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The application of oyster reefs in shoreline protection: are we over-engineering for an ecosystem engineer?

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Morris, R. L. & Bilkovic, D. M. & Boswell, M. K. & Bushek, D. & Cebrian, J. & Goff, J. & Kibler, K. M. & Peyre, M. K. la & McClenachan, G. & Moody, J. & Sacks, P. & Shinn, J. P. & Sparks, E. L. & Temple, N. A. & Walters, L. J. & Webb, B. M. & Swearer, S. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Oyster reef living shorelines have been proposed as an effective alternative to traditional coastal defence structures (e.g. bulkheads, breakwaters), ...

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Replication, effect sizes and identifying the biological impacts of pesticides on bees under field conditions.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Woodcock, B. A. & Heard, M. S. & Jitlal, M. S. & Rundlöf, M. & Bullock, J. M. & Shore, R. F. & Pywell, R. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Honeybees have world-wide importance as crop pollinators. To ensure their persistence in agricultural systems, statistically robust field trials of pl...

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Quantifying the impact of pesticides on learning and memory in bees.

Published online: 29 May 2019

Authors: Siviter, H. & Koricheva, J. & Brown, M. J. F. & Leadbeater, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Most insecticides are insect neurotoxins. Evidence is emerging that sublethal doses of these neurotoxins are affecting the learning and memory of both...

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Beyond the ecocentric: diverse values and attitudes influence engagement in pro-environmental behaviours.

Published online: 04 Jan 2023

Authors: Sockhill, N. J. & Dean, A. J. & Oh, R. R. Y. & Fuller, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Changing human behaviour and social systems are key to reversing the global biodiversity crisis. Pro-environmental behaviour is guided by values and c...

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Evaluating the effectiveness of human-orangutan conflict mitigation strategies in Sumatra.

Published online: 18 Apr 2012

Authors: Campbell-Smith, G. & Sembiring, R. & Linkie, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Crop raiding by great apes is an emerging conservation issue across their range. It is important because it involves highly threatened species that ca...

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First evidence that marine protected areas can work for marine mammals.

Published online: 18 Apr 2012

Authors: Gormley, A. M. & Slooten, E. & Dawson, S. & Barker, R. J. & Rayment, W. & Fresne, S. du & Bräger, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Marine protected areas (MPAs) have been advocated for the protection of threatened marine mammals, but there is no empirical evidence that they are ef...

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The effects of environmental factors on components and attributes of a Mediterranean grassland.

Published online: 26 Jun 1997

Authors: Pagnotta, M. A. & Snaydon, R. W. & Cocks, P. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The associations of six environmental factors with vegetative attributes on a species-rich Syrian grassland were investigated during 2 years with cont...

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Model-based assessment of soil organic carbon dynamics and potentials for carbon sequestration under integrated soil fertility management and conservation agriculture in Western Kenya.

Published online: 10 Oct 2018

Authors: Sommer, R.

Content type: Miscellaneous

A key message of the 2015 International Year of Soils was that 'soils help to combat and adapt to climate change by playing a key role in the carbon c...

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Surrounding habitats mediate the trade-off between land-sharing and land-sparing agriculture in the tropics.

Published online: 08 Oct 2014

Authors: Gilroy, J. J. & Edwards, F. A. & Medina Uribe, C. A. & Haugaasen, T. & Edwards, D. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Two strategies are often promoted to mitigate the effects of agricultural expansion on biodiversity: one integrates wildlife-friendly habitats within ...

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Ecological anachronisms in the recruitment of temperate light-demanding tree species in wooded pastures.

Published online: 14 Jul 2004

Authors: Bakker, E. S. & Olff, H. & Vandenberghe, C. & Maeyer, K. de & Smit, R. & Gleichman, J. M. & Vera, F. W. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Light-demanding trees and thorny shrubs in temperate plant communities may reflect adaptations to now-extinct large grazers, such as aurochs and tarpa...

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