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  1. The rate of anthropogenic biodiversity loss far exceeds the background rate of species extinctions. Global targets for biodiversity acknowledge this, nevertheless progress towards targets has been poor. There ...

    Authors: Francesca Anne Ridley, Philip JK McGowan and Louise Mair

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2020 9:23

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  2. Soil-based on-site wastewater treatment systems (OWSs) are suspected to contribute to eutrophication of surface waters, due to the discharge of phosphorus (P). However, along the flow path between the faciliti...

    Authors: Ida Envall, Fritjof Fagerlund, Lena Johansson Westholm, Charlotte Åberg, Arvid Bring, Magnus Land and Jon Petter Gustafsson

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2020 9:22

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  3. Climate is an important driver of ungulate life-histories, population dynamics, and migratory behaviors, and can affect the growth, development, fecundity, dispersal, and demographic trends of populations. Cha...

    Authors: Katherine C. Malpeli, Sarah R. Weiskopf, Laura Thompson and Amanda R. Hardy

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2020 9:21

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  4. Ecological research now deals increasingly with the effects of noise pollution on biodiversity. Indeed, many studies have shown the impacts of anthropogenic noise and concluded that it is potentially a threat ...

    Authors: Romain Sordello, Ophélie Ratel, Frédérique Flamerie De Lachapelle, Clément Leger, Alexis Dambry and Sylvie Vanpeene

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2020 9:20

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  5. Antibiotics are extensively discharged into the environment through sewages. These emergent contaminants cause health and environmental risks by toxicity, allergic impacts, non-biodegradability and more import...

    Authors: Seyedeh Masoumeh Ebrahimi, Reza Dehghanzadeh Reyhani, Mohammad Asghari-JafarAbadi and Zahra Fathifar

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2020 9:19

    Content type: Systematic Review Protocol

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  6. Tropical coral reefs cover ca. 0.1% of the Earth’s surface but host an outstanding biodiversity and provide important ecosystem services to millions of people living nearby. However, they are currently threate...

    Authors: Dakis-Yaoba Ouédraogo, Romain Sordello, Sophie Brugneaux, Karen Burga, Christophe Calvayrac, Magalie Castelin, Isabelle Domart-Coulon, Christine Ferrier-Pagès, Mireille M. M. Guillaume, Laetitia Hédouin, Pascale Joannot, Olivier Perceval and Yorick Reyjol

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2020 9:18

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  7. Local management action to address coral-reef stressors can improve reef health and mitigate the effects of global climate change. Coastal development and runoff lead to sedimentation, which directly impacts c...

    Authors: Lillian J. Tuttle, Craig Johnson, Steve Kolinski, Dwayne Minton and Megan J. Donahue

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2020 9:17

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  8. Conversion, fragmentation, and loss of natural habitats are among the main causes of declining species’ populations worldwide. Protected areas are therefore crucial for biodiversity as they provide refuge and ...

    Authors: Joseph Langridge, Romain Sordello and Yorick Reyjol

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2020 9:16

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  9. There is a rich body of literature addressing the topic of illegal hunting of wild terrestrial mammals. Studies on this topic have risen over the last decade as species are under increasing risk from anthropog...

    Authors: Isla Duporge, Timothy Hodgetts, Tiejun Wang and David W. Macdonald

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2020 9:15

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    The Systematic Map Protocol to this article has been published in Environmental Evidence 2018 7:27

  10. Natural flow regimes are an essential component of healthy fluvial systems, but hydropower production alters flow components, disrupting natural processes and impacting species reliant on them. Establishing im...

    Authors: Meagan Harper, Trina Rytwinski, Jessica J. Taylor, Joseph R. Bennett, Karen E. Smokorowski and Steven J. Cooke

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2020 9:14

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  11. Linear transportation infrastructures (roads, railways, oil and gas pipelines, powerlines and waterways) generate well documented fragmenting effects on species habitats. However, the potential of verges of li...

