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Making robust decisions for conservation with restricted money and knowledge.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: McDonald-Madden, E. & Baxter, P. W. J. & Possingham, H. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In conservation decision-making, we operate within the confines of limited funding. Furthermore, we often assume particular relationships between mana...

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General rules for environmental management to prioritise social ecological systems research based on a value of information approach.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Davis, K. J. & Chadès, I. & Rhodes, J. R. & Bode, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Globally, billions of dollars are invested each year to help understand the dynamics of social ecological systems (SES) in bettering both social and e...

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Wasteland management and restoration in Western Europe.

Published online: 01 Sep 1990

Authors: Bradshaw, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Because of early industrialization, Western Europe has a large legacy of wasteland produced by mining and industry. Most of this is close to centres o...

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Do restored calcareous grasslands on former arable fields resemble ancient targets? The effect of time, methods and environment on outcomes.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Fagan, K. C. & Pywell, R. F. & Bullock, J. M. & Marrs, R. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A great deal of money is being invested in calcareous grassland restoration on arable land within agri-environment schemes in the European Union. Ther...

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Policies for forest landscape management - a conceptual approach with an empirical application for Swedish conditions.

Published online: 08 Aug 2018

Authors: Zabel, A. & Bostedt, G. & Ekvall, H.

Content type: Bulletin

Habitat loss and habitat fragmentation are major factors leading to forest biodiversity decline. This paper discusses landscape planning as strategy t...

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Effectively integrating experiments into conservation practice.

Published online: 02 Jul 2021

Authors: Ockendon, N. & Amano, T. & Cadotte, M. & Downey, H. & Hancock, M. H. & Thornton, A. & Tinsley-Marshall, P. & Sutherland, W. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Making effective decisions in conservation requires a broad and robust evidence base describing the likely outcomes of potential actions to draw on. S...

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Prevent, search or destroy? A partially observable model for invasive species management.

Published online: 04 Jun 2014

Authors: Rout, T. M. & Moore, J. L. & McCarthy, M. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The extensive impact of invasive species has motivated a growing field of research combining ecological and economic models to find cost-effective man...

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Indicators of ecological change: new tools for managing populations of large herbivores.

Published online: 18 Jul 2007

Authors: Morellet, N. & Gaillard, J. M. & Hewison, A. J. M. & Ballon, P. & Boscardin, Y. & Duncan, P. & Klein, F. & Maillard, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

High-density populations of large herbivores are now widespread. Wildlife managers commonly attempt to control large herbivores through hunting to mee...

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Work of Defra: health and harmony inquiry: a response from the British Ecological Society to the House of Commons Environment, Food and Rural Affairs select committee.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Published by: British Ecological Society

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper presents the response of the British Ecological Society to the House of Commons Environment, Food and Rural Affairs select committee wherei...

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Have Welsh Agri-environment schemes delivered for focal species? Results from a comprehensive monitoring programme.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: MacDonald, M. A. & Angell, R. & Dines, T. D. & Dodd, S. & Haysom, K. A. & Hobson, R. & Johnstone, I. G. & Matthews, V. & Morris, A. J. & Parry, R. & Shellswell, C. H. & Skates, J. & Tordoff, G. M. & Wilberforce, E. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agri-environment schemes (AES) have been criticized for being inadequately monitored and for not delivering the expected benefits to nature. Consequen...

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