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Habitat destruction and the extinction debt revisited: The Allee effect
(Elsevier Inc., 2009)
Habitat destruction, often caused by anthropogenic disturbance, can lead to the extinction of species at an unprecedented rate. It is important, therefore, to consider habitat destruction when assessing population viability. ...
The distribution and diversity of insular ants: do exotic species play by different rules?
(John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2016)
Aim To examine the relationship between island characteristics (area, distance to the nearest continent, climate and human population size) and ant species richness, as well as the factors underlying global geographical ...
Approaches and mechanisms for ecologically based pest management across multiple scales
(Elsevier B.V., 2016)
The past 50 years have seen substantial change of agroecosystems in the world, including an intensified use of agrochemicals and expansion of cropland, resulting in a rapid loss of biodiversity and a reduction of ecosystem ...
Does land abandonment decrease species richness and abundance of plants and animals in Mediterranean grasslands, arable lands and permanent croplands?
Background: Obscured by the more prevalent discussion of intensification and expansion of agricultural land, the impacts of the abandonment of many grasslands and croplands of the world in recent decades have received limited ...