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A review of the ecology, hydrology and nutrient dynamics of floodplain meadows in England.

Published online: 20 Oct 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Gowing, D. J. G. & Tallowin, J. R. B. & Dise, N. B. & Goodyear, J. & Dodd, M. E. & Lodge, R. J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report aims to summarize existing knowledge, identify practical management guidelines and highlight deficiencies in understanding the ecology of ...

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Changes in participant behaviour and attitudes are associated with knowledge and skills gained by using a turtle conservation citizen science app.

Published online: 27 Oct 2021

Authors: Santori, C. & Keith, R. J. & Whittington, C. M. & Thompson, M. B. & Dyke, J. U. van & Spencer, R. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Citizen science has become a popular way to collect biodiversity data and engage the wider public in scientific research. It has the potential to impr...

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Foraging choices of vampire bats in diverse landscapes: potential implications for land-use change and disease transmission.

Published online: 03 Aug 2016

Authors: Streicker, D. G. & Allgeier, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In Latin America, the common vampire bat Desmodus rotundus is the primary reservoir of rabies, a zoonotic virus that kills thousands of livestock annu...

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Urban cultivation in allotments maintains soil qualities adversely affected by conventional agriculture.

Published online: 06 Aug 2014

Authors: Edmondson, J. L. & Davies, Z. G. & Gaston, K. J. & Leake, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Modern agriculture, in seeking to maximize yields to meet growing global food demand, has caused loss of soil organic carbon (SOC) and compaction, imp...

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Exploring the potential for 'gene conservation units' to conserve genetic diversity in wild populations.

Published online: 03 Jul 2021

Authors: Minter, M. & O'Brien, D. & Cottrell, J. & Ennos, R. & Hill, J. K. & Hall, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Genetic diversity is important for species persistence and Gene Conservation Units (GCUs) have been implemented for forest trees to protect genetic di...

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Competition on the range: science vs. perception in a bison-cattle conflict in the western USA.

Published online: 01 Apr 2015

Authors: Ranglack, D. H. & Durham, S. & Toit, J. T. du

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Competition between livestock and wild ungulates is commonly perceived to occur on shared rangelands. In the Henry Mountains (HM) of Utah, a free-rang...

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Socio-psychological factors, beyond knowledge, predict people's engagement in pollinator conservation.

Published online: 29 Oct 2021

Authors: Knapp, J. L. & Phillips, B. B. & Clements, J. & Shaw, R. F. & Osborne, J. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Nature conservation often depends on the behaviour of individuals, which can be driven by socio-psychological factors such as a person's attitude, kno...

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Eighth session of the Sub-Committee on Aquaculture, Brasilia, Brazil, 5-9 October 2015.

Published online: 20 Jul 2016

Published by: Food and Agriculture Organization

Content type: Bulletin; Conference proceedings

The eighth session of the Sub-Committee on Aquaculture of the FAO Committee on Fisheries (COFI) was held in Brasilia, Brazil from 5-9 October 2015, at...

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The value and limitations of local ecological knowledge: longitudinal and retrospective assessment of flagship species in Golfo Dulce, Costa Rica.

Published online: 23 Oct 2021

Authors: Bessesen, B. L. & González-Suárez, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Anthropogenic activities and climate change are affecting marine ecosystems world-wide, but systematic biodiversity assessments through periodic biomo...

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Stakeholder priorities determine the impact of an alien tree invasion on ecosystem multifunctionality.

Published online: 22 Oct 2021

Authors: Linders, T. E. W. & Schaffner, U. & Alamirew, T. & Allan, E. & Choge, S. K. & Eschen, R. & Shiferaw, H. & Manning, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

While the ecological impact of environmental change drivers, such as alien plant invasions, is relatively well described, quantitative social-ecologic...

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