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Arlettaz, R., P. Christe & M. Schaub. 2017. Food availability as a major driver in the evolution of life-history strategies of sibling species. Ecology and Evolution 7: 4163-4172. (PDF, 531KB)

Bowler, D.E., C. Hof, P. Haase, I. Kröncke, O. Schweiger, R. Adrian, L. Baert, H.G. Bauer, T. Blick, R.W. Brooker, W. Dekoninck, S. Domisch, R. Eckmann, F. Hendrickx, T. Hickler, S. Klotz, A. Kraberg, I. Kühn, S. Matesanz, A. Meschede, H. Neumann, R. O'Hara, D.J. Russell, A.F. Sell, M. Sonnewald, S. Stoll, A. Sundermann, O. Tackenberg, M. Türkay, F. Valladares, K. van Herk, R. van Klink, R. Vermeulen, K. Voigtländer, R. Wagner, E. Welk, M. Wiemers, K.H. Wiltshire & K. Böhning-Gaese. 2017. Cross-realm assessment of climate change impacts on species' abundance trends. Nature Ecology & Evolution 1: article number 0067. (PDF, 418KB)

Buehler, R., L. Bosco, R. Arlettaz & A. Jacot. 2017. Nest site preferences of the Woodlark (Lullula arborea) and its association with artificial nest predation. Acta Oecologica 78: 41-46. (PDF, 356KB)

Coppes, J., F. Burghardt, R. Hagen, R. Suchant & V. Braunisch. 2017. Human recreation affects spatio-temporal habitat use patterns in red deer (Cervus elaphus). PLoS ONE 12: e0175134. (PDF, 1.6 MB)

Greif, S., S. Zsebők, D. Schmieder & B.M. Siemers. 2017. Acoustic mirrors as sensory traps for bats. Science 357: 1045-1047. (PDF, 397KB)

Grendelmeier, A., R. Arlettaz, J. Olano-Marin & G. Pasinelli. 2017. Experimentally provided conspecific cues boost bird territory density but not breeding performance. Behavioral Ecology 28: 174-185. (PDF, 822KB)

Guyot, C., R. Arlettaz, P. Korner & A. Jacot. 2017. Temporal and Spatial Scales Matter: Circannual Habitat Selection by Bird Communities in Vineyards. PLoS ONE 12: e0170176. (PDF, 2.2 MB)

Landwehr, A., A. Oberson, M. Lessard-Therrien, J.Y. Humbert, R. Arlettaz & O. Huguenin-Elie. 2017. Effects of irrigation on phosphorus in soil, soil microbes and plants of semi-natural grasslands. In Grassland resources for extensive farming systems in marginal lands: major drivers and future scenarios (eds. C. Porqueddu, A. Franca, G. Lombardi, G. Molle, G. Peratoner &  A. Hopkins), Grassland Science in Europe, vol. 22,  pp. 348-350. Istituto Sistema Produzione Animale Ambiente Mediterraneo. (PDF, 904KB)

Lessard-Therrien, M., J.Y. Humbert & R. Arlettaz. 2017. Experiment-based recommendations for biodiversity-friendly management ofmountain hay meadows. Applied Vegetation Science 20: 352-362. (PDF, 858KB)

Lessard-Therrien, M., J.Y. Humbert, I. Hajdamowicz, M. Stańska, R. van Klink, L. Lischer & R. Arlettaz. 2018. Impacts of management intensification on ground-dwelling beetles and spiders in semi-natural mountain grasslands. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 251: 59-66. (PDF, 321KB)

Margalida, A. 2017. Importance of Long-Term Studies to Conservation Practice: The Case of the Bearded Vulture in the Pyrenees. In High Mountain Conservation in a Changing World (eds. J. Catalan, J.M. Ninot & M.M. Aniz), pp. 343-383. Springer Open, Cham. (PDF, 939KB)

Margalida, A., M.À. Colomer, R. Sánchez, F.J. Sánchez, J. Oria & L.M. González. 2017. Behavioral evidence of hunting and foraging techniques by a top predator suggests the importance of scavenging for preadults. Ecology and Evolution 7: 4192-4199. (PDF, 371KB)

Margalida, A., J.M. Martínez, A. Gómez de Segura, M.A. Colomer, R. Arlettaz & D. Serrano. 2017. Supplementary feeding and young extraction from the wild are not a sensible alternative to captive breeding for reintroducing bearded vultures Gypaetus barbatus. Journal of Applied Ecology 54: 334-340. (PDF, 269KB)

