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A guide to modelling priorities for managing land-based impacts on coastal ecosystems.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Brown, C. J. & Jupiter, S. D. & Albert, S. & Anthony, K. R. N. & Hamilton, R. J. & Fredston-Hermann, A. & Halpern, B. S. & Lin HsienYung & Maina, J. & Mangubhai, S. & Mumby, P. J. & Possingham, H. P. & Saunders, M. I. & Tulloch, V. J. D. & Wenger, A. & Klein, C. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollution from land-based run-off threatens coastal ecosystems and the services they provide, detrimentally affecting the livelihoods of millions peop...

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Development of a risk assessment tool to assess the significance of septic tanks around freshwater SSSIs: Phase 1 - Understanding better the retention of phosphorus in the drainage field.

Published online: 02 Feb 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: May, L. & Withers, P. J. & Stratford, C. & Bowes, M. & Robinson, D. & Gozzard, E.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This project was undertaken to investigate some of the processes to protect SSSIs and provide information to underpin the development a 'family' of bu...

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Evidence-based restoration of freshwater biodiversity after mining: experience from Central European spoil heaps.

Published online: 23 Oct 2021

Authors: Kolar, V. & Tichanek, F. & Tropek, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Post-mining freshwater habitats can serve as secondary habitats for threatened species. Being globally plentiful, their efficient restoration should b...

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Pollutants affect development in nestling starlings Sturnus vulgaris.

Published online: 13 Apr 2011

Authors: Markman, S. & Müller, C. T. & Pascoe, D. & Dawson, A. & Buchanan, K. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollutants as endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) are of worldwide concern, due to their detrimental effects on the physiology and behaviour of wild...

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Lake restoration: successes, failures and long-term effects.

Published online: 19 Dec 2007

Authors: Søndergaard, M. & Jeppesen, E. & Lauridsen, T. L. & Skov, C. & Nes, E. H. van & Roijackers, R. & Lammens, E. & Portielje, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Eutrophication constitutes a serious threat to many European lakes and many approaches have been used during the past 20-30 years to improve lake wate...

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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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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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Strategies for weed control in maize in water sensitive areas.

Published online: 17 Jun 2020

Authors: Kuhlmann, J. & Köhler, L. & Warnecke-Busch, G. & Wolber, D. M. & Jöring, T.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Since 2014, the Crop Protection Service Niedersachsen has carried out joint experiments on weed control with special consideration of water protection...

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Anthropogenic impacts on lake and stream ecosystems, and approaches to restoration.

Published online: 19 Dec 2007

Authors: Søndergaard, M. & Jeppesen, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Freshwater ecosystems have long been affected by numerous types of human interventions that have a negative impact on their water quality and ecologic...

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The Baltic Health Index (BHI): assessing the social-ecological status of the Baltic Sea.

Published online: 29 Oct 2021

Authors: Blenckner, T. & Möllmann, C. & Lowndes, J. S. & Griffiths, J. R. & Campbell, E. & Cervo, A. de & Belgrano, A. & Boström, C. & Fleming, V. & Frazier, M. & Neuenfeldt, S. & Niiranen, S. & Nilsson, A. & Ojaveer, H. & Olsson, J. & Palmlöv, C. S. & Quaas, M. & Rickels, W. & Sobek, A. & Viitasalo, M. & Wikström, S. A. & Halpern, B. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

1. Improving the health of coastal and open sea marine ecosystems represents a substantial challenge for sustainable marine resource management, since...

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