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Predation and parasitism are important factors in the ecology and evolution of natural populations and may, along with other environmental factors, in...Read more
The ecosystem service of predation of weed seeds by naturally occurring seed-eating animals, including ants, in agricultural fields has been suggested...Read more
Alpine and subalpine ecosystems support many endemic species. These ecosystems are increasingly under threat from human-induced disturbances such as h...Read more
Changes in large-scale land use may fragment and degrade habitats, affecting animal species adapted to these habitats. In the UK uplands for example, ...Read more
Large carnivore restoration programs are often promoted as capable of providing ecosystem services. However, these programs rarely measure effects of ...Read more
Introduced vertebrate predators are one of the most important threats to endemic mammal species. Prey naivety can lead to heavy losses to alien predat...Read more
Invasive predators can dramatically alter ecosystems through both direct predation and indirect effects such as tropic cascades. However, most example...Read more
There is a growing theoretical basis for the role of predation risk as a driver of trophic interactions, conceptualized as the 'ecology of fear'. Howe...Read more
[See FA 43, 540] At 3 interior sites in British Columbia, seed predation was directly related to the densities of small mammals, mainly deer mice (Per...Read more
Losses of domestic sheep grazing unattended on upland summer ranges in the Snøhetta plateau of south central Norway during 1979-94 were examined, in r...Read more