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Large carabid beetle declines in a United Kingdom monitoring network increases evidence for a widespread loss in insect biodiversity.

Published online: 10 Oct 2012

Authors: Brooks, D. R. & Bater, J. E. & Clark, S. J. & Monteith, D. T. & Andrews, C. & Corbett, S. J. & Beaumont, D. A. & Chapman, J. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Carabid beetles are important functional components of many terrestrial ecosystems. Here, we describe the first long-term, wide-scale and quantitative...

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An operational land cover and land cover change toolbox: processing open-source data with open-source software.

Published online: 28 Aug 2022

Authors: Gatis, N. & Carless, D. & Luscombe, D. J. & Brazier, R. E. & Anderson, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Accurate and up-to-date land cover maps are vital for underpinning evidence-based landscape management decision-making. However, the technical skills ...

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Modelling edge effects of mature forest plantations on peatland waders informs landscape-scale conservation.

Published online: 05 Feb 2014

Authors: Wilson, J. D. & Anderson, R. & Bailey, S. & Chetcuti, J. & Cowie, N. R. & Hancock, M. H. & Quine, C. P. & Russell, N. & Stephen, L. & Thompson, D. B. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Edge effects of native forest fragmentation have been well studied, but there are few studies of open-ground habitats fragmented by plantation forests...

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Peatland carbon finance scoping study.

Published online: 12 Aug 2022

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Tribe, N. & Drake, D. & Isaac, D. & Scholz, E. M. & Worfolk, C.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Peat soils in England store a vast quantity of organic material that has the potential to emit greenhouse gases (GHG) (HMG. 2021c). Emissions from deg...

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Bringing back the Manchester Argus Coenonympha tullia ssp. davus (Fabricius, 1777): quantifying the habitat resource requirements to inform the successful reintroduction of a specialist peatland butterfly.

Published online: 14 Jun 2022

Authors: Osborne, A. & Longden, M. & Bourke, D. & Coulthard, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

1. The period 2021-2030 has been designated the UN decade of ecosystem restoration. A landscape-scale peatland restoration project is being undertaken...

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Using macroecological species distribution models to estimate changes in the suitability of sites for threatened species reintroduction.

Published online: 16 Apr 2021

Authors: Bellis, J. & Longden, M. & Styles, J. & Dalrymple, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Species reintroductions often aim to establish populations of threatened taxa over the long-term. However, climate change may jeopardize reintroductio...

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A Response from the British ecological Society to the Welsh "Brexit and our Land" consultation - November 2018.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Published by: British Ecological Society

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper presents the response from the British Ecological Society to the Welsh "Brexit and our Land" consultation, addressing questions in the foll...

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Long-term impacts of changed grazing regimes on the vegetation of heterogeneous upland grasslands.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Pakeman, R. J. & Fielding, D. A. & Everts, L. & Littlewood, N. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Marginal agricultural land, which in the UK refers to upland grazings in particular, is going to see changes in management driven by markets, subsidie...

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Carbon storage by habitat: review of the evidence of the impacts of management decisions and condition of carbon stores and sources.

Published online: 29 Oct 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Alonso, I. & Weston, K. & Gregg, R. & Morecroft, M.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The aims of this Natural England cross-cutting Evidence project were: (1) To collate information and identify knowledge gaps on carbon stocks (both in...

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The effect of management for red grouse shooting on the population density of breeding birds on heather-dominated moorland.

Published online: 22 Aug 2001

Authors: Tharme, A. P. & Green, R. E. & Baines, D. & Bainbridge, I. P. & O'Brien, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Breeding birds, vegetation and moorland management were surveyed in 320 1-km squares on 122 estates in upland areas of eastern Scotland and northern E...

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