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Riparian reserves help protect forest bird communities in oil palm dominated landscapes.

Published online: 29 May 2019

Authors: Mitchell, S. L. & Edwards, D. P. & Bernard, H. & Coomes, D. & Jucker, T. & Davies, Z. G. & Struebig, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conversion of forest to oil palm agriculture is a significant and ongoing threat to tropical biodiversity. Despite this, little is known about the val...

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The abundance and distribution of guilds of riparian woody plants change in response to land use and flow regulation.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Aguiar, F. C. & Segurado, P. & Martins, M. J. & Bejarano, M. D. & Nilsson, C. & Portela, M. M. & Merritt, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many riparian ecosystems in Mediterranean Europe are affected by land use and flow alteration by dams. We focused on understanding how these stressors...

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Relationships between livestock management and the ecological condition of riparian habitats along an Australian floodplain river.

Published online: 04 Jul 2001

Authors: Jansen, A. & Robertson, A. I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grazing by introduced ungulate livestock is a major form of land use over large parts in Australia. Due to the tendency of stock to concentrate around...

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Functional responses in habitat selection by tropical birds moving through fragmented forest.

Published online: 10 Mar 2010

Authors: Gillies, C. S. & St. Clair, C. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The ability of animals to move through a landscape is a fundamental determinant of population persistence in fragmented habitats. This movement can be...

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Effects of riparian forest harvest on streams: a meta-analysis.

Published online: 14 Jan 2015

Authors: Richardson, J. S. & Béraud, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Riparian forest harvesting impacts streams in many ways, from altering temperature regimes, shifting geomorphic structure, increasing sediment fluxes ...

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The legacy of forest disturbance on stream ecosystem functioning.

Published online: 23 Jul 2021

Authors: Frainer, A. & McKie, B. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Forest clearance is a pervasive disturbance worldwide, but many of its impacts are regarded as transient, diminishing in intensity as forest recovers....

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Differential responses by stream and riparian biodiversity to in-stream restoration of forestry-impacted streams.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Turunen, J. & Aroviita, J. & Marttila, H. & Louhi, P. & Laamanen, T. & Tolkkinen, M. & Luhta, P. L. & Kløve, B. & Muotka, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Forestry can have detrimental impacts on stream ecosystems, particularly via excessive sedimentation. A key challenge to stream management is therefor...

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Edge effects of wildfire and riparian buffers along boreal forest streams.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Braithwaite, N. T. & Mallik, A. U.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Clearcutting and wildfire are the two major edge-creating disturbances in boreal forests. While clearcutting retains at least a 30 m buffer, wildfires...

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Tracks and riparian zones facilitate the use of Australian regrowth forest by insectivorous bats.

Published online: 11 Sep 2002

Authors: Law, B. & Chidel, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Documentation of habitat use by individual bat species is a key issue when assessing impacts after forests are disturbed, for example by logging. We u...

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Riparian reserves within oil palm plantations conserve logged forest leaf litter ant communities and maintain associated scavenging rates.

Published online: 25 Feb 2015

Authors: Gray, C. L. & Lewis, O. T. & Chung, A. Y. C. & Fayle, T. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The expansion of oil palm plantations at the expense of tropical forests is causing declines in many species and altering ecosystem functions. Maintai...

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