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Development of a risk assessment tool to evaluate the significance of septic tanks around freshwater SSSIs.

Published online: 21 Jan 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: May, L. & Dudley, B. J. & Woods, H. & Miles, S.

Content type: Miscellaneous

There is growing evidence suggesting that small sewage discharges (SSDs), in practice mainly septic tank systems but also including package treatment ...

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Disrupting the effects of synergies between stressors: improved water quality dampens the effects of future CO2 on a marine habitat.

Published online: 13 Feb 2013

Authors: Falkenberg, L. J. & Connell, S. D. & Russell, B. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Synergies among stressors drive unanticipated changes to alternative states, yet little has been done to assess whether alleviating one or more contri...

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Linking phylogenetic similarity and pollution sensitivity to develop ecological assessment methods: a test with river diatoms.

Published online: 01 Jun 2016

Authors: Keck, F. & Bouchez, A. & Franc, A. & Rimet, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Diatoms include a great diversity of taxa and are recognized as powerful bioindicators of freshwater quality. However, using diatoms for bioassessment...

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The relevance of ecological status to ecosystem functions and services in a large boreal lake.

Published online: 04 Jun 2014

Authors: Tolonen, K. T. & Hämäläinen, H. & Lensu, A. & Meriläinen, J. J. & Palomäki, A. & Karjalainen, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Environmental conventions aim to protect ecosystem structures and functions to provide goods and services for mankind. The degree of aquatic ecosystem...

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Coho salmon spawner mortality in western US urban watersheds: bioinfiltration prevents lethal storm water impacts.

Published online: 09 Mar 2016

Authors: Spromberg, J. A. & Baldwin, D. H. & Damm, S. E. & McIntyre, J. K. & Huff, M. & Sloan, C. A. & Anulacion, B. F. & Davis, J. W. & Scholz, N. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Adult coho salmon Oncorhynchus kisutch return each autumn to freshwater spawning habitats throughout western North America. The migration coincides wi...

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Climate change is limiting our ability to achieve a future we want.

Published online: 04 Nov 2020

Authors: Singh, G. G. & Hilmi, N. & Bernhardt, J. & Montemayor, A. M. C. & Cashion, M. & Ota, Y. & Acar, S. & Brown, J. M. & Cottrell, R. & Djoundourian, S. & Gonzalez-Espinosa, P. C. & Lam, V. & Marshall, N. & Neumann, B. & Pascal, N. & Reygondeau, G. & Rocklov, J. & Safa, A. & Virto, L. R. & Cheung, W.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper provides information on how climate change is affecting oceans and linked ocean change to human well-being and the Sustainable Development ...

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How does science inform the UK parliament?

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Published by: British Ecological Society

Content type: Miscellaneous

The British Ecological Society (BES) is committed to making the best ecological evidence accessible to decision-makers. Policymaking processes are rar...

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Integrating ecosystem services in river basin management plans.

Published online: 01 Jun 2016

Authors: Terrado, M. & Momblanch, A. & Bardina, M. & Boithias, L. & Munné, A. & Sabater, S. & Solera, A. & Acuña, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

According to the European Union Water Framework Directive, river basin management plans must include a programme of measures, with a series of managem...

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Groundwater salinization intensifies drought impacts in forests and reduces refuge capacity.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Kath, J. & Powell, S. & Reardon-Smith, K. & El-Sawah, S. & Jakeman, A. J. & Croke, B. F. W. & Dyer, F. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Shallow groundwater aquifers regularly support drought refuges for water-dependent ecosystems. However, many aquifers are impacted by over-extraction ...

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Lichens as ecological indicators in urban areas: beyond the effects of pollutants.

Published online: 14 Jan 2015

Authors: Munzi, S. & Correia, O. & Silva, P. & Lopes, N. & Freitas, C. & Branquinho, C. & Pinho, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In this work, we hypothesized that in urban areas with reduced pollution levels, local climatic conditions can be an important driver of lichen divers...

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