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High semi-natural vegetation cover and heterogeneity of field sizes promote bird Beta-diversity at larger scales in Ethiopian Highlands.

Published online: 02 Aug 2022

Authors: Marcacci, G. & Gremion, J. & Mazenauer, J. & Tolera Sori & Fanuel Kebede & Mihret Ewnetu & Christe, P. & Arlettaz, R. & Jacot, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The intensification of farming practices exerts detrimental effects on biodiversity. Most research has focused on declines in species richness at loca...

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No evidence for trade-offs between bird diversity, yield and water table depth on oil palm smallholdings: implications for tropical peatland landscape restoration.

Published online: 03 Aug 2022

Authors: Warren-Thomas, E. & Agus, F. & Akbar, P. G. & Crowson, M. & Hamer, K. C. & Hariyadi, B. & Hodgson, J. A. & Kartika, W. D. & Lopes, M. & Lucey, J. M. & Mustaqim, D. & Pettorelli, N. & Saad, A. & Sari, W. & Sukma, G. & Stringer, L. C. & Ward, C. & Hill, J. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tropical peat swamp forests retain large carbon stocks and support unique biodiversity, but clearance and drainage for agriculture have resulted in fi...

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Pollination service delivery is complex: urban garden crop yields are best explained by local canopy cover and garden scale plant species richness.

Published online: 24 Jun 2022

Authors: McDougall, R. & Kristiansen, P. & Latty, T. & Jones, J. & Rader, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollination is an important ecosystem service to agriculture, however, the factors influencing pollination in urban food gardens are poorly understood...

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Temporal and spatial heterogeneity of semi-natural habitat, but not crop diversity, is correlated with landscape pollinator richness.

Published online: 24 Jun 2022

Authors: Martínez-Núñez, C. & Kleijn, D. & Ganuza, C. & Heupink, D. & Raemakers, I. & Vertommen, W. & Fijen, T. P. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Enhancing the diversity of mass-flowering crops (i.e. crop diversity) in agricultural landscapes is often proposed as a measure to favour pollinators ...

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Drivers of the Australian native pet trade: the role of species traits, socioeconomic attributes and regulatory systems.

Published online: 29 Jun 2022

Authors: Toomes, A. & García-Díaz, P. & Stringham, O. C. & Ross, J. V. & Mitchell, L. & Cassey, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The pet trade is a major driver of both biodiversity loss and the introduction of invasive alien species. Building a comprehensive understanding of th...

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Wildlife roadkill and COVID-19: a biologically significant, but heterogeneous, reduction.

Published online: 04 Aug 2022

Authors: Pokorny, B. & Cerri, J. & Bužan, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Collisions with vehicles are a major cause of wildlife mortality. During the COVID-19 pandemic, many countries enforced lockdowns that reduced vehicul...

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Hotspots of pest-induced US urban tree death, 2020-2050.

Published online: 24 Jun 2022

Authors: Hudgins, E. J. & Koch, F. H. & Ambrose, M. J. & Leung, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Urban trees are important nature-based solutions for future well-being and liveability but are at high risk of mortality from insect pests. In the Uni...

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Scale dependence of landscape heterogeneity effects on plant invasions.

Published online: 24 Jun 2022

Authors: Kotowska, D. & Pärt, T. & Skórka, P. & Auffret, A. G. & Żmihorski, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Invasive alien species are among the most concerning threats to native biodiversity world-wide, and the level of landscape heterogeneity is considered...

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Restoration promotes recovery of woodland birds in agricultural environments: a comparison of 'revegetation' and 'remnant' landscapes.

Published online: 04 Aug 2022

Authors: Bennett, A. F. & Holland, G. J. & Haslem, A. & Stewart, A. & Radford, J. Q. & Clarke, R. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecological restoration in rural environments is a global challenge for the 21st century. Restoration measures - such as agri-environment activities, w...

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Plant chemical diversity and its frequency have distinct but complementary effects on insect foraging.

Published online: 24 Jun 2022

Authors: Hauri, K. C. & Glassmire, A. E. & Randall, B. & Zehr, L. N. & Wetzel, W. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Variability in plant traits such as nutrients and defences can challenge insect herbivores searching for a host plant. Cultivar mixtures are designed ...

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