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Edge effects of wildfire and riparian buffers along boreal forest streams.

Published online: 15 Feb 2012

Authors: Braithwaite, N. T. & Mallik, A. U.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Clearcutting and wildfire are the two major edge-creating disturbances in boreal forests. While clearcutting retains at least a 30 m buffer, wildfires...

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Determining appropriate goals for restoration of imperilled communities and species.

Published online: 13 Apr 2011

Authors: Thorpe, A. S. & Stanley, A. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Conservation and restoration practitioners often struggle to define appropriate targets for restoration. Frequently, 'pre-settlement conditions' (the ...

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Application of the fire-grazing interaction to restore a shifting mosaic on tallgrass prairie.

Published online: 15 Sep 2004

Authors: Fuhlendorf, S. D. & Engle, D. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Management of rangelands has long operated under the paradigm of minimizing spatially discrete disturbances, often under the objective of reducing inh...

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The impact of human disturbance on the breeding success of nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus on heathlands in south Dorset, England.

Published online: 22 Jul 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Murison, G.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The effects on birds of human disturbance through recreation is an issue of conservation concern. With the passage of the Countryside and Rights of Wa...

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Predictive value of plant traits to grazing along a climatic gradient in the Mediterranean.

Published online: 02 Nov 2005

Authors: Bello, F. de & Lepš, J. & Sebastià, M. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In the face of large-scale environmental changes, predicting the consequences for species composition from species' traits can be a major step towards...

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The differences between rewilding and restoring an ecologically degraded landscape.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Toit, J. T. du & Pettorelli, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Rewilding is a developing concept in ecosystem stewardship that involves reorganizing and regenerating wildness in an ecologically degraded landscape,...

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Patterns of contemporary gene flow suggest low functional connectivity of grasslands in a fragmented agricultural landscape.

Published online: 10 Apr 2013

Authors: Aavik, T. & Holderegger, R. & Edwards, P. J. & Billeter, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The success of ecological restoration is often judged by the number and abundance of species, especially rare ones that have established since restora...

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Habitat restoration benefits wild bees: a meta-analysis.

Published online: 02 May 2018

Authors: Tonietto, R. K. & Larkin, D. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Pollinator conservation is of increasing interest in the light of managed honeybee (Apis mellifera) declines, and declines in some species of wild bee...

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Quantifying ecological responses to amplified water level fluctuations in standing waters: an experimental approach.

Published online: 08 Oct 2014

Authors: Evtimova, V. V. & Donohue, I.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Global freshwater demand is increasing dramatically, with water withdrawal rates more than tripling in the last five decades. Consequently, alteration...

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Restoring ecological function in temperate grassy woodlands: manipulating soil nutrients, exotic annuals and native perennial grasses through carbon supplements and spring burns.

Published online: 04 Jan 2006

Authors: Prober, S. M. & Thiele, K. R. & Lunt, I. D. & Koen, T. B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Ecological invasions are often associated with persistent changes to underlying ecological processes. Restoration of invaded communities is dependent ...

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