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First confirmed record of suni (Neotragus moschatus) and rusty-spotted genet (Genetta maculata) in Nyika National Park, Malawi (2019)
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Byrne, B., Stone, E. L., Mgoola, W. O., & Uzal, A. (2019). First confirmed record of suni (Neotragus moschatus) and rusty-spotted genet (Genetta maculata) in Nyika National Park, Malawi. African Journal of Ecology, 57(3), 415-418. https://doi.org/10.1111/aje.12607

Conservation of National Parks depends on accurate measurements of biodiversity, and therefore keeping an accurate list of species is key to determining biodiversity loss or gain in an ecosystem. This study confirms the presence of two disputed speci... Read More about First confirmed record of suni (Neotragus moschatus) and rusty-spotted genet (Genetta maculata) in Nyika National Park, Malawi.

Experimentally manipulating light spectra reveals the importance of dark corridors for commuting bats (2018)
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Zeale, M. R. K., Stone, E. L., Zeale, E., Browne, W. J., Harris, S., & Jones, G. (2018). Experimentally manipulating light spectra reveals the importance of dark corridors for commuting bats. Global Change Biology, 24(12), 5909-5918. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.14462

© 2018 The Authors Global Change Biology Published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd The rapid global spread of artificial light at night is causing unprecedented disruption to ecosystems. In otherwise dark environments, street lights restrict the use of ma... Read More about Experimentally manipulating light spectra reveals the importance of dark corridors for commuting bats.

Quantifying the attractiveness of broad-spectrum street lights to aerial nocturnal insects (2017)
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Wakefield, A., Broyles, M., Stone, E. L., Harris, S., Jones, G., & Minderman, J. (2018). Quantifying the attractiveness of broad-spectrum street lights to aerial nocturnal insects. Journal of Applied Ecology, 55(2), 714-722. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.13004

© 2017 The Authors. Journal of Applied Ecology Published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd on behalf of British Ecological Society Sodium street lights, dominated by long wavelengths of light, are being replaced by broad-spectrum, white lights globally, in... Read More about Quantifying the attractiveness of broad-spectrum street lights to aerial nocturnal insects.

The global decline of cheetah Acinonyx jubatus and what it means for conservation (2016)
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Der Meer, E. V., Selebatso, E., Saidu, Y., Sahailou, S., Parker, M., Msuha, M., …Young-Overton, K. (2017). The global decline of cheetah Acinonyx jubatus and what it means for conservation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 114(3), 528-533. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1611122114

Establishing and maintaining protected areas (PAs) are key tools for biodiversity conservation. However, this approach is insufficient for many species, particularly those that are wide-ranging and sparse. The cheetah Acinonyx jubatus exemplifies suc... Read More about The global decline of cheetah Acinonyx jubatus and what it means for conservation.

Experimentally comparing the attractiveness of domestic lights to insects: Do LEDs attract fewer insects than conventional light types? (2016)
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Wakefield, A., Broyles, M., Stone, E. L., Jones, G., & Harris, S. (2016). Experimentally comparing the attractiveness of domestic lights to insects: Do LEDs attract fewer insects than conventional light types?. Ecology and Evolution, 6(22), 8028-8036. https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.2527

© 2016 The Authors. Ecology and Evolution published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd. LED lighting is predicted to constitute 70% of the outdoor and residential lighting markets by 2020. While the use of LEDs promotes energy and cost savings relative to tr... Read More about Experimentally comparing the attractiveness of domestic lights to insects: Do LEDs attract fewer insects than conventional light types?.

Mitigating the impact of Bats in historic churches: The response of Natterer's Bats Myotis nattereri to artificial roosts and deterrence (2016)
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Zeale, M. R., Russo, D., Zeale, M. R. K., Bennitt, E., Newson, S. E., Packman, C., …Stone, E. (2016). Mitigating the impact of Bats in historic churches: The response of Natterer's Bats Myotis nattereri to artificial roosts and deterrence. PLoS ONE, 11(1), e0146782. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0146782

© 2016 Zeale et al. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are cred... Read More about Mitigating the impact of Bats in historic churches: The response of Natterer's Bats Myotis nattereri to artificial roosts and deterrence.

Managing conflict between bats and humans: The response of soprano pipistrelles (pipistrellus pygmaeus) to exclusion from roosts in houses (2015)
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Zeale, M. R., Russo, D., Stone, E., Zeale, M. R. K., Newson, S. E., Browne, W. J., …Jones, G. (2015). Managing conflict between bats and humans: The response of soprano pipistrelles (pipistrellus pygmaeus) to exclusion from roosts in houses. PLoS ONE, 10(8), e0131825. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0131825

Copyright: © 2015 Stone et al. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and sour... Read More about Managing conflict between bats and humans: The response of soprano pipistrelles (pipistrellus pygmaeus) to exclusion from roosts in houses.

Light-emitting diode street lights reduce last-ditch evasive manoeuvres by moths to bat echolocation calls (2015)
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Wakefield, A., Stone, E. L., Jones, G., & Harris, S. (2015). Light-emitting diode street lights reduce last-ditch evasive manoeuvres by moths to bat echolocation calls. Royal Society Open Science, 2(8), 150291. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.150291

© 2015 The Authors. The light-emitting diode (LED) street light market is expanding globally, and it is important to understand how LED lights affect wildlife populations. We compared evasive flight responses of moths to bat echolocation calls experi... Read More about Light-emitting diode street lights reduce last-ditch evasive manoeuvres by moths to bat echolocation calls.

The impacts of new street light technologies: Experimentally testing the effects on bats of changing from low-pressure sodium to white metal halide (2015)
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Stone, E. L., Stone, E., Wakefield, A., Harris, S., & Jones, G. (2015). The impacts of new street light technologies: Experimentally testing the effects on bats of changing from low-pressure sodium to white metal halide. Philosophical Transactions B: Biological Sciences, 370(1667), 20140127. https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2014.0127

© 2015 The Authors. All rights reserved. Artificial light at night is a major feature of anthropogenic global change and is increasingly recognized as affecting biodiversity, often negatively. On a global scale, newer technology white lights are repl... Read More about The impacts of new street light technologies: Experimentally testing the effects on bats of changing from low-pressure sodium to white metal halide.

Impacts of artificial lighting on bats: A review of challenges and solutions (2015)
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Stone, E. L., Harris, S., & Jones, G. (2015). Impacts of artificial lighting on bats: A review of challenges and solutions. Mammalian Biology, 80(3), 213-219. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mambio.2015.02.004

Light pollution is a major emerging issue in biodiversity conservation, and has important implications for policy development and strategic planning. Although research is now addressing the negative impacts of anthropogenic noise on biota, less atten... Read More about Impacts of artificial lighting on bats: A review of challenges and solutions.