Ground-nesting bees & Evidence-based conservation


Mupepele A-C, von Königslöw, V, Bleile A-M, Fornoff F, Fründ J, Klein, A-M (2024) Plant-pollinator interactions in apple orchards from a production and conservation perspective, Conservation Science and Practice, under Review, Preprint available on BioRxiv

Elliott T, Thompson A, Klein A, Albert C, Eisenhauer N, Guerra C, Jansen F, Schneider A, Sommer M, Straka T, Settele J, Sporbert M, Tanneberger F, Mupepele A-C (2023) Abandoning grassland management decreases biodiversity in Europe. Conservation Science and Practice, e13008

Mupepele, A.-C., Hellwig, N., Dieker, P. & Klein, A.-M. (2023)Abandoning grassland management decreases biodiversity in Europe. What evidence exists on wild-bee trends in Germany? Research protocol for a systematic map. PROCEED

Amano, T, Berdejo-Espinola, V, […] Mupepele, A-C, […], Veronica Zamora-Gutierrez, V (2023) The role of non-English-language science in informing national biodiversity assessments. Nature Sustainability, 6, 845–854

Thompson, A, Mupepele, A-C & Klein, A-M (2022): Silent summer? Biodiversity loss, insect decline, and a call for conservation. GAIA 31/4 (2022): 193.

Mupepele A-C, Dormann CF (2022) Reply to: “Research on agroforestry systems and biodiversity conservation: what can we conclude so far and what should we improve?” by Boinot et al. BMC Ecology and Evolution 22: 24

Orr MC, Jakob M, Harmon-Threatt A, Mupepele A-C (2022) A review of global trends in the study types used to investigate bee nesting biology. Basic and Applied Ecology 63: 12-21

Hauenstein S, Jassoy N, Mupepele A-C, Carroll T, Kshatriya M, Beale CM, Dormann CF (2022) A systematic map of demographic data from elephant populations throughout Africa: implications for poaching and population analyses. Mammal Review 52(3): 438-453

Lawer EA, Mupepele A-C, Darkoh EL, et al. (2021) Logging effects on parasitic infections in a swamp rat (Malacomys edwardsi) in West Africa Journal of Mammalogy 103(2): 383-393

Mupepele, A-C, Keller, M & Dormann, CF (2021): European agroforestry has no unequivocal effect on biodiversity: a time-cumulative meta-analysis. BMC Ecology and Evolution 21: 193

Christie, A.P., White, T.B., Martin, P., Petrovan, S.O., Bladon, A.J., Bowkett, A.E., Littlewood, N.A., Mupepele, A.C., Rocha, R., Sainsbury, K.A., Smith, R.K., Taylor, N.G. & Sutherland, W.J. (2021) Reducing publication delay to improve the efficiency and impact of conservation science. PeerJ 9: e12245

Mupepele, A.C., Bruelheide, H., Brühl, C., Dauber, J., Fenske, M., Freibauer, A., Gerowitt, B., Krüß, A., Lakner, S., Plieninger, T., Potthast, T., Schlacke, S., Seppelt, R., Stützel, H., Weisser, W., Wägele, W., Böhning-Gaese, K. & Klein, A.M. (2021): Biodiversity in European agricultural landscapes – transformative societal changes needed. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 36(12):1067-1070 researchgate)

Sutherland, W.J., Taylor, N.G., Aldridge D.C., Martin, P., Rhodes, C., Shackelford, G., Beard, S., Belfield, H., Bladon, A.J., Brick, C., Christie, A.P., Dobson, A.P., Downey, H., Hood, A.S.C., Hua, F., Hughes, A.C., Rebecca M. Jarvis, Douglas MacFarlane, William H. Morgan, Mupepele, A.C. et al. & Petrovan, S.O. (2021): A solution scan of societal options to reduce transmission and spread of respiratory viruses: SARS-CoV-2 as a case study. Journal of Biosafety and Biosecurity 3(2):84-90 – preprint on OSF.

Von Königslöw, V., Mupepele, A.C. & Klein, A.M. (2021): Overlooked jewels: Existing habitat patches complement sown flower strips to conserve pollinators. Biological Conservation 261: 109263.

Mupepele, A.C. (2021):  Book review: Ollerton, J.  (2021): Pollinators & Pollination: Nature and Society, Pelagic Publishing, Exeter, UK pp. 286. Basic and Applied Ecology 54: 37-38.

Lawer, E.A., Mupepele, A.C. & Klein, A.M. (2021): Artisanal mining impacts small mammals while chainsaw milling is a more sustainable practice in Ghana. Biodiversity and Conservation 30: 295-310.

