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Towards climate-responsible peatlands management.

Published online: 27 Apr 2016

Authors: Biancalani, R. & Avagyan, A.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Peatlands are lands with a naturally accumulated peat layer at their surface. In their natural state, peatlands support a large range of habitats and ...

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Soil drainage facilitates earthworm invasion and subsequent carbon loss from peatland soil.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Wu XinWei & Cao Rui & Wei Xue & Xi XinQiang & Shi PeiLi & Eisenhauer, N. & Sun ShuCun

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Human activities have been a significant driver of environmental changes with tremendous consequences for carbon (C) dynamics. Peatlands are critical ...

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Degradation of southeast Asian tropical peatlands and integrated strategies for their better management and restoration.

Published online: 23 Jul 2021

Authors: Mishra Shailendra & Page, S. E. & Cobb, A. R. & Lee, J. S. H. & Jovani-Sancho, A. J. & Sjögersten, S. & Jaya Adi & Aswandi & Wardle, D. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

About half of the world's tropical peatlands occur in Southeast (SE) Asia, where they serve as a major carbon (C) sink. Nearly 80% of natural peatland...

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Functional microbial diversity in regenerating cutover peatlands responds to vegetation succession.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Artz, R. R. E. & Chapman, S. J. & Siegenthaler, A. & Mitchell, E. A. D. & Buttler, A. & Bortoluzzi, E. & Gilbert, D. & Yli-Petays, M. & Vasander, H. & Francez, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

While establishment of vegetation is the most visual indicator of regeneration on cutover peatland, the reinstatement of belowground functions is less...

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Rotational vegetation burning effects on peatland stream ecosystems.

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Ramchunder, S. J. & Brown, L. E. & Holden, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Rotational vegetation burning in peatlands is undertaken predominantly to increase habitat suitability and food availability for red grouse Lagopus la...

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Can restoration of afforested peatland regulate pests and disease?

Published online: 16 Oct 2013

Authors: Gilbert, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Government policies are driving landscape-scale changes in land use to provide ecosystem services; but there may be unconsidered cascading effects. A ...

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Prescribed burning, atmospheric pollution and grazing effects on peatland vegetation composition.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Noble, A. & Palmer, S. M. & Glaves, D. J. & Crowle, A. & Brown, L. E. & Holden, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Peatlands are valued for ecosystem services including carbon storage, water provision and biodiversity. However, there are concerns about the impacts ...

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Blue consequences of the green bioeconomy: clear-cutting intensifies the harmful impacts of land drainage on stream invertebrate biodiversity.

Published online: 23 Jul 2021

Authors: Rajakallio, M. & Jyväsjärvi, J. & Muotka, T. & Aroviita, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Growing bioeconomy is increasing the pressure to clear-cut drained peatland forests. Yet, the cumulative effects of peatland drainage and clear-cuttin...

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Top soil removal reduces water pollution from phosphorus and dissolved organic matter and lowers methane emissions from rewetted peatlands.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Zak, D. & Goldhammer, T. & Cabezas, A. & Gelbrecht, J. & Gurke, R. & Wagner, C. & Reuter, H. & Augustin, J. & Klimkowska, A. & McInnes, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A valid strategy to mitigate the eutrophication of water bodies due to non-point source phosphorus (P) pollution and to reduce the emissions of greenh...

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Creating fen initiation conditions: a new approach for peatland reclamation in the oil sands region of Alberta.

Published online: 09 Mar 2016

Authors: Borkenhagen, A. & Cooper, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Reclaiming peatland ecosystems is challenging our understanding of how to rebuild functioning landscapes. Assisted succession may provide a practical ...

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