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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...

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Conservation of passively dispersed organisms in the context of habitat degradation and destruction.

Published online: 01 Apr 2015

Authors: Teller, B. J. & Miller, A. D. & Shea, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Passively dispersed species, such as many plant species, rely on abiotic forces to achieve movement. Despite the fact that such species form the base ...

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Impacts of highway crossings on density of brook charr in streams.

Published online: 18 Apr 2012

Authors: Pépino, M. & Rodríguez, M. A. & Magnan, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat degradation and fragmentation are growing concerns in ecology, yet distinguishing between the effects of these processes can be a challenging ...

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Small-scale restoration in intensive agricultural landscapes supports more specialized and less mobile pollinator species.

Published online: 10 Jun 2015

Authors: Kremen, C. & M'Gonigle, L. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agriculture now constitutes 40-50% of terrestrial land use globally. By enhancing habitat suitability and connectivity, restoration within agricultura...

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Relationships between forest cover and fish diversity in the Amazon River floodplain.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Arantes, C. C. & Winemiller, K. O. & Petrere, M. & Castello, L. & Hess, L. L. & Freitas, C. E. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat degradation leads to biodiversity loss and concomitant changes in ecosystem processes. Tropical river floodplains are highly threatened by lan...

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Identifying, preventing and mitigating ecological traps to improve the management of urban aquatic ecosystems.

Published online: 29 Jul 2015

Authors: Hale, R. & Coleman, R. & Pettigrove, V. & Swearer, S. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Urbanization alters the environmental characteristics of aquatic ecosystems, often reducing the availability and quality of habitats for animals. Impr...

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UK insect decline and extinctions.

Published online: 16 Sep 2020

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Wentworth, J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper summarize the evidence for insect declines in the UK, the drivers of trends, and interventions to support the recovery of insect population...

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Synergistic impacts of aggressive species on small birds in a fragmented landscape.

Published online: 07 Aug 2021

Authors: Westgate, M. J. & Crane, M. & Florance, D. & Lindenmayer, D. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Attempts to conserve threatened species in fragmented landscapes are often challenging because factors such as habitat loss, habitat degradation and d...

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Carbon storage by habitat: review of the evidence of the impacts of management decisions and condition of carbon stores and sources.

Published online: 29 Oct 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Alonso, I. & Weston, K. & Gregg, R. & Morecroft, M.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The aims of this Natural England cross-cutting Evidence project were: (1) To collate information and identify knowledge gaps on carbon stocks (both in...

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Increased sediment deposition triggered by climate change impacts freshwater pearl mussel habitats and metapopulations.

Published online: 26 Oct 2021

Authors: Baldan, D. & Kiesel, J. & Hauer, C. & Jähnig, S. C. & Hein, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The freshwater pearl mussel Margaritifera margaritifera is a benthic organism sensitive to hydrological regime alterations and habitat degradation dri...

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