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Relative effects of vehicle pollution, moisture and colonization sources on urban lichens.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Coffey, H. M. P. & Fahrig, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Lichens are sensitive to pollution and have therefore been used as air quality indicators. While the distribution of lichens within cities may reflect...

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Air pollution in Tehran: health costs, sources, and policies.

Published online: 10 Jan 2019

Authors: Heger, M. & Sarraf, M.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Tehran, the capital of the Islamic Republic of Iran (IRI), is located in the north of the country with a population of about 8.5 million. The populati...

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Some indirect effects of air pollution on bark-living invertebrates.

Published online: 12 Nov 1970

Authors: Gilbert, O. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Describes further study of the ecosystem on the boles of mature, free-standing Fraxinus excelsior trees in three districts in Newcastle upon Tyne, whi...

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Environmental effects of air pollution in Britain.

Published online: 01 Sep 1990

Authors: Woodin, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There have been air pollution problems in Britain for several centuries. The nature of such problems has changed: intense local smoke pollution has be...

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Air pollution and its effects on plants in China.

Published online: 01 Sep 1990

Authors: Cao, H. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Atmospheric pollution in China is mainly caused by human activities such as urbanization and industrialization. Such activities have increased in the ...

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Impacts of multiple pollutants on pollinator activity in road verges.

Published online: 21 May 2021

Authors: Phillips, B. B. & Bullock, J. M. & Gaston, K. J. & Hudson-Edwards, K. A. & Bamford, M. & Cruse, D. & Dicks, L. V. & Falagan, C. & Wallace, C. & Osborne, J. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To tackle pollinator declines, there is a major need to increase the quantity of flower-rich habitats. Road verges offer one such opportunity but are ...

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A meta-analysis of the influence of anthropogenic noise on terrestrial wildlife communication strategies.

Published online: 18 Jun 2021

Authors: Duquette, C. A. & Loss, S. R. & Hovick, T. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Human-caused noise pollution dominates the soundscape of modern ecosystems, from urban centres to national parks. Although wildlife can generally alte...

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Microbial release of sulphur ions from atmospheric pollution deposits.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Killham, K. & Wainwright, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The surface of leaves of Acer pseudoplatanus growing in areas exposed to heavy atmospheric pollution are covered with atmospheric pollution deposits (...

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Water pollution and water shortage problems in China.

Published online: 01 Sep 1990

Authors: Wang, J. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Water pollution and water shortage are two of the most important environmental problems in China. Water pollution in China started in the 1950s and ha...

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Nitrogen: the essential public enemy.

Published online: 05 Nov 2003

Authors: Dalton, H. & Brand-Hardy, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In this paper, we discuss the impacts in the UK and give examples of the steps that are being taken by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural ...

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