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The effects of fragmentation on fluctuating asymmetry in passerine birds of Brazilian tropical forests.

Published online: 29 Oct 2001

Authors: Anciães, M. & Marini, M. Â.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fluctuating asymmetry (FA) refers to the difference between the right and left sides in characters that should otherwise be bilaterally symmetrical, b...

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Restoring tropical diversity: beating the time tax on species loss.

Published online: 27 Aug 2003

Authors: Martínez-Garza, C. & Howe, H. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fragmentation of tropical forest is accelerating at the same time that already cleared land reverts to secondary growth. Fragments inexorably lose dee...

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Bushmeat harvest in tropical forests: knowledge base, gaps and research priorities.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Swamy, V. & Pinedo-Vasquez, M.

Content type: Bulletin

Food security is increasingly becoming a priority for tropical countries. This has led to reconsideration of the need to find systems and practices of...

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High carbon stock forests provide co-benefits for tropical biodiversity.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Deere, N. J. & Guillera-Arroita, G. & Baking, E. L. & Bernard, H. & Pfeifer, M. & Reynolds, G. & Wearn, O. R. & Davies, Z. G. & Struebig, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Carbon-based policies provide powerful opportunities to unite tropical forest conservation with climate change mitigation. However, their effectivenes...

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Wildlife differentially affect tree and liana regeneration in a tropical forest: an 18-year study of experimental terrestrial defaunation versus artificially abundant herbivores.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Luskin, M. S. & Ickes, K. & Yao TzeLeong & Davies, S. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Hunting and land use change modify native herbivore abundances and cause cascading effects in natural ecosystems. The outcomes for vegetation depend o...

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Seed size predicts community composition and carbon storage potential of tree communities in rain forest fragments in India's Western Ghats.

Published online: 01 Jun 2016

Authors: Osuri, A. M. & Mahesh Sankaran

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fragmentation is ubiquitous across tropical forests and drives marked shifts in tree community composition by differentially affecting species' disper...

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Spatial drivers of composition and connectivity across endangered tropical dry forests.

Published online: 26 Nov 2020

Authors: Balzotti, C. S. & Asner, G. P. & Adkins, E. D. & Parsons, E. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tropical dry forests are among the most threatened ecosystems in the world. Rapid loss, degradation and fragmentation of these native ecosystems in a ...

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Successional response of a tropical forest termite assemblage to experimental habitat perturbation.

Published online: 14 Mar 2000

Authors: Davies, R. G. & Eggleton, P. & Dibog, L. & Lawton, J. H. & Bignell, D. E. & Brauman, A. & Hartmann, C. & Nunes, L. & Holt, J. & Rouland, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The successional response of a termite assemblage to the experimental perturbation of forest habitat was studied in southern Cameroon, to determine th...

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Next-generation tropical forests: reforestation type affects recruitment of species and functional diversity in a human-dominated landscape.

Published online: 23 Aug 2017

Authors: Wills, J. & Herbohn, J. & Moreno, M. O. M. & Avela, M. S. & Firn, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In tropical countries where little natural forest remains, such as the Philippines, small-holder monocultures and mixed-species plantations potentiall...

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Testing the effectiveness of the forest integrity assessment: a field-based tool for estimating the condition of tropical forest.

Published online: 04 Oct 2021

Authors: Suggitt, A. J. & Yeong, K. L. & Lindhe, A. & Agama, A. & Hamer, K. C. & Reynolds, G. & Hill, J. K. & Lucey, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

1. Global targets to halt biodiversity losses and mitigate climate change will require protecting rainforest beyond current protected area networks, n...

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