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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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    A protocol for better design, application and communication of population viability analyses

    Assessing bee species richness in two Mediterranean communities: importance of habitat type and sampling techniques

    "Mind the gap!" - How well does Natura 2000 cover species of European interest?
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    Genetic consequences of habitat fragmentation during a range expansion
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    5,900 – 5,700 before present: The years when people changed ecological rules

    A decision tool for listing species for protection on different geographic scales and administrative levels

    A GIS-based policy support tool to determine national responsibilities and priorities for biodiversity conservation
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    A meta-analysis of dispersal in butterflies
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    A panel of microsatellite markers developed for solitary trap-nesting wasp Ancistrocerus trifasciatus (Müller, 1776) by cross-species amplification
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    A review on spatial data integration across monitoring schemes: mapping biodiversity from multiple monitoring data sources

    A spatial assessment of ecosystem services in Europe: Methods, case studies and policy analysis -phase 2

    A synthesis of empirical plant dispersal kernels
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    Accounting for the capacity of common and rare species to contribute to diversity spatial patterns: is it a sampling issue or a biological effect?

    Adaptability of prey handling effort in relation to prey size in predatory wasps (Hymenoptera: Eumeninae)

    Adapting global conservation strategies to climate change at the European scale: The otter as a flagship species

    Administrative regions in conservation: Balancing local priorities with regional to global preferences in spatial planning

    An approach to analysing scale-sensitivity and scale-effectiveness of governance in biodiversity conservation

    An optimal sampling scheme with downscaling approach for sampling of bird species at various scale sample sites

    An optimal spatial pre-sampling approach distribution of bird species bases on various scale data

    Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal communities in plant roots are not random assemblages
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    Assessing functional connectivity: a landscape approach for handling multiple ecological requirements

    Assessing Governance Structures for Green Infrastructure

    Assessing the Natura 2000 network with a common breeding birds survey

    Beta-diversity patterns elucidate mechanisms of alien plant invasion in mountains

    Between Geometry and Biology: The Problem of Universality of the Species-Area Relationship

    Between the stakeholders and forest policy – negotiating for societally accepted forest conservation in Finland

    Biodiversity change is scale-dependent: an example from Dutch and UK hoverflies (Diptera, Syrphidae)

    Biodiversity conservation across scales: lessons from a science–policy dialogue
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    Bird-monitoring in Europe - a first overview of practices, motivations and aims
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    Bushes protected tortoises from lethal overheating in arid areas of Morocco

    Butterfly dispersal in inhospitable matrix: rare, risky, but long-distance
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    Calibration of hybrid species distribution models: the value of general-purpose vs. targeted monitoring data

    Can coarse-grain patterns in insect atlas data predict local occupancy?
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    Can public participation increase nature conservation effectiveness?

    Can we predict the number of plant species from the richness of a few common genera, families or orders?
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    Combined effects of extreme climatic events and elevation on nutritional quality and herbivory rates of alpine plants
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    Coming Across and Coping with Uncertainty in Biodiversity Research and Praxis
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    Community ecology of absent species: hidden and dark diversity

    Connectivity of the European conservation network: A graph-theory based analysis considering dispersal capacities and minimum area requirements of species

    Consequences of Range Contractions and Range Shifts on Molecular Diversity
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    Conservation planning in a fire-prone Mediterranean region: threats and opportunities for bird species

    Conservation planning to zone protected areas under optimal landscape management for bird conservation

    Conservation planning with insects at three different spatial scales

    Contrasting effects of habitat area and connectivity on evenness of pollinator communities

    Correlations in species richness between taxa depend on habitat, scale and landscape context

    Costs of integrating economics and conservation planning

    Decreased Functional Diversity and Biological Pest Control in Conventional Compared to Organic Crop Fields
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    Deliberation in cooperative networks for forest conservation

    Delimiting synchronous populations from monitoring data

    Density of insect-pollinated grassland plants decreases with increasing surrounding land-use intensity

    Differences in the climatic debts of birds and butterflies at a continental scale

    Disentangling effects of habitat diversity and area on orthopteran species with contrasting mobility

    Disentangling the effects of land use change, climate and CO2 on European habitat types

    Dispersal and species’ responses to climate change

    Dispersal mood revealed by shifts from routine to direct flights in the meadow brown butterfly Maniola jurtina

    Distributional patterns of butterflies across multiple scales: differences between declining and expanding species and the impact of species traits

    Do all inter-patch movements represent dispersal? A mixed kernel study of butterfly mobility in fragmented landscapes.
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    Does the interpolation accuracy of species distribution models come at the expense of transferability?

