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NatureScot Research Report 1288 - Updated non-native species risk assessment of feral pigs in Scotland.

Published online: 06 Sep 2022

Published by: NatureScot

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper describes a risk assessment study regarding the history, distribution, spread and environmental impact of feral pigs (Sus scrofa) as part o...

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Promoting conservation can be fun through video games like Animal Crossing.

Published online: 30 Sep 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Fisher, J. & Yoh, N. & Kubo, T. & Rundle, D.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper explores how features of the popular Nintendo game Animal Crossing: New Horizons (ACNH) can be used for pro-conservation messaging. The aut...

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Soap operas will not wash for wildlife.

Published online: 07 Aug 2022

Authors: Somerville, K. & Dickman, A. & Johnson, P. J. & Hart, A. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Natural history documentaries are a globally important source of information about wildlife, conservation and environmental issues, and they are the c...

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Observations on Hymenopterous parasites of frit fly Oscinella frit L. on oats.

Published online: 01 Jul 1970

Authors: Jones, M. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The following is virtually the author's summary. Observations in southern England in 1964-67 showed that the period when most of the Hymenopterous par...

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Fire management in the Brazilian Savanna: first steps and the way forward.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Schmidt, I. B. & Moura, L. C. & Ferreira, M. C. & Eloy, L. & Sampaio, A. B. & Dias, P. A. & Berlinck, C. N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Several decades of frustrated attempts to prevent fires in the Brazilian Savanna (Cerrado) have led to deleterious ecological and management consequen...

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Winter cover crop legacy effects on litter decomposition act through litter quality and microbial community changes.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Barel, J. M. & Kuyper, T. W. & Paul, J. & Boer, W. de & Cornelissen, J. H. C. & Deyn, G. B. de

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In agriculture, winter cover crop (WCC) residues are incorporated into the soil to improve soil quality, as gradual litter decomposition can improve f...

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Growth history and crown vine coverage are principal factors influencing growth and mortality rates of big-leaf mahogany Swietenia macrophylla in Brazil.

Published online: 06 Jan 2010

Authors: Grogan, J. & Landis, R. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Current efforts to model population dynamics of high-value tropical timber species largely assume that individual growth history is unimportant to pop...

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History matters: village distances, grazing and grassland species diversity.

Published online: 01 Dec 2010

Authors: Reitalu, T. & Johansson, L. J. & Sykes, M. T. & Hall, K. & Prentice, H. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Temperate semi-natural grasslands are characterized by high levels of species diversity and have a high conservation value. Plant species diversity in...

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Temporal trends in geographic clines of chum salmon reproductive traits associated with global warming and hatchery programmes.

Published online: 15 Dec 2021

Authors: Hasegawa, K. & Okamoto, Y. & Morita, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Geographic clines in life-history traits are often recognized as adaptations to the associated transitional environments. As life-history traits evolv...

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Sand dynamics in coastal dune landscapes constrain diversity and life-history characteristics of spiders.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Bonte, D. & Lens, L. & Maelfait, J. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In fragmented landscapes where natural disturbance acts at the local level, community composition can be altered either by 'species-by-species matchin...

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