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Metacommunities, metaecosystems and the environmental fate of chemical contaminants.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Schiesari, L. & Leibold, M. A. & Burton, G. A., Jr.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Although pollution is a major driver of ecosystem change, models predicting the environmental fate of contaminants suffer from critical uncertainties ...

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Factors influencing natural resource management in pastoral systems: case of Tana River County, Kenya.

Published online: 21 Feb 2018

Authors: Nganga, I. N. & Robinson, L. W.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Tana River County as a semiarid area suffers from water scarcity, amongst other threats to their livelihoods. Communities living in this county practi...

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Fishing for mammals: landscape-level monitoring of terrestrial and semi-aquatic communities using eDNA from riverine systems.

Published online: 27 Nov 2020

Authors: Sales, N. G. & McKenzie, M. B. & Drake, J. & Harper, L. R. & Browett, S. S. & Coscia, I. & Wangensteen, O. S. & Baillie, C. & Bryce, E. & Dawson, D. A. & Ochu, E. & Hänfling, B. & Handley, L. L. & Mariani, S. & Lambin, X. & Sutherland, C. & McDevitt, A. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Environmental DNA (eDNA) metabarcoding has revolutionized biomonitoring in both marine and freshwater ecosystems. However, for semi-aquatic and terres...

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Diversifying environmental volunteers by engaging with online communities.

Published online: 28 Oct 2021

Authors: Winch, K. & Stafford, R. & Gillingham, P. & Thorsen, E. & Diaz, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Environmental volunteering can benefit participants and nature through improving physical and mental well-being while encouraging environmental stewar...

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Is environmental legislation conserving tropical stream faunas? A large-scale assessment of local, riparian and catchment-scale influences on Amazonian fish.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Leal, C. G. & Barlow, J. & Gardner, T. A. & Hughes, R. M. & Leitão, R. P. & Mac nally, R. & Kaufmann, P. R. & Ferraz, S. F. B. & Zuanon, J. & Paula, F. R. de & Ferreira, J. & Thomson, J. R. & Lennox, G. D. & Dary, E. P. & Röpke, C. P. & Pompeu, P. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agricultural expansion and intensification are major threats to tropical biodiversity. In addition to the direct removal of native vegetation, agricul...

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Assessing river biotic condition at a continental scale: a European approach using functional metrics and fish assemblages.

Published online: 03 May 2006

Authors: Pont, D. & Hugueny, B. & Beier, U. & Goffaux, D. & Melcher, A. & Noble, R. & Rogers, C. & Roset, N. & Schmutz, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The need for sensitive biological measures of aquatic ecosystem integrity applicable at large spatial scales has been highlighted by the implementatio...

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Evaluating the role of predatory fish controlling the invasion of the Asian golden mussel Limnoperna fortunei in a subtropical river.

Published online: 24 Nov 2020

Authors: González-Bergonzoni, I. & Silva, I. & Mello, F. T. de & D'Anatro, A. & Boccardi, L. & Stebniki, S. & Brugnoli, E. & Tesitore, G. & Vidal, N. & Naya, D. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The invasive Asian golden mussel Limnoperna fortunei is continuously expanding through South America, altering aquatic ecosystem structure and functio...

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Synergistic effects of glyphosate formulation and parasite infection on fish malformations and survival.

Published online: 07 Apr 2010

Authors: Kelly, D. W. & Poulin, R. & Tompkins, D. M. & Townsend, C. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Anthropogenic pollution and disease can cause both lethal and sub-lethal effects in aquatic species but our understanding of how these stressors inter...

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Relationships between forest cover and fish diversity in the Amazon River floodplain.

Published online: 31 Jan 2018

Authors: Arantes, C. C. & Winemiller, K. O. & Petrere, M. & Castello, L. & Hess, L. L. & Freitas, C. E. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat degradation leads to biodiversity loss and concomitant changes in ecosystem processes. Tropical river floodplains are highly threatened by lan...

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Mediterranean marine protected areas have higher biodiversity via increased evenness, not abundance.

Published online: 28 Jul 2020

Authors: Blowes, S. A. & Chase, J. M. & Franco, A. di & Frid, O. & Gotelli, N. J. & Guidetti, P. & Knight, T. M. & May, F. & McGlinn, D. J. & Micheli, F. & Sala, E. & Belmaker, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Protected areas are central to biodiversity conservation. For marine fish, marine protected areas (MPAs) often harbour more individuals, especially of...

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