Search

All content is free for everyone to browse, read and share. You’ll find peer-reviewed journal articles and non-peer reviewed grey literature. Type keywords into the search box or use the filtering options below to browse the content.

Filter by...

Showing 195 results

Beyond the fragmentation debate: a conceptual model to predict when habitat configuration really matters.

Published online: 02 Apr 2014

Authors: Villard, M. A. & Metzger, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Research addressing the effects of habitat fragmentation on species, assemblages or ecosystems has been fraught with difficulties, from its conceptual...

Read more

Habitat fragmentation caused by woody plant encroachment inhibits the spread of an invasive grass.

Published online: 07 Apr 2010

Authors: Alofs, K. M. & Fowler, N. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Although habitat fragmentation and species invasions are widely recognized threats to biodiversity, few empirical studies have examined both threats t...

Read more

Modelling the effects of mink and habitat fragmentation on the water vole.

Published online: 01 Nov 2000

Authors: Rushton, S. P. & Barreto, G. W. & Cormack, R. M. & MacDonald, D. W. & Fuller, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The decline of Arvicola terrestris in the UK has been attributed to the spread of the introduced Mustela vison. Understanding the causes and dynamics ...

Read more

The effects of fragmentation on fluctuating asymmetry in passerine birds of Brazilian tropical forests.

Published online: 29 Oct 2001

Authors: Anciães, M. & Marini, M. Â.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fluctuating asymmetry (FA) refers to the difference between the right and left sides in characters that should otherwise be bilaterally symmetrical, b...

Read more

Independent effects of habitat loss, habitat fragmentation and structural connectivity on the distribution of two arboreal rodents.

Published online: 09 Feb 2011

Authors: Mortelliti, A. & Amori, G. & Capizzi, D. & Cervone, C. & Fagiani, S. & Pollini, B. & Boitani, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat loss must be distinguished from habitat fragmentation so that appropriate conservation management can be applied. Few studies have evaluated t...

Read more

Species loss in fragments of tropical rain forest: a review of the evidence.

Published online: 28 Aug 1996

Authors: Turner, I. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A review of the literature shows that in nearly all cases tropical rain forest fragmentation has led to a local loss of species. Isolated fragments su...

Read more

Reframing the evidence base for policy-relevance to increase impact: a case study on forest fragmentation in the oil palm sector.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Lucey, J. M. & Palmer, G. & Yeong, K. L. & Edwards, D. P. & Senior, M. J. M. & Scriven, S. A. & Reynolds, G. & Hill, J. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

It is necessary to improve knowledge exchange between scientists and decision-makers so that scientific evidence can be readily accessed to inform pol...

Read more

Constrained optimization of landscape indices in conservation planning to support ecological restoration in New Caledonia.

Published online: 08 Aug 2021

Authors: Justeau-Allaire, D. & Vieilledent, G. & Rinck, N. & Vismara, P. & Lorca, X. & Birnbaum, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Curbing habitat loss, reducing fragmentation and restoring connectivity are frequent concerns of conservation planning. In this respect, the incorpora...

Read more

Ecological correlates of vulnerability to fragmentation in Neotropical bats.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Meyer, C. F. J. & Fründ, J. & Lizano, W. P. & Kalko, E. K. V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In the face of widespread human-induced habitat fragmentation, identification of those ecological characteristics that render some species more vulner...

Read more

Seed size predicts community composition and carbon storage potential of tree communities in rain forest fragments in India's Western Ghats.

Published online: 01 Jun 2016

Authors: Osuri, A. M. & Mahesh Sankaran

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fragmentation is ubiquitous across tropical forests and drives marked shifts in tree community composition by differentially affecting species' disper...

Read more