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What does urbanization actually mean? A framework for urban metrics in wildlife research.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Moll, R. J. & Cepek, J. D. & Lorch, P. D. & Dennis, P. M. & Tans, E. & Robison, T. & Millspaugh, J. J. & Montgomery, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Extensive research has demonstrated that urbanization strongly alters ecological processes, often perniciously. However, quantifying the magnitude of ...

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Effects of urbanisation and management practices on pollinators in tropical Africa.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Guenat, S. & Kunin, W. E. & Dougill, A. J. & Dallimer, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Urban expansion is an increasing threat to biodiversity, especially in tropical Africa where biodiversity hot spots are being encroached upon by fast-...

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Reproductive failure of a long-lived wetland tree in urban lands and managed forests.

Published online: 13 Feb 2013

Authors: McCauley, L. A. & Jenkins, D. G. & Quintana-Ascencio, P. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Land use (e.g. urbanization, agriculture, natural lands management) may directly affect populations by habitat loss and fragmentation, and indirectly ...

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Forecasting the combined effects of urbanization and climate change on stream ecosystems: from impacts to management options.

Published online: 04 Mar 2009

Authors: Nelson, K. C. & Palmer, M. A. & Pizzuto, J. E. & Moglen, G. E. & Angermeier, P. L. & Hilderbrand, R. H. & Dettinger, M. & Hayhoe, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Streams collect runoff, heat, and sediment from their watersheds, making them highly vulnerable to anthropogenic disturbances such as urbanization and...

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Ecosystem services, well-being benefits and urbanization associations in a Small Island Developing State.

Published online: 30 Oct 2021

Authors: Lapointe, M. & Gurney, G. G. & Coulthard, S. & Cumming, G. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Urbanization is a key driver of social and environmental change world-wide. However, our understanding of its impacts on the multidimensional well-bei...

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Land sharing vs. land sparing: does the compact city reconcile urban development and biodiversity conservation?

Published online: 08 Oct 2014

Authors: Soga, M. & Yamaura, Y. & Koike, S. & Gaston, K. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

As cities around the world rapidly expand, there is an urgent need to implement the best development form to minimize the negative impacts of urbaniza...

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Urbanization and wetland communities: applying metacommunity theory to understand the local and landscape effects.

Published online: 13 Feb 2013

Authors: Johnson, P. T. J. & Hoverman, J. T. & McKenzie, V. J. & Blaustein, A. R. & Richgels, K. L. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Urbanization is a growing threat to ecological communities and has become a leading cause of population extirpations in a wide range of taxa. Because ...

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Urbanization focuses carnivore activity in remaining natural habitats, increasing species interactions.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Parsons, A. W. & Rota, C. T. & Forrester, T. & Baker-Whatton, M. C. & McShea, W. J. & Schuttler, S. G. & Millspaugh, J. J. & Kays, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Interspecific interactions can provoke temporal and spatial avoidance, ultimately affecting population densities and spatial distribution patterns. Th...

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Urbanization interferes with the use of amphibians as indicators of ecological integrity of wetlands.

Published online: 01 Aug 2012

Authors: Guzy, J. C. & McCoy, E. D. & Deyle, A. C. & Gonzalez, S. M. & Halstead, N. & Mushinsky, H. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wetlands are ecologically and economically important ecosystems but are threatened globally by many forms of human disturbance. Understanding the resp...

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Using citizen science data to define and track restoration targets in urban areas.

Published online: 22 Jul 2020

Authors: Callaghan, C. T. & Major, R. E. & Lyons, M. B. & Martin, J. M. & Wilshire, J. H. & Kingsford, R. T. & Cornwell, W. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat fragmentation and land degradation, directly and indirectly caused by urbanization, are drastically altering the world's ecosystems and are th...

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