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In this section, you will be able to view all the completed, public SCALES deliverables as well as a listing of scientific publications resulting from the project. Project logo, posters, and leaflets can be downloaded from the Media Centre.

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    Green corridors in urban landscapes affect the arthropod communities of domestic gardens

    Habitat Changes Across EU Borders

    Haldane's rule revisited: do hybrid females have a shorter lifespan? Survival of hybrids in a recent contact zone between two large gull species

    Hedgerow trees and extended-width field margins enhance macro-moth diversity: implications for management
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    High mobility reduces beta-diversity among orthopteran communities – implications for conservation

    Homogenization of lepidopteran communities in intensively cultivated agricultural landscapes
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    How far can a tortoise walk in open habitat before overheating? Implications for conservation

    How is dispersal integrated in life histories: a quantitative analysis using butterflies
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    Human Activities in Natura 2000 Sites: A Highly Diversified Conservation Network

    Identifying appropriate spatial scales of predictors in species distribution models with the random forest algorithm

    Identifying the criteria underlying the political decision for the prioritization of the Greek Natura 2000 conservation network

    Impacts of land cover data selection and trait parameterisation on dynamic modelling of species’ range expansion

    Improving conservation planning for semi-natural grasslands: Integrating connectivity into agri-environment schemes

    Increasing range mismatching of interacting species under global change is related to their ecological characteristics

    Influence of Admixture and Paleolithic Range Contractions on Current European Diversity Gradients
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    Insect Conservation

    Intergovernmental fiscal transfers to support local conservation action in Europe
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    Investigating the barriers to adopting a “human-in-nature” view in Greek biodiversity conservation

    Land-use pattern modification for optimal bird\'s conservation

    Landscape context affects the relationship between local and landscape species richness of butterflies in semi-natural habitats

    Landscape matrix modifies richness of plants and insects in grassland fragments

    Landscape moderation of biodiversity patterns and processes - eight hypotheses
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    Landscape variables impact the structure and composition of butterfly assemblages along an urbanization gradient

    Large-scale patterns of epiphytic lichen species richness: Photobiont-dependent response to climate and forest structure

    Life-history traits influence species-area relationships

    Linking indices for biodiversity monitoring to extinction risk theory
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    Local populations of endangered Maculinea (Phengaris) butterflies are flood resistant
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    Mapping ecosystem service and biodiversity changes over 70 years in a rural English county

    Mapping from heterogeneous biodiversity monitoring data sources

    Mapping functional connectivity: a landscape approach for handling multiple ecological requirements

    Mapping to inform conservation: A case study of changes in semi-natural habitats and their connectivity over 70 years

    Metapopulations of endangered Maculinea butterflies are resilient to large-scale fire

    Microfragmentation concept explains non-positive environmental heterogeneity–diversity relationships

    Minimum Area Requirements: what can we learn from the different ways to derive it, and how can we make it useful for biological conservation

    Mismatch Between Scales of Knowledge in Nepalese Forestry: Epistemology, Power, and Policy Implications

    Mittakaava ja luonnonsuojelu [Scale and nature conservation]

    Mixed reproductive strategies of the Common Moorhen on a micro-scale as revealed by genetic data

    Modeling bird species distribution change in fire prone Mediterranean landscapes: incorporating species dispersal and landscape dynamics

    Modelling invasive alien species distributions from digital biodiversity atlases. Model upscaling as a means of reconciling data at different scales

    More and more generalists: two decades of changes in the European avifauna
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    Multi-criterion assessment of landscapes for conservation

    Mycorrhizas in the Central European flora: relationships with plant life history traits and ecology

    National responsibilities for conserving habitats – a freely scalable method
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    Natura 2000 conservation network: Variability in the implementation of a common EU framework

    Natural, human and spatial constraints to expanding populations of otters in the Iberian Peninsula

    Nature Conservation – a new dimension in Open Access publishing bridging science and application
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    Nature Reserve as Social-Ecological System

    Navigating protected areas as social-ecological systems: integration pathways of French nature reserves

    Participation in the management of Greek Natura 2000 sites: Evidence from a cross-level analysis

    Patterns of beta diversity in Europe: the role of climate, land cover and distance across scales

    Payments for Ecosystem Services: Durable Habits, Dubious Nudges, Doubtful Efficacy

    Plant metacommunity structure remains unchanged during biodiversity loss in English woodlands

