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Improving the design and management of forest strips in human-dominated tropical landscapes: a field test on Amazonian dung beetles.

Published online: 04 Aug 2010

Authors: Barlow, J. & Louzada, J. & Parry, L. & Hernández, M. I. M. & Hawes, J. & Peres, C. A. & Vaz-de-Mello, F. Z. & Gardner, T. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The future of tropical forest species depends in part on their ability to survive in human-modified landscapes. Forest strips present a priority area ...

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Tropical riparian forests in danger from large savanna wildfires.

Published online: 21 Apr 2022

Authors: Flores, B. M. & Sá Dechoum, M. de & Schmidt, I. B. & Hirota, M. & Abrahão, A. & Verona, L. & Pecoral, L. L. F. & Cure, M. B. & Giles, A. L. & Britto Costa, P. de & Pamplona, M. B. & Mazzochini, G. G. & Groenendijk, P. & Minski, G. L. & Wolfsdorf, G. & Sampaio, A. B. & Piccolo, F. & Melo, L. & Lima, R. F. de & Oliveira, R. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tropical savannas are known for the fire-prone ecosystems, yet, riparian evergreen forests are another important landscape feature. These forests usua...

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Ecology of butterflies in natural and selectively logged forests of northern Borneo: the importance of habitat heterogeneity.

Published online: 14 May 2003

Authors: Hamer, K. C. & Hill, J. K. & Benedick, S. & Mustaffa, N. & Sherratt, T. N. & Maryati, M. & Chey, V. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The impacts of habitat disturbance on biodiversity within tropical forests are an area of current concern but are poorly understood and difficult to p...

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How persistent are the impacts of logging roads on Central African forest vegetation?

Published online: 03 Aug 2016

Authors: Kleinschroth, F. & Healey, J. R. & Sist, P. & Mortier, F. & Gourlet-Fleury, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Logging roads can trigger tropical forest degradation by reducing the integrity of the ecosystem and providing access for encroachment. Therefore, roa...

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Functional responses in habitat selection by tropical birds moving through fragmented forest.

Published online: 10 Mar 2010

Authors: Gillies, C. S. & St. Clair, C. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The ability of animals to move through a landscape is a fundamental determinant of population persistence in fragmented habitats. This movement can be...

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Community forestry can help reduce deforestation and poverty in tropical countries, but not always both.

Published online: 04 Nov 2020

Authors: Santika, T. & Wilson, K. A. & Budiharta, S. & Kusworo, A. & Meijaard, E. & Law, E. A. & Friedman, R. & Hutabarat, J. A. & Indrawan, T. P. & St. John, F. A. V. & Struebig, M. J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper provides information on the impacts of community forestry policies on poverty alleviation and forest conservation outcomes. In the six year...

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Do we really need to plant a trillion trees? Tree islands are an ecologically and economically sound strategy for tropical forest recovery.

Published online: 10 Nov 2020

Authors: Holl, K. & Reid, L.

Content type: Blog

This paper compares the use of tree islands to other strategies for tropical forest restoration. The ecological and economic benefits brought about by...

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Contrasting taxonomic and functional responses of a tropical tree community to selective logging.

Published online: 01 Aug 2012

Authors: Baraloto, C. & Hérault, B. & Paine, C. E. T. & Massot, H. & Blanc, L. & Bonal, D. & Molino, J. F. & Nicolini, E. A. & Sabatier, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Considerable debate surrounds the extent to which tropical forests can be managed for resource extraction while conserving biodiversity and ecosystem ...

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Applied nucleation facilitates tropical forest recovery: lessons learned from a 15-year study.

Published online: 07 Jan 2021

Authors: Holl, K. D. & Reid, J. L. & Cole, R. J. & Oviedo-Brenes, F. & Rosales, J. A. & Zahawi, R. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Applied nucleation, mostly based upon planting tree islands, has been proposed as a cost-effective strategy to meet ambitious global forest and landsc...

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Sampling termite assemblages in tropical forests: testing a rapid biodiversity assessment protocol.

Published online: 20 Apr 2000

Authors: Jones, D. T. & Eggleton, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Termites play a key role in decomposition processes in tropical ecosystems. Rapid assessment of local termite assemblages requires a standardized samp...

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