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Land use: reducing emissions and preparing for climate change.

Published online: 10 Jan 2019

Published by: UK, Committee on Climate Change

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report by the Committee on Climate Change assesses the role of land use change in meeting climate change mitigation and adaptation objectives. Th...

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Evaluating sampling strategies and logistic regression methods for modelling complex land cover changes.

Published online: 02 May 2007

Authors: Rutherford, G. N. & Guisan, A. & Zimmermann, N. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The role of land cover change as a significant component of global change has become increasingly recognized in recent decades. Large databases measur...

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Anthropogenic land-use change intensifies the effect of low flows on stream fishes.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Walker, R. H. & Girard, C. E. & Alford, S. L. & Walters, A. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

As ecosystems experience simultaneous disturbances, it is critical to understand how multiple stressors interact to affect ecological change. Land-use...

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Long-term changes to the frequency of occurrence of British moths are consistent with opposing and synergistic effects of climate and land-use changes.

Published online: 06 Aug 2014

Authors: Fox, R. & Oliver, T. H. & Harrower, C. & Parsons, M. S. & Thomas, C. D. & Roy, D. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Species' distributions are likely to be affected by a combination of environmental drivers. We used a data set of 11 million species occurrence record...

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Mapping ecosystem service and biodiversity changes over 70 years in a rural English county.

Published online: 31 Jul 2013

Authors: Jiang MingKai & Bullock, J. M. & Hooftman, D. A. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biodiversity and ecosystem services continue to be compromised by land-use change, which is often focussed on enhancing agricultural production. Asses...

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Upland land use predicts population decline in a globally near-threatened wader.

Published online: 05 Feb 2014

Authors: Douglas, D. J. T. & Bellamy, P. E. & Stephen, L. S. & Pearce-Higgins, J. W. & Wilson, J. D. & Grant, M. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Changes in large-scale land use may fragment and degrade habitats, affecting animal species adapted to these habitats. In the UK uplands for example, ...

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Integrating adaptation and mitigation in climate change and land-use policies in Peru.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Pramova, E. & Gregorio, M. di & Locatelli, B.

Content type: Bulletin

The interactions between climate change adaptation and mitigation are particularly evident in agriculture, forestry and other land-use-based activitie...

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100 Years of change: examining agricultural trends, habitat change and stakeholder perceptions through the 20th century.

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Dallimer, M. & Tinch, D. & Acs, S. & Hanley, N. & Southall, H. R. & Gaston, K. J. & Armsworth, P. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The 20th century has witnessed substantial increases in the intensity of agricultural land management, much of which has been driven by policies to en...

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Extreme climate events counteract the effects of climate and land-use changes in Alpine tree lines.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Barros, C. & Guéguen, M. & Douzet, R. & Carboni, M. & Boulangeat, I. & Zimmermann, N. E. & Münkemüller, T. & Thuiller, W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Climate change and extreme events, such as drought, threaten ecosystems world-wide and in particular mountain ecosystems, where species often live at ...

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Understanding and predicting the combined effects of climate change and land-use change on freshwater macroinvertebrates and fish.

Published online: 04 Jun 2014

Authors: Mantyka-Pringle, C. S. & Martin, T. G. & Moffatt, D. B. & Linke, S. & Rhodes, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Climate change and land-use change are having substantial impacts on biodiversity world-wide, but few studies have considered the impact of these fact...

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