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Biocrust morphogroups provide an effective and rapid assessment tool for drylands.

Published online: 14 Jan 2015

Authors: Read, C. F. & Duncan, D. H. & Vesk, P. A. & Elith, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biological soil crusts (biocrusts) occur across most of the world's drylands and are sensitive indicators of dryland degradation. Accounting for shift...

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Global forest resources assessment 2015: how are the world's forests changing?

Published online: 23 Nov 2016

Content type: Miscellaneous

The contributions of forests to the well-being of humankind are far-reaching. Forests provide vital wood supplies, help to combat rural poverty, and e...

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Enhanced ecosystem functioning following stream restoration: the roles of habitat heterogeneity and invertebrate species traits.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Frainer, A. & Polvi, L. E. & Jansson, R. & McKie, B. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat restoration is increasingly undertaken in degraded streams and rivers to help improve biodiversity and ecosystem functioning. Follow-up assess...

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Assessment of vegetation change at Thrislington Plantation NNR, County Durham.

Published online: 20 Oct 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Robertson, H. J. & Gibson, C. W. D.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report reviews the assessment of vegetation change at Thrislington Plantation and makes recommendations for future monitoring. It gives an overvi...

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Grazing heathland: a guide to impact assessment for insects and reptiles.

Published online: 21 Oct 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Offer, D. & Edwards MiKe & Edgar, P.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This report sets out a process, called Grazing Impact Assessment (GIA), that helps identify and assess potentially adverse impacts of grazing on sensi...

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Future of America's forests and rangelands: update to the forest service 2010 Resources Planning Act Assessment.

Published online: 01 Aug 2018

Content type: Bulletin

The Update to the 2010 Resources Planning Act (RPA) Assessment summarizes findings about the status, trends, and projected future of forests, rangelan...

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Indirect assessment of avian damage to agriculture.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Weatherhead, P. J. & Tinker, S. & Greenwood, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Estimates of damage to maize by individual red-winged blackbirds (Agelaius phoeniceus) were derived from energetics and life history information and i...

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A meta-analysis of the influence of anthropogenic noise on terrestrial wildlife communication strategies.

Published online: 18 Jun 2021

Authors: Duquette, C. A. & Loss, S. R. & Hovick, T. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Human-caused noise pollution dominates the soundscape of modern ecosystems, from urban centres to national parks. Although wildlife can generally alte...

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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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Pollution-induced community tolerance as a measure of species interaction in toxicity assessment.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: McClellan, K. & Altenburger, R. & Schmitt-Jansen, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The assessment of the environmental hazards posed by chemical pollutants typically results from single-species tests that are extrapolated to ecosyste...

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