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Using expert knowledge to assess uncertainties in future polar bear populations under climate change.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: O'Neill, S. J. & Osborn, T. J. & Hulme, M. & Lorenzoni, I. & Watkinson, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Polar bear Ursus maritimus population dynamics under conditions of climate change has become a controversial topic. A survey of expert opinion based o...

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Rescuing intraspecific variation in human-impacted environments.

Published online: 21 Apr 2022

Authors: Carvalho, C. da S. & Lucas, M. S. & Côrtes, M. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Anthropogenic activities influence ongoing selective regimes leading to changes in phenotypic variation of plants and animals. The reduction of phenot...

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Does harvesting amplify environmentally induced population fluctuations over time in marine and terrestrial species?

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Gamelon, M. & Sandercock, B. K. & Sæther, B. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In marine and terrestrial ecosystems, organisms are affected by environmental variations that cause fluctuations in population size. The harvest-inter...

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Habitat area, quality and connectivity: striking the balance for efficient conservation.

Published online: 09 Feb 2011

Authors: Hodgson, J. A. & Moilanen, A. & Wintle, B. A. & Thomas, C. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Population viability can depend on habitat area, habitat quality, the spatial arrangement of habitats (aggregations and connections) and the propertie...

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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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Conserving a moving target: planning protection for a migratory species as its distribution changes.

Published online: 09 Feb 2011

Authors: Singh, N. J. & Milner-Gulland, E. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conservation of declining migratory species is a challenging task, as the factors that may have determined their past distribution may not determine t...

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Accounting for population variation improves estimates of the impact of climate change on species' growth and distribution.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: O'Neill, G. A. & Hamann, A. & Wang TongLi

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Large differences exist in the predictions of plant responses to climate change among models that consider population variation and those that do not....

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Diagnosing the cause of population changes: localized habitat change and the decline of the endangered St Helena wirebird.

Published online: 17 Oct 2001

Authors: McCulloch, N. & Norris, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Statistical models of population density and/or change in relation to habitat could aid the management of endangered species and help diagnose causes ...

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Weather-driven dynamics of an intermediate host: mechanistic and statistical population modelling of Oncomelania hupensis.

Published online: 29 Aug 2007

Authors: Remais, J. & Hubbard, A. & Wu ZiSong & Spear, R. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Population models of intermediate host species' abundance are vital tools for assessing the impacts of control activities and changing environmental c...

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Portfolio simplification arising from a century of change in salmon population diversity and artificial production.

Published online: 23 Jul 2021

Authors: Price, M. H. H. & Moore, J. W. & Connors, B. M. & Wilson, K. L. & Reynolds, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Population and life-history diversity can buffer species from environmental variability and contribute to long-term stability through differing respon...

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