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Effects of nest boxes on the most important population of red-footed Falcon Falco vespertinus in Italy.

Published online: 19 Dec 2020

Authors: Calabrese, L. & Mucciolo, A. & Zanichelli, A. & Gustin, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

The red-footed falcon is a near threatened species, which breeds mainly in agricultural landscapes, typically nesting in empty corvid nests on trees. ...

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Encouraging biodiversity at multiple scales in support of resilient woodlands.

Published online: 27 May 2020

Authors: Barsoum, N. & Cottrell, J. & Watts, K. & Bellamy, C.

Content type: Bulletin

Woodland ecosystems are integral to our health, well-being, security and economy, but they face a number of pressures including climate change, land-u...

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Wildflower strips enhance wild bee reproductive success.

Published online: 08 Apr 2021

Authors: Ganser, D. & Albrecht, M. & Knop, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Intensification of agriculture has resulted in a simplification and fragmentation of agroecosystems. Yet, its impact on the reproductive success and p...

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UK insect decline and extinctions.

Published online: 16 Sep 2020

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Wentworth, J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper summarize the evidence for insect declines in the UK, the drivers of trends, and interventions to support the recovery of insect population...

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Low-intensity farming systems in the conservation of the countryside.

Published online: 18 Sep 1996

Authors: Bignal, E. M. & McCracken, D. I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The role of low-intensity farming in sustainable management of European landscapes and biotypes of high nature conservation value is discussed. More t...

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Restoration of plant diversity in permanent grassland by seeding: assessing the limiting factors along land-use gradients.

Published online: 02 Oct 2021

Authors: Freitag, M. & Klaus, V. H. & Bolliger, R. & Hamer, U. & Kleinebecker, T. & Prati, D. & Schäfer, D. & Hölzel, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Land-use intensification has caused dramatic declines in grassland biodiversity, and in Europe this decline has not yet been halted. Therefore, a majo...

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Equal yield-scaled and lower area-scaled nitrous oxide emissions in organically managed soils.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Andreas, G. & Skinner, C. & Krauss, M. & Mäder, P.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Despite the increase in organic cropland, knowledge on the impact of organic farming on soil derived nitrous oxide (N2O) and methane (CH4) emissions i...

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The rapid response of foraging bumblebees Bombus spp. to hay meadow restoration in the Yorkshire Dales and Forest of Bowland, UK.

Published online: 12 Sep 2018

Authors: Edmonson, C. & St. Pierre, T. & Robinson, S. & Powell, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

Widespread pollinator and bumblebee decline has been documented across Europe and North America and much of this can be attributed to pressures from a...

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Minimal effects of wind turbines on the distribution of wintering farmland birds.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: Devereux, C. L. & Denny, M. J. H. & Whittingham, M. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Energy production from wind power is increasing rapidly in Europe to help combat the threats from global warming. For example, the European Commission...

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Changes in the composition of the autumn food of Perdix perdix in West Finland over 20 years.

Published online: 02 Sep 1985

Authors: Pulliainen, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Composition of the crop contents of 622 partridges killed in October in 1962-64, 1968-70 and 1979-81 was studied. There were no sex- or age-related di...

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