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Population, economics, environment and culture: an introduction to human carrying capacity.

Published online: 27 May 1998

Authors: Cohen, J. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Following an introduction the topic of past human population is explored focusing on population size and growth, economic growth and increasing econom...

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Plowing and biodiversity of permanent grassland in Natura2000 areas: Assessment of ecological and environmental impacts of possible ban in the Wieden Weerribben.

Published online: 17 Jan 2018

Authors: Doorn, A. van & Broekmeijer, M. & Schotman, A. & Lesschen, J. P. & Geertsema, W. & Melman, H. K. D. & Schuiling, R.

Content type: Bulletin

Since 1st January 2015, as part of the greening of the European common agricultural policy (CAP) a ban has been put on ploughing of permanent grasslan...

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The changing Arctic inquiry: a response from the British ecological society to the house of commons environmental audit committee.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Published by: British Ecological Society

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper presents the response of the British Ecological Society to the House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee wherein the following questio...

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Negative effects of pesticides under global warming can be counteracted by a higher degradation rate and thermal adaptation.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Beeck, L. O. de & Verheyen, J. & Olsen, K. & Stoks, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

An alarming finding for biodiversity is that global warming and pesticides often interact synergistically. Yet, this synergism may not capture the ful...

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Do space-for-time assessments underestimate the impacts of logging on tropical biodiversity? An Amazonian case study using dung beetles.

Published online: 03 Aug 2016

Authors: França, F. & Louzada, J. & Korasaki, V. & Griffiths, H. & Silveira, J. M. & Barlow, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Human alteration of the global environment is leading to a pervasive loss of biodiversity. Most studies evaluating human impacts on biodiversity occur...

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Simple study designs in ecology produce inaccurate estimates of biodiversity responses.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Christie, A. P. & Amano, T. & Martin, P. A. & Shackelford, G. E. & Simmons, B. I. & Sutherland, W. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Monitoring the impacts of anthropogenic threats and interventions to mitigate these threats is key to understanding how to best conserve biodiversity....

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Impacts of highway crossings on density of brook charr in streams.

Published online: 18 Apr 2012

Authors: Pépino, M. & Rodríguez, M. A. & Magnan, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat degradation and fragmentation are growing concerns in ecology, yet distinguishing between the effects of these processes can be a challenging ...

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Tourism in protected areas can threaten wild populations: from individual response to population viability of the chough Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax.

Published online: 03 Jun 2009

Authors: Kerbiriou, C. & Viol, I. le & Robert, A. & Porcher, E. & Gourmelon, F. & Julliard, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many protected areas are now faced with increasing pressure from visitors and tourism development. There is thus an urgent need for conservation biolo...

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Contemporary ecological threats from historical pollution sources: impacts of large-scale resuspension of contaminated sediments on sessile invertebrate recruitment.

Published online: 05 Aug 2009

Authors: Knott, N. A. & Aulbury, J. P. & Brown, T. H. & Johnston, E. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Historical contamination continues to pose a serious ecological threat to many ecosystems across the world. Marine sediments have long acted as sinks ...

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Weed management and woodland creation - an evidence review of herbicide alternatives and impacts on biodiversity.

Published online: 22 Jan 2022

Published by: Woodland Trust

Authors: Bavin, S.

Content type: Miscellaneous

1. Weed control is important for ensuring the rapid and successful establishment of trees in woodland creation projects. Over recent decades, herbicid...

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