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Setting sustainable grazing levels for heather moorland: a multi-site analysis.

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Pakeman, R. J. & Nolan, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many habitats of high conservation value are managed by grazing but could be damaged by poor grazing management. Approaches and methods to set appropr...

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Science to support climate-smart agricultural development: concepts and results from the MICCA pilot projects in East Africa.

Published online: 10 Dec 2014

Authors: Rosenstock, T. S. & Mpanda, M. & Kimaro, A. & Luedeling, E. & Kuyah, S. & Anyekulu, E. & Freeman, O. E. & Thiong'o, M. & Abwanda, S. & Mutuo, P. & Mativo, J. & Shaba, S. & Kirui, J. & Franzel, S. & Neufeldt, H. & Shepherd, K. & Neely, C.

Content type: Bulletin

This document reports on the concepts driving the scientific activities of FAO's Mitigation of Climate Change in Agriculture Programme's (MICCA) pilot...

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Livestock grazing impacts components of the breeding productivity of a common upland insectivorous passerine: results from a long-term experiment.

Published online: 23 Nov 2020

Authors: Malm, L. E. & Pearce-Higgins, J. W. & Littlewood, N. A. & Karley, A. J. & Karaszewska, E. & Jaques, R. & Pakeman, R. J. & Redpath, S. M. & Evans, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The intensity of pastoral management in areas of High Nature Value farming is declining in some regions of Europe but increasing in others. This affec...

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Paying for conservation: a bioeconomic analysis of the effects of land management options on the viability of an endangered species, Eryngium alpinum.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Andrello, M. & Devaux, C. & Quétier, F. & Till-Bottraud, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Land management is critical for biodiversity conservation in mountain grasslands. It should be both ecologically effective and economically efficient....

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Studded leather collars are very effective in protecting cattle from leopard (Panthera pardus) attacks.

Published online: 15 Sep 2020

Authors: Khorozyan, I. & Ghoddousi, S. & Soufi, M. & Soofi, M. & Waltert, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Human-wildlife conflicts are widespread, particularly with big cats which can kill domestic livestock and create a counteraction between conservation ...

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Non-lethal control of wildlife: using chemical repellents as feeding deterrents for the European badger Meles meles.

Published online: 02 Nov 2005

Authors: Baker, S. E. & Ellwood, S. A. & Watkins, R. & Macdonald, D. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Non-lethal methods of controlling wildlife foraging damage may offer conservation, ethical, legal and efficacy advantages over lethal control. Chemica...

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Historical maps confirm the accuracy of zero-inflated model predictions of ancient tree abundance in English wood-pastures.

Published online: 23 Dec 2021

Authors: Nolan, V. & Reader, T. & Gilbert, F. & Atkinson, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ancient trees have important ecological, historical and social connections, and are a key source of dead and decaying wood, a globally declining resou...

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Factors affecting the adoption of forage technologies in smallholder dairy production systems in Lushoto, Tanzania.

Published online: 05 Dec 2018

Authors: Ndah, H. T. & Schuler, J. & Nkwain, V. N. & Nzogela, B. & Mangesho, W. & Mollel, R. & Loina, R. & Paul, B. K.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Despite population pressure and the urgent need for dairy production to be doubled by 2050, there is still a significant deficit in milk production in...

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Effect of small catchment dams on downstream vegetation of a seasonal river in semi-arid African savanna.

Published online: 10 Jul 2002

Authors: O'Connor, T. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seasonal rivers in semiarid African savannas support riparian woodland and hydromorphic grassland, key habitats for wildlife or livestock. We investig...

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Biome-scale signatures of land-use change on raptor abundance: insights from single-visit detection-based models.

Published online: 11 Oct 2017

Authors: Dénes, F. V. & Sólymos, P. & Subhash Lele & Silveira, L. F. & Beissinger, S. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Declines in raptor populations often result from the transformation of natural habitats to anthropogenic land uses, but the rate of population change ...

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