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Does fire increase the spatial heterogeneity of bird communities in Mediterranean landscapes
The occurrence of large burnt areas has increased considerably in southern Europe in recent years. In order to design management plans to prevent large wildfires while preserving biodiversity,Expand
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BIRD COMMUNITY SUCCESSION AFTER FIRE IN A DRY MEDI- TERRANEAN SHRUBLAND
) started bird successional stud-ies in the Mediterranean Basin and showed thattrends in bird populations were dependent on howvegetation regenerated. Thus, bird communitiesreached pre-fire speciesExpand
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Does fire increase the seasonal variability of bird communities? A case in Mediterranean shrublands
Les incendies, phanomenes habituels dans les paysages mediterraneens, sont l'une des principales perturbations ecologiques des systemes terrestres. On a cherche a verifier l'hypothese selon laquelleExpand
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Post-fire dynamics in Mediterranean shrublands: are bird communities structured by arthropod availability?
The relationship between arthropod availability and bird energy requirements was studied in Mediterranean shrublands. Specifically, we tested the hypothesis that food availability is a possibleExpand
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Hematological and biochemical parameters in pollution-exposed mice.
The selection of a model in life sciences research, especially when dealing with environmental effects of pollution, poses the dilema of prioritizing one of the terms of the dialectic pair “realismExpand
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