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Prescribed burning, atmospheric pollution and grazing effects on peatland vegetation composition.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Noble, A. & Palmer, S. M. & Glaves, D. J. & Crowle, A. & Brown, L. E. & Holden, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Peatlands are valued for ecosystem services including carbon storage, water provision and biodiversity. However, there are concerns about the impacts ...

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Blue consequences of the green bioeconomy: clear-cutting intensifies the harmful impacts of land drainage on stream invertebrate biodiversity.

Published online: 23 Jul 2021

Authors: Rajakallio, M. & Jyväsjärvi, J. & Muotka, T. & Aroviita, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Growing bioeconomy is increasing the pressure to clear-cut drained peatland forests. Yet, the cumulative effects of peatland drainage and clear-cuttin...

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Creating fen initiation conditions: a new approach for peatland reclamation in the oil sands region of Alberta.

Published online: 09 Mar 2016

Authors: Borkenhagen, A. & Cooper, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Reclaiming peatland ecosystems is challenging our understanding of how to rebuild functioning landscapes. Assisted succession may provide a practical ...

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Catchment-scale peatland restoration benefits stream ecosystem biodiversity.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Ramchunder, S. J. & Brown, L. E. & Holden, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Drainage of peat-dominated catchments across the world has caused widespread degradation of peat and freshwater ecosystem services. In the UK, an esti...

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Evaluating ecosystem goods and services after restoration of marginal upland peatlands in South-West England.

Published online: 10 Apr 2013

Authors: Grand-Clement, E. & Anderson, K. & Smith, D. & Luscombe, D. & Gatis, N. & Ross, M. & Brazier, R. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In the UK, drainage for agricultural reclamation during the 19th and 20th centuries is responsible for an alteration of the ecological and hydrologica...

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Identifying and overcoming the many challenges facing forest and peatland conservation in Indonesia.

Published online: 04 Nov 2020

Authors: Harrison, M. E. & Ottay, J. B. & D'Arcy, L. J. & Cheyne, S. M. & Anggodo & Belcher, C. & Cole, L. & Dohong, A. & Ermiasi, Y. & Feldpausch, T. & Gallego-Sala, A. & Gunawan, A. & Höing, A. & Husson, S. J. & Kulu, I. P. & Soebagio, S. M. & Mang, S. & Mercado, L. & Morrogh-Bernard, H. C. & Page, S. E. & Priyanto, R. & Capilla, B. R. & Rowland, L. & Santos, E. M. & Schreer, V. & Sudyana, I. N. & Taman, S. B. B. & Thornton, S. A. & Upton, C. & Wich, S. A. & Veen, F. J. F. van

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper focuses on the essential role of tropical forests and peatlands in wildlife conservation, preventing dangerous climate change and promoting...

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Moisture controls on Sphagnum growth and CO2 exchange on a cutover bog.

Published online: 21 May 2003

Authors: McNeil, P. & Waddington, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Abandoned cutover peatlands are persistent sources of atmospheric CO2. Net ecosystem CO2 exchange and Sphagnum net primary production of an abandoned ...

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Top soil removal reduces water pollution from phosphorus and dissolved organic matter and lowers methane emissions from rewetted peatlands.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Zak, D. & Goldhammer, T. & Cabezas, A. & Gelbrecht, J. & Gurke, R. & Wagner, C. & Reuter, H. & Augustin, J. & Klimkowska, A. & McInnes, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A valid strategy to mitigate the eutrophication of water bodies due to non-point source phosphorus (P) pollution and to reduce the emissions of greenh...

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Rewetting prolongs root growing season in minerotrophic peatlands and mitigates negative drought effects.

Published online: 07 Oct 2022

Authors: Schwieger, S. & Kreyling, J. & Peters, B. & Gillert, A. & Lukas, U. F. von & Jurasinski, G. & Köhn, D. & Blume-Werry, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Root phenology influences the timing of plant resource acquisition and carbon fluxes into the soil. This is particularly important in fen peatlands...

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No evidence for trade-offs between bird diversity, yield and water table depth on oil palm smallholdings: implications for tropical peatland landscape restoration.

Published online: 03 Aug 2022

Authors: Warren-Thomas, E. & Agus, F. & Akbar, P. G. & Crowson, M. & Hamer, K. C. & Hariyadi, B. & Hodgson, J. A. & Kartika, W. D. & Lopes, M. & Lucey, J. M. & Mustaqim, D. & Pettorelli, N. & Saad, A. & Sari, W. & Sukma, G. & Stringer, L. C. & Ward, C. & Hill, J. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tropical peat swamp forests retain large carbon stocks and support unique biodiversity, but clearance and drainage for agriculture have resulted in fi...

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