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Advances in metabarcoding techniques bring us closer to reliable monitoring of the marine benthos.

Published online: 22 Nov 2020

Authors: Steyaert, M. & Priestley, V. & Osborne, O. & Herraiz, A. & Arnold, R. & Savolainen, V.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Reliable and accurate biodiversity census methods are essential for monitoring ecosystem health and assessing potential ecological impacts of future d...

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The value and limitations of local ecological knowledge: longitudinal and retrospective assessment of flagship species in Golfo Dulce, Costa Rica.

Published online: 23 Oct 2021

Authors: Bessesen, B. L. & González-Suárez, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Anthropogenic activities and climate change are affecting marine ecosystems world-wide, but systematic biodiversity assessments through periodic biomo...

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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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Disrupting the effects of synergies between stressors: improved water quality dampens the effects of future CO2 on a marine habitat.

Published online: 13 Feb 2013

Authors: Falkenberg, L. J. & Connell, S. D. & Russell, B. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Synergies among stressors drive unanticipated changes to alternative states, yet little has been done to assess whether alleviating one or more contri...

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Small-scale fisheries of Peru: a major sink for marine turtles in the Pacific.

Published online: 30 Nov 2011

Authors: Alfaro-Shigueto, J. & Mangel, J. C. & Bernedo, F. & Dutton, P. H. & Seminoff, J. A. & Godley, B. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Over the last few decades, evidence of marine vertebrate bycatch has been collected for a range of industrial fisheries. It has recently been acknowle...

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Digital video aerial surveys of marine birds and mammals at Solway Firth SPA: February 2021.

Published online: 23 Oct 2022

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Pavat, D. & Harker, J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

NatureScot and Natural England commissioned HiDef Aerial Surveying Limited (HiDef) to undertake a high-resolution digital video aerial survey for mari...

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Habitat context influences nitrogen removal by restored oyster reefs.

Published online: 10 Jun 2015

Authors: Smyth, A. R. & Piehler, M. F. & Grabowski, J. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Like many ecosystem functions in marine and terrestrial environments, nutrient processing varies dramatically over small spatial scales, making effort...

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Benthic assemblages in Cromer Shoal Chalk Beds MCZ: Comparisons among different types of terrain.

Published online: 06 Jan 2023

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Jackson, A. & Watson, D. & Spray, R.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This is a report to Natural England (NE) about the distribution of seabed habitats in the Cromer Shoal Chalk Beds Marine Conservation Zone (CSCB MCZ) ...

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The use of storm fragments and biodegradable replanting methods allows for a low-impact habitat restoration method of seagrass meadows, in the eastern Aegean Sea.

Published online: 10 Dec 2020

Authors: Ward, E. A. & Meek, S. K. & Gordon, D. M. & Cameron, T. C. & Steer, M. D. & Smith, D. J. & Miliou, A. & Tsimpidis, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Conservation Evidence

Seagrasses are important marine ecosystems but are vulnerable to physical damage from anthropogenic activities such as anchoring and trawling. Replant...

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Assessing the CO2 capture potential of seagrass restoration projects.

Published online: 04 Dec 2013

Authors: Duarte, C. M. & Sintes, T. & Marbà, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seagrass meadows are important carbon sinks, and they are experiencing a global decline. Restoration of seagrass meadows provides a strategy to mitiga...

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