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Climate change aggravating migration and health issues in the African context: The views and direct experiences of a community of interest in the field (2023)
Journal Article
Trummer, U., Ali, T., Mosca, D., Mukuruva, B., Mwenyango, H., & Novak-Zezula, S. (2023). Climate change aggravating migration and health issues in the African context: The views and direct experiences of a community of interest in the field. Journal of Migration and Health, 7, Article 100151. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmh.2023.100151

Climate change is an increasingly important theme in Africa, where a large majority of its people depend on livestock and agricultural activities for livelihood. Concurrently, the topic of health of migrants and people on the move is rapidly raising... Read More about Climate change aggravating migration and health issues in the African context: The views and direct experiences of a community of interest in the field.

Building a Sustainable Dental Practice (2023)
Book Chapter
Ballantyne, G., Viviana, C., Valbuena, C., Armstrong, N., & Duane, B. (2023). Building a Sustainable Dental Practice. In B. Duane (Ed.), Sustainable Dentistry: Making a Difference. Cham: Springer

The greatest challenges we currently face as a society are the twin, interconnected threats of climate change and biodiversity loss. They will jeopardise our future if we go about business as usual. This chapter focuses on more sustainable constructi... Read More about Building a Sustainable Dental Practice.

Safeguarding Imperiled Biodiversity and Evolutionary Processes in the Wallacea Center of Endemism (2022)
Journal Article
Struebig, M. J., Aninta, S. G., Beger, M., Bani, A., Barus, H., Brace, S., …Supriatna, J. (2022). Safeguarding Imperiled Biodiversity and Evolutionary Processes in the Wallacea Center of Endemism. Bioscience, 72(11), 1118-1130. https://doi.org/10.1093/biosci/biac085

Wallacea—the meeting point between the Asian and Australian fauna—is one of the world's largest centers of endemism. Twenty-three million years of complex geological history have given rise to a living laboratory for the study of evolution and biodiv... Read More about Safeguarding Imperiled Biodiversity and Evolutionary Processes in the Wallacea Center of Endemism.

Stable pollination service in a generalist High Arctic community despite the warming climate (2022)
Journal Article
Cirtwill, A., Kaartinen, R., Rasmussen, C., Redr, D., Wirta, H., Olesen, J., …Roslin, T. (in press). Stable pollination service in a generalist High Arctic community despite the warming climate. Ecological monographs, https://doi.org/10.1002/ecm.1551

Insects provide key pollination services in most terrestrial biomes, but this service depends on a multi-step interaction between insect and plant. An insect needs to visit a flower, receive pollen from the anthers, move to another conspecific flower... Read More about Stable pollination service in a generalist High Arctic community despite the warming climate.

Pollinator-flower interactions in gardens during the covid 19 pandemic lockdown of 2020 (2022)
Journal Article
Ollerton, J., Trunschke, J., Havens, K., Landaverde-González, P., Keller, A., Gilpin, A., …Arnold, S. (2022). Pollinator-flower interactions in gardens during the covid 19 pandemic lockdown of 2020. Journal of Pollination Ecology, 31(9), 87-96. https://doi.org/10.26786/1920-7603%282022%29695

During the main COVID-19 global pandemic lockdown period of 2020 an impromptu set of pollination ecologists came together via social media and personal contacts to carry out standardised surveys of the flower visits and plants in gardens. The surveys... Read More about Pollinator-flower interactions in gardens during the covid 19 pandemic lockdown of 2020.

Barriers to circular economy adoption and concomitant implementation strategies in building construction and demolition waste management: A PRISMA and interpretive structural modeling approach (2022)
Journal Article
Oluleye, B. I., Chan, D. W., & Olawumi, T. O. (2022). Barriers to circular economy adoption and concomitant implementation strategies in building construction and demolition waste management: A PRISMA and interpretive structural modeling approach. Habitat International, 126(August), 102615. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.habitatint.2022.102615

Waste generated by building construction and demolition (BCD) activities contributes to the major proportion of urban solid waste. A large amount of the waste is still sent to the landfill or downcycled globally. The adoption of circular economy (CE)... Read More about Barriers to circular economy adoption and concomitant implementation strategies in building construction and demolition waste management: A PRISMA and interpretive structural modeling approach.

