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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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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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Butterfly and plant specialists suffer from reduced connectivity in fragmented landscapes.

Published online: 04 Aug 2010

Authors: Brückmann, S. V. & Krauss, J. & Steffan-Dewenter, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Calcareous grasslands are diversity hotspots for plant and butterfly species in Europe, but connectivity of these grasslands has been reduced by habit...

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Foraging habitat preferences of vespertilionid bats in Britain.

Published online: 21 Oct 1996

Authors: Walsh, A. L. & Harris, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The selection of foraging habitats by vespertilionid bats in Britain was quantified using a stratified sample of 1030 1-km squares. Quantitative analy...

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Biological-based habitat classification approaches promote cost-efficient monitoring: an example using seabed assemblages.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Cooper, K. M. & Bolam, S. G. & Downie, A. L. & Barry, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seabed habitat maps can help facilitate the management of marine environments. A variety of approaches exist for seabed habitat classification. Most p...

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Habitat area but not habitat age determines wild bee richness in limestone quarries.

Published online: 04 Mar 2009

Authors: Krauss, J. & Alfert, T. & Steffan-Dewenter, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Within highly modified European landscapes, limestone quarries can act as important secondary habitats for a range of endangered wild bee species. How...

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Functional responses in habitat selection by tropical birds moving through fragmented forest.

Published online: 10 Mar 2010

Authors: Gillies, C. S. & St. Clair, C. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The ability of animals to move through a landscape is a fundamental determinant of population persistence in fragmented habitats. This movement can be...

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Spillover of terrestrial arthropod species and beta diversity in perennial crops relative to spatial scale of land-use intensity.

Published online: 11 Dec 2020

Authors: Schalkwyk, J. van & Pryke, J. S. & Samways, M. J. & Gaigher, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Arthropod diversity in agricultural areas is influenced by land-use intensity (LUI) at both local and landscape scales. In agricultural systems, non-c...

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Vegetation and deer habitat relations in southern Ontario: application of habit classification to white-tailed deer.

Published online: 01 Jan 1977

Authors: Stocker, M. & Gilbert, F. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In response to an increasing need for an effective method to evaluate land for its potential to support wildlife populations, a land evaluation method...

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Species-habitat networks: a tool to improve landscape management for conservation.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Marini, L. & Bartomeus, I. & Rader, R. & Lami, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Land-use change is reshaping terrestrial ecosystems world-wide and is recognized as a key driver of biodiversity loss with negative consequences on ec...

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