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Low levels of outdoor recreation alter wildlife behaviour.

Published online: 04 Jan 2023

Authors: Sytsma, M. L. T. & Lewis, T. & Gardner, B. & Prugh, L. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Public interest in nature-based recreation is growing, including visitation to protected areas. However, the level of recreation in these areas that c...

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Modelling wildlife-human relationships for social species with mixed-effects resource selection models.

Published online: 04 Jun 2008

Authors: Hebblewhite, M. & Merrill, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Resource selection functions (RSF) have contributed to the conservation of species negatively affected by human activities. Despite these applications...

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Effects of cultivation and DDT on earthworm activity in a forest soil in the sub-humid tropics.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Cook, A. G. & Critchley, B. R. & Critchley, U. & Perfect, T. J. & Yeadon, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of bush clearing, cultivation and crop protection with DDT on surface casting activity and populations of earthworms were monitored over a...

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What motivates backyard conservation behaviours?

Published online: 20 Oct 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Woolley, C. K. & Hartleya, S. & Nelsona, N. J. & Shanahan, D. F.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This study explored what different backyard conservation activities appeal to different sorts of people in New Zealand, and what motivates participati...

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The instagrammable outdoors - investigating the sharing of nature experiences through visual social media.

Published online: 07 Aug 2022

Authors: Arts, I. & Fischer, A. & Duckett, D. & Wal, R. van der

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Despite the growing popularity of Instagram as a medium to portray nature and the outdoors, there remains limited research available exploring its inf...

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Public willingness to engage in backyard conservation in New Zealand: exploring motivations and barriers for participation.

Published online: 25 Oct 2021

Authors: Woolley, C. K. & Hartley, S. & Nelson, N. J. & Shanahan, D. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Citizen science and participatory conservation offer benefits to urban wildlife and help foster human-nature relationships in cities. To optimize cons...

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Determinants of human-elephant conflict in a land-use mosaic.

Published online: 26 Feb 2000

Authors: Hoare, R. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The resolution of direct conflict between humans and elephants in Africa has become a serious local political issue in recent years, and a continental...

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NatureScot Research Report 1283 - Disturbance Distances Review: An updated literature review of disturbance distances of selected bird species.

Published online: 23 Oct 2022

Published by: NatureScot

Authors: Goodship, N. M. & Furness, R. W.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report provides an account for the distances at which disturbance could be caused by human related activities to a number of protected UK bird sp...

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Mountain lions reducemovement, increase efficiency during the COVID-19 shutdown.

Published online: 02 May 2022

Authors: Benson, J. F. & Abernathy, H. N. & Sikich, J. A. & Riley, S. P. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Wildlife strongly alter behaviour in response to human disturbance; however, fundamental questions remain regarding the influence of human infrastruct...

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Improving links between environmental accounting and scenario-based cumulative impact assessment for better-informed biodiversity decisions.

Published online: 24 Jul 2020

Authors: Mokany, K. & Harwood, T. D. & Ferrier, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increasing attention is being given to understanding how intensifying human activities combine over space and time to influence persistence of biodive...

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