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How effective are agri-environment schemes for protecting and improving herpetofaunal diversity in Australian endangered woodland ecosystems?

Published online: 02 Apr 2014

Authors: Michael, D. R. & Wood, J. T. & Crane, M. & Montague-Drake, R. & Lindenmayer, D. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural intensification is a major cause of reptile and amphibian decline world-wide, prompting concern on how to best protect biodiversity in co...

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Modelling integrated weed management of an invasive shrub in tropical Australia.

Published online: 14 Jul 2004

Authors: Buckley, Y. M. & Rees, M. & Paynter, Q. & Lonsdale, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Where biocontrol programmes for invasive plants are in place, only one-third are fully successful. Integrated weed management (IWM) emphasizes the use...

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Resolving large-scale pressures on species and ecosystems: propensity modelling identifies agricultural effects on streams.

Published online: 09 Mar 2016

Authors: Pearson, C. E. & Ormerod, S. J. & Symondson, W. O. C. & Vaughan, I. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Although agriculture is amongst the world's most widespread land uses, studies of its effects on stream ecosystems are often limited in spatial extent...

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Exclosures for landscape restoration in Ethiopia: business model scenarios and suitability.

Published online: 07 May 2020

Authors: Wolde Mekuria & Gebrehaweria Gebregziabher & Lefore, N.

Content type: Bulletin

Land degradation is a critical problem around the world. In many places, the practices associated with intensive rain-fed and irrigated crop and lives...

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Measuring the success of reforestation for restoring biodiversity and ecosystem functioning.

Published online: 22 Feb 2017

Authors: Derhé, M. A. & Murphy, H. & Monteith, G. & Menéndez, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Effective assessment of the success of ecological restoration projects is critical in justifying the use of restoration in natural resource management...

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Agricultural adaptation and institutional responses to climate change vulnerability in Ethiopia.

Published online: 22 Apr 2015

Authors: Woldeamlak Bewket & Radeny, M. & Mungai, C.

Content type: Bulletin

Climate change is a major development challenge to Ethiopia. Climate change is expected to adversely affect all economic sectors, eco-regions, and soc...

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Ancient woodlands and trees: a guide for landscape planners and forest managers.

Published online: 28 Mar 2019

Authors: Çolak, A. H. & Kırca, S. & Rotherham, I. D.

Content type: Bulletin

Ancient woodlands and trees have long been and will remain important elements of our cultural landscapes; a living archaeology and often relics of for...

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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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Risk of contact between endangered African wild dogs Lycaon pictus and domestic dogs: opportunities for pathogen transmission.

Published online: 30 Nov 2011

Authors: Woodroffe, R. & Donnelly, C. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Infectious diseases seriously threaten the populations of many endangered mammals, including African wild dogs Lycaon pictus. Extinction risks may be ...

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