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Plant trait characteristics vary with size and eutrophication in European lowland streams.

Published online: 23 Dec 2015

Authors: Baattrup-Pedersen, A. & Göthe, E. & Larsen, S. E. & O'Hare, M. & Birk, S. & Riis, T. & Friberg, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Previous studies investigating community-level relationships between plant functional trait characteristics and stream environmental characteristics r...

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Drone-based structure-from-motion photogrammetry captures grassland sward height variability.

Published online: 29 May 2019

Authors: Forsmoo, J. & Anderson, K. & Macleod, C. J. A. & Wilkinson, M. E. & Brazier, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grasslands deliver a range of ecosystem services, including the provision of food and biodiversity, and regulation of soil carbon storage and hydrolog...

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Climate-resilient seed systems & access and benefit-sharing in Rwanda.

Published online: 10 Oct 2018

Authors: Gapusi, J. R. & Otieno, G.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This study is part of the Integrated Seed Sector Development (ISSD) programme's action learning theme on matching global commitments with national rea...

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Simulating devil facial tumour disease outbreaks across empirically derived contact networks.

Published online: 18 Apr 2012

Authors: Hamede, R. & Bashford, J. & Jones, M. & McCallum, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding the nature and characteristics of contact heterogeneities is crucial for predicting the epidemic behaviour of infectious diseases. Nonet...

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Factors affecting carcass detection at wind farms using dogs and human searchers.

Published online: 28 Nov 2020

Authors: Domínguez del Valle, J. & Cervantes Peralta, F. & Jaquero Arjona, M. I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The use of detection dogs to effectively monitor bird and bat fatalities at wind farms is becoming increasingly popular. All studies to date agree tha...

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Lichens as ecological indicators in urban areas: beyond the effects of pollutants.

Published online: 14 Jan 2015

Authors: Munzi, S. & Correia, O. & Silva, P. & Lopes, N. & Freitas, C. & Branquinho, C. & Pinho, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In this work, we hypothesized that in urban areas with reduced pollution levels, local climatic conditions can be an important driver of lichen divers...

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Roosting behaviour and habitat selection of Pteropus giganteus reveal potential links to Nipah virus epidemiology.

Published online: 02 Apr 2014

Authors: Hahn, M. B. & Epstein, J. H. & Gurley, E. S. & Islam, M. S. & Luby, S. P. & Daszak, P. & Patz, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Flying foxes Pteropus spp. play a key role in forest regeneration as seed dispersers and are also the reservoir of many viruses, including Nipah virus...

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Ground-truthing of a fish-based environmental DNA metabarcoding method for assessing the quality of lakes.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Li JianLong & Hatton-Ellis, T. W. & Handley, L. J. L. & Kimbell, H. S. & Benucci, M. & Peirson, G. & Hänfling, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Accurate, cost-effective monitoring of fish is required to assess the quality of lakes under the European Water Framework Directive. Recent studies ha...

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Ecology and genetics of wild-living cats in the north-east of Scotland and the implications for the conservation of the wildcat.

Published online: 04 Jul 2001

Authors: Daniels, M. J. & Beaumont, M. A. & Johnson, P. J. & Balharry, D. & Macdonald, D. W. & Barratt, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wildcats (Felis silvestris) are considered to be threatened by interbreeding with domestic cats (F. catus). As a result of interbreeding, the definiti...

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Use of avian GPS tracking to mitigate human fatalities from bird strikes caused by large soaring birds.

Published online: 14 Aug 2021

Authors: Arrondo, E. & García-Alfonso, M. & Blas, J. & Cortes-Avizanda, A. & Riva, M. de la & Devault, T. L. & Fiedler, W. & Flack, A. & Jimenez, J. & Jimenez, J. & Margalida, A. & Oliva-Vidal, P. & Phipps, W. L. & Sanchez-Zapata, J. A. & Wikelski, M. & Donazar, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Birds striking aircrafts cause substantial economic loss world-wide and, more worryingly, human and wildlife fatalities. Designing effective measures ...

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