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Forest restoration as a double-edged sword: the conflict between biodiversity conservation and pest control.

Published online: 10 Jan 2018

Authors: Kärvemo, S. & Björkman, C. & Johansson, T. & Weslien, J. & Hjältén, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Forestry has markedly changed a large proportion of the world's boreal forests, often with negative effects on biodiversity. As a result, forest resto...

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The impacts of climate change and disturbance on spatio-temporal trajectories of biodiversity in a temperate forest landscape.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Thom, D. & Rammer, W. & Dirnböck, T. & Müller, J. & Kobler, J. & Katzensteiner, K. & Helm, N. & Seidl, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The ongoing changes to climate challenge the conservation of forest biodiversity. Yet, in thermally limited systems, such as temperate forests, not al...

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Semi-natural habitats mitigate the effects of temperature rise on wild bees.

Published online: 26 Jul 2017

Authors: Papanikolaou, A. D. & Kühn, I. & Frenzel, M. & Schweiger, O.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effect of climate change on wild bee communities is of major concern since the decline of bee species could imperil the provision of pollination s...

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Using long-term monitoring of red fox populations to assess changes in rodent control practices.

Published online: 04 Dec 2013

Authors: Jacquot, M. & Coeurdassier, M. & Couval, G. & Renaude, R. & Pleydell, D. & Truchetet, D. & Raoul, F. & Giraudoux, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pest control is a global issue for agriculture, health, biodiversity conservation and economy. Anticoagulant rodenticides are used over large areas to...

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Recruitment of a keystone tree species must concurrently manage flooding and browsing.

Published online: 01 Jun 2016

Authors: Horner, G. J. & Cunningham, S. C. & Thomson, J. R. & Baker, P. J. & Mac Nally, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Multiple pressures (land-use change, water extraction and climate change) interact to influence biodiversity and ecosystem processes, but direct evide...

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Effect of culling on individual badger Meles meles behaviour: potential implications for bovine tuberculosis transmission.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Ham, C. & Donnelly, C. A. & Astley, K. L. & Jackson, S. Y. B. & Woodroffe, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Culling wildlife as a form of disease management can have unexpected and sometimes counterproductive outcomes. In the UK, badgers Meles meles are cull...

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Local biodiversity erosion in south Brazilian grasslands under moderate levels of landscape habitat loss.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Staude, I. R. & Vélez-Martin, E. & Andrade, B. O. & Podgaiski, L. R. & Boldrini, I. I. & Mendonça Júnior, M. & Pillar, V. D. & Overbeck, G. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Habitat loss is one of the greatest threats to biodiversity, exerting negative effects on the ecological viability of natural vegetation remnants. The...

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How traffic facilitates population expansion of invasive species along roads: the case of common ragweed in Germany.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Lemke, A. & Kowarik, I. & Lippe, M. von der

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Because common ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia L., henceforth Ambrosia) has negative effects on human health, it is a common focus for management, wh...

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Hedgerow trees and extended-width field margins enhance macro-moth diversity: implications for management.

Published online: 19 Dec 2012

Authors: Merckx, T. & Marini, L. & Feber, R. E. & Macdonald, D. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Improving the effectiveness of agri-environment schemes is essential for reversing declines in farmland biodiversity. Crucial to achieving this is ide...

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Experimental rewilding enhances grassland functional composition and pollinator habitat use.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Garrido, P. & Mårell, A. & Öckinger, E. & Skarin, A. & Jansson, A. & Thulin, C. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Semi-natural grasslands are rich in biodiversity and thus important habitats for conservation, yet they are experiencing rapid declines due to agricul...

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