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Is invasion success explained by enemy release?

Published online: 07 Nov 2020

Authors: Roznik, E.

Content type: Blog

Identifying the mechanisms underlying biological invasions can inform the management of invasive species. The enemy release hypothesis (ERH) suggests ...

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Predation on livestock by an expanding reintroduced lynx population: long-term trend and spatial variability.

Published online: 10 Oct 2001

Authors: Stahl, P. & Vandel, J. M. & Herrenschmidt, V. & Migot, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In recent decades, the Eurasian lynx Lynx lynx has recolonized former habitat, bringing it into potential conflict with livestock. We studied the spat...

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Experimental evidence that the effectiveness of conservation biological control depends on landscape complexity.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Jonsson, M. & Straub, C. S. & Didham, R. K. & Buckley, H. L. & Case, B. S. & Hale, R. J. & Gratton, C. & Wratten, S. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The expansion of intensive agricultural practices is a major threat to biodiversity and to the delivery of ecosystem services on which humans depend. ...

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Riparian reforestation on the landscape scale: navigating trade-offs among agricultural production, ecosystem functioning and biodiversity.

Published online: 03 Aug 2022

Authors: Witing, F. & Forio, M. A. E. & Burdon, F. J. & Mckie, B. & Goethals, P. & Strauch, M. & Volk, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Stream-riparian networks are subject to multiple human pressures that threaten key functions of aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems, drive habitat and ...

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Mapping the future: U.S. exposure to multiple landscape stressors.

Published online: 19 Jul 2017

Authors: Kerns, B. & Kim, J. & Kline, J.

Content type: Bulletin

Landscape exposure to multiple stressors can pose risks to human health, biodiversity, and ecosystem services. Attempts to study, control, or mitigate...

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Trends in forest conditions and implications for resilience to climate change under differing forest governance regimes: the case of Mount Elgon, East Africa.

Published online: 19 Jul 2017

Authors: Russell, A. J. M. & Waiswa, D. & Owuor, B. & Ongugo, P. O. & Bomuhangi, A. & Banana, A. Y. & Kimondo, J.

Content type: Bulletin

Mount Elgon is a transboundary East African montane ecosystem that harbors unique biological diversity and provides critical goods and services to the...

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Large-scale manipulation of the acoustic environment can alter the abundance of breeding birds: evidence from a phantom natural gas field.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Mejia, E. C. & McClure, C. J. W. & Barber, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Altered animal distributions are a consequence of human expansion and development. Anthropogenic noise can be an important predictor of abundance decl...

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Highways as corridors and habitats for the invasive common reed Phragmites australis in Quebec, Canada.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Jodoin, Y. & Lavoie, C. & Villeneuve, P. & Theriault, M. & Beaulieu, J. & Belzile, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Roads provide suitable conditions for the establishment and growth of exotic species. Most roads are bordered by drainage ditches forming a network of...

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Scenarios of habitat management options to reduce predator impacts on nesting waders.

Published online: 11 Oct 2017

Authors: Laidlaw, R. A. & Smart, J. & Smart, M. A. & Gill, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wetland ecosystems throughout the world are threatened by drainage and intensification of agriculture. Consequently, many wetland species of conservat...

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Science to support climate-smart agricultural development: concepts and results from the MICCA pilot projects in East Africa.

Published online: 10 Dec 2014

Authors: Rosenstock, T. S. & Mpanda, M. & Kimaro, A. & Luedeling, E. & Kuyah, S. & Anyekulu, E. & Freeman, O. E. & Thiong'o, M. & Abwanda, S. & Mutuo, P. & Mativo, J. & Shaba, S. & Kirui, J. & Franzel, S. & Neufeldt, H. & Shepherd, K. & Neely, C.

Content type: Bulletin

This document reports on the concepts driving the scientific activities of FAO's Mitigation of Climate Change in Agriculture Programme's (MICCA) pilot...

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