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Biodiversity conservation in dynamic landscapes: trade-offs between number, connectivity and turnover of habitat patches.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Johst, K. & Drechsler, M. & Teeffelen, A. J. A. van & Hartig, F. & Vos, C. C. & Wissel, S. & Wätzold, F. & Opdam, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many species are adapted to landscapes with characteristic dynamics generated by ongoing habitat destruction and creation. Climate change and human la...

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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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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...

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From nature reserve to mosaic management: improving matrix survival, not permeability, benefits regional populations under habitat loss and fragmentation.

Published online: 03 Aug 2022

Authors: Yamaura, Y. & Fletcher, R. J., Jr. & Lade, S. J. & Higa, M. & Lindenmayer, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Although matrix improvement in fragmented landscapes is a promising conservation measure, matrix permeability (willingness of an organism to enter the...

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Validating network connectivity with observed movement in experimental landscapes undergoing habitat destruction.

Published online: 22 Nov 2020

Authors: Poli, C. & Hightower, J. & Fletcher, R. J., Jr.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Maintaining the ability of organisms to move between suitable patches of habitat despite ongoing habitat loss is essential to conserving biodiversity....

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Changes in species diversity following habitat disturbance are dependent on spatial scale: theoretical and empirical evidence.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Dumbrell, A. J. & Clark, E. J. & Frost, G. A. & Randell, T. E. & Pitchford, J. W. & Hill, J. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many studies have examined the impacts of tropical habitat disturbance. However, the effects of moderate habitat disturbance on species diversity show...

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Importance of regional species pools and functional traits in colonization processes: predicting re-colonization after large-scale destruction of ecosystems.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Kirmer, A. & Tischew, S. & Ozinga, W. A. & Lampe, M. von & Baasch, A. & Groenendael, J. M. van

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Large-scale destruction of ecosystems caused by surface mining provides an opportunity for the study of colonization processes starting with primary s...

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Community effects of invasive macrophyte control: role of invasive plant abundance and habitat complexity.

Published online: 07 Apr 2010

Authors: Kovalenko, K. E. & Dibble, E. D. & Slade, J. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The control of invasive species has become a widespread management practice, yet information on the community effects of such efforts is very limited,...

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Homogenization of lepidopteran communities in intensively cultivated agricultural landscapes.

Published online: 07 Apr 2010

Authors: Ekroos, J. & Heliölä, J. & Kuussaari, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Landscape simplification and habitat fragmentation may cause severe declines of less mobile and habitat specialist species and lead to biotic homogeni...

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