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Acoustic risk balancing by marine mammals: anthropogenic noise can influence the foraging decisions by seals.

Published online: 21 Oct 2021

Authors: Hastie, G. D. & Lepper, P. & McKnight, J. C. & Milne, R. & Russell, D. J. F. & Thompson, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Avoidance of anthropogenic sounds has been measured in many species. The results, which are typically based on observations in limited exposure contex...

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Incorporating human behaviour into the risk-release relationship for invasion vectors: why targeting only the worst offenders can fail to reduce spread.

Published online: 01 Jun 2016

Authors: Floerl, O. & Inglis, G. J. & Diettrich, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Models of the spread of invasive species in transportation networks often assume a constant probability of transport across vectors, an assumption tha...

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Modelling carcass disposal practices: implications for the management of an ecological service provided by vultures.

Published online: 18 Apr 2012

Authors: Dupont, H. & Mihoub, J. B. & Bobbé, S. & Sarrazin, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In many European countries, private companies are in charge of livestock carcass disposal. In agro-pastoral systems, however, scavengers such as vultu...

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Hunting for fear: innovating management of human-wildlife conflicts.

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Cromsigt, J. P. G. M. & Kuijper, D. P. J. & Adam, M. & Beschta, R. L. & Churski, M. & Eycott, A. & Kerley, G. I. H. & Mysterud, A. & Schmidt, K. & West, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is a growing theoretical basis for the role of predation risk as a driver of trophic interactions, conceptualized as the 'ecology of fear'. Howe...

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NatureScot Research Report 1288 - updated non-native species risk assessment of feral pigs in Scotland.

Published online: 06 Sep 2022

Published by: NatureScot

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper describes a risk assessment study regarding the history, distribution, spread and environmental impact of feral pigs (Sus scrofa) as part o...

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Investigating the impacts of field-realistic exposure to a neonicotinoid pesticide on bumblebee foraging, homing ability and colony growth.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Stanley, D. A. & Russell, A. L. & Morrison, S. J. & Rogers, C. & Raine, N. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The ability to forage and return home is essential to the success of bees as both foragers and pollinators. Pesticide exposure may cause behavioural c...

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Foraging choices of vampire bats in diverse landscapes: potential implications for land-use change and disease transmission.

Published online: 03 Aug 2016

Authors: Streicker, D. G. & Allgeier, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In Latin America, the common vampire bat Desmodus rotundus is the primary reservoir of rabies, a zoonotic virus that kills thousands of livestock annu...

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Do changes in the frequency, magnitude and timing of extreme climatic events threaten the population viability of coastal birds?

Published online: 04 Aug 2010

Authors: Pol, M. van de & Ens, B. J. & Heg, D. & Brouwer, L. & Krol, J. & Maier, M. & Exo, K. M. & Oosterbeek, K. & Lok, T. & Eising, C. M. & Koffijberg, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Climate change encompasses changes in both the means and the extremes of climatic variables, but the population consequences of the latter are intrins...

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Thresholds in landscape connectivity and mortality risks in response to growing road networks.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Frair, J. L. & Merrill, E. H. & Beyer, H. L. & Morales, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The ecological footprint of a road may extend for several kilometres with overlapping effects from neighbouring roads causing a nonlinear accumulation...

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Alleviating human-wildlife conflicts: identifying the causes and mapping the risk of illegal poisoning of wild fauna.

Published online: 18 Apr 2012

Authors: Mateo-Tomás, P. & Olea, P. P. & Sánchez-Barbudo, I. S. & Mateo, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Illegal human behaviour such as those affecting natural resource use or resulting from human-wildlife conflicts threaten the sustainable management of...

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