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Indigenous brigades change the spatial patterns of wildfires, and the influence of climate on fire regimes.

Published online: 04 Aug 2022

Authors: Oliveira, M. R. & Ferreira, B. H. S. & Souza, E. B. & Lopes, A. A. & Bolzan, F. P. & Roque, F. O. & Pott, A. & Pereira, A. M. M. & Garcia, L. C. & Damasceno Júnior, G. A. & Costa, A. & Rocha, M. & Xavier, S. & Ferraz, R. A. & Ribeiro, D. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Indigenous people have been managing fire-prone landscapes for millennia, especially in tropical savannas, thereby maintaining carbon stocks and pyrod...

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Refuges for fauna in fire-prone landscapes: their ecological function and importance.

Published online: 04 Dec 2013

Authors: Robinson, N. M. & Leonard, S. W. J. & Ritchie, E. G. & Bassett, M. & Chia, E. K. & Buckingham, S. & Gibb, H. & Bennett, A. F. & Clarke, M. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Rapid environmental change is placing increasing pressure on the survival of many species globally. Ecological refuges can mitigate the impacts of cha...

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Effects of fire on pollinators and pollination.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Brown, J. & York, A. & Christie, F. & McCarthy, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Increased incidence of landscape fire and pollinator declines with co-extinctions of dependent plant species are both globally significant. Fire can a...

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The effects of wildfire on ground-active spiders in deciduous forests on the Swiss southern slope of the Alps.

Published online: 12 Aug 2002

Authors: Moretti, M. & Conedera, M. & Duelli, P. & Edwards, P. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The influence of fire upon biodiversity has been investigated in many ecosystems under a wide range of environmental conditions. However, there is no ...

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Interactive effects of temporal and spatial fire characteristics on the population dynamics of a fire-dependent Cypress species.

Published online: 31 Jul 2013

Authors: Rodríguez-Buriticá, S. & Suding, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Current predictions about climate change and its impact on fire regimes have spurred research on how increasing fire frequencies will affect the popul...

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The response of sub-adult savanna trees to six successive annual fires: an experimental field study on the role of fire season.

Published online: 03 Aug 2022

Authors: N'Dri, A. B. & Kpangba, K. P. & Werner, P. A. & Koffi, K. F. & Bakayoko, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In mesic savannas worldwide, trees experience frequent fires, almost all set by humans. Management fires are set to reduce or enhance tree cover. Succ...

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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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Edge effects of wildfire and riparian buffers along boreal forest streams.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Braithwaite, N. T. & Mallik, A. U.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Clearcutting and wildfire are the two major edge-creating disturbances in boreal forests. While clearcutting retains at least a 30 m buffer, wildfires...

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Influence of grazing and vegetation type on post-fire flammability.

Published online: 15 Jun 2011

Authors: Kirkpatrick, J. B. & Marsden-Smedley, J. B. & Leonard, S. W. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Natural area managers use fire and grazing to achieve nature conservation/production goals and to prevent the loss of life and property. Yet, little i...

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Fire intensity, fire severity and ecosystem response in heathlands: factors affecting the regeneration of Calluna vulgaris.

Published online: 07 Apr 2010

Authors: Davies, G. M. & Smith, A. A. & MacDonald, A. J. & Bakker, J. D. & Legg, C. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Upland heaths in the UK are of significant conservation importance. Large areas are managed through prescribed burning to improve habitat and grazing ...

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