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Hot Topics in Ecology are evidence-based syntheses of topics that are relevant to environmental policy development, land management and to broadening the community's ecological knowledge base.

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Fire-driven loss of obligate seeder forests in the Alps

Thursday, 18 October 2018

Since 2003, multiple high-severity wildfires in short succession have locally eliminated obligate-seeding alpine ash forests….... Read more

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Full ecological impacts of resource development

Tuesday, 27 March 2018

Resource development is expanding worldwide with far-reaching consequences for native ecosystems. Some ecological impacts tend….... Read more

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Feral horses in Australia

Tuesday, 27 March 2018

A review of the global literature of feral horses in native ecosystems revealed that feral….... Read more

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Weed risk set to rise

Sunday, 25 March 2018

Many plants introduced for livestock production have become weeds of native ecosystems with major environmental,….... Read more