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Mountain hares Lepus timidus and tourism: stress events and reactions.

Published online: 05 Feb 2014

Authors: Rehnus, M. & Wehrle, M. & Palme, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Winter tourism in the European Alps has developed rapidly over the past few decades, leading to the expansion of ski resorts, growing numbers of visit...

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The distribution of excreta on New Forest grassland used by cattle, ponies and deer.

Published online: 04 Jul 1984

Authors: Edwards, P. J. & Hollis, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The distribution of excreta on areas of reseeded grassland in the New Forest used by free-ranging cattle, ponies and fallow deer was shown to be non-r...

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Using molecular and observational techniques to estimate the number and raiding patterns of crop-raiding elephants.

Published online: 15 Jun 2011

Authors: Chiyo, P. I. & Moss, C. J. & Archie, E. A. & Hollister-Smith, J. A. & Alberts, S. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conflict between humans and animals, generated by behaviours like crop raiding, can represent a major threat to the survival and conservation of prote...

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Effects of dung fauna on survival and size of buffalo flies (Haematobia spp.) breeding in the field in South Africa and Australia.

Published online: 04 Oct 1988

Authors: Doube, B. M. & Macqueen, A. & Fay, H. A. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of dung arthropod fauna on the survival and size of Haematobia thirouxi potans in South Africa and the introduced H. irritans exigua in Au...

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Estimating group size and population density of Eurasian badgers Meles meles by quantifying latrine use.

Published online: 03 Jan 2002

Authors: Tuyttens, F. A. M. & Long, B. & Fawcett, T. & Skinner, A. & Brown, J. A. & Cheeseman, C. L. & Roddam, A. W. & Macdonald, D. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conservation issues and a potential role in disease transmission generate the continued need to census Eurasian badgers Meles meles, but direct counts...

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Patterns of nesting and dung burial in Onitis dung beetles: implications for pasture productivity and fly control.

Published online: 15 Mar 1988

Authors: Edwards, P. B. & Aschenborn, H. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The nesting biology of Onitis viridulus, O. fulgidus, O. obscurus, O. alexis, O. perpunctatus, O. caffer, O. aygulus [a synonym of O. alexis], O. tort...

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Semi-natural habitat surrounding farms promotes multifunctionality in avian ecosystem services.

Published online: 13 Jun 2022

Authors: Olimpi, E. M. & Garcia, K. & Gonthier, D. J. & Kremen, C. & Snyder, W. E. & Wilson-Rankin, E. E. & Karp, D. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Farmland birds can suppress insect pests, but may also consume beneficial insects, damage crops and potentially carry foodborne pathogens. As bird com...

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Faecal bacteria associated with different diets of wintering red kites: influence of livestock carcass dumps in microflora alteration and pathogen acquisition.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Blanco, G. & Lemus, J. A. & Grande, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Despite the important role of refuse dumps for the conservation of threatened avian scavengers, there is no information about the direct effects on sc...

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Chronic traffic noise increases food intake and alters gene expression associated with metabolism and disease in bats.

Published online: 23 Nov 2020

Authors: Song ShengJing & Chang Yang & Wang DaiPing & Jiang TingLei & Feng Jiang & Lin AiQing

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Anthropogenic noise exposure has deleterious effects on the foraging ecology of many animals. However, the effects of chronic anthropogenic noise on f...

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Comparing the precision and cost-effectiveness of faecal pellet group count methods.

Published online: 19 Jan 2005

Authors: Campbell, D. & Swanson, G. M. & Sales, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Faecal pellet group (FPG) count data are widely used to estimate animal abundance, with two alternative methods normally employed. Faecal accumulation...

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