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Nature-reliant, low-income households face the highest rates of woody-plant encroachment in South Africa.

Published online: 09 Aug 2022

Authors: White, J. D. M. & Stevens, N. & Fisher, J. T. & Archibald, S. & Reynolds, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Woody-plant encroachment is an under-recognized consequence of land degradation. This phenomenon is common in rangeland ecosystems, where woody plants...

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The modelled effects of differing fire management strategies on the conifer Callitris verrucosa within semi-arid mallee vegetation in Australia.

Published online: 17 May 2006

Authors: Bradstock, R. A. & Bedward, M. & Cohn, J. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Callitris verrucosa is an obligate-seeder co-dominant within flammable semi-arid mallee shrublands in southern Australia. We sought to determine if th...

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Co-designed management scenarios shape the responses of seasonally dry forests to changing climate and fire regimes.

Published online: 25 Nov 2020

Authors: Maxwell, C. J. & Serra-Diaz, J. M. & Scheller, R. M. & Thompson, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Climate change is altering disturbance regimes and recovery rates of forests globally. The future of these forests will depend on how climate change i...

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Refining thresholds in coupled fire-vegetation models to improve management of encroaching woody plants in grasslands.

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Twidwell, D. & Fuhlendorf, S. D. & Taylor, C. A., Jr. & Rogers, W. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Restoration priorities are typically established without quantitative information on how to overcome the thresholds that preclude successful restorati...

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Refinement of weed risk assessments for biofuels using Camelina sativa as a model species.

Published online: 03 Aug 2011

Authors: Davis, P. B. & Menalled, F. D. & Peterson, R. K. D. & Maxwell, B. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biofuel production has the potential of reducing CO2 emissions while decreasing global dependence on fossil fuels. However, concerns have been raised ...

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Marine renewable energy: potential benefits to biodiversity? An urgent call for research.

Published online: 06 Jan 2010

Authors: Inger, R. & Attrill, M. J. & Bearhop, S. & Broderick, A. C. & Grecian, W. J. & Hodgson, D. J. & Mills, C. & Sheehan, E. & Votier, S. C. & Witt, M. J. & Godley, B. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The evidence for anthropogenically induced climate change is overwhelming with the production of greenhouse gases from burning fossil fuels being a ke...

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The water-energy nexus: an earth science perspective.

Published online: 16 Nov 2016

Authors: Healy, R. W. & Alley, W. M. & Engle, M. A. & McMahon, P. B. & Bales, J. D.

Content type: Bulletin

Water availability and use are closely connected with energy development and use. Water cannot be delivered to homes, businesses, and industries witho...

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Empirical determination of severe trauma in seals from collisions with tidal turbine blades.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Onoufriou, J. & Brownlow, A. & Moss, S. & Hastie, G. & Thompson, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tidal energy converters (turbines) are being developed in many countries as part of attempts to reduce reliance on hydrocarbon fuels. However, the mov...

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Calculations of gaseous and particulate emissions from German agriculture 1990-2016 report on methods and data (RMD) submission 2018.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Haenel, H. D. & Rösemann, C. & Dämmgen, U. & Döring, U. & Wulf, S. & Eurich-Menden, B. & Freibauer, A. & Döhler, H. & Schreiner, C. & Osterburg, B.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The report at hand (including a comprehensive annex of data) serves as additional document to the National Inventory Report (NIR) on the German green ...

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An examination of the potential efficacy of high-intensity fires for reversing woody encroachment in savannas.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: Smit, I. P. J. & Asner, G. P. & Govender, N. & Vaughn, N. R. & Wilgen, B. W. van

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Frequent fires are often proposed as a way of preventing woody encroachment in savannas, yet few studies have examined whether high-intensity fires ca...

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