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Mangroves and People: Local Ecosystem Services in a Changing Climate

Book Chapter
Huxham, M., Dencer-Brown, A., Diele, K., Kathiresan, K., Nagelkerken, I., & Wanjiru, C. (2017)
Mangroves and People: Local Ecosystem Services in a Changing Climate. In V. H. Rivera-Monroy, S. Y. (. Lee, E. Kristensen, & R. Twilley (Eds.), Mangrove Ecosystems: A Global Biogeographic Perspective, 245-274. Springer Verlag. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-62206-4_8
Mangrove forests provide many services, some of which are used mostly or exclusively by local people, often the relatively poor and marginalised. Here, such ‘local ecosystem s...

The effects of salinity on growth and survival of mangrove seedlings changes with age

Journal Article
Kodikara, K. A. S., Jayatissa, L. P., Huxham, M., Dahdouh-Guebas, F., & Koedam, N. (2018)
The effects of salinity on growth and survival of mangrove seedlings changes with age. Acta botânica brasilica Sociedade Botânica do Brasil, 32(1), 37-46. https://doi.org/10.1590/0102-33062017abb0100
Six-wide ranging mangrove species, Rhizophora apiculata, R. mucronata, Avicennia marina, A. officinalis, Bruguiera gymnorrhiza, and B. sexangula, were selected to study the gr...

Community heterogeneity of aquatic macroinvertebrates in urban ponds at a multi-city scale

Journal Article
Hill, M. J., Biggs, J., Thornhill, I., Briers, R. A., Ledger, M., Gledhill, D. G., …Hassall, C. (2018)
Community heterogeneity of aquatic macroinvertebrates in urban ponds at a multi-city scale. Landscape Ecology, 33(3), 389-405. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10980-018-0608-1
Purpose Urbanisation is a leading cause of biotic homogenisation in urban ecosystems. However, there has been little research examining the effect of urbanisation and biotic h...

At what spatial scale should risk screenings of translocated freshwater fishes be undertaken – river basin district or climo-geographic designation?

Journal Article
Dodd, J., Vilizzi, L., Bean, C., Davison, P. I., & Copp, G. H. (2019)
At what spatial scale should risk screenings of translocated freshwater fishes be undertaken – river basin district or climo-geographic designation?. Biological Conservation, 230, 122-130
To inform aquatic conservation policy and management decisions, translocated freshwater fish species, i.e. those native to part but not all of Great Britain (GB), were assess...

Fusiforma themisticola n. gen., n. sp., a New Genus and Species of Apostome Ciliate Infecting the Hyperiid Amphipod Themisto libellula in the Canadian Beaufort Sea (Arctic Ocean), and Establishment of the Pseudocolliniidae (Ciliophora, Apostomatia)

Journal Article
Chantangsi, C., Lynn, D. H., Rueckert, S., Prokopowicz, A. J., Panha, S., & Leander, B. S. (2013)
Fusiforma themisticola n. gen., n. sp., a New Genus and Species of Apostome Ciliate Infecting the Hyperiid Amphipod Themisto libellula in the Canadian Beaufort Sea (Arctic Ocean), and Establishment of the Pseudocolliniidae (Ciliophora, Apostomatia). Protist, 164(6), 793-810. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.protis.2013.09.001
A novel parasitic ciliate Fusiforma themisticola n. gen., n. sp. was discovered infecting 4.4% of the hyperiid amphipod Themisto libellula. Ciliates were isolated from a forma...

An acute outbreak of equine dysautonomia (equine grass sickness) in a group of eight Przewalski's horses (Equus ferus [caballus] przewalskii)

Journal Article
Girling, S. J., Fraser, M. A., Richardson, D., Harley, J., Ireland, J. L., Naylor, A., & Milne, E. (2017)
An acute outbreak of equine dysautonomia (equine grass sickness) in a group of eight Przewalski's horses (Equus ferus [caballus] przewalskii). Equine Veterinary Education, 29(7), 358-361. https://doi.org/10.1111/eve.12493
Equine grass sickness (EGS) is a neurodegenerative disease affecting grazing equids of which a single case of the chronic clinical presentation has previously been reported in...

Male mate choice and male-male competition coexist in the humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae).

Journal Article
Craig, A. S., Herman, L. M. & Pack, A. A. (2002)
Male mate choice and male-male competition coexist in the humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae). Canadian Journal of Zoology. 80, 745-755. doi:10.1139/z02-050. ISSN 0008-4301
Male humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) outnumber females on the winter grounds and compete physically for proximity to females. Analyses of identification photographs c...

Eutrophication

Book Chapter
Briers, R. (2015)
Eutrophication. In Encyclopedia of Sustainable Tourism, 226. CAB International Publishing
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Spatial patterns in pond invertebrate communities: separating environmental and distance effects

Journal Article
Briers, R. A., & Biggs, J. (2005)
Spatial patterns in pond invertebrate communities: separating environmental and distance effects. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 15(6), 549-557. doi:10.1002/aqc.742
1.The nature and extent of spatial pattern in communities has important implications for their dynamics and conservation. Previous studies of pond ecosystems, over relatively ...

Pup escorting in the communal breeding banded mongoose: behavior, benefits and maintenance.

Journal Article
Gilchrist, J. (2004)
Pup escorting in the communal breeding banded mongoose: behavior, benefits and maintenance. Behavioral ecology official journal of the International Society for Behavioral Ecology. 15, 952-960. doi:10.1093/beheco/arh071. ISSN 1465-7279
In cooperatively breeding species, helpers typically provide food to offspring, and distribute food throughout the brood or litter. However, in the communal breeding banded mo...