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Land use: reducing emissions and preparing for climate change.

Published online: 10 Jan 2019

Published by: UK, Committee on Climate Change

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report by the Committee on Climate Change assesses the role of land use change in meeting climate change mitigation and adaptation objectives. Th...

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The untamed shrew: on the termination of an eradication programme for an introduced species.

Published online: 23 Apr 2008

Authors: Solow, A. & Seymour, A. & Beet, A. & Harris, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

One option in managing introductions of non-native pest species is to eradicate the introduced species by trapping or otherwise removing individuals. ...

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Protecting juveniles, spawners or both: a practical statistical modelling approach for the design of marine protected areas.

Published online: 20 Jul 2020

Authors: Grüss, A. & Biggs, C. R. & Heyman, W. D. & Erisman, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fish populations undertaking ontogenetic or spawning migrations pose challenges to marine protected area (MPA) planning because of the large extent of...

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Eradicating down the food chain: optimal multispecies eradication schedules for a commonly encountered invaded island ecosystem.

Published online: 10 Jun 2015

Authors: Bode, M. & Baker, C. M. & Plein, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Islands are global hotspots of both biodiversity and extinction. Invasive species are a primary threat, and the majority of islands have been invaded ...

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Optimizing search strategies for invasive pests: learn before you leap.

Published online: 09 Feb 2011

Authors: Baxter, P. W. J. & Possingham, H. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Strategic searching for invasive pests presents a formidable challenge for conservation managers. Limited funding can necessitate choosing between sur...

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Fire prevents woody encroachment only at higher-than-historical frequencies in a South African savanna.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Case, M. F. & Staver, A. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Woody encroachment is a pervasive challenge facing savanna and grassland managers world-wide. Proposed drivers of the phenomenon range from local chan...

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Integrating ecological uncertainty and farm-scale economics when planning restoration.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Dorrough, J. & Vesk, P. A. & Moll, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many ecological management problems involve assessing competing options based on the trade-off between economic costs and short- and long-term probabi...

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Moisture availability and ecological restoration limit fine fuels and modelled wildfire intensity following non-native ungulate removal in Hawaii.

Published online: 19 Nov 2021

Authors: Zhu, T. R. & Litton, C. M. & Giardina, C. P. & Trauernicht, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The removal and exclusion of non-native ungulates for conservation of biodiversity is common globally, including on tropical Pacific Islands. However,...

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Modelling the local spread of invasive plants: importance of including spatial distribution and detectability in management plans.

Published online: 30 Nov 2011

Authors: Emry, D. J. & Alexander, H. M. & Tourtellot, M. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The success of locally applied treatments for exotic weed control depends on the effectiveness of the method used and workers' abilities to find plant...

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Using ants as bioindicators in land management: simplifying assessment of ant community responses.

Published online: 17 Jul 2002

Authors: Andersen, A. N. & Hoffmann, B. D. & Müller, W. J. & Griffiths, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The indicator qualities of terrestrial invertebrates are widely recognized in the context of detecting ecological change associated with human land us...

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