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Non-random species extinction and plant production: implications for ecosystem functioning.

Published online: 30 Mar 2005

Authors: Schläpfer, F. & Pfisterer, A. B. & Schmid, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding ecosystem responses to plant species loss is essential for the optimal management of grasslands. Recent studies have examined the effect...

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A scenario for impacts of water availability loss due to climate change on riverine fish extinction rates.

Published online: 16 Oct 2013

Authors: Tedesco, P. A. & Oberdorff, T. & Cornu, J. F. & Beauchard, O. & Brosse, S. & Dürr, H. H. & Grenouillet, G. & Leprieur, F. & Tisseuil, C. & Zaiss, R. & Hugueny, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Current models estimating impact of habitat loss on biodiversity in the face of global climate change usually project only percentages of species 'com...

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Local extinction of British farmland birds and the prediction of further loss.

Published online: 03 Jan 2001

Authors: Gates, S. & Donald, P. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The populations of many UK farmland birds declined between 1970 and 1990, frequently accompanied by contractions in breeding ranges. Ornithological at...

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Diversity, invasive species and extinctions in insular ecosystems.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Donlan, C. J. & Wilcox, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Species invasions are a primary driver of species additions and deletions in ecosystems. Understanding the intricacies of invasions and their conseque...

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When are extinctions simply bad luck? Rarefaction as a framework for disentangling selective and stochastic extinctions.

Published online: 25 Jul 2020

Authors: Smith, K. G. & Almeida, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A key challenge in conservation biology is that not all species are equally likely to go extinct when faced with a disturbance, but there are multiple...

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Local geographic range predicts freshwater fish extinctions in Singapore.

Published online: 13 Apr 2011

Authors: Giam, X. L. & Ng TingHui & Lok, A. F. S. L. & Ng HeokHee

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Identifying the ecological and life-history correlates of local extinction may elucidate mechanisms by which species traits and the environment intera...

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Evaluating the legacy of landscape history: extinction debt and species credit in bird and small mammal assemblages in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Lira, P. K. & Ewers, R. M. & Banks-Leite, C. & Pardini, R. & Metzger, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is now an extensive literature on extinction debt following deforestation. However, the potential for species credit in landscapes that have exp...

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Conserving tropical biodiversity via strategic spatiotemporal harvest planning.

Published online: 04 Dec 2013

Authors: Ramage, B. S. & Marshalek, E. C. & Kitzes, J. & Potts, M. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tropical timber production forests have the potential to harbour many species, but landscape-level management strategies for minimizing extinctions ar...

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Extinction debt of a common shrub in a fragmented landscape.

Published online: 10 Jun 2015

Authors: González-Varo, J. P. & Albaladejo, R. G. & Aizen, M. A. & Arroyo, J. & Aparicio, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Environmental stochasticity and low demographic rates may cause delayed extinctions of habitat-specialist species that were initially retained within ...

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Extreme weather affects colonization-extinction dynamics and the persistence of a threatened butterfly.

Published online: 02 Mar 2021

Authors: Johansson, V. & Kindvall, O. & Askling, J. & Franzén, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Extreme weather events can be expected to increase in frequency in the future. Our knowledge on how this may affect species persistence is, however, v...

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