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When road-kill hotspots do not indicate the best sites for road-kill mitigation.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Teixeira, F. Z. & Kindel, A. & Hartz, S. M. & Mitchell, S. & Fahrig, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effectiveness of measures installed to mitigate wildlife road-kill depends on their placement along the road. Road-kill hotspots are frequently us...

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Urban green space soundscapes and their perceived restorativeness.

Published online: 22 Oct 2021

Authors: Uebel, K. & Marselle, M. & Dean, A. J. & Rhodes, J. R. & Bonn, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

The positive influence of urban green spaces on human health and well-being is well known while the pathways are little understood. Past research has ...

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How traffic facilitates population expansion of invasive species along roads: the case of common ragweed in Germany.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Lemke, A. & Kowarik, I. & Lippe, M. von der

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Because common ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia L., henceforth Ambrosia) has negative effects on human health, it is a common focus for management, wh...

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Vehicle traffic shapes grizzly bear behaviour on a multiple-use landscape.

Published online: 10 Oct 2012

Authors: Northrup, J. M. & Pitt, J. & Muhly, T. B. & Stenhouse, G. B. & Musiani, M. & Boyce, M. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Roads cause functional habitat loss, alter movement patterns and can become ecological traps for wildlife. Many of the negative effects of roads are l...

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Road verges support pollinators in agricultural landscapes, but are diminished by heavy traffic and summer cutting.

Published online: 24 Aug 2020

Authors: Phillips, B. B. & Gaston, K. J. & Bullock, J. M. & Osborne, J. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Supporting pollinators in agricultural landscapes is important for reversing their global decline. Road verges and hedges are used by pollinators for ...

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Linking habitat composition, local population densities and traffic characteristics to spatial patterns of ungulate-train collisions.

Published online: 24 Jul 2020

Authors: Jasińska, K. D. & Żmihorski, M. & Krauze-Gryz, D. & Kotowska, D. & Werka, J. & Piotrowska, D. & Pärt, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The total length of railways worldwide exceeds 1 million kilometres and recent railway development directly impacts wildlife because of animal-train c...

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Chronic traffic noise increases food intake and alters gene expression associated with metabolism and disease in bats.

Published online: 23 Nov 2020

Authors: Song ShengJing & Chang Yang & Wang DaiPing & Jiang TingLei & Feng Jiang & Lin AiQing

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Anthropogenic noise exposure has deleterious effects on the foraging ecology of many animals. However, the effects of chronic anthropogenic noise on f...

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The impact of vehicles on dune and grassland vegetation on a south-eastern North Carolina barrier beach.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Hosier, P. E. & Eaton, T. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Two barrier beaches in southeastern North Carolina were compared with respect to vegetation patterns and soil compaction. One had been widely used by ...

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Predicting locations of moose-vehicle collisions in Sweden.

Published online: 25 May 2005

Authors: Seiler, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Animal-vehicle collisions are a serious problem for road planners and biologists concerned with traffic safety, species conservation and animal welfar...

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Simulating the spread and establishment of alien species along aquatic and terrestrial transport networks: a multi-pathway and high-resolution approach.

Published online: 20 Sep 2022

Authors: Bagnara, M. & Nowak, L. & Boehmer, H. J. & Schöll, F. & Schurr, F. M. & Seebens, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The introduction and further spread of many alien species have been a result of trade and transport. Consequently, alien species are often found close...

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