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Targeted policy proposals for managing spontaneous forest expansion in the Mediterranean.

Published online: 05 Jan 2021

Authors: Varela, E. & Pulido, F. & Moreno, G. & Zavala, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Recent forest expansion in Euro-Mediterranean countries predominantly results from secondary succession in abandoned farmland, rather than from artifi...

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Key pollen host plants provide balanced diets for wild bee larvae: a lesson for planting flower strips and hedgerows.

Published online: 03 Sep 2020

Authors: Filipiak, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bee-friendly plants are defined by the quantity of food they produce and the visitation rates of adult insects foraging for nectar. However, it is pol...

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Conservation planning in an uncertain climate: identifying projects that remain valuable and feasible across future scenarios.

Published online: 28 Oct 2021

Authors: Wineland, S. M. & Fovargue, R. & Gill, K. C. & Rezapour, S. & Neeson, T. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Conservation actors face the challenge of allocating limited resources despite uncertainty about future climate conditions. In many cases, the potenti...

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Seeking compromise across competing goals in conservation translocations: the case of the 'extinct' Floreana Island Galapagos giant tortoise.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Hunter, E. A. & Gibbs, J. P. & Cayot, L. J. & Tapia, W. & Quinzin, M. C. & Miller, J. M. & Caccone, A. & Shoemaker, K. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conservation translocation projects must carefully balance multiple, potentially competing objectives (e.g. population viability, retention of genetic...

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Balancing natural forest regrowth and tree planting to ensure social fairness and compliance with environmental policies.

Published online: 21 Dec 2021

Authors: Gastauer, M. & Miazaki, A. S. & Crouzeilles, R. & Tavares, P. A. & Lino, E. D. S. M. & Rodrigues, R. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The environmental benefits and lower implementation costs of (assisted) natural forest regrowth (NFR) compared to tree planting qualify it as a viable...

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Benefits of increased cover crop diversity for predators and biological pest control depend on the landscape context.

Published online: 30 Sep 2021

Authors: Beaumelle, L. & Auriol, A. & Grasset, M. & Pavy, A. & Thiéry, D. & Rusch, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

1. Increasing plant diversity in agricultural systems is a promising way to balance food production and biodiversity conservation. Biological pest con...

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Balancing risks of injury and disturbance to marine mammals when pile driving at offshore windfarms.

Published online: 02 Dec 2020

Authors: Thompson, P. M. & Graham, I. M. & Cheney, B. & Barton, T. R. & Farcas, A. & Merchant, N. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Offshore windfarms require construction procedures that minimize impacts on protected marine mammals. Uncertainty over the efficacy of existing guidel...

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A tale of two studies: detection and attribution of the impacts of invasive plants in observational surveys.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Mueller, K. E. & Lodge, A. G. & Roth, A. M. & Whitfeld, T. J. S. & Hobbie, S. E. & Reich, P. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Short-term experiments cannot characterize how long-lived, invasive shrubs influence ecological properties that can be slow to change, including nativ...

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A unified model for optimizing riverscape conservation.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Erős, T. & O'Hanley, J. R. & Czeglédi, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Spatial prioritization tools provide a means of finding efficient trade-offs between biodiversity protection and the delivery of ecosystem services. A...

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Biodiversity effects on grape quality depend on variety and management intensity.

Published online: 04 Aug 2021

Authors: Steiner, M. & Grace, J. B. & Bacher, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Interactions between plants can be beneficial, detrimental or neutral. In agricultural systems, competition between crop and spontaneous vegetation is...

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