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Upgrades of coastal protective infrastructure affect benthic communities.

Published online: 21 Apr 2022

Authors: Mamo, L. T. & Porter, A. G. & Tagliafico, A. & Coleman, M. A. & Smith, S. D. A. & Figueira, W. F. & Kelaher, B. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Sea-level rise, storm surges, ageing and wear are forcing upgrades to breakwaters and sea walls to protect coastal areas from erosion and inundation. ...

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A degradation threshold for irreversible loss of soil productivity: a long-term case study in China.

Published online: 12 Oct 2011

Authors: Gao Yang & Zhong BingLin & Yue Hui & Wu Bin & Cao ShiXiong

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

During the past three decades, conservation and restoration biologists have increasingly recognized that ecological communities are likely to exhibit ...

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A literature review of urban effects on lowland heaths and their wildlife.

Published online: 20 Oct 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Syldata, R. S. P. B.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper reviews the urban effects on Dorset lowland heathlands and their wildlife. This urban public access places considerable pressures on the he...

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Applying ecology for cave management in China and neighbouring countries.

Published online: 03 Jun 2009

Authors: Whitten, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Caves are arguably the hottest of the biodiversity hotspots as measured by endemism and threat, yet they receive very little attention or appropriate ...

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Experimental evidence that novel land management interventions inspired by history enhance biodiversity.

Published online: 02 Jun 2021

Authors: Hawkes, R. W. & Smart, J. & Brown, A. & Jones, H. & Lane, S. A. & Lucas, C. & McGill, J. & Owens, N. & Backes, A. R. & Webb, J. R. & Wells, D. & Dolman, P. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To address biodiversity declines within semi-natural habitats, land management must cater for diverse taxonomic groups. Integrating our understanding ...

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Extinction debt of a common shrub in a fragmented landscape.

Published online: 10 Jun 2015

Authors: González-Varo, J. P. & Albaladejo, R. G. & Aizen, M. A. & Arroyo, J. & Aparicio, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Environmental stochasticity and low demographic rates may cause delayed extinctions of habitat-specialist species that were initially retained within ...

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River dams and the stability of bird communities: a hierarchical bayesian analysis in a tropical hydroelectric power plant.

Published online: 29 Dec 2020

Authors: Abreu, T. L. S. & Berg, S. B. & Faria, I. P. de & Gomes, L. P. & Marinho-Filho, J. S. & Colli, G. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effects of anthropogenic disturbance upon the stability of wildlife communities depend on the heterogeneity and connectivity of habitat remnants o...

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Role of multiple invasion mechanisms and their interaction in regulating the population dynamics of an exotic tree.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Crandall, R. M. & Knight, T. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Understanding the mechanisms that allow exotic species to have rapid population growth is an important step in the process of controlling existing inv...

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Dung beetles as indicators of change in the forests of northern Borneo.

Published online: 10 Oct 2001

Authors: Davis, A. J. & Holloway, J. D. & Huijbregts, H. & Krikken, J. & Kirk-Spriggs, A. H. & Sutton, S. L.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

We reviewed the use of dung beetles as indicators of environmental change, highlighting the influence of natural forest dynamics on species distributi...

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Spatio-temporal trends in tree cover of a tropical mesic savanna are driven by landscape disturbance.

Published online: 29 Oct 2008

Authors: Lehmann, C. E. R. & Prior, L. D. & Williams, R. J. & Bowman, D. M. J. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

How tree cover in tropical savannas changes through time and space is a major unresolved issue in ecology due to the complexity of these systems where...

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