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Forest damage by deer depends on cross-scale interactions between climate, deer density and landscape structure.

Published online: 22 Nov 2020

Authors: Spake, R. & Bellamy, C. & Gill, R. & Watts, K. & Wilson, T. & Ditchburn, B. & Eigenbrod, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Deer (Cervidae) populations are increasing across the temperate zone, threatening forest biodiversity and ecosystem services. However, the fundamental...

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What is unmanaged forest and how does it sustain biodiversity in landscapes with a long history of intensive forestry?

Published online: 27 Oct 2021

Authors: Bruun, H. H. & Heilmann-Clausen, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A recent paper by Schall et al. (2020) concluded that beech forests managed in even-aged (EA) rotation systems were more efficient than unmanaged (UNM...

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Compounding human stressors cause major regeneration debt in over half of eastern US forests.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Miller, K. M. & McGill, B. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The future of temperate forests in the face of global change and anthropogenic stressors remains uncertain. The regeneration stage, which is a critica...

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Direct and indirect effects of pine silviculture on the larval occupancy and breeding of declining amphibian species.

Published online: 22 Jul 2020

Authors: Haggerty, C. J. E. & Crisman, T. L. & Rohr, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Plantation silviculture is increasing globally and is particularly intensive in temperate coniferous forests, where densely planting trees requires pr...

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Special Issue: Managing forest regeneration and expansion at a time of unprecedented global change.

Published online: 29 Oct 2021

Content type: Journal issue

This special issue contains 6 papers with the aim of synthesizing and deepening the understanding of the ecology and functioning of forest recovery in...

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Can retention forestry help conserve biodiversity? A meta-analysis.

Published online: 14 Jan 2015

Authors: Fedrowitz, K. & Koricheva, J. & Baker, S. C. & Lindenmayer, D. B. & Palik, B. & Rosenvald, R. & Beese, W. & Franklin, J. F. & Kouki, J. & Macdonald, E. & Messier, C. & Sverdrup-Thygeson, A. & Gustafsson, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Industrial forestry typically leads to a simplified forest structure and altered species composition. Retention of trees at harvest was introduced abo...

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Microclimate and habitat heterogeneity as the major drivers of beetle diversity in dead wood.

Published online: 01 Jun 2016

Authors: Seibold, S. & Bässler, C. & Brandl, R. & Büche, B. & Szallies, A. & Thorn, S. & Ulyshen, M. D. & Müller, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Resource availability and habitat heterogeneity are principle drivers of biodiversity, but their individual roles often remain unclear since both fact...

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Non-domestic sources of the Canadian boreal forest policy: integrating theories of internationalisation and pathways of forest policy change.

Published online: 18 Mar 2015

Authors: Cashore, B.

Content type: Bulletin article

Environmental groups' interest in, and attention to, Canadian boreal forest protection and management is a relatively new phenomenon vis-à-vis the lon...

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The impacts of climate change and disturbance on spatio-temporal trajectories of biodiversity in a temperate forest landscape.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Thom, D. & Rammer, W. & Dirnböck, T. & Müller, J. & Kobler, J. & Katzensteiner, K. & Helm, N. & Seidl, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The ongoing changes to climate challenge the conservation of forest biodiversity. Yet, in thermally limited systems, such as temperate forests, not al...

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The changes in species composition mediate direct effects of climate change on future fire regimes of boreal forests in northeastern China.

Published online: 18 Jun 2021

Authors: Huang Chao & He, H. S. & Liang Yu & Hawbaker, T. J. & Henne, P. D. & Xu WenRu & Gong Peng & Zhu ZhiLiang

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Direct effects of climate change (i.e. temperature rise, changes in seasonal precipitation, wind patterns and atmospheric stability) affect fire regim...

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