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Indigenous brigades change the spatial patterns of wildfires, and the influence of climate on fire regimes.

Published online: 04 Aug 2022

Authors: Oliveira, M. R. & Ferreira, B. H. S. & Souza, E. B. & Lopes, A. A. & Bolzan, F. P. & Roque, F. O. & Pott, A. & Pereira, A. M. M. & Garcia, L. C. & Damasceno Júnior, G. A. & Costa, A. & Rocha, M. & Xavier, S. & Ferraz, R. A. & Ribeiro, D. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Indigenous people have been managing fire-prone landscapes for millennia, especially in tropical savannas, thereby maintaining carbon stocks and pyrod...

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Trade-offs and synergies between bird conservation and wildfire suppression in the face of global change.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Regos, A. & Hermoso, V. & D'Amen, M. & Guisan, A. & Brotons, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The combined effects of climate change and other factors, such as land-use change or fire disturbance, pose daunting challenges for biodiversity conse...

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Using stochastic dynamic programming to determine optimal fire management for Banksia ornata.

Published online: 10 Oct 2001

Authors: McCarthy, M. A. & Possingham, H. P. & Gill, A. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A model of the population dynamics of Banksia ornata was developed, using stochastic dynamic programming (a state-dependent decision-making tool), to ...

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Fuel, fire and cattle in African highlands: traditional management maintains a mosaic heathland landscape.

Published online: 08 Oct 2014

Authors: Johansson, M. U. & Granström, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Shrubland ecosystems are often inherently flammable due to a canopy structure favourable for fire propagation. At the same time, the fuel bed is not s...

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Fire prevents woody encroachment only at higher-than-historical frequencies in a South African savanna.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Case, M. F. & Staver, A. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Woody encroachment is a pervasive challenge facing savanna and grassland managers world-wide. Proposed drivers of the phenomenon range from local chan...

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Informed multi-objective decision-making in environmental management using Pareto optimality.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Kennedy, M. C. & Ford, E. D. & Singleton, P. & Finney, M. & Agee, J. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Effective decision-making in environmental management requires the consideration of multiple objectives that may conflict. Common optimization methods...

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Canadian Wildland Fire Strategy: a 10-year review and renewed call to action.

Published online: 22 Mar 2017

Published by: Canada, Canadian Council of Forest Ministers

Content type: Miscellaneous

Over the past 10 years, Canada has witnessed a serious and sustained increase in extreme wildland fire behaviour and wildland-urban interface (WUI) ev...

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A GIS-supported model for the simulation of the spatial structure of wildland fire, Cass Basin, New Zealand.

Published online: 10 Nov 1999

Authors: Perry, G. L. W. & Sparrow, A. D. & Owens, I. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The behaviour of wildland fire in spatially heterogeneous landscapes was simulated using a model (PYROCART) that integrates the Rothermel fire spread ...

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Effects of large herbivores on fire regimes and wildfire mitigation.

Published online: 03 Jan 2022

Authors: Rouet-Leduc, J. & Pe'er, G. & Moreira, F. & Bonn, A. & Helmer, W. & Zadeh, S. A. A. S. & Zizka, A. & Plas, F. van der

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Abandonment of agricultural land is widespread in many parts of the world, leading to shrub and tree encroachment. The increase of flammable plant bio...

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Limitations to sustainable frankincense production: blocked regeneration, high adult mortality and declining populations.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Groenendijk, P. & Eshete, A. & Sterck, F. J. & Zuidema, P. A. & Bongers, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Resins are highly valued non-timber forest products (NTFP). One of the most widely traded resins is frankincense, tapped from several Boswellia tree s...

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