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Relative effects of vehicle pollution, moisture and colonization sources on urban lichens.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Coffey, H. M. P. & Fahrig, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Lichens are sensitive to pollution and have therefore been used as air quality indicators. While the distribution of lichens within cities may reflect...

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Impacts of multiple pollutants on pollinator activity in road verges.

Published online: 21 May 2021

Authors: Phillips, B. B. & Bullock, J. M. & Gaston, K. J. & Hudson-Edwards, K. A. & Bamford, M. & Cruse, D. & Dicks, L. V. & Falagan, C. & Wallace, C. & Osborne, J. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To tackle pollinator declines, there is a major need to increase the quantity of flower-rich habitats. Road verges offer one such opportunity but are ...

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Development of inland lakes as hubs in an invasion network.

Published online: 30 Mar 2005

Authors: Muirhead, J. R. & MacIsaac, H. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The ability to predict spatially explicit dispersal by non-indigenous species is a difficult but increasingly important undertaking as it allows manag...

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Uncovered pathways: modelling dispersal dynamics of ship-mediated marine introduced species.

Published online: 06 Mar 2021

Authors: Letschert, J. & Wolff, M. & Kluger, L. C. & Freudinger, C. & Ronquillo, J. & Keith, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Marine traffic is the main vector for marine non-indigenous species (NIS) that may hitchhike in ballast water tanks or attached to vessel hulls. Under...

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Roads pose a significant barrier to bee movement, mediated by road size, traffic and bee identity.

Published online: 12 Jun 2021

Authors: Fitch, G. & Vaidya, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Roads are a major driver of environmental stress, yet we know surprisingly little about how roads impact the movement of insect pollinators, and conse...

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Ecosystem service provision by road verges.

Published online: 28 Jul 2020

Authors: Phillips, B. B. & Bullock, J. M. & Osborne, J. L. & Gaston, K. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Roads form a vast, rapidly growing global network that has diverse, detrimental ecological impacts. However, the habitats that border roads ('road ver...

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Wildlife roadkill and COVID-19: a biologically significant, but heterogeneous, reduction.

Published online: 04 Aug 2022

Authors: Pokorny, B. & Cerri, J. & Bužan, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Collisions with vehicles are a major cause of wildlife mortality. During the COVID-19 pandemic, many countries enforced lockdowns that reduced vehicul...

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The effect of car traffic on breeding bird populations in woodland. IV. Influence of population size on the reduction of density close to a highway.

Published online: 02 Nov 1995

Authors: Reijnen, R. & Foppen, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Data are reported from studies at 3 sites crossed by highway A2 between Utrecht and Eindhoven, Netherlands - one near woodland dominated by Populus, a...

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The impact of vehicles on dune and grassland vegetation on a south-eastern North Carolina barrier beach.

Published online: 01 Jan 1981

Authors: Hosier, P. E. & Eaton, T. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Two barrier beaches were compared with respect to vegetation patterns and soil compaction. One had been widely used by off-road vehicles the other had...

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Predicting bird-window collisions with weather radar.

Published online: 05 Oct 2021

Authors: Elmore, J. A. & Riding, C. S. & Horton, K. G. & O'Connell, T. J. & Farnsworth, A. & Loss, S. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Up to 1 billion birds die annually in the U.S. from window collisions; most of these casualties represent migratory native species. Because this major...

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