Recent Submissions

  • Mortality of Atlantic salmon after catch and release angling: assessment of a recreational Atlantic salmon fishery in a changing climate 

    Van Leeuwen, Travis E.; Dempson, J. Brian; Burke, Chantelle M.; Kelly, Nicholas I.; Robertson, Martha J.; Lennox, Robert J.; Havn, Torgeir Børresen; Svenning, Martin; Hinks, Ross; Guzzo, Matthew M.; Thorstad, Eva Bonsak; Purchase, Craig F.; Bates, Amanda E. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Human activities have the potential to accelerate population-level decline by contributing to climate warming and decreasing the capacity of species to survive warming temperatures. Here we build a predictive model to test ...
  • Evaluating the use of local ecological knowledge (LEK) in determining habitat preference and occurrence of multiple large carnivores 

    Madsen, Emily K.; Elliot, Nicholas B.; Mjingo, Ernest E.; Masenga, Emmanuel H.; Jackson, Craig Ryan; May, Roelof Frans; Røskaft, Eivin; Broekhuis, Femke (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Understanding habitat preferences and distribution of threatened species is a cornerstone of conservation, however many of the techniques available can be resource intensive. One cost-effective method is by collecting ...
  • Evaluating cumulative effects of small scale hydropower development using GIS modelling and representativeness assessments 

    Erikstad, Lars; Hagen, Dagmar; Stange, Erik; Bakkestuen, Vegar (Journal article, 2020)
    Assessing cumulative effects are a vital task for strategic environmental assessments (SEA) but lack of consistent methodology has hampered the development and implementation of useful tools. We present a model for GIS and ...
  • Foraging tactics in dynamic sea-ice habitats affect individual state in a long-ranging seabird 

    Tarroux, Arnaud; Cherel, Yves; Fauchald, Per; Kato, Akiko; Love, Oliver P.; Ropert-Coudert, Yan; Spreen, Gunnar; Varpe, Øystein; Weimerskirch, Henri; Yoccoz, Nigel; Zahn, Sandrine; Descamps, Sebastien (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    1. Individual heterogeneity in diet and foraging behaviour is common in wild animal populations, and can be a strong determinant of how populations respond to environmental changes. Within populations, variation in ...
  • COVID-19 lockdowns cause global air pollution declines 

    Venter, Alexander Samuel; Aunan, Kristin; Chowdhury, Sourangsu; Lelieveld, Jos (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    The lockdown response to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has caused an unprecedented reduction in global economic and transport activity. We test the hypothesis that this has reduced tropospheric and ground-level air ...
  • Towards a systematics of ecodiversity: The EcoSyst framework 

    Halvorsen, Rune; Skarpaas, Olav; Bryn, Anders; Bratli, Harald; Erikstad, Lars; Simensen, Trond; Lieungh, Eva (Journal article, 2020)
    Background Although a standard taxonomy of organisms has existed for nearly 300 years, no consensus has yet been reached on principles for systematization of ecological diversity (i.e., the co‐ordinated variation of abiotic ...
  • Paint it black: Efficacy of increased wind turbine rotor blade visibility to reduce avian fatalities 

    May, Roelof Frans; Nygård, Torgeir; Falkdalen, Ulla; Åström, Jens; Hamre, Øyvind; Stokke, Bård Gunnar (Peer reviewed, 2020)
    As wind energy deployment increases and larger wind-power plants are considered, bird fatalities through collision with moving turbine rotor blades are expected to increase. However, few (cost-) effective deterrent or ...
  • Meta-analysis of multidecadal biodiversity trends in Europe 

