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Macroinvertebrate distributions and the conservation value of aquatic Coleoptera, Mollusca and Odonata in the ditches of traditionally managed and grazing fen at Wicken Fen, UK.

Published online: 28 May 1999

Authors: Painter, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Water-filled ditches are an important ecological feature of lowland Britain. Originally dug to facilitate wetland drainage, ditches often provide refu...

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The agronomic role of introduced dung beetles in grazing systems.

Published online: 01 Jan 1976

Authors: McKinney, G. T. & Morley, F. H. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The responses by pasture plants to the burial of dung by beetles may be large in the area of the dung pat due to a reduction of smothering and the dee...

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Stable or shifting visions? In search of nature and social bonds during the pandemic.

Published online: 20 Jan 2022

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Lo, V. B. & López-Rodríguez, M. D. & Metzger, M. J. & Oteros-Rozasd, E. & Piqueres, M. A. C. & Ruiz-Mallén, I. & Marchb, H. & Raymond, C. M.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This case study emphasizes the need for adaptive park management plans to cope with major system shocks. Inclusivity of stakeholder observations and k...

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Experimental evidence that even minor livestock trampling has severe effects on land snail communities in forest remnants.

Published online: 25 Feb 2015

Authors: Denmead, L. H. & Barker, G. M. & Standish, R. J. & Didham, R. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Land-use intensification is increasing dramatically in production systems world-wide. Livestock production is an important component of production lan...

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Remotely sensed primary productivity shows that domestic and native herbivores combined are overgrazing Patagonia.

Published online: 22 Jul 2020

Authors: Oliva, G. & Paredes, P. & Ferrante, D. & Cepeda, C. & Rabinovich, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Carrying capacity is the maximum animal density an area can sustain without deterioration of its resources. Overgrazing has degraded Patagonia, but sh...

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Loss of spatial structure after temporary herbivore absence in a high-productivity reed marsh.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Reijers, V. C. & Cruijsen, P. M. J. M. & Hoetjes, S. C. S. & Akker, M. van den & Heusinkveld, J. H. T. & Koppel, J. van de & Lamers, L. P. M. & Olff, H. & Heide, T. van der

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Grazing can significantly impact spatial heterogeneity and conservation value of ecosystems. Earlier work revealed that overgrazing may stimulate pers...

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Effects of grazing by free-ranging cattle on vegetation dynamics in a continental north-west European heathland.

Published online: 28 Jul 2000

Authors: Bokdam, J. & Gleichman, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Abandonment and eutrophication are major threats to traditional pastoral landscapes and their wildlife in Europe. Social and economica developments ha...

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Plant responses to agricultural intensification.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Dorrough, J. & Scroggie, M. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A large proportion of the world's land surface is extensively managed for livestock production. In areas where livestock systems are becoming more int...

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Long-term degradation of Sahelian rangeland detected by 27 years of field study in Senegal.

Published online: 26 May 2010

Authors: Miehe, S. & Kluge, J. & Wehrden, H. von & Retzer, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sustainable management of rangelands will become increasingly important as the climate changes, yet rangeland dynamics are still a challenge to drylan...

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Modelling the coupled dynamics of moorland management and upland vegetation.

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Chapman, D. S. & Termansen, M. & Quinn, C. H. & Jin NanLin & Bonn, A. & Cornell, S. J. & Fraser, E. D. G. & Hubacek, K. & Kunin, W. E. & Reed, M. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

It is widely appreciated that management shapes the dynamics of many ecological systems, but ecologists rarely consider the reverse interaction, that ...

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