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Successional specialization in a reptile community cautions against widespread planned burning and complete fire suppression.

Published online: 16 Oct 2013

Authors: Smith, A. L. & Bull, C. M. & Driscoll, D. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conservation of biodiversity in fire-prone regions depends on understanding responses to fire in animal communities and the mechanisms governing these...

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Burning for biodiversity: highly resilient ant communities respond only to strongly contrasting fire regimes in Australia's seasonal tropics.

Published online: 08 Oct 2014

Authors: Andersen, A. N. & Ribbons, R. R. & Pettit, M. & Parr, C. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

According to the pyrodiversity paradigm, a wide range of fire regimes is required to maintain biodiversity in fire-prone landscapes. However, the requ...

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Fire patterns in piñon and juniper land cover types in the semiarid Western United States from 1984 through 2013.

Published online: 31 Jul 2019

Authors: Board, D. I. & Chambers, J. C. & Miller, R. F. & Weisberg, P. J.

Content type: Bulletin

Increases in area burned and fire size have been reported across a wide range of forest and shrubland types in the Western United States in recent dec...

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Waterfowl populations are resilient to immediate and lagged impacts of wildfires in the boreal forest.

Published online: 22 Feb 2017

Authors: Lewis, T. L. & Schmutz, J. A. & Amundson, C. L. & Lindberg, M. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wildfires are the principal disturbance in the boreal forest, and their size and frequency are increasing as the climate warms. Impacts of fires on bo...

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Herbivore culling influences spatio-temporal patterns of fire in a semiarid savanna.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Smit, I. P. J. & Archibald, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fire and herbivory are competitive processes in grassy ecosystems as they both consume above-ground biomass. Despite this interaction between fire and...

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Managing fire mosaics for small mammal conservation: a landscape perspective.

Published online: 18 Apr 2012

Authors: Kelly, L. T. & Nimmo, D. G. & Spence-Bailey, L. M. & Taylor, R. S. & Watson, S. J. & Clarke, M. F. & Bennett, A. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fire is a major driver of ecosystem structure and function worldwide. It is also widely used as a management tool to achieve conservation goals. A com...

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Trade-offs and synergies between bird conservation and wildfire suppression in the face of global change.

Published online: 07 Nov 2018

Authors: Regos, A. & Hermoso, V. & D'Amen, M. & Guisan, A. & Brotons, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The combined effects of climate change and other factors, such as land-use change or fire disturbance, pose daunting challenges for biodiversity conse...

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Response of African savanna ants to long-term fire regimes.

Published online: 15 Sep 2004

Authors: Parr, C. L. & Robertson, H. G. & Biggs, H. C. & Chown, S. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Despite the fact that fire is considered an important disturbance in savannas across the world and is used widely as a management tool in conservation...

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Managing heterogeneity: the importance of grazing and environmental variation on post-fire succession in heathlands.

Published online: 30 Mar 2005

Authors: Vandvik, V. & Heegaard, E. & Måren, I. E. & Aarrestad, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Semi-natural habitats have been shaped by human disturbance regimes for centuries. Spatially and temporally heterogeneous land use practices, such as ...

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Burning for enhanced non-timber forest product yield may jeopardize the resource base through interactive effects.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Darabant, A. & Dorji & Staudhammer, C. L. & Rai, P. B. & Gratzer, G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Non-timber forest product (NTFP) harvest is frequently accompanied by resource management practices that interact with the harvesting itself, other di...

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