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Assemblages of soil macrofauna across a Scottish land-use intensification gradient: influences of habitat quality, heterogeneity and area.

Published online: 04 Jan 2006

Authors: Eggleton, P. & Vanbergen, A. J. & Jones, D. T. & Lambert, M. C. & Rockett, C. & Hammond, P. M. & Beccaloni, J. & Marriott, D. & Ross, E. & Giusti, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Land-use intensification strongly influences biodiversity by altering habitat heterogeneity, the distribution of habitat types and their extent. This ...

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Factors determining the abundance of vespertilionid bats in Britain: geographical, land class and local habitat relationships.

Published online: 21 Oct 1996

Authors: Walsh, A. L. & Harris, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Transect surveys of foraging bats in a stratified sample of 1030 1-km squares in Britain were used to compare bat abundance in different land classes....

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Exotic flies maintain pollination services as native pollinators decline with agricultural expansion.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Stavert, J. R. & Pattemore, D. E. & Bartomeus, I. & Gaskett, A. C. & Beggs, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Globally, conversion of natural habitat to agricultural land is a primary driver of declines in critical ecosystem services, including pollination. Ho...

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Response to agriculture by a woodland species depends on cover type and behavioural state: insights from resident and dispersing Iberian lynx.

Published online: 01 Jun 2016

Authors: Gastón, A. & Blázquez-Cabrera, S. & Garrote, G. & Mateo-Sánchez, M. C. & Beier, P. & Simón, M. A. & Saura, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conservation biology faces the challenge of ensuring species persistence in increasingly modified landscapes. Agriculture covers a large proportion of...

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Changing the fallow paradigm: a win-win strategy for the post-2020 common agricultural policy to halt farmland bird declines.

Published online: 28 Jul 2020

Authors: Tarjuelo, R. & Margalida, A. & Mougeot, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Farmland bird populations have declined sharply due to agricultural intensification. In Europe, these negative population trends have been linked to t...

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Effects of agricultural intensification on plant diversity in Mediterranean dryland cereal fields.

Published online: 04 Aug 2010

Authors: José-María, L. & Armengot, L. & Blanco-Moreno, J. M. & Bassa, M. & Xavier Sans, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural intensification, at field and landscape scales, has caused a decrease in weed richness and changes in species composition. In order to pr...

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Saving the earth: a sustainable future for soils and water.

Published online: 19 Dec 2018

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report sets out a framework for a new integrated land management policy for England that addresses this alarming issue and protects soils and wat...

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The consequences of land sparing for birds in the United Kingdom.

Published online: 24 Jul 2020

Authors: Lamb, A. & Finch, T. & Pearce-Higgins, J. W. & Ausden, M. & Balmford, A. & Feniuk, C. & Hirons, G. & Massimino, D. & Green, R. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Land sparing has been proposed as a strategy to reconcile biodiversity conservation with agricultural production, with empirical studies on five co...

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Managing ecosystem services and biodiversity conservation in agricultural landscapes: are the solutions the same?

Published online: 20 Jun 2012

Authors: Macfadyen, S. & Cunningham, S. A. & Costamagna, A. C. & Schellhorn, N. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biodiversity conservation and agricultural production have traditionally been viewed as substantially in conflict and recent declines in biodiversity ...

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Lowland farmland bird conservation in the context of wider ecosystem service delivery.

Published online: 29 Sep 2010

Authors: Bradbury, R. B. & Stoate, C. & Tallowin, J. R. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Much policy and research in the UK and elsewhere in Europe has been directed towards the conservation of farmland birds. With changes in the drivers o...

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