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Collision fatality of raptors in wind farms does not depend on raptor abundance.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Lucas, M. de & Janss, G. F. E. & Whitfield, D. P. & Ferrer, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The number of wind farms is increasing worldwide. Despite their purported environmental benefits, wind energy developments are not without potential a...

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Impacts and implications of climate change on Waituna Lagoon, Southland.

Published online: 04 Jun 2020

Authors: Tait, A. & Pearce, P.

Content type: Bulletin

Waituna Lagoon, near Invercargill, South Island, New Zealand, is a land-locked freshwater lagoon. It supports a variety of threatened species and is p...

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Intertidal habitat loss and wildfowl numbers: applications of a spatial depletion model.

Published online: 01 May 1998

Authors: Percival, S. M. & Sutherland, W. J. & Evans, P. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A spatial depletion model of the responses of grazing wildfowl to the availability of intertidal vegetation at Lindisfarne National Nature reserve, no...

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Assessing the potential consequences of climate change for England's landscapes: South East Northumberland.

Published online: 19 Jan 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Speakman, L. & Macgregor, N. & Dijk, N. van & Darch, G. & Neale, A.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This study considered the vulnerability of the natural environment to climate change in the South East Northumberland Coastal Plain NCA. This area enc...

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A population viability analysis modelling tool for seabird species.

Published online: 18 Jul 2022

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Searle, K. & Mobbs, D. & Daunt, F. & Butler, A.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report discusses a project which aims to develop a Population Viability Analysis (PVA) modelling framework, applicable to seabirds at a variety o...

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Local forage fish abundance influences foraging effort and offspring condition in an endangered marine predator.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Campbell, K. J. & Steinfurth, A. & Underhill, L. G. & Coetzee, J. C. & Dyer, B. M. & Ludynia, K. & Makhado, A. B. & Merkle, D. & Rademan, J. & Upfold, L. & Sherley, R. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding the functional relationship between marine predators and their prey is vital to inform ecosystem-based management. However, collecting c...

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Fisheries bycatch mitigation measures as an efficient tool for the conservation of seabird populations.

Published online: 26 Jul 2022

Authors: Dasnon, A. & Delord, K. & Chaigne, A. & Barbraud, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The impact of industrial fisheries on marine biodiversity is conspicuous in large pelagic vertebrate's fisheries bycatch. In seabirds, this led to the...

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Research on the assessment of risks & opportunities for species in England as a result of climate change.

Published online: 05 Apr 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Pearce-Higgins, J. W. & Ausden, M. A. & Beale, C. M. & Oliver, T. H. & Crick, H. Q. P.

Content type: Miscellaneous

In this report we present an assessment of potential changes in the spatial distributions of over 3,000 plants and animals that occur in England resul...

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Avian vulnerability to wind farm collision through the year: insights from lesser black-backed gulls (Larus fuscus) tracked from multiple breeding colonies.

Published online: 24 Jul 2020

Authors: Thaxter, C. B. & Ross-Smith, V. H. & Bouten, W. & Clark, N. A. & Conway, G. J. & Masden, E. A. & Clewley, G. D. & Barber, L. J. & Burton, N. H. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Wind energy generation has become an important means to reduce reliance on fossil fuels and mitigate against human-induced climate change, but coul...

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Targeted prey fields determine foraging effort thresholds of a marine diver: important cues for the sustainable management of fisheries.

Published online: 22 Jul 2020

Authors: McInnes, A. M. & Ryan, P. G. & Lacerda, M. & Pichegru, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding functional relationships between seabirds and prey can play an important role in the sustainable management of fisheries that compete fo...

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