Effects of pile driving sound playbacks and cadmium co-exposure on the early life stage development of the Norway lobster, Nephrops norvegicus (2022)
Journal Article
Stenton, C., Bolger, E., Michenot, M., Dodd, J., Wale, M., Briers, R., …Diele, K. (2022). Effects of pile driving sound playbacks and cadmium co-exposure on the early life stage development of the Norway lobster, Nephrops norvegicus. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 179, Article 113667. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2022.113667

There is an urgent need to understand how organisms respond to multiple, potentially interacting drivers in today’s world. The effects of the pollutants of anthropogenic sound (pile-driving sound playbacks) and waterborne cadmium were investigated ac... Read More about Effects of pile driving sound playbacks and cadmium co-exposure on the early life stage development of the Norway lobster, Nephrops norvegicus.

Circular economy research on building construction and demolition waste: A review of current trends and future research directions (2022)
Journal Article
Oluleye, B. I., Chan, D. W., Saka, A. B., & Olawumi, T. O. (2022). Circular economy research on building construction and demolition waste: A review of current trends and future research directions. Journal of Cleaner Production, 357, Article 131927. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2022.131927

The circular economy (CE) paradigm has piqued public interests worldwide as a significant innovative attempt to conserve finite resources, reduce waste, and shift away from the linear economy. An emerging shift to a CE model is unavoidable for resour... Read More about Circular economy research on building construction and demolition waste: A review of current trends and future research directions.

Essential spawning grounds of Scottish herring: current knowledge and future challenges (2022)
Journal Article
Frost, M., & Diele, K. (2022). Essential spawning grounds of Scottish herring: current knowledge and future challenges. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries, 32, 721-744. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11160-022-09703-0

Scotland once had the largest herring fishery globally, generating local income, identity, and societal change. Following historic stock collapse, in spring 2018/2019 large herring shoals were observed on the west coast for the first time in decades,... Read More about Essential spawning grounds of Scottish herring: current knowledge and future challenges.

Sustainable HRM and Environmental Sustainability (2022)
Book Chapter
Bratton, A. (2022). Sustainable HRM and Environmental Sustainability. In J. Bratton, J. Gold, A. Bratton, & L. Steele (Eds.), Human Resource Management: A Critical Approach. London: Bloomsbury Publishing

Pond ecology and conservation: research priorities and knowledge gaps (2021)
Journal Article
Hill, M. J., Greaves, H. M., Sayer, C. D., Hassall, C., Milin, M., Milner, V. S., …Wood, P. J. (2021). Pond ecology and conservation: research priorities and knowledge gaps. Ecosphere, 12(12), Article e03853. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.3853

Ponds are amongst the most biodiverse and ecologically important freshwater habitats globally and may provide a significant opportunity to mitigate anthropogenic pressures and reverse the decline of aquatic biodiversity. Ponds also provide important... Read More about Pond ecology and conservation: research priorities and knowledge gaps.

Trail use, motivations and environmental attitudes of 3780 European mountain bikers: what is sustainable? (2021)
Journal Article
Campbell, T., Kirkwood, L., McLean, G., Torsius, M., & Florida-James, G. (2021). Trail use, motivations and environmental attitudes of 3780 European mountain bikers: what is sustainable?. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(24), Article 12971. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph182412971

Background: The extent to which mountain biking impacts upon the environment is largely determined by rider behaviours. The purpose of this study was to gain a better understanding of how mountain bikers interact with the natural environment and expl... Read More about Trail use, motivations and environmental attitudes of 3780 European mountain bikers: what is sustainable?.

Conceptualizing ecosystem degradation using mangrove forests as a model system (2021)
Journal Article
Yando, E. S., Sloey, T. M., Dahdouh-Guebas, F., Rogers, K., Abuchahla, G. M., Cannicci, S., …Friess, D. A. (2021). Conceptualizing ecosystem degradation using mangrove forests as a model system. Biological Conservation, 263, Article 109355. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2021.109355

The status and potential degradation of an ecosystem is often difficult to identify, quantify, and characterize. Multiple, concurrent drivers of degradation may interact and have cumulative and confounding effects, making mitigation and rehabilitatio... Read More about Conceptualizing ecosystem degradation using mangrove forests as a model system.

