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Testing the effectiveness of climate change adaptation principles for biodiversity conservation.

Published online: 18 Jan 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Oliver, T. & Girardello, M. & Redhead, J. & Roy, D. & Gillings, S. & Newson, S. & Pearce-Higgins, J. & Siriwardena, G. & Harley, M. & Hodgson, N. & Morecroft, M. D. & Duffield, S. J. & Crick, H. Q. P.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Within the UK conservation community, the most widely quoted sets of adaptation principles are those produced for the UK Biodiversity Partnership and ...

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Assessing the value of roadless areas in a conservation reserve strategy: biodiversity and landscape connectivity in the northern Rockies.

Published online: 30 Mar 2005

Authors: Crist, M. R. & Wilmer, B. & Aplet, G. H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Roadless areas on United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service lands hold significant potential for the conservation of native biodiv...

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When to end releases in reintroduction programmes: demographic rates and population viability analysis of bearded vultures in the Alps.

Published online: 04 Mar 2009

Authors: Schaub, M. & Zink, R. & Beissmann, H. & Sarrazin, F. & Arlettaz, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Reintroductions are commonly used for re-establishing self-sustainable populations in formerly inhabited areas. Reintroductions are expensive, and thu...

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The vegetation N:P ratio: a new tool to detect the nature of nutrient limitation.

Published online: 16 Apr 1997

Authors: Koerselman, W. & Meuleman, A. F. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Nutrient limitation (mostly N or P) is a driving force in ecosystem development. Current techniques to determine the nature of nutrient limitation use...

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Turnover in floral composition explains species diversity and temporal stability in the nectar supply of urban residential gardens.

Published online: 14 Jun 2022

Authors: Tew, N. E. & Baldock, K. C. R. & Vaughan, I. P. & Bird, S. & Memmott, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Residential gardens are a valuable habitat for insect pollinators worldwide, but differences in individual gardening practices substantially affect th...

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Birds and butterflies respond to soil-induced habitat heterogeneity in experimental plantings of tallgrass prairie species managed as agroenergy crops in Iowa, USA.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Myers, M. C. & Mason, J. T. & Hoksch, B. J. & Cambardella, C. A. & Pfrimmer, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The maintenance of habitat heterogeneity in agricultural landscapes has been promoted as a key strategy to conserve biodiversity. Animal response to g...

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Demographic superiority with increased logging in tropical understorey insectivorous birds.

Published online: 23 Sep 2015

Authors: Umesh Srinivasan & Hines, J. E. & Suhel Quader

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Selective logging is pervasive in the tropics and is among the most urgent threats to tropical biodiversity. The vast areas of logged tropical forest ...

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On rate of increase (r): patterns of variation in Australian mammals and the implications for wildlife management.

Published online: 24 Feb 2000

Authors: Hone, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The annual rate of increase of a wildlife population is the change in abundance or density from one year to the next. This paper compares the expected...

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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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Influence of land use on plant community composition and diversity in Highland Sourveld grassland in the southern Drakensberg, South Africa.

Published online: 02 Nov 2005

Authors: O'Connor, T. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biodiversity conservation of grasslands in the face of transformation and global climate change will depend mainly on rangelands because of insufficie...

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