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FAO workshop launching the Blue Growth Initiative and implementing an ecosystem approach to aquaculture in Kenya, Mombasa, Kenya, 27-31 July 2015.

Published online: 21 Sep 2016

Published by: Food and Agriculture Organization

Content type: Bulletin; Conference proceedings

The Blue Growth Initiative (BGI) is an FAO flagship initiative that aims at supporting more productive, responsible and sustainable fisheries and aqua...

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Dietary shift of an invasive predator: rats, seabirds and sea turtles.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Caut, S. & Angulo, E. & Courchamp, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Rats have reached about 80% of the world's islands and are among the most successful invasive mammals. Rats are opportunistic predators that are notor...

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Protected areas and nature recovery: achieving the goal to protect 30% of UK land and seas for nature by 2030.

Published online: 06 Jul 2022

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Bailey, J. J. & Schéré, C. M. & Cunningham, C. A. & Metcalfe, C. A. & Griffin, D. C. & Hoppit, G. & Turner, R. K. & Travers, T. & Hill, J. K. & Sinnadurai, P.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Area-based conservation on land and at sea will be a critical component of the UK's efforts towards addressing the connected climate and ecological cr...

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Varying the spatial arrangement of synthetic herbivore-induced plant volatiles and companion plants to improve conservation biological control.

Published online: 17 Aug 2020

Authors: Jaworski, C. C. & Xiao Da & Xu QingXuan & Ramirez-Romero, R. & Guo XiaoJun & Wang Su & Desneux, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conservation biological control aims to control pests by promoting wild populations of natural enemies. One challenge is to attract and retain efficie...

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Peaceful coexistence between people and deadly wildlife: why are recreational users of the ocean so rarely bitten by sea snakes?

Published online: 27 Oct 2021

Authors: Udyawer, V. & Goiran, C. & Shine, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

1. Research on interactions between humans and deadly snakes has focused on situations that result in high rates of snakebite; but we can also learn f...

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Fishing for mammals: landscape-level monitoring of terrestrial and semi-aquatic communities using eDNA from riverine systems.

Published online: 27 Nov 2020

Authors: Sales, N. G. & McKenzie, M. B. & Drake, J. & Harper, L. R. & Browett, S. S. & Coscia, I. & Wangensteen, O. S. & Baillie, C. & Bryce, E. & Dawson, D. A. & Ochu, E. & Hänfling, B. & Handley, L. L. & Mariani, S. & Lambin, X. & Sutherland, C. & McDevitt, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Environmental DNA (eDNA) metabarcoding has revolutionized biomonitoring in both marine and freshwater ecosystems. However, for semi-aquatic and terres...

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Potential consequences of discard reform for seabird communities.

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Bicknell, A. W. J. & Oro, D. & Camphuysen, K. & Votier, S. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Upcoming reform of the European Union (EU) Common Fisheries Policy will be the biggest change in European fisheries management for a generation. A cen...

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Predation intensifies parasite exposure in a salmonid food chain.

Published online: 01 Dec 2010

Authors: Connors, B. M. & Hargreaves, N. B. & Jones, S. R. M. & Dill, L. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Parasites can influence ecosystem structure, function and dynamics by mediating predator-prey interactions. Recurrent infestations of the salmon louse...

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Merging connectivity rules and large-scale condition assessment improves conservation adequacy in river systems.

Published online: 10 Oct 2012

Authors: Linke, S. & Kennard, M. J. & Hermoso, V. & Olden, J. D. & Stein, J. & Pusey, B. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conservation adequacy is defined as the ability of conservation measures to sustain biodiversity. Although river network connectivity is important for...

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Enhancing ecological integrity while preserving ecosystem services: constructing soft-sediment islands in a shallow lake.

Published online: 22 Oct 2021

Authors: Leeuwen, C. H. A. van & Temmink, R. J. M. & Jin Hui & Robroek, B. J. M. & Berg, M. P. & Lamers, L. P. M. & Boosten, A. & Olff, H. & Bakker, E. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Ecosystems are increasingly managed to provide multiple benefits to humans, which often degrades their ecological integrity. This strongly applies to ...

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