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Mitigation or disturbance? Effects of liming on macroinvertebrate assemblage structure and leaf-litter decomposition in the humic streams of northern Sweden.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: McKie, B. G. & Petrin, Z. & Malmqvist, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Stream liming can alleviate the effects of anthropogenic acidification but itself constitutes a substantial ecosystem-level perturbation. Acidity in t...

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How we talk about hatcheries: what discourses can tell us about conflict over the River Wye salmon stocking debate, and why some disagreements get worse over time.

Published online: 04 Nov 2020

Authors: Harrison, H. L. & Kochalski, S. & Arlinghaus, R. & Aas, Ø.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Stakeholders with shared interests in fish conservation often disagree about which specific conservation measures are appropriate, leading to conflict...

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Flow regulation reduces native plant cover and facilitates exotic invasion in riparian wetlands.

Published online: 13 Apr 2011

Authors: Catford, J. A. & Downes, B. J. & Gippel, C. J. & Vesk, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

River regulation and exotic plant invasion threaten riverine ecosystems, and the two often co-occur. By altering water regimes, flow regulation can fa...

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Social-ecological feedbacks drive spatial exploitation in a northern freshwater fishery: a halo of depletion.

Published online: 25 Jul 2020

Authors: Wilson, K. L. & Foos, A. & Barker, O. E. & Farineau, A. & Gisi, J. de & Post, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Freshwater fisheries are complex social-ecological systems spatially structured by coupled feedbacks between people and nature. Spatial exploitation d...

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Evaluating ecosystem goods and services after restoration of marginal upland peatlands in South-West England.

Published online: 10 Apr 2013

Authors: Grand-Clement, E. & Anderson, K. & Smith, D. & Luscombe, D. & Gatis, N. & Ross, M. & Brazier, R. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In the UK, drainage for agricultural reclamation during the 19th and 20th centuries is responsible for an alteration of the ecological and hydrologica...

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Water relations: a new dimension for niche separation between Bouteloua gracilis and Agropyron smithii in North American semi-arid grasslands.

Published online: 01 Jan 1983

Authors: Sala, O. E. & Lauenroth, W. K. & Reid, C. P. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In studies on the dynamics of leaf water status and stomatal behaviour, B. gracilis and A. smithii [Elymus smithii] showed remarkably different stomat...

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Riparian field margins: can they enhance the functional structure of ground beetle (Coleoptera: Carabidae) assemblages in intensively managed grassland landscapes?

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Cole, L. J. & Brocklehurst, S. & Elston, D. A. & McCracken, D. I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In Europe and North America, there is growing concern that biodiversity declines associated with agricultural intensification will adversely impact th...

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Exploring reservoir dynamics: a case study of rabies in the Serengeti ecosystem.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Lembo, T. & Hampson, K. & Haydon, D. T. & Craft, M. & Dobson, A. & Dushoff, J. & Ernest, E. & Hoare, R. & Kaare, M. & Mlengeya, T. & Mentzel, C. & Cleaveland, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Knowledge of infection reservoir dynamics is critical for effective disease control, but identifying reservoirs of multi-host pathogens is challenging...

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Predicting avian patch occupancy in a fragmented landscape: do we know more than we think?

Published online: 04 Nov 2009

Authors: Shanahan, D. F. & Possingham, H. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A recent and controversial topic in landscape ecology is whether populations of species respond to habitat fragmentation in a general fashion. Empiric...

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How can ecologists help realise the potential of payments for carbon in tropical forest countries?

Published online: 01 Dec 2010

Authors: Baker, T. R. & Jones, J. P. G. & Thompson, O. R. R. & Román Cuesta, R. M. & Castillo, D. del & Chan Aguilar, I. & Torres, J. & Healey, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is great interest among policy makers in the potential of carbon-based payments for ecosystem services (PES) to reduce carbon emissions from def...

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