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Experimental removal of introduced hedgehogs improves wader nest success in the Western Isles, Scotland.

Published online: 17 Oct 2001

Authors: Jackson, D. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Introduced predators are a major threat to island avifaunas world-wide. In the Western Isles of Scotland, recently introduced hedgehogs Erinaceus euro...

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Top soil removal reduces water pollution from phosphorus and dissolved organic matter and lowers methane emissions from rewetted peatlands.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Zak, D. & Goldhammer, T. & Cabezas, A. & Gelbrecht, J. & Gurke, R. & Wagner, C. & Reuter, H. & Augustin, J. & Klimkowska, A. & McInnes, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A valid strategy to mitigate the eutrophication of water bodies due to non-point source phosphorus (P) pollution and to reduce the emissions of greenh...

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Land use history and seed dispersal drive divergent plant community assembly patterns in urban vacant lots.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Johnson, A. L. & Borowy, D. & Swan, C. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Despite high levels of disturbance and habitat modification, urban ecosystems still host substantial levels of biodiversity. The processes that mainta...

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Changing the fallow paradigm: a win-win strategy for the post-2020 common agricultural policy to halt farmland bird declines.

Published online: 28 Jul 2020

Authors: Tarjuelo, R. & Margalida, A. & Mougeot, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Farmland bird populations have declined sharply due to agricultural intensification. In Europe, these negative population trends have been linked to t...

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Altering perceived predation risk and food availability: management prescriptions to benefit farmland birds on stubble fields.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Whittingham, M. J. & Devereux, C. L. & Evans, A. D. & Bradbury, R. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

European farmland bird populations have fallen dramatically and sympathetic management of key habitats is one crucial way to help boost these populati...

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Assessing the ecological status of candidate reference lakes in Ireland using palaeolimnology.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Leira, M. & Jordan, P. & Taylor, D. & Dalton, C. & Bennion, H. & Rose, N. & Irvine, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The European Union (EU) Water Framework Directive (WFD) requires that member states establish type-specific reference conditions for all waterbodies, ...

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Impact of habitat management on grey partridge populations: assessing wildlife cover using a multisite BACI experiment.

Published online: 17 Nov 2004

Authors: Bro, E. & Mayot, P. & Corda, E. & Reitz, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The grey partridge is a species of conservation concern, in common with many farmland birds. Its widespread decline in western Europe has been attribu...

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Local and landscape characteristics shape amphibian communities across production landscapes in the Western Ghats.

Published online: 23 Dec 2021

Authors: Vishnupriya Sankararaman & Shashank Dalvi & Miller, D. A. W. & Karanth, K. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Global tropical forests have been modified and fragmented by commodity agroforests, leading to significant alterations in ecological communities. Neve...

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Resolving large-scale pressures on species and ecosystems: propensity modelling identifies agricultural effects on streams.

Published online: 09 Mar 2016

Authors: Pearson, C. E. & Ormerod, S. J. & Symondson, W. O. C. & Vaughan, I. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Although agriculture is amongst the world's most widespread land uses, studies of its effects on stream ecosystems are often limited in spatial extent...

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Lichen acclimatization on retention trees: a conservation physiology lesson.

Published online: 05 Aug 2009

Authors: Jairus, K. & Lõhmus, A. & Lõhmus, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Green-tree retention (GTR) has been suggested as a means to effectively support epiphytic lichen species in managed forests, given the low lichen mort...

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