Search

All content is free for everyone to browse, read and share. You’ll find peer-reviewed journal articles and non-peer reviewed grey literature. Type keywords into the search box or use the filtering options below to browse the content.

Filter by...

Showing 248 results

Conservation implications of rainforest use patterns: mature forests provide more resources but secondary forests supply more medicine.

Published online: 06 Jan 2010

Authors: Gavin, M. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tropical rainforests are a global conservation priority. Robust arguments supporting rainforest conservation can attract funding and shape land-use ma...

Read more

Futures of tropical production forests.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Putz, F. E. & Romero, C.

Content type: Bulletin

Forests are landscape-embedded complex systems with fates determined by multitudes of changing and interacting factors that are sectoral and extra-sec...

Read more

Natal dispersal of tree sloths in a human-dominated landscape: implications for tropical biodiversity conservation.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Garcés-Restrepo, M. F. & Pauli, J. N. & Peery, M. Z.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat loss and fragmentation caused by the conversion of tropical forests are among the most important threats to biodiversity globally. Habitat spe...

Read more

A view from above: unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) provide a new tool for assessing liana infestation in tropical forest canopies.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Waite, C. E. & Heijden, G. M. F. van der & Field, R. & Boyd, D. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tropical forests store and sequester large quantities of carbon, mitigating climate change. Lianas (woody vines) are important tropical forest compone...

Read more

Demographic superiority with increased logging in tropical understorey insectivorous birds.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Umesh Srinivasan & Hines, J. E. & Suhel Quader

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Selective logging is pervasive in the tropics and is among the most urgent threats to tropical biodiversity. The vast areas of logged tropical forest ...

Read more

Making forest concessions in the tropics work to achieve the 2030 Agenda: voluntary guidelines.

Published online: 26 Jun 2019

Content type: Bulletin

This proposed Voluntary Guidelines focuses on promoting SFM in concessions of public natural production forests in tropical regions. They build on the...

Read more

Proximity to rainforest enhances pollination and fruit set in orchards.

Published online: 11 Apr 2007

Authors: Blanche, K. R. & Ludwig, J. A. & Cunningham, S. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tropical rainforests are potential reservoirs of insects that could enhance crop pollination, but only a few instances of the provision of such servic...

Read more

Measuring disturbance in tropical forests: a critique of the use of species-abundance models and indicator measures in general.

Published online: 08 Oct 1998

Authors: Watt, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Methods of assessing tropical forest disturbance are discussed, and it is argued that the use of species-abundance models to assess whether a forest i...

Read more

Assessing the impact of forest disturbance on tropical invertebrates: some comments.

Published online: 08 Oct 1998

Authors: Basset, Y. & Novotny, V. & Miller, S. E. & Springate, N. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The possible use of tropical insects as indicators for monitoring forest disturbance and regeneration is discussed with reference to whether species-a...

Read more

Degree of intervention affects interannual and within-plot heterogeneity of seed arrival in tropical forest restoration.

Published online: 07 Oct 2021

Authors: Werden, L. K. & Holl, K. D. & Chaves-Fallas, J. M. & Oviedo-Brenes, F. & Rosales, J. A. & Zahawi, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In degraded tropical landscapes, lack of seed dispersal can strongly limit recovery, and restoration interventions can overcome this barrier by attrac...

Read more