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Climate change refugia for the flora and fauna of England.

Published online: 20 Mar 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Suggitt, A. J. & Wilson, R. J. & August, T. A. & Beale, C. M. & Bennie, J. J. & Dordolo, A. & Fox, R. & Hopkins, J. J. & Isaac, N. J. B. & Jorieux, P. & Macgregor, N. A. & Marcetteau, J. & Massimino, D. & Morecroft, M. D. & Pearce-Higgins, J. W. & Walker, K. & Maclean, I. M. D.

Content type: Miscellaneous

A variety of evidence suggests that species may be able to withstand the effects of climate change in localised environments known as refugia, where s...

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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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Refuges for fauna in fire-prone landscapes: their ecological function and importance.

Published online: 04 Dec 2013

Authors: Robinson, N. M. & Leonard, S. W. J. & Ritchie, E. G. & Bassett, M. & Chia, E. K. & Buckingham, S. & Gibb, H. & Bennett, A. F. & Clarke, M. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Rapid environmental change is placing increasing pressure on the survival of many species globally. Ecological refuges can mitigate the impacts of cha...

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Population dynamics of Trifolium balansae and T. resupinatum in self-regenerating pastures. II. Predicting long-term persistence from a demographic model.

Published online: 16 Apr 1997

Authors: Jansen, P. I. & Ison, R. L. & Cousens, R. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Trifolium balansae and T. resupinatum are new to self-regenerating pastures. A model, based on data obtained from field measurements, was used to pred...

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Designing a network for butterfly habitat restoration: where individuals, populations and landscapes interact.

Published online: 29 Aug 2007

Authors: McIntire, E. J. B. & Schultz, C. B. & Crone, E. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Restoring biologically appropriate habitat networks is fundamental to the persistence and connectivity of at-risk species surviving in highly fragment...

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The persistence of a SIS disease in a metapopulation.

Published online: 18 Nov 1999

Authors: Foley, J. E. & Foley, P. & Pedersen, N. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Deterministic models predict that susceptible-infective-susceptible (SIS) disease, where there is no immunity to reinfection following recovery, will ...

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Survival and regeneration of four legumes oversown into native grasslands in northeast Thailand.

Published online: 23 Apr 1986

Authors: Gutteridge, R. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The survival and regeneration of Stylosanthes humilis cv. Lawson, S. hamata cv. Verano, S. guianensis cv. Endeavour and Macroptilium atropurpureum cv....

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Response of wild wheat populations to grazing in Mediterranean grasslands: the relative influence of defoliation, competition, mulch and genotype.

Published online: 12 Aug 2002

Authors: Noy-Meir, I. & Briske, D. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grassland management must be based on an understanding of key species' responses to various grazing regimes to achieve both production and conservatio...

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Developing state and transition models of floodplain vegetation dynamics as a tool for conservation decision-making: a case study of the Macquarie Marshes Ramsar wetland.

Published online: 10 Jun 2015

Authors: Bino, G. & Sisson, S. A. & Kingsford, R. T. & Thomas, R. F. & Bowen, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Floodplain vegetation states (communities) exhibit spatiotemporal dynamics in vegetation structure and composition, which reflect unique hydrological ...

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Extreme weather affects colonization-extinction dynamics and the persistence of a threatened butterfly.

Published online: 02 Mar 2021

Authors: Johansson, V. & Kindvall, O. & Askling, J. & Franzén, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Extreme weather events can be expected to increase in frequency in the future. Our knowledge on how this may affect species persistence is, however, v...

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