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Effects of the North Atlantic Oscillation on growth and phenology of stream insects

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Briers, R. A., Gee, J. H. R., & Geoghegan, R. (2004)
Effects of the North Atlantic Oscillation on growth and phenology of stream insects. Ecography, 27(6), 811-817. doi:10.1111/j.0906-7590.2004.04005.x
Climatic variation associated with the North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO) influences terrestrial and marine ecosystems, but its effects on river and stream ecosystems are less w...

Ecological role and services of tropical mangrove ecosystems: A reassessment.

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Lee, S. Y., Primavera, J. H., Dahdouh-Guebas, F., McKee, K., Bosire, J. O., Cannicci, S., …Record, S. (2014)
Ecological role and services of tropical mangrove ecosystems: A reassessment. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 23, 726-743. https://doi.org/10.1111/geb.12155
Aim To reassess the capacity of mangroves for ecosystem services in the light of recent data. Location Global mangrove ecosystems. Methods We review four long‐standing roles...

Parasitic infection of the hyperiid amphipod Themisto libellula in the Canadian Beaufort Sea (Arctic Ocean), with a description of Ganymedes themistos sp. n. (Apicomplexa, Eugregarinorida)

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Prokopowicz, A. J., Rueckert, S., Leander, B. S., Michaud, J., & Fortier, L. (2010)
Parasitic infection of the hyperiid amphipod Themisto libellula in the Canadian Beaufort Sea (Arctic Ocean), with a description of Ganymedes themistos sp. n. (Apicomplexa, Eugregarinorida). Polar Biology, 33(10), 1339-1350. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00300-010-0821-0
Two parasites were found in the hyperiid amphipod Themisto libellula sampled with nets and collected by sediment traps over the annual cycle in the Canadian Beaufort Sea. The ...

Mangrove fish: a comparison of community structure between forested and cleared habitats

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Huxham, M., Kimani, E., & Augley, J. (2004)
Mangrove fish: a comparison of community structure between forested and cleared habitats. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 60(4), 637-647. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2004.03.003
The fish communities of mangrove and cleared sites were investigated in Gazi Bay, Kenya. Five forested sites were compared with paired sites that had been cleared of mangroves...

Migratory timing of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) in the central North Pacific varies with age, sex and reproductive status.

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Craig, A. S., Herman, L. M., Gabriele, C. M., & Pack, A. A. (2002)
Migratory timing of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) in the central North Pacific varies with age, sex and reproductive status. Behaviour, 140, (981-1000). doi:10.1163/156853903322589605. ISSN 0005-7959
Humpback whales migrate seasonally between high-latitude summer feeding grounds and low-latitude winter breeding grounds. Identification photographs of humpback whales were co...

The Sustainability of Whale-watching in Scotland

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Woods-Ballard, A., Parsons, E., Velander, K., Hughes, A., Ladle, R., & Warburton, C. (2003)
The Sustainability of Whale-watching in Scotland. Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 11(1), 40-55. doi:10.1080/09669580308667192
Scotland's tourism trade grosses £2.5 billion annually and supports 180,000 jobs; whale-watching is an important part of this activity. Whales and dolphins are the country's n...

Predator reduction with habitat management can improve songbird nest success: Predator Reduction and Songbird Nest Success

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White, P. J. C., Stoate, C., Szczur, J., & Norris, K. (2014)
Predator reduction with habitat management can improve songbird nest success: Predator Reduction and Songbird Nest Success. The journal of wildlife management, 78(3), 402-412. https://doi.org/10.1002/jwmg.687
Predation pressure on many threatened species, including European farmland songbirds, may have increased over recent decades. Predator reduction to protect declining bird popu...

Estimating abundance of striped hyenas (Hyaena hyaena) in the Negev Desert of Israel using camera traps and closed capture–recapture models

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Tichon, J., Rotem, G., & Ward, P. (2017)
Estimating abundance of striped hyenas (Hyaena hyaena) in the Negev Desert of Israel using camera traps and closed capture–recapture models. European journal of wildlife research, 63(1), https://doi.org/10.1007/s10344-016-1069-y
Estimating key state variables (e.g., abundance/density) of threatened/endangered species is a difficult yet crucial task. These variables are essential for wildlife conservat...

Consistent patterns of high alpha and low beta diversity in tropical parasitic and free-living protists

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Lentendu, G., Mahé, F., Bass, D., Rueckert, S., Stoeck, T., & Dunthorn, M. (2018)
Consistent patterns of high alpha and low beta diversity in tropical parasitic and free-living protists. Molecular Ecology, 27(13), 2846-2857. https://doi.org/10.1111/mec.14731
Tropical animals and plants are known to have high alpha diversity within forests, but low beta diversity between forests. By contrast, it is unknown if microbes inhabiting th...

Harnessing the climate mitigation, conservation and poverty alleviation potential of seagrasses: prospects for developing blue carbon initiatives and payment for ecosystem service programmes

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Hejnowicz, A. P., Kennedy, H., Rudd, M. A., & Huxham, M. R. (2015)
Harnessing the climate mitigation, conservation and poverty alleviation potential of seagrasses: prospects for developing blue carbon initiatives and payment for ecosystem service programmes. Frontiers in Marine Science, 2, https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2015.00032
Seagrass ecosystems provide numerous ecosystem services that support coastal communities around the world. They sustain abundant marine life as well as commercial and artisana...