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What is unmanaged forest and how does it sustain biodiversity in landscapes with a long history of intensive forestry?

Published online: 27 Oct 2021

Authors: Bruun, H. H. & Heilmann-Clausen, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A recent paper by Schall et al. (2020) concluded that beech forests managed in even-aged (EA) rotation systems were more efficient than unmanaged (UNM...

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Building an ecologically founded disease risk prioritization framework for migratory wildlife species based on contact with livestock.

Published online: 20 Oct 2021

Authors: Khanyari, M. & Robinson, S. & Morgan, E. R. & Brown, T. & Singh, N. J. & Salemgareyev, A. & Zuther, S. & Kock, R. & Milner-Gulland, E. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Shared use of rangelands by livestock and wildlife can lead to disease transmission. To align agricultural livelihoods with wildlife conservation, a m...

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Increased sediment deposition triggered by climate change impacts freshwater pearl mussel habitats and metapopulations.

Published online: 26 Oct 2021

Authors: Baldan, D. & Kiesel, J. & Hauer, C. & Jähnig, S. C. & Hein, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The freshwater pearl mussel Margaritifera margaritifera is a benthic organism sensitive to hydrological regime alterations and habitat degradation dri...

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Thresholds in forest bird communities along woody vegetation gradients in the South American Dry Chaco.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Macchi, L. & Baumann, M. & Bluhm, H. & Baker, M. & Levers, C. & Grau, H. R. & Kuemmerle, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

World-wide, tropical savannas and dry forests are under increasing pressure from land use. The environmental impacts of agricultural expansion into th...

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Have Welsh Agri-environment schemes delivered for focal species? Results from a comprehensive monitoring programme.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: MacDonald, M. A. & Angell, R. & Dines, T. D. & Dodd, S. & Haysom, K. A. & Hobson, R. & Johnstone, I. G. & Matthews, V. & Morris, A. J. & Parry, R. & Shellswell, C. H. & Skates, J. & Tordoff, G. M. & Wilberforce, E. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agri-environment schemes (AES) have been criticized for being inadequately monitored and for not delivering the expected benefits to nature. Consequen...

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Landscape-scale responses of birds to agri-environment management: a test of the English Environmental Stewardship scheme.

Published online: 01 Aug 2012

Authors: Baker, D. J. & Freeman, S. N. & Grice, P. V. & Siriwardena, G. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Agri-environment schemes (AES) are used extensively across Europe to address biodiversity declines in farmland. In England, Environmental Stewardship ...

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Global plan of action for the conservation, sustainable use and development of forest genetic resources.

Published online: 25 Feb 2015

Published by: Food and Agriculture Organization

Content type: Miscellaneous

Forest genetic resources (FGR) are the heritable materials maintained within and among tree and other woody plant species that are of actual or potent...

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Great tits can reduce caterpillar damage in apple orchards.

Published online: 19 Feb 2003

Authors: Mols, C. M. M. & Visser, M. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The potential contribution of vertebrate predators to biological control in orchards has been largely overlooked to date. A few studies have shown tha...

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Long-term vegetation recovery on reclaimed coal surface mines in the eastern USA.

Published online: 19 Feb 2003

Authors: Holl, K. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

While reclamation of degraded landscapes is becoming increasingly common, few studies have investigated the long-term effects of reclamation efforts o...

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Community-based approach to sustainable stingless beekeeping in Sorsogon, Philippines.

Published online: 12 Jun 2019

Authors: Jovillano-Mostoles, M. D.

Content type: Bulletin

Stingless beekeeping technology as an alternative livelihood in the Bicol region involves hunters, beekeepers, and assemblers of bee products. However...

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