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The aims of this study were (1) to determine the relative importance of the independent effects of forest cover and fragmentation on the distribution of forest breeding birds, and (2) to test theExpand
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Fragmentation effects on forest birds : Relative influence of woodland cover and configuration on landscape occupancy
: Habitat fragmentation has been shown to influence the abundance, movements, and persistence of many species. We asked the following questions: (1) Do species respond mainly to habitat loss or toExpand
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Are natural microcosms useful model systems for ecology?
Several recent, high-impact ecological studies feature natural microcosms as tools for testing effects of fragmentation, metacommunity theory or links between biodiversity and ecosystem processes.Expand
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Why Are Predators More Sensitive to Habitat Size than Their Prey? Insights from Bromeliad Insect Food Webs
Ecologists have hypothesized that the exponent of species‐area power functions (z value) should increase with trophic level. The main explanation for this pattern has been that specialist predatorsExpand
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Continued decline of an Atlantic cod population: how important is gray seal predation?
The continental shelf ecosystem on the Eastern Scotian Shelf (ESS) has experienced drastic changes. Once common top predators are a small fraction of their historical abundance, and much of theExpand
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Estimating concentrations of essential omega-3 fatty acids in the ocean: supply and demand
ocean: supply and demand Suzanne M. Budge1*, Emmanuel Devred2, Marie-Helene Forget2, Venetia Stuart2, M. Kurtis Trzcinski2, Shubha Sathyendranath3,2, and Trevor Platt3,2 Process Engineering andExpand
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Movements, environmental associations, and presumed spawning locations of Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) in the northwest Atlantic determined using archival satellite pop-up tags
Large Atlantic halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus) off the eastern coast of Canada were tagged with pop-up satellite archival transmission tags (N = 17) to track movements, determine ambient depthExpand
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Stability of pitcher‐plant microfaunal populations depends on food web structure
Enrichment (increasing K) destabilizes simple consumer-resource interactions, but increasing food web complexity in various ways can remove this paradox of enrichment. We varied resources and numberExpand
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Constraints on the functional trait space of aquatic invertebrates in bromeliads
Functional traits are commonly used in predictive models that link environmental drivers and community structure to ecosystem functioning. A prerequisite is to identify robust sets of continuous axesExpand
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