Search

All content is free for everyone to browse, read and share. You’ll find peer-reviewed journal articles and non-peer reviewed grey literature. Type keywords into the search box or use the filtering options below to browse the content.

Filter by...

Showing 173 results

Taxonomic distinctness and environmental assessment.

Published online: 20 Jan 1999

Authors: Warwick, R. M. & Clarke, K. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The objectives of this paper were to test the performance of the taxonomic distinctness index, Δ+, in a number of environmental impact scenarios, to e...

Read more

Advances in metabarcoding techniques bring us closer to reliable monitoring of the marine benthos.

Published online: 22 Nov 2020

Authors: Steyaert, M. & Priestley, V. & Osborne, O. & Herraiz, A. & Arnold, R. & Savolainen, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Reliable and accurate biodiversity census methods are essential for monitoring ecosystem health and assessing potential ecological impacts of future d...

Read more

Mediterranean marine protected areas have higher biodiversity via increased evenness, not abundance.

Published online: 28 Jul 2020

Authors: Blowes, S. A. & Chase, J. M. & Franco, A. di & Frid, O. & Gotelli, N. J. & Guidetti, P. & Knight, T. M. & May, F. & McGlinn, D. J. & Micheli, F. & Sala, E. & Belmaker, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Protected areas are central to biodiversity conservation. For marine fish, marine protected areas (MPAs) often harbour more individuals, especially of...

Read more

Disrupting the effects of synergies between stressors: improved water quality dampens the effects of future CO2 on a marine habitat.

Published online: 13 Feb 2013

Authors: Falkenberg, L. J. & Connell, S. D. & Russell, B. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Synergies among stressors drive unanticipated changes to alternative states, yet little has been done to assess whether alleviating one or more contri...

Read more

Small-scale fisheries of Peru: a major sink for marine turtles in the Pacific.

Published online: 30 Nov 2011

Authors: Alfaro-Shigueto, J. & Mangel, J. C. & Bernedo, F. & Dutton, P. H. & Seminoff, J. A. & Godley, B. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Over the last few decades, evidence of marine vertebrate bycatch has been collected for a range of industrial fisheries. It has recently been acknowle...

Read more

Habitat context influences nitrogen removal by restored oyster reefs.

Published online: 10 Jun 2015

Authors: Smyth, A. R. & Piehler, M. F. & Grabowski, J. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Like many ecosystem functions in marine and terrestrial environments, nutrient processing varies dramatically over small spatial scales, making effort...

Read more

The use of storm fragments and biodegradable replanting methods allows for a low-impact habitat restoration method of seagrass meadows, in the eastern Aegean Sea.

Published online: 10 Dec 2020

Authors: Ward, E. A. & Meek, S. K. & Gordon, D. M. & Cameron, T. C. & Steer, M. D. & Smith, D. J. & Miliou, A. & Tsimpidis, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

Seagrasses are important marine ecosystems but are vulnerable to physical damage from anthropogenic activities such as anchoring and trawling. Replant...

Read more

Assessing the CO2 capture potential of seagrass restoration projects.

Published online: 04 Dec 2013

Authors: Duarte, C. M. & Sintes, T. & Marbà, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seagrass meadows are important carbon sinks, and they are experiencing a global decline. Restoration of seagrass meadows provides a strategy to mitiga...

Read more

Does harvesting amplify environmentally induced population fluctuations over time in marine and terrestrial species?

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Gamelon, M. & Sandercock, B. K. & Sæther, B. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In marine and terrestrial ecosystems, organisms are affected by environmental variations that cause fluctuations in population size. The harvest-inter...

Read more

Could our fisheries be more productive? Indirect negative effects of bottom trawl fisheries on fish condition.

Published online: 30 Nov 2011

Authors: Hiddink, J. G. & Johnson, A. F. & Kingham, R. & Hinz, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The nets used in bottom trawl fisheries cause mortality of benthic invertebrates and this can decrease the long-term availability of prey to exploited...

Read more