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Auditory impairment from acoustic seal deterrents predicted for harbour porpoises in a marine protected area.

Published online: 01 Oct 2021

Authors: Findlay, C. R. & Aleynik, D. & Farcas, A. & Merchant, N. D. & Risch, D. & Wilson, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Management interventions to reduce human-wildlife conflict can have unintended consequences for non-target species. Acoustic deterrent devices (ADDs) ...

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Modelling short-term energetic costs of sonar disturbance to cetaceans using high-resolution foraging data.

Published online: 06 Oct 2021

Authors: Czapanskiy, M. F. & Savoca, M. S. & Gough, W. T. & Segre, P. S. & Wisniewska, D. M. & Cade, D. E. & Goldbogen, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Anthropogenic noise is a pervasive and increasing source of disturbance to wildlife. Marine mammals exhibit behavioural and physiological responses to...

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Does infectious disease influence the efficacy of marine protected areas? A theoretical framework.

Published online: 21 Sep 2005

Authors: McCallum, H. & Gerber, L. & Jani, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Marine protected areas are increasingly being recommended as an essential component of the management of exploited marine species, but virtually no at...

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NatureScot Research Report 1268 - Scottish Entanglement Alliance (SEA) - understanding the scale and impacts of marine animal entanglement in the Scottish creel fishery.

Published online: 10 Oct 2022

Published by: NatureScot

Authors: MacLennan, E. & Hartny-Mills, L. & Read, F. L. & Dolman, S. J. & Philp, A. & Dearing, K. E. & Jarvis, D. & Brownlow, A. C.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report demonstrates an EMFF funded, two-year duration project that sought to assess the extent, scale and impact of marine animal entanglements i...

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Surveys of Falmouth Bay to St Austell Bay SPA Winter 2020/21.

Published online: 23 Oct 2022

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Rogerson, K. & Williams, A. J. & McGovern, S.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report summarises the findings of surveys conducted in winter 2020/21 to determine the distribution and numbers of the qualifying features of the...

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Mapping Invasive Alien Species in intertidal habitats within Natura 2000 sites in the Solent.

Published online: 18 Jul 2022

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Taylor, J. G. & Wood, C. A. & Bishop, J. D. D.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report is the final report detailing the results of surveys of 14 marinas and 28 shore sites within the Solent conducted by Natural England and M...

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How many seabirds do we need to track to define home-range area?

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Soanes, L. M. & Arnould, J. P. Y. & Dodd, S. G. & Sumner, M. D. & Green, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In recent years, marine predator and seabird tracking studies have become ever more popular. However, they are often conducted without first consideri...

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Carbon storage by habitat: review of the evidence of the impacts of management decisions and condition of carbon stores and sources.

Published online: 29 Oct 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Alonso, I. & Weston, K. & Gregg, R. & Morecroft, M.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The aims of this Natural England cross-cutting Evidence project were: (1) To collate information and identify knowledge gaps on carbon stocks (both in...

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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...

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Application of telemetry and stable isotope analyses to inform the resource ecology and management of a marine fish.

Published online: 13 Jun 2022

Authors: Brownscombe, J. W. & Shipley, O. N. & Griffin, L. P. & Morley, D. & Acosta, A. & Adams, A. J. & Boucek, R. & Danylchuk, A. J. & Cooke, S. J. & Power, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Animal movement and resource use are essential considerations for effective environmental management, but they are challenging to quantify in expansiv...

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