    Authors: Dakis-Yaoba Ouédraogo, Anne Villemey, Sylvie Vanpeene, Aurélie Coulon, Vital Azambourg, Marine Hulard, Eric Guinard, Yves Bertheau, Frédérique Flamerie De Lachapelle, Vanessa Rauel, Eric Le Mitouard, Arzhvaël Jeusset, Marianne Vargac, Isabelle Witté, Hervé Jactel, Julien Touroult…

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2020 9:13

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  12. Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a public health crisis that is predicted to cause 10 million deaths per year by 2050. The environment has been implicated as a reservoir of AMR and is suggested to play a role...

    Authors: Isobel C. Stanton, Alison Bethel, Anne F. C. Leonard, William H. Gaze and Ruth Garside

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2020 9:12

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  13. Natural flood management (NFM) measures seek to protect, enhance, emulate, or restore the natural function of rivers as part of approaches to flood risk management (FRM). While there is agreement in both acade...

    Authors: Angela Connelly, Andrew Snow, Jeremy Carter and Rachel Lauwerijssen

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2020 9:11

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  14. Among the most widely anticipated climate-related impacts to biodiversity are geographic range shifts, whereby species shift their spatial distribution in response to changing climate conditions. In particular...

    Authors: Madeleine A. Rubenstein, Sarah R. Weiskopf, Shawn L. Carter, Mitchell J. Eaton, Ciara Johnson, Abigail J. Lynch, Brian W. Miller, Toni Lyn Morelli, Mari Angel Rodriguez, Adam Terando and Laura M. Thompson

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2020 9:10

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  15. Tropical coastal marine ecosystems (TCMEs) are rich in biodiversity and provide many ecosystem services, including carbon storage, shoreline protection, and food. Coastal areas are home to increasing numbers o...

    Authors: Willa R. Brooks, Morgan E. Rudd, Samantha H. Cheng, Brian R. Silliman, David A. Gill, Gabby N. Ahmadia, Dominic A. Andradi-Brown, Louise Glew and Lisa M. Campbell

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2020 9:9

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  16. Establishing protected areas is a key approach to protecting nature. However, protected areas are often biased towards remote and less productive lands. It is important to evaluate the impacts protected areas ...

    Authors: Roshan Sharma, Johanna Eklund, Megan Barnes, Jonas Geldmann, Judith Schleicher, Robert L. Pressey, Marco Gutierrez, Simon Jones and Ascelin Gordon

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2020 9:8

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  17. There is growing evidence of the potential negative consequences of altered flow regimes, in terms of magnitude, frequency, timing, duration or season pattern, on fluvial ecosystems and the fisheries they supp...

    Authors: Trina Rytwinski, Meagan Harper, Jessica J. Taylor, Joseph R. Bennett, Lisa A. Donaldson, Karen E. Smokorowski, Keith Clarke, Michael J. Bradford, Haitham Ghamry, Julian D. Olden, Daniel Boisclair and Steven J. Cooke

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2020 9:7

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  18. Voluntary Sustainability Standards and ecolabels are market-based mechanisms used to encourage producers and consumers toward environmental sustainability. The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) aims to improve ...

    Authors: Ashleigh Arton, Anthony Leiman, Gillian Petrokofsky, Hilde Toonen and Catherine S. Longo

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2020 9:6

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  19. The Baltic Sea ecosystems supply many benefits to society, termed ecosystem services. These depend upon a healthy marine environment requiring marine and relevant land-based policies integrated with public hea...

    Authors: Joanna Storie, Monika Suškevičs, Mart Külvik, Virpi Lehtoranta, Suvi Vikström, Simo Riikonen, Harri Kuosa, Kristin Kuhn and Soile Oinonen

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2020 9:5

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  20. Antibiotic resistance is a major concern for public and environmental health. The role played by the environment in disseminating resistance is increasingly considered, as well as its capacity for mitigation. ...

