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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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Successional response of a tropical forest termite assemblage to experimental habitat perturbation.

Published online: 14 Mar 2000

Authors: Davies, R. G. & Eggleton, P. & Dibog, L. & Lawton, J. H. & Bignell, D. E. & Brauman, A. & Hartmann, C. & Nunes, L. & Holt, J. & Rouland, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The successional response of a termite assemblage to the experimental perturbation of forest habitat was studied in southern Cameroon, to determine th...

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Contrasting impacts of land-use change on phylogenetic and functional diversity of tropical forest birds.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Chapman, P. M. & Tobias, J. A. & Edwards, D. P. & Davies, R. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biodiversity conservation strategies increasingly target maintaining evolutionary history and the resilience of ecosystem function, not just species r...

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The legacy of forest disturbance on stream ecosystem functioning.

Published online: 23 Jul 2021

Authors: Frainer, A. & McKie, B. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Forest clearance is a pervasive disturbance worldwide, but many of its impacts are regarded as transient, diminishing in intensity as forest recovers....

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Barriers to restoration: pollution alters nurse effects for an ecosystem engineer.

Published online: 28 Dec 2021

Authors: Cameron, H. & Amor, M. D. & Bellgrove, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Nurse plants modify the environment beneath their canopies to create favourable habitats for propagule recruitment. Nurse plants are potentially valua...

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Decomposer communities in human-impacted streams: species dominance rather than richness affects leaf decomposition.

Published online: 16 Oct 2013

Authors: Tolkkinen, M. & Mykrä, H. & Markkola, A. M. & Aisala, H. & Vuori, K. M. & Lumme, J. & Pirttilä, A. M. & Muotka, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

There is compelling evidence that anthropogenic disturbance can decrease biodiversity and impair ecological functioning. A major challenge to biodiver...

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Density-related effects of deer browsing on the regeneration dynamics of boreal forests.

Published online: 18 Jul 2007

Authors: Tremblay, J. P. & Huot, J. & Potvin, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The density of large herbivores is a major driver of forest ecosystem structure and function in conjunction with episodic disturbances, especially in ...

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