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Research on the assessment of risks & opportunities for species in England as a result of climate change.

Published online: 05 Apr 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Pearce-Higgins, J. W. & Ausden, M. A. & Beale, C. M. & Oliver, T. H. & Crick, H. Q. P.

Content type: Miscellaneous

In this report we present an assessment of potential changes in the spatial distributions of over 3,000 plants and animals that occur in England resul...

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The diet of goats, red deer and South American camelids feeding on three contrasting Scottish upland vegetation communities.

Published online: 23 Jul 1997

Authors: Fraser, M. D. & Gordon, I. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

With changes in the agricultural policy for rural areas in the UK there is increased interest in the development of management protocols for indigenou...

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Working with different sorts of knowledge to increase the amount of carbon stored in our agricultural soils.

Published online: 16 Sep 2020

Authors: Brockett, B. F. T. & Browne, A. L. & Beanland, A. & Whitfield, M. G. & Watson, N. & Blackburn, G. A. & Bardgett, R. D.

Content type: Miscellaneous

In recognition of the need to address complex environmental problems, some ecological studies have adopted social research methods to better understan...

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Evaluating the success of upland hay meadow restoration in the North Pennines, United Kingdom, using green hay transfer.

Published online: 02 Jul 2022

Authors: Starr-Keddle, R. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

1. Traditionally managed mesotrophic species-rich upland hay meadows conforming to the National Vegetation Classification (NVC) MG3b are one of the ra...

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Annual diets of hill sheep and feral goats in southern Scotland.

Published online: 24 Dec 1985

Authors: Bullock, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Using faecal anlaysis, the annual diets of hill sheep (Ovis aries) and feral goats (Capra hircus) were estimated for 3 areas of the Scottish Southern ...

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Low temperature growth in the field of Trifolium repens ecotypes from northern latitudes.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Ollerenshaw, J. H. & Baker, R. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In studies on the low-temp. growth of 13 ecotypes and of the cv. S184 of T. repens at 2 locations, one at 70 m and the other at 230 m alt. in NE Engla...

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Distribution, longevity and survival of upland hawthorn (Crataegus monogyna) scrub in North Wales in relation to sheep grazing.

Published online: 20 Jul 1990

Authors: Good, J. E. G. & Bryant, R. & Carlill, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Hawthorn scrub in an upland area (>150 m alt.) of North Wales was surveyed, and at three typical study sites, hawthorn occurrence was studied in re...

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The effects of afforestation on upland plant communities: an application of the British National Vegetation Classification.

Published online: 22 Jun 1994

Authors: Wallace, H. L. & Good, J. E. G. & Williams, T. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The British National Vegetation Classification (NVC) was used to describe the vegetation of a 49 000 ha conifer (Picea abies, P. sitchensis) plantatio...

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Influence of nest box design on occupancy and breeding success of predatory birds utilizing artificial nests in the Mongolian steppe.

Published online: 08 Nov 2017

Authors: Rahman, M. L. & Purev-ochir, G. & Batbayar, N. & Dixon, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

We monitored 100 artificial nests of four different designs to examine the occupancy and breeding success of predatory birds in nest site limited, ste...

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The vegetation of upland mires within conifer plantations in Northumberland, northern England.

Published online: 18 Oct 1988

Authors: Smith, R. S. & Charman, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In afforestation since 1920 (mainly 1946-60, 69% Picea sitchensis) at Kielder, upland blanket mires too wet to afforest were left unplanted. The veget...

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