    Authors: Anaïs Goulas, Drifa Belhadi, Alexandre Descamps, Antoine Andremont, Pierre Benoit, Sophie Courtois, Christophe Dagot, Nathalie Grall, David Makowski, Sylvie Nazaret, Sylvie Nélieu, Dominique Patureau, Fabienne Petit, Céline Roose-Amsaleg, Marion Vittecoq, Barbara Livoreil…

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2020 9:4

    Content type: Systematic Review

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    The Systematic Review Protocol to this article has been published in Environmental Evidence 2018 7:3

  21. Fish injury and mortality resulting from entrainment and/or impingement during downstream passage over/through hydropower infrastructure has the potential to cause negative effects on fish populations. The pri...

    Authors: Dirk A. Algera, Trina Rytwinski, Jessica J. Taylor, Joseph R. Bennett, Karen E. Smokorowski, Philip M. Harrison, Keith D. Clarke, Eva C. Enders, Michael Power, Mark S. Bevelhimer and Steven J. Cooke

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2020 9:3

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  22. Biodiversity loss, partly due to intensification of agriculture, has become a global issue. In this context, fruit producers have been looking for nature-friendly production methods. By reducing intensive pest...

    Authors: Markus van der Meer, Sonja Kay, Gisela Lüscher and Philippe Jeanneret

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2020 9:2

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  23. Invasive alien plant species often have negative environmental and social impacts, such as loss of biodiversity and alteration of ecosystem services. As a result, managing the introduction, establishment, and ...

    Authors: Philip A. Martin, Gorm E. Shackelford, James M. Bullock, Belinda Gallardo, David C. Aldridge and William J. Sutherland

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2020 9:1

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  24. Agriculture is the main sector responsible for nutrient emissions in the Baltic Sea Region and there is a growing pressure to identify cost-effective solutions towards reducing nitrogen and phosphorus loads or...

    Authors: Biljana Macura, Mikołaj Piniewski, Marta Księżniak, Paweł Osuch, Neal R. Haddaway, Filippa Ek, Karolin Andersson and Sirkka Tattari

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8:39

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  25. Reducing greenhouse gas emissions is a vital step in limiting climate change and meeting the goals outlined in the COP 21 Paris Agreement of 2015. Studies have suggested that agriculture accounts for around 11...

    Authors: Alexandra M. Collins, Neal R. Haddaway, Biljana Macura, James Thomas, Nicola Randall, Jessica J. Taylor, Steve Cooke and Alyssa Gilbert

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8:38

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  26. The concept of Nature-based Solutions (NBS) has evolved as an umbrella concept embracing concepts such as Green/Blue/Nature Infrastructure, Ecosystem Approach, Ecosystem Services, but at their core, they clust...

    Authors: Jan Dick, James D. Miller, Jonathan Carruthers-Jones, Anne J. Dobel, Steve Carver, Angus Garbutt, Alison Hester, Rosie Hails, Victoria Magreehan and Melina Quinn

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8:37

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  27. Drawing upon multiple types of knowledge (e.g., Indigenous knowledge, local knowledge, science-based knowledge) strengthens the evidence-base for policy advice, decision making, and environmental management. W...

    Authors: Steven M. Alexander, Jennifer F. Provencher, Dominique A. Henri, Jessica J. Taylor, Jed Immanuel Lloren, Lushani Nanayakkara, Jay T. Johnson and Steven J. Cooke

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8:36

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  28. Following publication of the original article [1], the authors reported that wrong website were hyperlinked in the “Methods” section of the paper. The article has been updated and the links have been removed.

    Authors: Anaïs Goulas, Barbara Livoreil, Nathalie Grall, Pierre Benoit, Céline Couderc-Obert, Christophe Dagot, Dominique Patureau, Fabienne Petit, Cédric Laouénan and Antoine Andremont

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8:35

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    The original article was published in Environmental Evidence 2018 7:3

  29. Anthropogenic degradation of marine ecosystems is widely accepted as a major social-ecological problem. The growing urgency to better manage marine ecosystems has led to the increasing application of ‘spatial ...

