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Choosing prevention or cure when mitigating biodiversity loss: trade-offs under 'no net loss' policies.

Published online: 22 Jul 2020

Authors: Bull, J. W. & Milner-Gulland, E. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biodiversity cannot always be conserved. Economic development activities can result in biodiversity losses, but also increase human well-being, so tra...

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Scour and cable protection decommissioning study.

Published online: 12 Aug 2022

Published by: Natural England

Content type: Miscellaneous

The aim of this report is to complete a desk-based study to inform an evidence gap in relation to the feasibility of, and options for, removal of scou...

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Environmental impact prediction using neural network modelling. An example in wildlife damage.

Published online: 30 Jun 1999

Authors: Spitz, F. & Lek, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The development and validation of an artificial neural network (ANN) in modelling wildlife (wild boar) damage to cultivated fields, a particular insta...

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Beyond control: wider implications for the management of biological invasions.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Hulme, P. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Government departments, environmental managers and conservationists are all facing escalating pressure to address and resolve a diversity of invasive ...

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Trade-offs and synergies between bird conservation and wildfire suppression in the face of global change.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Regos, A. & Hermoso, V. & D'Amen, M. & Guisan, A. & Brotons, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The combined effects of climate change and other factors, such as land-use change or fire disturbance, pose daunting challenges for biodiversity conse...

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Soil moisture from remote sensing to forecast desert locust presence.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Piou, C. & Gay, P. E. & Benahi, A. S. & Ebbe, M. A. O. B. & Chihrane, J. & Ghaout, S. & Cisse, S. & Diakite, F. & Lazar, M. & Cressman, K. & Merlin, O. & Escorihuela, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Preventive control of desert locusts is based on monitoring recession areas to detect outbreaks. Remote sensing has been increasingly used in the prev...

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Sheep and cattle grazing in forests: a review.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Adams, S. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Damage to trees by grazing animals and prevention of damage by fencing or use of unpalatable species; effects of grazing on forest soils, including co...

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Nature conservation in China.

Published online: 01 Sep 1990

Authors: Zhu, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Four phases are recognized in the history of nature conservation in China; in the first phase, there was a gradual loss of biotic diversity and reduct...

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Special profile: biological invasions.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Content type: Journal issue

This special profile issue of the Journal of Applied Ecology contains 12 papers on invasive alien species, which emphasize the sustainable, ecosystem-...

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Using stochastic dynamic programming to determine optimal fire management for Banksia ornata.

Published online: 10 Oct 2001

Authors: McCarthy, M. A. & Possingham, H. P. & Gill, A. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A model of the population dynamics of Banksia ornata was developed, using stochastic dynamic programming (a state-dependent decision-making tool), to ...

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