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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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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...

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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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Contribution of small isolated habitats in creating refuges from biological invasions along a geomorphological gradient of floodplain waterbodies.

Published online: 28 Jul 2020

Authors: Ishiyama, N. & Miura, K. & Yamanaka, S. & Negishi, J. N. & Nakamura, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat fragmentation, which involves habitat size reduction and isolation, is a major cause of biodiversity decline. However, interest in small isola...

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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 ...

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Habitat fragmentation and eradication of invading insect herbivores.

Published online: 04 Sep 2020

Authors: Barron, M. C. & Liebhold, A. M. & Kean, J. M. & Richardson, B. & Brockerhoff, E. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Invasions by non-native pests and diseases represent serious threats to biodiversity, agriculture and human health. Under current border arrival rates...

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Effects of habitat amount and isolation on biodiversity in fragmented traditional orchards.

Published online: 29 Sep 2010

Authors: Bailey, D. & Schmidt-Entling, M. H. & Eberhart, P. & Herrmann, J. D. & Hofer, G. & Kormann, U. & Herzog, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat fragmentation is a major threat to biodiversity and can lead to the loss of both species and ecosystem services, but fragmentation effects var...

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Occupancy dynamics in a tropical bird community: unexpectedly high forest use by birds classified as non-forest species.

Published online: 26 May 2010

Authors: Ruiz-Gutiérrez, V. & Zipkin, E. F. & Dhondt, A. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Worldwide loss of biodiversity necessitates a clear understanding of the factors driving population declines as well as informed predictions about whi...

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Landscape connectivity, habitat structure and activity of bat guilds in farmland-dominated matrices.

Published online: 13 Feb 2013

Authors: Frey-Ehrenbold, A. & Bontadina, F. & Arlettaz, R. & Obrist, M. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural intensification has caused a decline in structural elements in European farmland, where natural habitats are increasingly fragmented. The...

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