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Management of natural tropical forests in the past and present and projections for the future.

Published online: 18 Mar 2015

Authors: Sist, P. & Pacheco, P. & Nasi, R. & Blaser, J.

Content type: Bulletin article

Considering the increasing areas covered by tropical disturbed forests, it is clear that future conservation of biodiversity and tropical forest ecosy...

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The effects of tropical secondary forest regeneration on avian phylogenetic diversity.

Published online: 22 Nov 2020

Authors: Hughes, E. C. & Edwards, D. P. & Sayer, C. A. & Martin, P. A. & Thomas, G. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The conversion of tropical forests to farmland is a key driver of the current extinction crisis. With the present rate of deforestation unlikely to su...

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El Yunque National Forest Atlas.

Published online: 10 Oct 2018

Authors: Quiñones, M. & Parés-Ramos, I. K. & Gould, W. A. & Gonzalez, G. & McGinley, K. & Ríos, P.

Content type: Bulletin

El Yunque National Forest Atlas is a collaborative effort by the International Institute of Tropical Forestry and El Yunque National Forest to provide...

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Partial recovery of a tropical rain forest a half-century after clear-cut and selective logging.

Published online: 29 Jul 2015

Authors: Xu Han & Li YiDe & Liu ShiRong & Zang RunGuo & He FangLiang & Spence, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The extent to which tropical rain forests recover tree species richness, composition and community structure after clear-cutting or selective harvest ...

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Primary rainforest amount at the landscape scale mitigates bird biodiversity loss and biotic homogenization.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Kormann, U. G. & Hadley, A. S. & Tscharntke, T. & Betts, M. G. & Robinson, W. D. & Scherber, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tropical conservation strategies traditionally focus on large tracts of pristine forests but, given rapid primary forest decline, understanding the ro...

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Functional diversity and redundancy of tropical forests shift with elevation and forest-use intensity.

Published online: 24 Oct 2021

Authors: Monge-González, M. L. & Guerrero-Ramírez, N. & Krömer, T. & Kreft, H. & Craven, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Change and intensification of forest use alter tropical ecosystems, influencing biodiversity and, subsequently, ecosystem functioning. The implication...

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Conservation and biological monitoring of tropical forests: the role of parataxonomists.

Published online: 24 Mar 2004

Authors: Basset, Y. & Novotny, V. & Miller, S. E. & Weiblen, G. D. & Missa, O. & Stewart, A. J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The demise of tropical rain forests will lead to a large-scale extinction of genetic diversity, particularly of arthropods. Curtailing these trends mi...

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Species loss in fragments of tropical rain forest: a review of the evidence.

Published online: 28 Aug 1996

Authors: Turner, I. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A review of the literature shows that in nearly all cases tropical rain forest fragmentation has led to a local loss of species. Isolated fragments su...

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Human and climate influences on frequent fire in a high-elevation tropical forest.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Yocom, L. L. & Fulé, P. Z.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Surface fire has increasingly been regarded as a critical threat to tropical forests, but much of the research documenting degradation of tropical for...

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Compensatory dynamics maintain bird phylogenetic diversity in fragmented tropical landscapes.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Morante Filho, J. C. & Arroyo-Rodríguez, V. & Andrade, E. R. de & Santos, B. A. & Cazetta, E. & Faria, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tropical forest loss can drive the extinction of forest-dependent species. Yet, non-forest species can proliferate in deforested landscapes, thus enab...

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