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Effects of wind farms and food scarcity on a large scavenging bird species following an epidemic of bovine spongiform encephalopathy.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Martínez-Abraín, A. & Tavecchia, G. & Regan, H. M. & Jiménez, J. & Surroca, M. & Oro, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wind farms are emerging as a major cause of mortality of large scavenging bird species, which may be catastrophic when they operate in concert with ot...

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Upland land use predicts population decline in a globally near-threatened wader.

Published online: 05 Feb 2014

Authors: Douglas, D. J. T. & Bellamy, P. E. & Stephen, L. S. & Pearce-Higgins, J. W. & Wilson, J. D. & Grant, M. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Changes in large-scale land use may fragment and degrade habitats, affecting animal species adapted to these habitats. In the UK uplands for example, ...

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Quantifying the impacts of bioenergy crops on pollinating insect abundance and diversity: a field-scale evaluation reveals taxon-specific responses.

Published online: 10 Apr 2013

Authors: Stanley, D. A. & Stout, J. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Global declines in pollinating insects have been linked with agricultural intensification and land-use change. Increased production of novel crops for...

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Harvesting biofuel grasslands has mixed effects on natural enemy communities and no effects on biocontrol services.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Kim, T. N. & Fox, A. F. & Wills, B. D. & Meehan, T. D. & Landis, D. A. & Gratton, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Perennial bioenergy systems, such as switchgrass and restored prairies, are alternatives to commonly used annual monocultures such as maize. Perennial...

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Nest survival modelling using a multi-species approach in forests managed for timber and biofuel feedstock.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Loman, Z. G. & Monroe, A. P. & Riffell, S. K. & Miller, D. A. & Vilella, F. J. & Wheat, B. R. & Rush, S. A. & Martin, J. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum) intercropping is a novel forest management practice for biomass production intended to generate cellulosic feedstocks w...

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Towards environmentally sustainable agriculture in Brazil: challenges and opportunities for applied ecological research.

Published online: 20 Jun 2012

Authors: Ferreira, J. & Pardini, R. & Metzger, J. P. & Fonseca, C. R. & Pompeu, P. S. & Sparovek, G. & Louzada, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Brazil is one of the world's major producers of food and biofuels. Agricultural expansion has driven rapid economic development but has also had major...

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The value of forests: Payments for Ecosystem Services in a green economy.

Published online: 23 Mar 2016

Content type: Bulletin

Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES) describes the situation where the user of an environmental service, such as water purification, pays the landown...

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The impacts of bioenergy pine plantation management practices on bee communities.

Published online: 24 Nov 2020

Authors: Loy XingWen & Gruenewald, D. & Gottlieb, I. G. W. & Dobbs, E. K. & Miljanic, A. S. & Botsch, J. & Lawley, B. & Ober, H. K. & Smith, L. & J. Fletcher, R., Jr. & Brosi, B. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Cultivation of bioenergy feedstocks is a growing land-use world-wide, yet we have a poor understanding of how bioenergy crop management practices affe...

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Managing ecosystems in the context of climate change mitigation: a review of current knowledge and recommendations to support ecosystem-based mitigation actions that look beyond terrestrial forests.

Published online: 25 Jan 2017

Authors: Epple, C. & García Rangel, S. & Jenkins, M. & Guth, M.

Content type: Bulletin

Ecosystem management can play an important role in climate change mitigation and adaptation if current practices are evaluated and improved to move to...

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Birds and butterflies respond to soil-induced habitat heterogeneity in experimental plantings of tallgrass prairie species managed as agroenergy crops in Iowa, USA.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Myers, M. C. & Mason, J. T. & Hoksch, B. J. & Cambardella, C. A. & Pfrimmer, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The maintenance of habitat heterogeneity in agricultural landscapes has been promoted as a key strategy to conserve biodiversity. Animal response to g...

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