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Agriculture and biodiversity conservation, forests, urbanization, habitat fragmentation, agri-environment schemes, land use intensity, climate change, human well-being, standing and downed deadwood, United Kingdom, United States of America, Switzerland, forest view and job satisfaction,

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  • 1. Biodiversity Conservation – week 4 London Metropolitan Univ. - 2010 Marco Pautasso (marpauta at gmail.com)
  • 2. Biodiversity Conservation main topics – week 4Agriculture and the conservation of biodiversityBiodiversity conservation in forests
  • 3. Castanea sativa Aesculus hippocastanum Fraxinus excelsior Tilia cordata Source: Wikimedia Commons
  • 4. Acer pseudoplatanus Platanus spp. Betula pendula Fagus silvatica Source: Wikimedia Commons
  • 5. Carpinus betulus Quercus robur Ulmus spp. Source: Wikimedia
  • 6. Tree species abundance across distributional ranges Skyoth et al. (2008) Ecological Modelling
  • 7. Tree species abundance across distributional ranges Skyoth et al. (2008) Ecological Modelling
  • 8. Urbanization in Beijing (1992-2005) Yang & Jinxing (2007) Urban Forestry and Greening
  • 9. Urbanization in Beijing (1992-2005) Yang & Jinxing (2007) Urban Forestry and Greening
  • 10. Urbanization in MoscowBoentje & Blinnikov (2007) Landscape & Urban Planning
  • 11. Urbanization in Moscow (1991-2001) Mean patch size (ha) Edge density (m/ha) Mean shape index Mean nearest neighbour (m) Boentje & Blinnikov (2007) Landscape & Urban Planning
  • 12. Effects of habitat fragmentation on metapopulations Ghaboul (2005) Biological Reviews
  • 13. Agri-environment schemesWhitfield (2006) Nature
  • 14. Agri-environment schemes and biodiversity Knop et al. (2006) Journal of Applied Ecology
  • 15. Biodiversity and agriculture intensityHerzon et al. (2008) Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment
  • 16. Ancient trees in an agricultural landscapeOrlowski et al. (2006) Landscape and Urban Planning
  • 17. Ancient trees in an agricultural landscapeOrlowski et al. (2006) Landscape and Urban Planning
  • 18. Lichen biodiversity and land use Wolseley et al. (2007) Lichenologist
  • 19. Local effects of human population on biodiversity Christensen et al. (2009) Ecological Modelling
  • 20. Human population, agricultural area and bird species richnessProportion of protected areas, mountains and forest cover Environmental Conservation (2009) 36: 22-31
  • 21. Bird biodiversity, human population and protected areas Environmental Conservation (2009) 36: 22-31
  • 22. Positive large-scale species-people correlation: an artefact? Cantarello et al. (2010) Naturwissenschaften
  • 23. Stream-macroinvertebrates and human population in Italy Pecher et al. (2010) Basic and Applied Ecology
  • 24. Land abandonment in the AlpsTasser et al. (2006) Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment
  • 25. Climate change and shifts in tree species distribution Fuhrer et al. (2006) Climatic Change
  • 26. Tree diversity and climate change McKenney et al. (2007) BioScience
  • 27. Standing and downed deadwood in the USA Woodall et al. (2008) Forest Ecology and Management
  • 28. Deadwood amount and biodiversityJunninen & Kouki (2006) Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research
  • 29. Deadwood amount and biodiversityJunninen & Kouki (2006) Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research
  • 30. Fernand Olivier (1842-1845) Loisachtal
  • 31. Intensity of forest management, deadwood and biodiversity Mueller et al. (2007) Forest Ecology and Management
  • 32. Biodiversity and the view of people living in National Parks McFarlane et al. (2006) Biological Conservation
  • 33. Forest view and job satisfactionShin (2007) Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research
  • 34. Biodiversity and human well-beingTownsend et al. (2007) Urban Forestry and Greening
  • 35. ReferencesBarbosa AM, Fontaneto D, Marini L & Pautasso M (2010) Is the human population a large-scale indicator of the species richness of ground beetles?Animal Conservation 13: 432-441Barbosa AM, Fontaneto D, Marini L & Pautasso M (2010) Positive regional species–people correlations: a sampling artefact or a key issue forsustainable development? Animal Conservation 13: 446-447Cantarello E, Steck CE, Fontana P, Fontaneto D, Marini L & Pautasso M (2010) A multi-scale study of Orthoptera species richness and humanpopulation size controlling for sampling effort. Naturwissenschaften 97: 265-271Golding J, Güsewell S, Kreft H, Kuzevanov VY, Lehvävirta S, Parmentier I & Pautasso M (2010) Species-richness patterns of the living collectionsof the worlds botanic gardens: a matter of socio-economics? Annals of Botany 105: 689-696Pautasso M (2009) Geographical genetics and the conservation of forest trees. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Systematics & Evolution 11: 157-189Pautasso M & Chiarucci A (2008) A test of the scale-dependence of the species abundance-people correlation for veteran trees in Italy. Annals ofBotany 101: 709-715Pautasso M & Dinetti M (2009) Avian species richness, human population and protected areas across Italy’s regions. Environmental Conservation36: 22-31Pautasso M & Fontaneto D (2008) A test of the species-people correlation for stream macro-invertebrates in European countries. EcologicalApplications 18: 1842-1849Pautasso M & Parmentier I (2007) Are the living collections of the world’s botanical gardens following species-richness patterns observed in naturalecosystems? Botanica Helvetica 117: 15-28Pautasso M & Powell G (2009) Aphid biodiversity is correlated with human population in European countries. Oecologia 160: 839-846Pautasso M & Weisberg PJ (2008) Density-area relationships: the importance of the zeros. Global Ecology and Biogeography 17: 203-210Pautasso M & Zotti M (2009) Macrofungal taxa and human population in Italys regions. Biodiversity & Conservation 18: 473-485Pautasso M et al (2010) Plant health and global change – some implications for landscape management. Biological Reviews 85: 729-755Pecher C, Fritz S, Marini L, Fontaneto D & Pautasso M (2010) Scale-dependence of the correlation between human population and the speciesrichness of stream macroinvertebrates. Basic Applied Ecology 11: 272-280Schlick-Steiner B, Steiner F & Pautasso M (2008) Ants and people: a test of two mechanisms behind the large-scale human-biodiversity correlationfor Formicidae in Europe. Journal of Biogeography 35: 2195-2206Steck CE & Pautasso M (2008) Human population, grasshopper and plant species richness in European countries. Acta Oecologica 34: 303-310