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The distribution of breeding birds around upland wind farms.

Published online: 06 Jan 2010

Authors: Pearce-Higgins, J. W. & Stephen, L. & Langston, R. H. W. & Bainbridge, I. P. & Bullman, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is an urgent need for climate change mitigation, of which the promotion of renewable energy, such as from wind farms, is an important component....

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Ecological traits affect the sensitivity of bees to land-use pressures in European agricultural landscapes.

Published online: 23 Dec 2015

Authors: Palma, A. de & Kuhlmann, M. & Roberts, S. P. M. & Potts, S. G. & Börger, L. & Hudson, L. N. & Lysenko, I. & Newbold, T. & Purvis, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bees are a functionally important and economically valuable group, but are threatened by land-use conversion and intensification. Such pressures are n...

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Phenology of farmland floral resources reveals seasonal gaps in nectar availability for bumblebees.

Published online: 24 Aug 2020

Authors: Timberlake, T. P. & Vaughan, I. P. & Memmott, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Floral resources are known to be important in regulating wild pollinator populations and are therefore an important component of agri-environment and ...

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Dispersal propensity and settling preferences of European corn borers in maize field borders.

Published online: 02 May 2007

Authors: Bailey, R. I. & Bourguet, D. & Pallec, A. H. le & Ponsard, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) crops kill pest larvae but have led to resistance evolution in several target pests. The high dose-refuge (HDR) strategy a...

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Supplementing small farms with native mason bees increases strawberry size and growth rate.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Horth, L. & Campbell, L. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollination services, especially those of bees, play a vital role in agriculture. Declining honeybee populations require us to find alternative soluti...

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Fruit traits of pioneer trees structure seed dispersal across distances on tropical deforested landscapes: implications for restoration.

Published online: 08 Jan 2021

Authors: Camargo, P. H. S. A. & Pizo, M. A. & Brancalion, P. H. S. & Carlo, T. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pioneer trees with fleshy fruits are typically planted in restoration projects to attract frugivores as a mean to increase dispersal and accelerate fo...

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LED lighting threatens adult aquatic insects: impact magnitude and distance thresholds.

Published online: 17 Jul 2021

Authors: Carannante, D. & Blumenstein, C. S. & Hale, J. D. & Arlettaz, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Artificial light at night (ALAN) is increasing globally, and changing in quality due to the installation of white LED street lighting. ALAN is a threa...

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Red flag for green spray: adverse trophic effects of Bti on breeding birds.

Published online: 04 Aug 2010

Authors: Poulin, B. & Lefebvre, G. & Paz, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The expanding use of selective pest-control agents provides a unique opportunity to study food web interactions in the field while addressing major en...

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Dung beetles as indicators of change in the forests of northern Borneo.

Published online: 10 Oct 2001

Authors: Davis, A. J. & Holloway, J. D. & Huijbregts, H. & Krikken, J. & Kirk-Spriggs, A. H. & Sutton, S. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

We reviewed the use of dung beetles as indicators of environmental change, highlighting the influence of natural forest dynamics on species distributi...

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Landscape connectivity, habitat structure and activity of bat guilds in farmland-dominated matrices.

Published online: 13 Feb 2013

Authors: Frey-Ehrenbold, A. & Bontadina, F. & Arlettaz, R. & Obrist, M. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural intensification has caused a decline in structural elements in European farmland, where natural habitats are increasingly fragmented. The...

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