    Authors: Bethan C. O’Leary, Bryce D. Stewart, Emma McKinley, Prue F. E. Addison, Chris Williams, Griffin Carpenter, David Righton and Katherine L. Yates

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8:34

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  30. Chemical and microbial contaminants in the aquatic environment pose a potential threat to humans and to ecosystems. Humans may be exposed to contaminants in water resources when used for drinking water product...

    Authors: Julia Hartmann, Susanne Wuijts, Jan Peter van der Hoek and Ana Maria de Roda Husman

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8:33

    Content type: Methodology

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  31. The bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis serovar israelensis (Bti) is used in many countries as a biological larvicide to control dipteran insects of the suborder Nematocera, especially mosquitoes and black flies. Bt...

    Authors: Magnus Land, Mirco Bundschuh, Richard J. Hopkins, Brigitte Poulin and Brendan G. McKie

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8:32

    Content type: Systematic Review Protocol

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  32. Eastern temperate and boreal forests of North America contain declining populations of several migratory bird species. Breeding season habitat loss and degradation, and lack of structural complexity, have been...

    Authors: Casey A. Lott, Michael E. Akresh, Andrew J. Elmore, Cameron J. Fiss, Matthew C. Fitzpatrick, Cara J. Joos, David I. King, Darin J. McNeil, Scott H. Stoleson and Jeffery L. Larkin

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8:31

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  33. Forest harvesting is the main driver of habitat degradation and biodiversity loss in forests of the boreal zone. To mitigate harmful effects, small-scale habitats with high biodiversity values have been protec...

    Authors: Matti Häkkilä, Sini Savilaakso, Anna Johansson, Terhi Sandgren, Anne Uusitalo, Mikko Mönkkönen and Pasi Puttonen

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8:30

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  34. The regular addition of plant-available nutrients such as nitrogen and phosphorus, either as manufactured fertilisers or animal manure, to agricultural soils is needed for global food security. Increased recyc...

    Authors: Biljana Macura, Solveig L. Johannesdottir, Mikołaj Piniewski, Neal R. Haddaway and Elisabeth Kvarnström

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8:29

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  35. Extensively managed grasslands in temperate biomes are capable of harboring a big variety of plant and invertebrate species. Yet, they have suffered from a strong decline in the past decades mainly due to agri...

    Authors: Daniel Slodowicz, Jean-Yves Humbert and Raphaël Arlettaz

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8:28

    Content type: Systematic Review Protocol

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  36. Within the last decades, genome-editing techniques such as CRISPR/Cas, TALENs, Zinc-Finger Nucleases, Meganucleases, Oligonucleotide-Directed Mutagenesis and base editing have been developed enabling a precise...

    Authors: Dominik Modrzejewski, Frank Hartung, Thorben Sprink, Dörthe Krause, Christian Kohl and Ralf Wilhelm

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8:27

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  37. There is an urgent need to ensure that food production is maintained in response to either a reduction in use or lack of availability of natural resources. To this end, several strategies have been investigate...

    Authors: Nora Quesada, Pietro P. M. Iannetta, Philip J. White, Fanny Tran and Graham S. Begg

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8:26

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  38. Ladybird beetles (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) are abundant predatory species in many agroecosystems, are valued for their biological pest control functions, and have been recommended as test species for studies...

    Authors: Fernando Álvarez-Alfageme, Yann Devos, Irene Muñoz-Guajardo, Yunhe Li, Jörg Romeis and Michael Meissle

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8:25

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  39. Qualitative research related to the human dimensions of conservation and environment is growing in quantity. Rigorous syntheses of such studies can help develop understanding and inform decision-making. They c...

    Authors: Biljana Macura, Monika Suškevičs, Ruth Garside, Karin Hannes, Rebecca Rees and Romina Rodela

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8:24

    Content type: Methodology

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  40. Following publication of the original article [1], it was reported that the article entitled “What is the effectiveness of using conspecific or heterospecific acoustic playbacks for the attraction of animals f...

