BASC monitors scientific journals, environmental, policy and political alerts for the results of studies of relevance to shooting and conservation. Below are links to a selection of papers published in August 2019.
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- Fifty-year trends in UK hunting bags of birds and mammals, and calibrated estimation of national bag size, using GWCT’s National Gamebag Census.
- Similarity in nest defense intensity in Canada goose pairs.
- Threats to seabirds: A global assessment.
- Disturbance does not have a significant impact on waders in an estuary close to conurbations: importance of overlap between birds and people in time and space.
- Multi-taxa consequences of management for an avian umbrella species.
- Wind turbines in high quality habitat cause disproportionate increases in collision mortality of the white-tailed eagle.
- Conservation success or increased crop damage risk? The Natura 2000 network for a thriving migratory and protected bird.
- Prescribed burning impacts on ecosystem services in the British uplands: A methodological critique of the EMBER project.
- The influence of planting size and configuration on landscape fire risk.
- Green Gold to Wild Woodlands; understanding stakeholder visions for woodland expansion in Scotland.
- Hedgerow typology and condition analysis to inform greenway design in rural landscapes.
- The differences between rewilding and restoring an ecologically degraded landscape.
- Bird responses to housing development in intensively managed agricultural landscapes.
- River otter and mink occupancy dynamics in riparian systems.
- Spatial planning instruments for cropland protection in Western European countries.