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Incorporating expert opinion and fine-scale vegetation mapping into statistical models of faunal distribution.

Published online: 15 Aug 2001

Authors: Pearce, J. L. & Cherry, K. & Drielsma, M. & Ferrier, S. & Whish, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Abiotic environmental predictors and broad-scale vegetation have been used widely to model the regional distributions of faunal species within foreste...

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An alien lizard invasion that must be stopped or the more the merrier? That's a matter of opinion...

Published online: 04 Nov 2020

Authors: Williams, R. J. & Dunn, A. M. & Quinn, C. H. & Hassall, C.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This study used a technique called Q-methodology (an interactive questionnaire of sorts) to explore social perceptions towards the presence of wall li...

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Quantifying variance components in ecological models based on expert opinion.

Published online: 15 Jun 2011

Authors: Czembor, C. A. & Morris, W. K. & Wintle, B. A. & Vesk, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Expert opinion is often relied on to build ecological models when empirical data are absent. Despite widespread use, expert models often ignore uncert...

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Scientifically framed gene drive communication perceived as credible but riskier.

Published online: 29 Oct 2021

Authors: MacDonald, E. A. & Edwards, E. D. & Balanovic, J. & Medvecky, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Humans have caused a catastrophic decline to animal species and look to emerging technologies to stop the decline. Gene drive is a potential tool that...

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Mapping uncertainty: sensitivity of wildlife habitat ratings to expert opinion.

Published online: 19 Jan 2005

Authors: Johnson, C. J. & Gillingham, M. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Expert opinion is frequently called upon by natural resource and conservation professionals to aid decision making. Where species are difficult or exp...

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Ask the locals - urban land management driven by local perceptions of cultural benefits.

Published online: 04 Nov 2020

Authors: Jones, L. & Holland, R. A. & Ball, J. & Sykes, T. & Taylor, G. & Ingwall-King, L. & Snaddon, J. L. & Peh, K. S. H.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper summarizes a study which aims to explore new ways to measure cultural benefits in Riverside Park, an urban park in Southampton, UK. As peop...

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Environmental impact assessments around the world do not meet scientific standards.

Published online: 04 Nov 2020

Authors: Singh, G. G. & Lerner, J. & Mach, M. & Murray, C. C. & Ranieri, B. & St-Laurent, G. P. & Wong, J. & Guimaraes, A. & Yunda-Guarin, G. & Satterfield, T. & Chan, K. M. A.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper reviews the steps taken within Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) to come to conclusions on the significance of environmental impact. Re...

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Mechanisms for enhancing public engagement with citizen science results.

Published online: 28 Oct 2021

Authors: MacLeod, C. J. & Scott, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Citizen science is frequently cited as a successful approach for increasing public engagement with environmental issues, but this requires a purposefu...

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Predicting the ecological consequences of environmental change: a review of the methods.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Sutherland, W. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is a clear need to increase our ability to predict the consequences of environmental change. The seven main approaches that are currently used a...

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UK wildlife recorders cautiously welcome range-shifting species but incline against intervention to promote or control their establishment.

Published online: 08 Aug 2022

Authors: Cranston, J. & Crowley, S. L. & Early, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

The global redistribution of species due to climate change and other anthropogenic causes is driving novel human-wildlife interactions with complex co...

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