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Ecological correlates of vulnerability to fragmentation in Neotropical bats.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Meyer, C. F. J. & Fründ, J. & Lizano, W. P. & Kalko, E. K. V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In the face of widespread human-induced habitat fragmentation, identification of those ecological characteristics that render some species more vulner...

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A framework to diagnose the causes of river ecosystem deterioration using biological symptoms.

Published online: 23 Nov 2020

Authors: Feld, C. K. & Saeedghalati, M. & Hering, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

River assessments are predominantly based on biological metrics and indices selected or designed to integrate the impact of multiple causes of deterio...

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Vertical migrations of fish schools determine overlap with a mobile tidal stream marine renewable energy device.

Published online: 27 Nov 2020

Authors: Whitton, T. A. & Jackson, S. E. & Hiddink, J. G. & Scoulding, B. & Bowers, D. & Powell, B. & Jackson, T. D. & Gimenez, L. & Davies, A. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Large increases in the generation of electricity using marine renewable energy (MRE) are planned, and assessment of the environmental impacts of novel...

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Replicable tools and frameworks for biocarbon development in West Africa.

Published online: 17 May 2017

Authors: Sehmi, R. & Mbow, C. & Pitkanen, S. & Cross, H. & Berry, N. & Riddell, M. & Heiskanen, J. & Aynekulu, E.

Content type: Bulletin

This working paper is intended to help countries in West Africa, and local communities and farmers to adopt climate-smart land management practices th...

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Fuel, fire and cattle in African highlands: traditional management maintains a mosaic heathland landscape.

Published online: 08 Oct 2014

Authors: Johansson, M. U. & Granström, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Shrubland ecosystems are often inherently flammable due to a canopy structure favourable for fire propagation. At the same time, the fuel bed is not s...

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Taking stock: impacts of 40 years of policy research at IFPRI.

Published online: 27 Apr 2016

Authors: Hazell, P. & Slade, R.

Content type: Bulletin

Marking IFPRI's 40th year, this paper draws on external sources of evidence to review the Institute's policy influence and impact to date. The externa...

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Intraspecific functional trait structure of restoration-relevant species: implications for restoration seed sourcing.

Published online: 23 Nov 2020

Authors: Zeldin, J. & Lichtenberger, T. M. & Foxx, A. J. & Williams, E. W. & Kramer, A. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Recent research has highlighted the existence of significant intraspecific trait variation within and among populations of plant species. This inheren...

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Social network analysis as a tool for marine spatial planning: impacts of decommissioning on connectivity in the North Sea.

Published online: 28 Jul 2020

Authors: Tidbury, H. & Taylor, N. & Molen, J. van der & Garcia, L. & Posen, P. & Gill, A. & Lincoln, S. & Judd, A. & Hyder, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Connectivity of marine populations and ecosystems is crucial to maintaining and enhancing their structure, distribution, persistence, resilience and p...

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Threshold dynamics in plant succession after tree planting in agricultural riparian zones.

Published online: 22 Feb 2017

Authors: Bourgeois, B. & Vanasse, A. & González, E. & Andersen, R. & Poulin, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Trajectories of plant communities can be described by different models of plant succession. While a Clementsian (gradual continuum model) or Gleasonia...

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Local geographic range predicts freshwater fish extinctions in Singapore.

Published online: 13 Apr 2011

Authors: Giam, X. L. & Ng TingHui & Lok, A. F. S. L. & Ng HeokHee

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Identifying the ecological and life-history correlates of local extinction may elucidate mechanisms by which species traits and the environment intera...

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