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Raptors as surrogates of biodiversity along a landscape gradient.

Published online: 04 Jun 2014

Authors: Burgas, D. & Byholm, P. & Parkkima, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

With biodiversity facing threats, there is a need to improve reserve selection procedures. However, detailed information about different biodiversity ...

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Insect seed predators and environmental change.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Lewis, O. T. & Gripenberg, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The seed-to-seedling transition may be a critical stage in determining the dynamics of plant populations. Insects which kill seeds either before or af...

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Eggshell pigmentation indicates pesticide contamination.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Jagannath, A. & Shore, R. F. & Walker, L. A. & Ferns, P. N. & Gosler, A. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Persistent pesticide residues remain a significant environmental pollutant, reducing breeding success of predatory birds even where such pesticides ha...

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The effects of livestock grazing on foliar arthropods associated with bird diet in upland grasslands of Scotland.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Dennis, P. & Skartveit, J. & McCracken, D. I. & Pakeman, R. J. & Beaton, K. & Kunaver, A. & Evans, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Upland biotopes have conservation importance for their typical plant and animal species. Recently, the condition of upland habitats has deteriorated w...

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Effects of dieldrin on population growth rates of sparrowhawks 1963-1986.

Published online: 29 Sep 2000

Authors: Sibly, R. M. & Newton, I. & Walker, C. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A recent reappraisal of the evidence of the effects of cyclodiene insecticides on sparrowhawks Accipiter nisus and kestrels Falco tinnunculus in Brita...

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Preserving frugivorous birds in agro-ecosystems: lessons from Spanish olive orchards.

Published online: 09 Feb 2011

Authors: Rey, P. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Frugivorous birds are a priority for conservation. They are experiencing the transformation of natural habitats to agro-ecosystems worldwide and some ...

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Consequences of parasite invasion and land use on the spatial dynamics of host populations.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Jewell, K. J. & Arcese, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conversion of natural habitats to human use can affect the abundance and distribution of predators and parasites, create population sinks, and reduce ...

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Habitat differentiation within the large-carnivore community of Norway's multiple-use landscapes.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: May, R. & Dijk, J. van & Wabakken, P. & Swenson, J. E. & Linnell, J. D. C. & Zimmermann, B. & Odden, J. & Pedersen, H. C. & Andersen, R. & Landa, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The re-establishment of large carnivores in Norway has led to increased conflicts and the adoption of regional zoning for these predators. When planni...

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Greater impacts of wind farms on bird populations during construction than subsequent operation: results of a multi-site and multi-species analysis.

Published online: 18 Apr 2012

Authors: Pearce-Higgins, J. W. & Stephen, L. & Douse, A. & Langston, R. H. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There has been a rapid increase in the development of renewable energy because of the need to combat climate change. One of the most widely used techn...

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Modelling carcass disposal practices: implications for the management of an ecological service provided by vultures.

Published online: 18 Apr 2012

Authors: Dupont, H. & Mihoub, J. B. & Bobbé, S. & Sarrazin, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In many European countries, private companies are in charge of livestock carcass disposal. In agro-pastoral systems, however, scavengers such as vultu...

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