    Dos and Don’ts for butterflies of the Habitats Directive of the European Union
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    Downscaling of supra-national heterogeneous coarse atlas data to obtain fine-grained distribution maps

    Downscaling species occupancy from coarse spatial scales

    Drivers of Environmental Change within the European Natura 2000 Network: Scaling properties and Implications for Biodiversity Conservation

    Drivers of lichen species richness at multiple spatial scales in temperate forests

    Ecological assembly rules in plant communities-approaches, patterns and prospects
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    Edge artefacts and lost performance in national versus continental conservation priority areas
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    Effect of habitat area and isolation on plant trait distribution in European forests and grasslands

    Effectiveness of Nature Conservation – a case of Natura 2000 sites in Poland. W: Protected Area Management
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    Effectiveness of the Natura 2000 network to cover threatened species
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    Effects of Connectivity and Spatial Resolution of Analyses on Conservation Prioritization across Large Extents

    Effects of local adaptation and interspecific competition on species’ responses to climate change

    Effects of species turnover on reserve site selection in a fragmented landscape

    Efficient biodiversity monitoring: Which taxonomic level to study?

    Ekosysteemipalvelut, vapaaehtoisuus ja soidensuojelu [Ecosystem services, voluntariness and mire conservation]

    Elevation and experimental snowmelt manipulation affect emergence phenology and abundance of soil-hibernating arthropods

    Emerging Fragmentation Hotspots in Europe over the next 40 years

    Emerging multilevel environmental governance – A case of public participation in Poland
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    Engaging local private and public actors in biodiversity conservation: the role of agri-environmental schemes and ecological fiscal transfers. Environmental Policy and Governance

    Establishment of protected areas in different ecoregions, ecosystems, and diversity hotspots under successive political systems

    EU agricultural reform fails on biodiversity

    Evaluating the connectivity of a protected areas' network under the prism of global change: the efficiency of the European Natura 2000 network for four birds of prey
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    Evaluation of Multi-Scale Climate Effects on Annual Recruitment Levels of the Japanese Eel, Anguilla japonica, to Taiwan
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    Evidence for positive density-dependent emigration in butterfly metapopulations
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    Expansion of Nature Conservation Areas: Problems with Natura 2000 Implementation in Poland?
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    Expertise et concertation : peut-on penser collectivement la protection intégrée de la nature ?

    Exploring Dimensions, Scales, and Cross-scale Dynamics from the Perspectives of Change Agents in Social–ecological Systems

    Exploring the contribution of fiscal transfers to protected area policy
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    Extinction debt for plants and flower-visiting insects in landscapes with contrasting land use history

    Factors influencing perception of protected areas – the case of Natura 2000 in Polish Carpathian communities

    Fiscal transfers for biodiversity conservation: The Portuguese Local Finances Law

    Four barriers to the global understanding of biodiversity conservation: wealth, language, geographical location and security

    Frames of Scale Challenges in Finnish and Greek Biodiversity Conservation
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    French citizens monitoring ordinary birds provide tools for conservation and ecological sciences

    From supply to social demand: a landscape-scale analysis of the water regulation service

    Functional and phylogenetic community assembly linked to changes in species diversity in a long-term resource manipulation experiment

    Functional species pool framework to test for biotic effects on community assembly

    Geographical variability in propagule pressure and climatic suitability explain the European distribution of two highly invasive crayfish

    Governance factors in the identification of global conservation priorities for mammals
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    Governance rescaling and the neoliberalization of nature conservation in the EU: We are not all in this together

    Grassland diversity under changing productivity and the underlying mechanisms – results of a 10-yr experiment

    Grazing effects on plant functional group diversity in Mediterranean shrublands
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