    Authors: Breanna J. Putman and Daniel T. Blumstein

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8(Suppl 1):20

    Content type: Correction

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 8 Supplement 1

    The original article was published in Environmental Evidence 2019 8:6

  41. Noise pollution is an intense, widespread anthropogenic disturbance that can have highly detrimental impacts on natural populations, communities, and ecosystems across the globe. One major way through which no...

    Authors: Oded Berger-Tal, Bob B. M. Wong, Ulrika Candolin and Jesse Barber

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8(Suppl 1):18

    Content type: Systematic Review Protocol

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 8 Supplement 1

  42. Anthropogenic light is known or suspected to exert profound effects on many taxa, including birds. Documentation of bird aggregation around artificial light at night, as well as observations of bird reactions ...

    Authors: Carrie Ann Adams, Arden Blumenthal, Esteban Fernández-Juricic, Erin Bayne and Colleen Cassady St. Clair

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8(Suppl 1):13

    Content type: Systematic Map Protocol

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 8 Supplement 1

  43. Alien mammalian predators are a major cause of species extinction and decline globally. Baits and lures, usually human-food based (for example meat, nuts or oils), are widely deployed in trapping programs to a...

    Authors: Catherine J. Price, Peter B. Banks and Alison L. Greggor

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8(Suppl 1):12

    Content type: Systematic Map Protocol

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 8 Supplement 1

  44. How animals respond to predators can have consequences when they are reintroduced into the wild or translocated to new habitats. Animals raised in captivity often lack adequate experience with predators, and w...

    Authors: Alison L. Greggor, Catherine J. Price and Debra M. Shier

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8(Suppl 1):11

    Content type: Systematic Review Protocol

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 8 Supplement 1

  45. Human–wildlife conflict (HWC), is currently one of the most pressing conservation challenges. We restrict ourselves here to wildlife behaviour that is perceived to negatively impact social, economic or cultura...

    Authors: Lysanne Snijders, Alison L. Greggor, Femke Hilderink and Carolina Doran

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8(Suppl 1):10

    Content type: Systematic Map Protocol

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 8 Supplement 1

  46. Artificial light at night (ALAN), has increased dramatically over the past two centuries and is linked to demonstrable shifts in a range of behaviours across diverse animal taxa. This systematic map will colla...

    Authors: Lucy Katherine McLay, Juhani Peter Hopkins, Bob Bern Ming Wong, Ulrika Candolin and Therésa Melanie Jones

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8(Suppl 1):7

    Content type: Systematic Map Protocol

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 8 Supplement 1

  47. Systematic mapping assesses the nature of an evidence base, answering how much evidence exists on a particular topic. Perhaps the most useful outputs of a systematic map are an interactive database of studies ...

    Authors: Neal R. Haddaway, Andrew Feierman, Matthew J. Grainger, Charles T. Gray, Ezgi Tanriver-Ayder, Sanita Dhaubanjar and Martin J. Westgate

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8:22

    Content type: Methodology

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  48. Since the 1960s, environmental impact assessments (EIAs) and recently, social impact assessments (SIAs), have been conducted during the planning stages of large development projects to identify potential adver...

    Authors: Biljana Macura, Neal R. Haddaway, Pamela Lesser and Annika E. Nilsson

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8:21

    Content type: Systematic Map Protocol

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  49. Habitat is the foundation for healthy and productive fisheries. For fish that require substrate for spawning, lack of appropriate spawning substrate is inherently limiting and a lack of access to suitable spaw...

    Authors: Jessica J. Taylor, Trina Rytwinski, Joseph R. Bennett, Karen E. Smokorowski, Nicolas W. R. Lapointe, Richard Janusz, Keith Clarke, Bill Tonn, Jessica C. Walsh and Steven J. Cooke

    Citation: Environmental Evidence 2019 8:19

    Content type: Systematic Review

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