows.

Published online: 24 Feb 2016

Authors: Lynch, T. B. & Hamlin, D. & Ducey, M. J.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

This study compares the design-unbiased point-to-particle sampling on plantation rows to five alternative methods using computer simulation. The resul...

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