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Rebuilding green infrastructure in boreal production forest given future global wood demand.

Published online: 03 Aug 2022

Authors: Moor, H. & Eggers, J. & Fabritius, H. & Forsell, N. & Henckel, L. & Bradter, U. & Mazziotta, A. & Nordén, J. & Snäll, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Global policy for future biodiversity conservation is ultimately implemented at landscape and local scales. In parallel, green infrastructure planning...

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Improving statistical information on the agro-environmental indicator "organic area" at the global level.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Willer, H. & Lernoud, J.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Globally, organic farming continues to grow and has reached wide acceptance amongst farmers, consumers, market actors, and policymakers. According to ...

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When road-kill hotspots do not indicate the best sites for road-kill mitigation.

Published online: 22 Nov 2017

Authors: Teixeira, F. Z. & Kindel, A. & Hartz, S. M. & Mitchell, S. & Fahrig, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effectiveness of measures installed to mitigate wildlife road-kill depends on their placement along the road. Road-kill hotspots are frequently us...

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Effects of ski piste preparation on alpine vegetation.

Published online: 25 May 2005

Authors: Wipf, S. & Rixen, C. & Fischer, M. & Schmid, B. & Stoeckli, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ski resorts increasingly affect alpine ecosystems through enlargement of ski pistes, machine-grading of ski piste areas and increasing use of artifici...

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Relative effects of vehicle pollution, moisture and colonization sources on urban lichens.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Coffey, H. M. P. & Fahrig, L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Lichens are sensitive to pollution and have therefore been used as air quality indicators. While the distribution of lichens within cities may reflect...

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Multihazard risk assessment of two Hong Kong districts.

Published online: 12 Jul 2017

Authors: Johnson, K. & Depietri, Y. & Breil, M.

Content type: Bulletin

The assessment of multihazard risks in urban areas poses particular difficulties due to the different temporal and spatial scales of hazardous events ...

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Using species abundance models as indicators of habitat disturbance in tropical forests.

Published online: 08 Oct 1998

Authors: Hill, J. K. & Hamer, K. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In temperate communities, species abundance distributions have been used to detect ecosystem disturbance: in undisturbed habitats, distributions are c...

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Log-normal distribution of species abundances is not a universal indicator of rain forest disturbance.

Published online: 08 Oct 1998

Authors: Nummelin, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The fit to log-normal distribution of species abundances of grasshoppers (Acridoidea), ladybird beetles (Coccinellidae), tortoise beetles (Cassidinae)...

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Setting sustainable grazing levels for heather moorland: a multi-site analysis.

Published online: 15 Apr 2009

Authors: Pakeman, R. J. & Nolan, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Many habitats of high conservation value are managed by grazing but could be damaged by poor grazing management. Approaches and methods to set appropr...

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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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