Arlettaz, R., S. Nusslé, M. Baltic, P. Vogel, R. Palme, S. Jenni-Eiermann, P. Patthey & M. Genoud. 2015. Disturbance of wildlife by outdoor winter recreation: allostatic stress response and altered activity-energy budgets. Ecological Applications 25: 1197-1212. (PDF, 1.0 MB)

Braunisch, V., J. Coppes, S. Bächle & R. Suchant. 2015. Underpinning the precautionary principle with evidence: A spatial concept for guiding wind power development in endangered species’ habitats. Journal for Nature Conservation 24: 31-40. PDF, 1.2 MB)

Cortés-Avizanda, A., M.À. Colomer, A. Margalida, O. Ceballos & J.A. Donázar. 2015. Modeling the consequences of the demise and potential recovery of a keystone-species: wild rabbits and avian scavengers in Mediterranean landscapes. Scientific Reports 5:report 17033. (PDF, 1.5 MB)

Courchamp, F., R. Arlettaz & J.F. Silvain. 2015. Axe 3: Pressions et risques. In Prospective scientifique 2015 pour la recherche française sur la biodiversité (eds. J. F. Silvain & F. Pelegrin), pp. 27-30. Fondation pour la Recherche sur la Biodiversité (FRB), Paris.  (PDF, 1.8 MB)

Grendelmeier, A., R. Arlettaz, M. Gerber & G. Pasinelli. 2015. Reproductive Performance of a Declining Forest Passerine in Relation to Environmental and Social Factors: Implications for Species Conservation. PLoS ONE 10: e0130954. (PDF, 628KB)

Guil, F., M.À. Colomer, R. Moreno-Opo & A. Margalida. 2015. Space–time trends in Spanish bird electrocution rates from alternative information sources. Global Ecology and Conservation 3: 379-388. (PDF, 1.1 MB)

Hoffmann, J., E. Postma & M. Schaub. 2015. Factors influencing double brooding in Eurasian Hoopoes Upupa epops. Ibis 157: 17-30. (PDF, 297KB)

Hofstetter, L., R. Arlettaz, K. Bollmann & V. Braunisch. 2015. Interchangeable sets of complementary habitat variables allow for flexible, site-adapted wildlife habitat management in forest ecosystems. Basic and Applied Ecology 16: 420-433. (PDF, 1.1 MB)

Kane, A., A.L. Jackson, A. Monadjem, M.A. Colomer & A. Margalida. 2015. Carrion ecology modelling for vulture conservation: are vulture restaurants needed to sustain the densest breeding population of the African white-backed vulture? Animal Conservation 18: 279-286. (PDF, 449KB)

Kühne, I., R. Arlettaz, J. Pellet, L. Bruppacher & J.Y. Humbert. 2015. Leaving an uncut grass refuge promotes butterfly abundance in extensively managed lowland hay meadows in Switzerland. Conservation Evidence 12: 25-27. (PDF, 434KB)

Margalida, A. & M.À. Colomer. 2015. Mistake index as a surrogate of quality in scientific manuscripts. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 112: p. E1511. (PDF, 526KB)

Margalida, A., M.À. Colomer, D. Oro, R. Arlettaz & J.A. Donázar. 2015. Assessing the impact of removal scenarios on population viability of a thretened, long-lived avian scavenger. Scientific Reports 5: report 16962. (PDF, 696KB)

Morales-Reyes, Z., J.M. Pérez-García, M. Moleón, F. Botella, M. Carrete, C. Lazcano, R. Moreno-Opo, A. Margalida, J.A. Donázar & J.A. Sánchez-Zapata. 2015. Supplanting ecosystem services provided by scavengers raises greenhouse gas emissions. Scientific Reports 5: art. 7811. (PDF, 820KB)

Moreno-Opo, R., A. Trujillano, Á. Arredondo, L.M. González & A. Margalida. 2015. Manipulating size, amount and appearance of food inputs to optimize supplementary feeding programs for European vultures. Biological Conservation 181: 27-35. (PDF, 1.3 MB)

Moreno-Opo, R., A. Trujillano & A. Margalida. 2015. Optimization of supplementary feeding programs for European vultures depends on environmental and management factors. Ecosphere 6: Article 127. (PDF, 1.3 MB)

Ortiz-Santaliestra, M.E., J. Resano-Mayor, A. Hernández-Matías, J. Rodríguez-Estival, P.R. Camarero, M. Moleón, J. Real & R. Mateo. 2015. Pollutant accumulation patterns in nestlings of an avian top predator: biochemical and metabolic effects. Science of the Total Environment 538: 692-702. (PDF, 1.1 MB)

Schaub, M. & D. Fletcher. 2015. Estimating immigration using a Bayesian integrated population model: choice of parametrization and priors. Environmental and Ecological Statistics 22: 535-549. (PDF, 545KB)

Schmieder, D.A., H.A. Benítez, I.M. Borissov & C. Fruciano. 2015. Bat Species Comparisons Based on External Morphology: A Test of Traditional versus Geometric Morphometric Approaches. PLoS ONE 10: e0127043. (PDF, 843KB)

Strebel, G., A. Jacot, P. Horch & R. Spaar. 2015. Effects of grassland intensification on Whinchats Saxicola rubetra and implications for conservation in upland habitats. Ibis 157: 250-259. Strebel_Ibis2015.pdf

Sutcliffe, L.M.E., P. Batáry, U. Kormann, A. Báldi, L.V. Dicks, I. Herzon, D. Kleijn, P. Tryjanowski, I. Apostolova, R. Arlettaz, A. Aunins, S. Aviron, L. Baležentienė, C. Fischer, L. Halada, T. Hartel, A. Helm, I. Hristov, S.D. Jelaska, M. Kaligarič, J. Kamp, S. Klimek, P. Koorberg, J. Kostiuková, A. Kovács-Hostyánszki, T. Kuemmerle, C. Leuschner, R. Lindborg, J. Loos, S. Maccherini, R. Marja, O. Máthé, I. Paulini, V. Proença, J. Rey-Benayas, F.X. Sans, C. Seifert, J. Stalenga, J. Timaeus, P. Török, C. van Swaay, E. Viik & T. Tscharntke. 2015. Harnessing the biodiversity value of Central and Eastern European farmland. Diversity and Distributions 21: 722-730. (PDF, 660KB)

Trivellone, V., E. Knop, T. Turrini, A. Andrey, J.Y. Humbert & G. Kunz. 2015. New and remarkable leafhoppers and planthoppers (Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha) from Switzerland. Mitteilungen der Schweizerischen Entomologischen Gesellschaft / Bulletin de la Société Entomologique Suisse 88:273-284. (PDF, 550KB)

Zellweger, F., V. Braunisch, F. Morsdorf, A. Baltensweiler, M. Abegg, T. Roth, H. Bugmann & K. Bollmann. 2015. Disentangling the effects of climate, topography, soil and vegetation on stand-scale species richness in temperate forests. Forest Ecology and Management 349: 3 6-44. (PDF, 1.0 MB)


Newspaper articles

Arlettaz, R. 2015. Sale temps pour les pesticides. Le Temps, 22.4.2015. (PDF, 142KB)

Buri, P. 2015. Die Landwirtschaft von morgen gestalten: Alternatives Management von Magerwiesen zur Förderung der Biodiversität. fauna•vs info 28, pp. 2-5. (PDF, 690KB)

Buri, P. 2015. L’agriculture de demain: gestion alternative des prairies de fauche pour promouvoir la biodiversité. fauna•vs info 28, pp. 2-5. (PDF, 696KB)