    Predation rates on semi-natural grasslands depend on adjacent habitat type

    Predicting ground temperatures across European landscapes

    Predicting species distributions for conservation decisions
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    Predictions of Taylor\'s power law, density dependence and pink noise from a neutrally modeled time series

    Priorities for biodiversity monitoring in Europe: a review of supranational policies and a novel scheme for integrative prioritization

    Prioritizing species for conservation planning

    Problemy społeczno-ekonomiczne przy wyznaczaniu obszarów Natura 2000 w Polsce. Socio-economic problems during Natura 2000 site selection process
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    Projecting species’ range expansion dynamics: sources of systematic biases when scaling up patterns and processes
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    Protected areas and their surrounding territory: socioecological systems in the context of ecological solidarity
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    Providing insights on habitat connectivity for male brown bears: A combination of habitat suitability and landscape graph-based models

    Public participation and environmental justice in biodiversity governance in Finland, Greece, Poland and the UK

    RangeShifter: a platform for modelling spatial eco-evolutionary dynamics and species\' responses to environmental changes
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    Rapid assessment of historic, current and future habitat quality for biodiversity around UK Natura 2000 sites
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    Refining rare weed trait syndromes along arable intensification gradients

    Relating Habitat and Climatic Niches in Birds
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    Relative importance of density-dependent regulation and environmental stochasticity for butterfly population dynamics

    Relevance of multiple spatial scales in habitat models: a case study with amphibians and grasshoppers

    Road effects on habitat richness of the Greek Natura 2000 network
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    Sampling and modelling rare species: Conceptual guidelines for the neglected majority
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    scale effectiveness of governance in biodiversity conservation. National regulatory model of biodiversity policy in Poland
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    Scale sensitivity and scale effectiveness of governance in biodiversity conservation. National regulatory model of biodiversity policy in Finland
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    Scale sensitivity and scale effectiveness of governance in biodiversity conservation. National regulatory model of biodiversity policy in GREECE
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    Scale sensitivity of drivers of environmental change across Europe

    Scale-Dependent Effects of a Heterogeneous Landscape on Genetic Differentiation in the Central American Squirrel Monkey (Saimiri oerstedii)

    Scale-specific spatial density dependence in parasitoids: a multi-factor meta-analysis

    Scaling distributional patterns of butterflies across multiple scales: Impact of range history and habitat type

    Scaling in Ecology and Biodiversity Conservation
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    Scientific contributions of extensive biodiversity monitoring

    Securing the Conservation of Biodiversity across Administrative Levels and Spatial, Temporal, and Ecological Scales
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    Selecting pseudo-absence for species distribution models: how, where and how many?

    Selection on dispersal in isolated butterfly metapopulations
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    Setting conservation targets under budgetary constraints

    Sexual size dimorphism in the ontogeny of the solitary predatory wasp Symmorphus allobrogus (Hymenoptera: Vespidae)

    Simple process-based simulators for generating spatial patterns of habitat loss and fragmentation: A review and introduction to the G-RaFFe model
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    Simulation of Ecosystem Responses to Multiple Hierarchical Disturbances: a Major Earthquake and Typhoons

    Simulation of ecosystem service responses to multiple disturbances from an earthquake and several typhoons

    Small-scale grassland assembly patterns differ above and below the soil surface Read More: http://www.esajournals.org/doi/abs/10.1890/11-1942.1

    Spatial aggregation and the species–area relationship across scales

    Spatial density-dependence in parasitoids: a meta-analysis

    Spatial Road Disturbance Index (SPROADI) for conservation planning: a novel landscape index, demonstrated for the State of Brandenburg, Germany

    Species identification and genetic differentiation of European cavity-nesting wasps (Hymenoptera: Vespidae, Pompilidae, Crabronidae) inferred from DNA barcoding data

    Species richness and trait composition of butterfly assemblages change along an altitudinal gradient

    Species richness declines and biotic homogenisation have slowed down for NW-European pollinators and plants
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    Species- and sex-specific adjustments of movement behavior to landscape heterogeneity in butterflies
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    Species’ thermal preferences affect forest bird communities along landscape and local scale habitat gradients

    SPLATCHE2: a spatially explicit simulation framework for complex demography, genetic admixture and recombination
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    STAR-BME: A GIS tool for spatiotemporal modeling under a knowledge synthesis framework

    Summary of the stakeholder workshop
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