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What are the forthcoming legislative issues of interest to ecologists and conservationists in 2018?

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Sutherland, W. J. & Burke, E. & Morrison-Bell, C. & Clements, A. & Martin, J. & Mitchell, C. & Monk, K. A. & Bieberstein, K. R. von & Thompson, D. B. A.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper covers the eighth assessment of the forthcoming legislation that are considered to have likely consequences for the environment or for ecol...

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Catchment-scale peatland restoration benefits stream ecosystem biodiversity.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Ramchunder, S. J. & Brown, L. E. & Holden, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Drainage of peat-dominated catchments across the world has caused widespread degradation of peat and freshwater ecosystem services. In the UK, an esti...

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Studies in sheep populations and environment in the mountains of north-west Wales. 2. Contemporary distribution of sheep populations and environment.

Published online: 01 Jan 1975

Authors: Hughes, R. E. & Dale, J. & Mountford, M. D. & Williams, I. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Average summer sheep population densities in ewe units/ha at 56 sites in Snowdonia in 1957-68 were 4.99-10.65 on herb-rich Agrostis tenuis/Festuca ovi...

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Tests of different methods for measuring and estimating utilization rate of heather (Calluna vulgaris) by vertebrate herbivores.

Published online: 07 Nov 1992

Authors: Armstrong, H. M. & Macdonald, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In a field study at a hill sheep farm in the Tweedsmuir hills of SE Scotland the precision of 4 methods for measuring utilization rate of C. vulgaris ...

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Foraging habitat preferences of vespertilionid bats in Britain.

Published online: 21 Oct 1996

Authors: Walsh, A. L. & Harris, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The selection of foraging habitats by vespertilionid bats in Britain was quantified using a stratified sample of 1030 1-km squares. Quantitative analy...

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Studies in the grazing of heather moorland in North-East Scotland. II. Response of heather.

Published online: 10 Sep 1984

Authors: Welch, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Trends in heather cover, ht. and standing crop were observed at 32 sites during 1969-72. Significant trends in heather cover and biomass occurred at m...

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Towards effective area-specific agricultural nature management in Noord-Brabant. Collective guideline within the framework of the ANLb2016 plan.

Published online: 23 Nov 2016

Authors: Schotman, A. G. M. & Ottburg, F. G. W. A. & Poelmans, W. J. C. & Corporaal, A.

Content type: Bulletin

The Dutch guidelines for nature management in rural areas (ANLb2016) distinguishes for the province Noord-Brabant 6 habitat types. These habitat types...

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Effects of upland afforestation on some birds of the adjacent moorlands.

Published online: 21 May 1990

Authors: Avery, M. I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Bird numbers were estimated on areas adjacent to conifer plantations at 62 sites, each of 640 ha, in three areas of northern Scotland. The results var...

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Plant uptake of radiocaesium on heather moorland grazed by sheep.

Published online: 12 Jun 1993

Authors: Salt, C. A. & Mayes, R. W.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A hill pasture on an iron podzol in NE Scotland comprising areas of heather-dominated vegetation and Deschampsia flexuosa grassland was grazed by shee...

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The effects of livestock grazing on foliar arthropods associated with bird diet in upland grasslands of Scotland.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Dennis, P. & Skartveit, J. & McCracken, D. I. & Pakeman, R. J. & Beaton, K. & Kunaver, A. & Evans, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Upland biotopes have conservation importance for their typical plant and animal species. Recently, the condition of upland habitats has deteriorated w...

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