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Exploring the potential for 'gene conservation units' to conserve genetic diversity in wild populations.

Published online: 03 Jul 2021

Authors: Minter, M. & O'Brien, D. & Cottrell, J. & Ennos, R. & Hill, J. K. & Hall, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Genetic diversity is important for species persistence and Gene Conservation Units (GCUs) have been implemented for forest trees to protect genetic di...

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Taming wildlife disease: bridging the gap between science and management.

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Joseph, M. B. & Mihaljevic, J. R. & Arellano, A. L. & Kueneman, J. G. & Preston, D. L. & Cross, P. C. & Johnson, P. T. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Parasites and pathogens of wildlife can threaten biodiversity, infect humans and domestic animals, and cause significant economic losses, providing in...

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Twenty years of rest returns grazing potential, but not palatable plant diversity, to Karoo rangeland, South Africa.

Published online: 04 Aug 2010

Authors: Seymour, C. L. & Milton, S. J. & Joseph, G. S. & Dean, W. R. J. & Ditlhobolo, T. & Cumming, G. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Up to 73% of the world's rangelands are degraded, and increasing demand for meat in developing countries and a growing human population are likely to ...

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The sound of recovery: coral reef restoration success is detectable in the soundscape.

Published online: 14 Jun 2022

Authors: Lamont, T. A. C. & Williams, B. & Chapuis, L. & Prasetya, M. E. & Seraphim, M. J. & Harding, H. R. & May, E. B. & Janetski, N. & Jompa, J. & Smith, D. J. & Radford, A. N. & Simpson, S. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pantropical degradation of coral reefs is prompting considerable investment in their active restoration. However, current measures of restoration succ...

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Soil ammonium accumulation after sod cutting hampers the restoration of degraded wet heathlands.

Published online: 05 Nov 2003

Authors: Dorland, E. & Bobbink, R. & Messelink, J. H. & Verhoeven, J. T. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Restoration of formerly species-rich wet heaths and matgrass swards has not always been successful. The constraints on this restoration process are no...

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Using expert knowledge to assess uncertainties in future polar bear populations under climate change.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: O'Neill, S. J. & Osborn, T. J. & Hulme, M. & Lorenzoni, I. & Watkinson, A. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Polar bear Ursus maritimus population dynamics under conditions of climate change has become a controversial topic. A survey of expert opinion based o...

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Positive effects of liana cutting on seedlings are reduced during El Niño-induced drought.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: O'Brien, M. J. & Philipson, C. D. & Reynolds, G. & Dzulkifli, D. & Snaddon, J. L. & Ong, R. & Hector, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Liana cutting is a management practice currently applied to encourage seedling regeneration and tree growth in some logged tropical forests. However, ...

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Leaf litter from insect-resistant transgenic trees causes changes in aquatic insect community composition.

Published online: 30 Nov 2011

Authors: Axelsson, E. P. & Hjältén, J. & LeRoy, C. J. & Whitham, T. G. & Julkunen-Tiitto, R. & Wennström, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Recent research has addressed how transgenic residues from arable crops may influence adjacent waterways, aquatic consumers and important ecosystem pr...

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Using multiple data sources provides density estimates for endangered Florida panther.

Published online: 31 Jul 2013

Authors: Sollmann, R. & Gardner, B. & Chandler, R. B. & Shindle, D. B. & Onorato, D. P. & Royle, J. A. & O'Connell, A. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

To assess recovery of endangered species, reliable information on the size and density of the target population is required. In practice, however, thi...

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Comparing the efficacy of agri-environment schemes to enhance bumble bee abundance and diversity on arable field margins.

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Carvell, C. & Meek, W. R. & Pywell, R. F. & Goulson, D. & Nowakowski, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Declines in abundance and diversity of bumble bees (Bombus spp.) in Europe have been linked to agricultural intensification and the resulting loss of ...

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