    Pilotto, Francesca; Kühn, Ingolf; Adrian, Rita; Alber, Renate; Alignier, Audrey; Andrews, Christopher; Bäck, Jaana; Barbaro, Luc; Beaumont, Deborah; Beenaerts, Natalie; Benham, Sue; Boukal, David S.; Bretagnolle, Vincent; Camatti, Elisa; Canullo, Roberto; Cardoso, Patricia G.; Ens, Bruno J.; Everaert, Gert; Evtimova, Vesela V.; Feuchtmayr, Heidrun; García-Gonzále, Ricardo; Gómez García, Daniel; Grandin, Ulf; Gutowski, Jerzy M.; Hadar, Liat; Halada, Lubos; Halassy, Melinda; Hummel, Herman; Huttunen, Kaisa-Leena; Jaroszewicz, Bogdan; Jensen, Thomas Correll; Kalivoda, Henrik; Schmidt, Inger Kappel; Kröncke, Ingrid; Leinonen, Reima; Martinho, Filipe; Meesenburg, Henning; Meyer, Julia; Minerbi, Stefano; Monteith, Don; Nikolov, Boris P.; Oro, Daniel; Ozoliņš, Dāvis; Padedda, Bachisio M.; Pallett, Denise; Pansera, Marco; Pardal, Miguel Ângelo; Petriccione, Bruno; Pipan, Tanja (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Local biodiversity trends over time are likely to be decoupled from global trends, as local processes may compensate or counteract global change. We analyze 161 long-term biological time series (15–91 years) collected ...
  • Alien species in Norway: results from quantitative ecological impact assessments 

    Sandvik, Hanno; Hilmo, Olga; Henriksen, Snorre; Elven, Reidar; Åsen, Per Arvid; Hegre, Hanne; Pedersen, Oddvar; Pedersen, Per Anker; Solstad, Heidi; Vandvik, Vigdis; Westergaard, Kristine Bakke; Ødegaard, Frode; Åström, Sandra Charlotte Helene; Elven, Hallvard; Endrestøl, Anders; Gammelmo, Øivind; Hatteland, Bjørn Arild; Solheim, Halvor; Nordén, Björn; Sundheim, Leif; Talgø, Venche; Falkenhaug, Tone; Gulliksen, Bjørn; Jelmert, Anders; Oug, Eivind; Sundet, Jan Henry; Forsgren, Elisabet; Finstad, Anders Gravbrøt; Hesthagen, Trygve H.; Nedreaas, Kjell Harald; Wienerroither, Rupert; Husa, Vivian; Fredriksen, Stein; Sjøtun, Kjersti; Steen, Henning; Hansen, Haakon; Hamnes, Inger Sofie; Karlsbakk, Egil; Magnusson, Christer; Ytrehus, Bjørnar; Pedersen, Hans Christian; Swenson, Jon; Syvertsen, Per Ole; Stokke, Bård Gunnar; Gjershaug, Jan Ove; Dolmen, Dag; Kjærstad, Gaute; Johnsen, Stein Ivar; Jensen, Thomas Correll; Hassel, Kristian; Gederaas, Lisbeth (Journal article, 2020)
    1. Due to globalisation, trade and transport, the spread of alien species is increasing dramatically. Some alien species become ecologically harmful by threatening native biota. This can lead to irreversible changes in ...
  • Long-Term Consequences of Water Pumping on the Ecosystem Functioning of Lake Sekšu, Latvia 

    Zawiska, Izabela; Dimante-Deimantovica, Inta; Luoto, Tomi P.; Rzodkiewicz, Monika; Saarni, Saija; Stivrins, Normunds; Wojciech, Tylmann; Lanka, Anna; Robeznieks, Martins; Jilbert, Tom (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Cultural eutrophication, the process by which pollution due to human activity speeds up natural eutrophication, is a widespread and consequential issue. Here, we present the 85-year history of a small, initially Lobelia–Isoëtes ...
  • Making Messy Data Work for Conservation 

    Dobson, A.D.M.; Milner-Gulland, E.J.; Aebischer, Nicholas J.; Beale, Colin M.; Brozovic, Robert; Coals, Peter; Critchlow, Rob; Dancer, Anthony; Greve, Michelle; Hinsley, Amy; Ibbett, Harriet; Johnston, Alison; Kuiper, Timothy; Le Comber, Steven; Mahood, Simon P.; Moore, Jennifer F.; Nilsen, Erlend Birkeland; Pocock, Michael J.O.; Quinn, Anthony; Travers, Henry; Wilfred, Paulo; Wright, Joss; Keane, Aidan (Journal article, 2020)
    Conservationists increasingly use unstructured observational data, such as citizen science records or ranger patrol observations, to guide decision making. These datasets are often large and relatively cheap to collect, ...
  • Conserving on the edge: genetic variation and structure in Northern populations of the endangered plant Dracocephalum ruyschiana L. (Lamiaceae) 

