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Mediterranean marine protected areas have higher biodiversity via increased evenness, not abundance.

Published online: 28 Jul 2020

Authors: Blowes, S. A. & Chase, J. M. & Franco, A. di & Frid, O. & Gotelli, N. J. & Guidetti, P. & Knight, T. M. & May, F. & McGlinn, D. J. & Micheli, F. & Sala, E. & Belmaker, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Protected areas are central to biodiversity conservation. For marine fish, marine protected areas (MPAs) often harbour more individuals, especially of...

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Evaluating the use of marine protected areas by endangered species: a habitat selection approach.

Published online: 06 Apr 2021

Authors: Roberts, K. E. & Smith, B. J. & Burkholder, D. & Hart, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Optimizing the design of marine protected area (MPA) networks for the conservation of migratory marine species and their habitats involves a suite of ...

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Temporal shifts in dung beetle community structure within a protected area of tropical wet forest: a 35-year study and its implications for long-term conservation.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Escobar, F. & Halffter, G. & Solís, Á. & Halffter, V. & Navarrete, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Throughout much of the tropics, habitat loss is increasing and intensifying on the unprotected land surrounding conservation areas. The influence of t...

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Combining multi-scale socio-ecological approaches to understand the susceptibility of subsistence farmers to elephant crop raiding on the edge of a protected area.

Published online: 10 Oct 2012

Authors: Guerbois, C. & Chapanda, E. & Fritz, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Coexistence between subsistence farmers and elephants leads to problems for conservation and food security, especially on the edge of protected areas....

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Enabling conditions for the implementation and conservation outcomes of a private nature reserve.

Published online: 15 Sep 2020

Authors: Leverkus, A. B. & Rey Benayas, J. M. & Solís, P. & Sierra, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Expanding conservation efforts to private land is paramount to halt biodiversity loss and achieve global conservation targets. Individual landowners c...

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Ecological networks act as extensions of protected areas for arthropod biodiversity conservation.

Published online: 20 Jun 2012

Authors: Pryke, J. S. & Samways, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Landscape-scale ecological networks (ENs) are composed of linear corridors and are widely used to mitigate the adverse effects of intensive land use. ...

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Shark movement strategies influence poaching risk and can guide enforcement decisions in a large, remote marine protected area.

Published online: 24 Nov 2020

Authors: Jacoby, D. M. P. & Ferretti, F. & Freeman, R. & Carlisle, A. B. & Chapple, T. K. & Curnick, D. J. & Dale, J. J. & Schallert, R. J. & Tickler, D. & Block, B. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Large, remote marine protected areas (MPAs) containing both reef and pelagic habitats, have been shown to offer considerable refuge to populations of ...

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Conserving a moving target: planning protection for a migratory species as its distribution changes.

Published online: 09 Feb 2011

Authors: Singh, N. J. & Milner-Gulland, E. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conservation of declining migratory species is a challenging task, as the factors that may have determined their past distribution may not determine t...

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Adapting to climate change.

Published online: 01 May 2019

Authors: Gross, J. E. & Watson, J. E. M. & Welling, L. A. & Woodley, S.

Content type: Bulletin

The world's climate is changing rapidly and protected areas are an increasingly important component of national and international climate change adapt...

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Pre-closure fishing pressure predicts effects of marine protected areas.

Published online: 26 Jul 2020

Authors: Jaco ErinM. & Steele, M. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Marine protected areas (MPAs) can be effective tools for marine resource management. However, despite evidence of the positive effects of MPAs, such a...

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