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Matrix modelling of prescribed burning in Calluna vulgaris-dominated moorland: short burning rotations minimize carbon loss at increased wildfire frequencies.

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Allen, K. A. & Harris, M. P. K. & Marrs, R. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Moorlands store large amounts of carbon providing a valuable ecosystem service. In the UK, prescribed burning is often used to manage moorlands, which...

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Changes in ecosystem properties after post-fire management strategies in wildfire-affected Mediterranean forests.

Published online: 11 Aug 2021

Authors: Lucas-Borja, M. E. & Delgado-Baquerizo, M. & Muñoz-Rojas, M. & Plaza-Álvarez, P. A. & Gómez-Sanchez, M. E. & González-Romero, J. & Peña-Molina, E. & Moya, D. & Heras, J. de las

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Forest are highly vulnerable to global change drivers, such as an increase in wildfire events. Learning more about how and why different post-fire man...

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Effects of large herbivores on fire regimes and wildfire mitigation.

Published online: 03 Jan 2022

Authors: Rouet-Leduc, J. & Pe'er, G. & Moreira, F. & Bonn, A. & Helmer, W. & Zadeh, S. A. A. S. & Zizka, A. & Plas, F. van der

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Abandonment of agricultural land is widespread in many parts of the world, leading to shrub and tree encroachment. The increase of flammable plant bio...

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Tropical riparian forests in danger from large savanna wildfires.

Published online: 21 Apr 2022

Authors: Flores, B. M. & Sá Dechoum, M. de & Schmidt, I. B. & Hirota, M. & Abrahão, A. & Verona, L. & Pecoral, L. L. F. & Cure, M. B. & Giles, A. L. & Britto Costa, P. de & Pamplona, M. B. & Mazzochini, G. G. & Groenendijk, P. & Minski, G. L. & Wolfsdorf, G. & Sampaio, A. B. & Piccolo, F. & Melo, L. & Lima, R. F. de & Oliveira, R. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tropical savannas are known for the fire-prone ecosystems, yet, riparian evergreen forests are another important landscape feature. These forests usua...

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Climate change increases the risk of wildfires.

Published online: 07 May 2020

Authors: Jones, M. W. & Smith, A. & Betts, R. & Canadell, J. G. & Prentice, I. C. & Quéré, C. le

Content type: Bulletin

Human-induced climate change promotes the conditions on which wildfires depend, enhancing their likelihood and challenging suppression efforts. Human-...

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Participatory mapping reveals socioeconomic drivers of forest fires in protected areas of the post-conflict Colombian Amazon.

Published online: 25 Oct 2021

Authors: Tebbutt, C. A. & Devisscher, T. & Obando-Cabrera, L. & García, G. A. G. & Elizalde, M. C. M. & Armenteras, D. & Menor, I. O.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Wildfires have increased in protected areas (PAs) of the Colombian Amazon following the 2016 peace agreement between the Government and the Revolution...

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Fire management in Mediterranean-climate shrublands: a case study from the Cape fynbos, South Africa.

Published online: 26 May 2010

Authors: Wilgen, B. W. van & Forsyth, G. G. & Klerk, H. de & Sonali Das & Khuluse, S. & Schmitz, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fire is an important process in Mediterranean-ecosystem shrublands, and prescribed burning is often used to manage these ecosystems. Analyses of past ...

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Moisture availability and ecological restoration limit fine fuels and modelled wildfire intensity following non-native ungulate removal in Hawaii.

Published online: 19 Nov 2021

Authors: Zhu, T. R. & Litton, C. M. & Giardina, C. P. & Trauernicht, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The removal and exclusion of non-native ungulates for conservation of biodiversity is common globally, including on tropical Pacific Islands. However,...

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Combining optimization and simulation modelling to measure the cumulative impacts of prescribed fire and wildfire on vegetation species diversity.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Chick, M. P. & York, A. & Sitters, H. & Stefano, J. di & Nitschke, C. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Growth-stage optimization (GSO) offers a new approach to biodiversity conservation in fire-prone regions by estimating the optimal distribution of veg...

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The importance of local knowledge in the identification of factors influencing wildfire occurrence in protected areas of the Colombian Amazon.

Published online: 25 Aug 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Tebbutt, C. & Devisscher, T. & Obando-Cabrera, L. & Gutiérrez García, G. A. & Meza Elizalde, M. C. & Armenteras, D. & Oliveras, I.

Content type: Miscellaneous

A shared mind map of the political, economic and social interactions that affect forest fires in Colombia's protected areas was made through the works...

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