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 43 results

An introduction to evidence-based conservation (content tailored for research scientists).

Published online: 26 Nov 2020

Published by: Evidence in Conservation Teaching Initiative

Authors: Downey, H. & Amano, T. & Walsh, J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The scientific knowledge of environmental conservation has been accumulated rapidly across the planet, however, the research relationship practice nee...

Read more

Exploring the potential for 'gene conservation units' to conserve genetic diversity in wild populations.

Published online: 03 Jul 2021

Authors: Minter, M. & O'Brien, D. & Cottrell, J. & Ennos, R. & Hill, J. K. & Hall, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Genetic diversity is important for species persistence and Gene Conservation Units (GCUs) have been implemented for forest trees to protect genetic di...

Read more

Antimicrobial resistance in wildlife.

Published online: 09 Mar 2016

Authors: Vittecoq, M. & Godreuil, S. & Prugnolle, F. & Durand, P. & Brazier, L. & Renaud, N. & Arnal, A. & Aberkane, S. & Jean-Pierre, H. & Gauthier-Clerc, M. & Thomas, F. & Renaud, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The spread of antimicrobial resistance is of major concern for human health and leads to growing economic costs. While it is increasingly hypothesized...

Read more

Taking stock: impacts of 40 years of policy research at IFPRI.

Published online: 27 Apr 2016

Authors: Hazell, P. & Slade, R.

Content type: Bulletin

Marking IFPRI's 40th year, this paper draws on external sources of evidence to review the Institute's policy influence and impact to date. The externa...

Read more

The effects on terrestrial invertebrates of reducing pesticide inputs in arable crop edges: a meta-analysis.

Published online: 02 May 2007

Authors: Frampton, G. K. & Dorne, J. L. C. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is an increasing awareness of the need to evaluate critically the effectiveness of environmental conservation measures, and to ensure that agri-...

Read more

Towards a systems approach for understanding honeybee decline: a stocktaking and synthesis of existing models.

Published online: 31 Jul 2013

Authors: Becher, M. A. & Osborne, J. L. & Thorbek, P. & Kennedy, P. J. & Grimm, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The health of managed and wild honeybee colonies appears to have declined substantially in Europe and the United States over the last decade. Sustaina...

Read more

Contextualizing UK moorland burning studies with geographical variables and sponsor identity.

Published online: 24 Nov 2020

Authors: Brown, L. E. & Holden, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

It has been claimed that geographical variability could alter conclusions from some studies examining the impacts of prescribed moorland burning, incl...

Read more

Can retention forestry help conserve biodiversity? A meta-analysis.

Published online: 14 Jan 2015

Authors: Fedrowitz, K. & Koricheva, J. & Baker, S. C. & Lindenmayer, D. B. & Palik, B. & Rosenvald, R. & Beese, W. & Franklin, J. F. & Kouki, J. & Macdonald, E. & Messier, C. & Sverdrup-Thygeson, A. & Gustafsson, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Industrial forestry typically leads to a simplified forest structure and altered species composition. Retention of trees at harvest was introduced abo...

Read more

Chemical contaminant effects on marine ecosystem functioning.

Published online: 25 Feb 2015

Authors: Johnston, E. L. & Mayer-Pinto, M. & Crowe, T. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecosystem functioning underpins the ecosystem services upon which humans rely. Critical functions, such as primary and secondary productivity, are, ho...

Read more

Managing urban ecosystems for goods and services.

Published online: 31 Jul 2013

Authors: Gaston, K. J. & Ávila-Jiménez, M. L. & Edmondson, J. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Concomitant with the rise in the proportion of the global human population that resides in urban areas has been growth in awareness of the importance ...

Read more