Cloud-based Sustainability Assessment (CSA) System for Automating the Sustainability Decision-Making Process of Built Assets (2021)
Journal Article
Olawumi, T. O., & Chan, D. W. (2022). Cloud-based Sustainability Assessment (CSA) System for Automating the Sustainability Decision-Making Process of Built Assets. Expert Systems with Applications, 188, Article 116020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eswa.2021.116020

Digital tools help facilitate the implementation of sustainability practices in the built environment in the era of rapid urban developments. However, the extant literature revealed salient gaps in the use of cloud-based systems and digital tools to... Read More about Cloud-based Sustainability Assessment (CSA) System for Automating the Sustainability Decision-Making Process of Built Assets.

The harvesting process and fisheries production of the venus clam Anomalocardia flexuosa in a Brazilian Extractive Reserve, with implications for gender-sensitive management (2021)
Journal Article
da Silva Mourão, J., Lopez Baracho, R., de Faria Lopes, S., Correia Medeiros, M., & Diele, K. (2021). The harvesting process and fisheries production of the venus clam Anomalocardia flexuosa in a Brazilian Extractive Reserve, with implications for gender-sensitive management. Ocean and Coastal Management, 213, Article 105878. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2021.105878

Resource managers are increasingly concerned regarding the sustainability of the small-scale fishery of the venus clam Anomalocardia flexuosa, a key livelihood resource extracted by Brazilian traditional coastal communities in the intertidal or shall... Read More about The harvesting process and fisheries production of the venus clam Anomalocardia flexuosa in a Brazilian Extractive Reserve, with implications for gender-sensitive management.

Assessing mangrove restoration practices using species‐interaction networks (2021)
Journal Article
O'Connell, D. P., Fusi, M., Djamaluddin, R., Rajagukguk, B. B., Bachmid, F., Kitson, J. J. N., …Evans, D. M. (2022). Assessing mangrove restoration practices using species‐interaction networks. Restoration Ecology, 30(4), Article e13546. https://doi.org/10.1111/rec.13546

Mangroves are uniquely important ecosystems, for preserving biodiversity, sustaining livelihoods and mitigating against climate change. However they are degraded globally and are therefore a priority for ecosystem restoration. To date, the assessment... Read More about Assessing mangrove restoration practices using species‐interaction networks.

A functional analysis reveals extremely low redundancy in global mangrove invertebrate fauna (2021)
Journal Article
Cannicci, S., Lee, S. Y., Bravo, H., Cantera-Kintz, J. R., Dahdouh-Guebas, F., Fratini, S., …Diele, K. (2021). A functional analysis reveals extremely low redundancy in global mangrove invertebrate fauna. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 118(32), Article e2016913118. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2016913118

Deforestation results in habitat fragmentation, decreasing diversity, and functional degradation. For mangroves, no data are available on the impact of deforestation on the diversity and functionality of the specialized invertebrate fauna, critical f... Read More about A functional analysis reveals extremely low redundancy in global mangrove invertebrate fauna.

Diel oxygen fluctuation drives the thermal response and metabolic performance of coastal marine ectotherms (2021)
Journal Article
Booth, J., Fusi, M., Giomi, F., Chapman, E., Diele, K., & McQuaid, C. (2021). Diel oxygen fluctuation drives the thermal response and metabolic performance of coastal marine ectotherms. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 288(1953), https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2021.1141

Coastal marine systems are characterized by high levels of primary production that result in diel oxygen fluctuations from undersaturation to supersaturation. Constant normoxia, or 100% oxygen saturation, is therefore rare. Since the thermal sensitiv... Read More about Diel oxygen fluctuation drives the thermal response and metabolic performance of coastal marine ectotherms.

Optimising recruitment in habitat creation for the native European oyster (2021)
Journal Article
Chapman, E. C., Rodriguez-Perez, A., Hugh-Jones, T., Bromley, C., James, M. A., Diele, K., & Sanderson, W. G. (2021). Optimising recruitment in habitat creation for the native European oyster. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 170, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2021.112579

European oyster (Ostrea edulis) restoration often requires the timely deployment of shell habitat for larval settlement. To inform this increasingly popular process, the present study investigated temporal and spatial abundance patterns of O. edulis... Read More about Optimising recruitment in habitat creation for the native European oyster.