Heger, T., Aguilar-Trigueros, C.A., […] Mupepele, A.C. et al. & Jeschke, J.M. (2021): The hierarchy-of-hypotheses approach: A synthesis method for enhancing theory development in ecology and evolution. BioScience 71: 337-349.

Mupepele, A.C. & Dormann, C.F. (2020): Evidence ranking needs to reflect causality. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 35: 94-95.

Mupepele, A.C., Böhning-Gaese, K., Lakner S., Plieninger, T., Schoof, N. & Klein, A.M. (2019): Insect conservation in agricultural landscapes – An outlook for policy-relevant research. GAIA – Ecological Perspectives for Science and Society 4: 342-347.

Mupepele, A.C., Bruelheide, H., Dauber, J., Kruess, A., Potthast, T., Wägele, W. &  Klein, A.M. (2019):  Insect decline and their drivers: Unsupported conclusions in a poorly performed meta-analysis on trendsA critique of Sánchez-Bayo and Wyckhuys (2019). Basic and Applied Ecology 37: 20-23.

Lawer, E.A., Mupepele, A.C. & Klein, A.M. (2019): Responses of small mammals to land restoration after mining. Landscape Ecology 34: 473-485.

Lautenbach, A., Mupepele, A.C., Dormann, C.F., Lee, H., Schmidt, S., Scholte, S.S.K.; Seppelt, R., van Teeffelen, A.J.A., Verhagen, W. & Volk, V. (2019): Blind spots in ecosystem services research and challenges for implementation. Regional Environmental Change. 19: 2151-2172.

Game, E.T., Tallis, H., Olander, L., Alexander, S.M., Busch, B.J., Cartwright, N., Kalies, E.L., Masuda, Y.J.,  Mupepele, A.C., Qiu, J., Rooney, R., Sills, E. & Sutherland, W.J. (2018): Cross-discipline evidence principles for sustainability policy. Nature Sustainability 1: 452-454.

Mupepele, A.C., Göbel, A. &  Dormann, C.F. (2018): Monitoring, Indikatoren und Berichte: Die Evidenzgrundlage von Biodiversität und Ökosystemdienstleistungen in europäischen Agroforstsystemen. In: Korn, H., Dünnfelder, H. & Schliep, R. (Hrsg.) Treffpunkt Biologische Vielfalt XVI, Interdisziplinärer Forschungsaustausch im Rahmen des Übereinkommens über die biologische Vielfalt. Bfn-Skripten 487: 153-157.

Klein, A.M., Fornoff, F., Mupepele, A.C., Boreux, V. & Pufal, G. (2018): Relevance of wild and managed bees for human well-being. Current Opinion in Insect Science 26: 82-88.

Staubach, F., Buchanan, N., Köttgen, A., Lipphardt, A., Mupepele, A.C., Pfaffelhuber, P., Surdu, M., & Wienroth, M. (2017): Note limitations of DNA legislation. Nature 545: 30.

Mupepele, A.C. &  Dormann, C.F. (2016): Influence of forest harvest on nitrate concentration in temperate streams — a meta-analysis. Forests 8: 1–14.

Mupepele, A.C. & Dormann, C.F. (2016): Environmental management: Synthesize evidence to steer decisions. Nature 529: 466–466.

Mupepele, A.C., Walsh, J.C., Sutherland, W.J. & Dormann, C.F. (2016): An evidence assessment tool for ecosystem services and conservation studies. Ecological Application 26: 1295-1301.

Mupepele, A.C., Müller, T., Dittrich, M. & Floren, A. (2014): Are temperate canopy spiders tree-species specific? PLOS ONE 9: e86571

In the media and other publications

Klein, A.M, von Königslöw, V., Mupepele, A., Fornoff, F., Wintermantel, D. 2022. Blühstreifen, Hecken und Spontanvegetation: Wie
können wir Wildbienen im Obstanbau gezielt fördern? In: Eben, A. & Herz, A. (eds.) Online – Fachgespräch zum Thema „Biodiversität im Obstbau“. Journal für Kulturpflanzen 74: 11–18, DOI: 10.5073/JfK.2022.01-02.02

Margarete von Wrangell-Funding: Press release from the state of Baden-Württemberg, Germany and the University of Freiburg September 2021 (in German)

Conservation Evidence Blog post (guest contribution): Blog post ‘What evidence matters most in conservation practice?’ 2021

Leopoldina Statement on ‘Biodiversity and Management of Agricultural Landscapes‘ 2020