    Kyrkjeeide, Magni Olsen; Westergaard, Kristine Bakke; Kleven, Oddmund; Evju, Marianne; Endrestøl, Anders; Brandrud, Marie Kristine; Stabbetorp, Odd Egil (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Loss of biodiversity is accelerating, including the loss of genetic diversity. Conservation of small, isolated populations may be important, as they can provide valuable contributions to overall genetic variation and ...
  • Improving collaboration between ecosystem service communities and the IPBES science-policy platform 

    Washbourne, C.-L.; Dendoncker, N.; Jacobs, S.; Mascarenhas, A.; De Longueville, F.; van Oudenhoven, A. P. E.; Schroter, M.; Willemen, L.; Campagne, S.; Jones, S.K.; Garcia-Llorente, M.; Iniesta-Arandi, I.; Baró, F.; Fisher, J.; Forster, J. L.; Jericó-Daminelo, C.; Lecina-Diaz, J.; Lavorel, S.; Lliso, B.; Montealgre Talero, C.; Morán-Ordóñez, A.; Roces-Díaz, J.V.; Schlaepfer, M.A.; van Dijk, Jiska Joanneke (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    The end of the first working program of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) provided an opportunity to draw lessons from its work. This perspective paper captures ...
  • Ecosystem services mapping and assessment for policy- and decision-making: Lessons learned from a comparative analysis of European case studies 

    Geneletti, Davide; Esmail, Blal Adem; Cortinovis, Chiara; Arany, Ildikó; Balzan, Mario; van Beukering, Pieter J. H.; Bicking, Sabine; Borges, Paulo AV; Borisova, Bilyana; Gil, Artur; Inghe, Ola; Kopperoinen, Leena; Kruse, Marion; Liekens, Inge; Lowicki, Damian; Mizgajski, Andrzej; Mulder, Sara; Nedkov, Stoyan; Ostergard, Hannah; Picanço, Ana; Ruskule, Anda; Santos-Martín, Fernando; Sieber, Ina M.; Svensson, Johan; Vačkářů, Dava; Veidemane, Kristina; Broekx, Steven; Burkhard, Benjamin (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    This paper analyses and compares a set of case studies on ecosystem services (ES) mapping and assessment with the purpose of formulating lessons learned and recommendations. Fourteen case studies were selected during the ...
  • Loven øst for Glomma. Om støtte for ulovlig jakt på ulv som uttrykk for politisk motstand 

    Krange, Olve; Skogen, Ketil (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Konfliktene som utspiller seg rundt forvaltningen av ulv har etablert seg som et stabilt og synlig trekk i den norske politiske offentligheten. Også på bakken, ute blant vanlige folk, er kontroversene sterke. I deler av ...
  • Vegetation response to climate warming across the forest-tundra ecotone: species-dependent upward movement 

    Løkken, Jørn Olav; Evju, Marianne; Söderström, Lars; Hofgaard, Annika (Journal article, 2020)
  • Green Apartheid: Urban green infrastructure remains unequally distributed across income and race geographies in South Africa 

    Venter, Alexander Samuel; Shackleton, Charlie M.; Van Staden, Francini; Selomane, Odirilwe; Masterson, Vanessa A. (Journal article, 2020)
    Urban green infrastructure provides ecosystem services that are essential to human wellbeing. A dearth of national-scale assessments in the Global South has precluded the ability to explore how political regimes, such as ...
  • The Political dimensions of illegal wolf hunting: anti-elitism, lack of trust in institutions and acceptance of illegal wolf killing among Norwegian hunters 

    Skogen, Ketil; Krange, Olve (Journal article, 2020)
    Qualitative studies have indicated that the illegal killing of wolves is often attributed a protest dimension. However, we have limited knowledge about the factors that impact this judgement. The present study investigates ...
  • The firebug Pyrrhocoris apterus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Hemiptera, Heteroptera) new to the Norwegian fauna – with an explosive expansion in Northern Europe 

    Endrestøl, Anders; Roth, Steffen (Journal article, 2020)
    The Firebug Pyrrhocoris apterus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Hemiptera, Heteroptera) is presented new to the Norwegian fauna. Several hundred individuals were observed in a residential area in southeast Norway, centred around two ...
  • Parturition dates in wild Eurasian lynx: evidence of a second oestrus? 

    Mattisson, Jenny; Odden, John; Linnell, John Durrus; Painer, Johanna; Persson, Jens; Andrén, Henrik (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Understanding reproductive physiology of a species is important to assess their potential to respond to environmental variation and perturbation of their social system during the mating or pre-mating seasons. We report 175 ...

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