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 January 2021.
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- A counterfactual approach to measure the impact of wet grassland conservation on UK breeding bird populations.
- High uncertainty over the future of tidal marsh birds under current sea-level rise projections
- COVID19-induced reduction in human disturbance enhances fattening of an overabundant goose species.
- Sex and age differences in the diet of the Eurasian Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus) using web-sourced photographs: exploring the feasibility of a new citizen science approach
- Restricted human activities shift the foraging strategies of feral pigeons (Columba livia) and three other commensal bird species.
- A regional-scale study of associations between farmland birds and linear woody networks of hedgerows and trees
- Using remote sensing to assess peatland resilience by estimating soil surface moisture and drought recovery
- Impacts of field-edge flower plantings on pollinator conservation and ecosystem service delivery – A meta-analysis.
- Does having a hunter identity influence land management behaviors of family forest owners?
- A Matter of Taste – Wild game meat, the consumption thereof, is important in Germany—and should be worldwide
- More than sweat equity: Young people as volunteers in conservation work
- Accounting for food web dynamics when assessing the impact of mesopredator control on declining prey populations.
- Understanding UK farmers’ Brexit voting decision: A behavioural approach
- Appreciating Nuance – The Difference Between Animal Rights And Animal Welfare