Margalida, A. & P. Oliva-Vidal. 2017. The shadow of diclofenac hangs over European vultures. Nature Ecology & Evolution 1: article number 1050. (PDF, 447KB)

Margalida, A., J.M. Pérez-García & R. Moreno-Opo. 2017. European policies on livestock carcasses management did not modify the foraging behavior of a threatened vulture. Ecological Indicators 80: 66-73. (PDF, 536KB)

Margalida, A. & D. Villalba. 2017. The importance of the nutritive value of old bones in the diet of Bearded vultures Gypaetus barbatus. Scientific Reports 7: article number 8061. (PDF, 887KB)

Meyer, S., D. Unternährer, R. Arlettaz, J.Y. Humbert & M.H.M. Menz. 2017. Promoting diverse communities of wild bees and hoverflies requires a landscape approach to managing meadows. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 239: 376-384. (PDF, 562KB)

Morales-Reyes, Z., J.M. Pérez-García, M. Moleón, F. Botella, M. Carrete, J.A. Donázar, A. Cortés-Avizanda, E. Arrondo, R. Moreno-Opo, J. Jiménez, A. Margalida & J.A. Sánchez-Zapata. 2017. Evaluation of the network of protection areas for the feeding of scavengers in Spain: from biodiversity conservation to greenhouse gas emission savings. Journal of Applied Ecology 54: 1120-1129. (PDF, 1.4 MB)

Pe’er, G., Y. Zinngrebe, J. Hauck, S. Schindler, A. Dittrich, S. Zingg, T. Tscharntke, R. Oppermann, L.M.E. Sutcliffe, C. Sirami, J. Schmidt, C. Hoyer, C. Schleyer & S. Lakner. 2017. Adding Some Green to the Greening: Improving the EU’s Ecological Focus Areas for Biodiversity and Farmers. Conservation Letters 10: 517-530. (PDF, 450KB)

Resano-Mayor, J., Á. Fernández-Martín, S. Hernández-Gómez, I. Toranzo, A. España, J.A. Gil, M. de Gabriel, I. Roa-Álvarez, E. Strinella, K.A. Hobson, G. Heckel & R. Arlettaz. 2017. Integrating genetic and stable isotope analyses to infer the population structure of the White-winged Snowfinch Montifringilla nivalis in Western Europe. Journal of Ornithology 158: 395-405. (PDF, 930KB)

Sirami, C., P. Caplat, S. Popy, A. Clamens, R. Arlettaz, F. Jiguet, L. Brotons & J.L. Martin. 2017. Impacts of global change on species distributions: obstacles and solutions to integrate climate and land use. Global Ecology and Biogeography 26: 385-394. (PDF, 401KB)

van Klink, R., S. Boch, P. Buri, N.S. Rieder, J.Y. Humbert & R. Arlettaz. 2017. No detrimental effects of delayed mowing or uncut grass refuges on plant and bryophyte community structure and phytomass production in low-intensity hay meadows. Basic and Applied Ecology 20: 1-9. (PDF, 520KB)

van Wijk, R.E., M. Schaub & S. Bauer. 2017. Dependencies in the timing of activities weaken over the annual cycle in a long-distance migratory bird. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 71: art. 73. (PDF, 2.5 MB)



Newspaper & Magazine articles

Arlettaz, R. 2017. La Suisse existe, mais pas pour sa biodiversité! Le Temps, 30.8.2017. (PDF, 864KB)

Arlettaz, R. 2017. «Les rares issues fatales dues au loup sont à mettre en perspective». Le Matin Dimanche, 5.3.2017. (PDF, 11.3 MB)

Arlettaz, R. 2017. Eoliennes et volatiles, vrai problème. Le Temps, 20.1.2017. (PDF, 390KB)

Arlettaz, R. & F. Biollaz. 2017. Superprédateurs: mésinformation ou désinformation étatique? Le Temps, 29.6.2017. (PDF, 288KB)

Biollaz, F. & R. Arlettaz. 2017. Le problème du Valais avec les superprédateurs. Le Temps. 23.2.2017. (PDF, 266KB)

Schmidt, B.R., U. Hofer & R. Arlettaz. 2017. Der Naturschutz kann besser werden. HOTSPOT 36: 20-21. (PDF, 388KB)
Schmidt, B.R., U. Hofer & R. Arlettaz. 2017. Révolutionner la protection de la nature en l'ancrant dans l'évidence scientifique! HOTSPOT 36: 20-21. (PDF, 402KB)