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Research Report No. 1293 - Development of a marine and coastal enhancement project assessment framework for Scottish inshore waters.

Published online: 28 Nov 2022

Published by: NatureScot

Authors: Chambers, C. & Jones, K. L. & Malcolm, F. & Boyle, G. & Sanderson, W. G. & Garbutt, A. & Jones, L. & Unsworth, R. K. F. & Lilley, R. J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The work, as presented in this report, is focused on four species / habitats (referred to as features) that applicants most frequently propose as enha...

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Identifying hotpots of threats to marine megafauna.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Carneiro, A. P. B.

Content type: Miscellaneous

There is increased global awareness that the oceans are under threat. Marine megafauna such as seabirds, marine turtles, marine mammals, sharks and ra...

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Environmental variables for distribution modelling of UK marine megafauna species.

Published online: 10 Nov 2022

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Wilkinson, D. & Quinn, J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The aim of this report is to summarize the environmental predictor variables regularly used in distribution models for marine megafauna species around...

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A united front against marine invaders: developing a cost-effective marine biosecurity surveillance partnership between government and industry.

Published online: 20 Jul 2020

Authors: McDonald, J. I. & Wellington, C. M. & Coupland, G. T. & Pedersen, D. & Kitchen, B. & Bridgwood, S. D. & Hewitt, M. & Duggan, R. & Abdo, D. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Successful detection of introduced marine pests (IMP) relies upon effective surveillance. However, the expedience of responding following IMP detectio...

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First evidence that marine protected areas can work for marine mammals.

Published online: 18 Apr 2012

Authors: Gormley, A. M. & Slooten, E. & Dawson, S. & Barker, R. J. & Rayment, W. & Fresne, S. du & Bräger, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Marine protected areas (MPAs) have been advocated for the protection of threatened marine mammals, but there is no empirical evidence that they are ef...

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Hotspots of exotic free-spawning sex: man-made environment facilitates success of an invasive seastar.

Published online: 20 Jun 2012

Authors: Ling, S. D. & Johnson, C. R. & Mundy, C. N. & Morris, A. & Ross, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The introduction of exotic species to new areas poses a major threat to the environment. For those introduced species that establish and survive beyon...

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Artificial marine structures facilitate the spread of a non-indigenous green alga, Codium fragile ssp. tomentosoides, in the north Adriatic Sea.

Published online: 04 Jan 2006

Authors: Bulleri, F. & Airoldi, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Artificial structures have become ubiquitous features of coastal landscapes. Although they provide novel habitats for the colonization of marine organ...

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Estimating food consumption of marine predators: Antarctic fur seals and macaroni penguins.

Published online: 17 Jul 2002

Authors: Boyd, I. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

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Dover to Deal Marine Conservation Zone (MCZ) Characterisation Report 2016: MPA Monitoring Programme.

Published online: 10 Jan 2023

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Newton, T. & Green, B.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The primary aim of this characterisation report is to describe the attributes of the designated features within the Dover to Deal MCZ in order to enab...

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A review of existing and potential blue carbon contributions to climate change mitigation in the anthropocene.

Published online: 20 Sep 2022

Authors: Gao Guang & Beardall, J. & Jin Peng & Gao Lin & Xie ShuYu & Gao KunShan

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The atmospheric concentration of CO2 is steadily increasing and causing climate change. To achieve the Paris 1.5 or 2°C target, negative emission tech...

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