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Results 11 - 20 of 95 ... William Ripple, a professor in the College of Forestry at Oregon State University,
and co-authors from Scotland, Austria, Australia and the ... http://oregonstate.edu/
livestock - 42k; Loss of large predators disrupting plant, ...
http://oregonstate.edu/ua/ncs/search/ripple%25252Bsite%2525253Ahttp%2525253A%2525252F%2525252Foregonstate.edu%2525252Fua%2525252Fncs/10/1 - 35k
Global decline of large herbivores may lead to an “empty landscape ...
May 1, 2015 ... An international team of wildlife ecologists led by William Ripple, Oregon State
University distinguished professor in the College of Forestry, conducted a
comprehensive analysis of data on the world's largest herbivores (more than 100
kilograms, or 220 pounds, on average), including endangerment status, ...
http://oregonstate.edu/ua/ncs/archives/2015/may/global-decline-large-herbivores-may-lead-%25E2%2580%259Cempty-landscape%25E2%2580%259D-scientists-say - 47k
Efforts to curb climate change require greater emphasis on livestock ...
Dec 20, 2013 ... William Ripple, a professor in the College of Forestry at Oregon State University,
and co-authors from Scotland, Austria, Australia and the United States, reached
their conclusions on the basis of a synthesis of scientific knowledge on
greenhouse gases, climate change and food and environmental issues.
http://oregonstate.edu/ua/ncs/archives/2013/dec/efforts-curb-climate-change-require-greater-emphasis-livestock - 42k
Loss of large predators disrupting plant, animal and human ...
Jul 14, 2011 ... “We now have overwhelming evidence that large predators are hugely important
in the function of nature, from the deepest oceans to the highest mountains, the
tropics to the Arctic,” said William Ripple, a professor of forestry at Oregon State
University, co-author of the report and an international leader in ...
http://oregonstate.edu/ua/ncs/archives/2011/jul/loss-large-predators-disrupting-multiple-plant-animal-and-human-ecosystems - 42k
Wolves in Yellowstone may aid aspen recovery | News and ...
Sep 12, 2000 ... Using historic documents, aerial photographs, and dendrochronological, or tree
ring dating techniques, Ripple and Larsen determined that Yellowstone Park
aspen successfully recruited tree-sized aspen into their overstory from about
1751 to 1928, but have been unable to do so since. Various theories ...
http://oregonstate.edu/ua/ncs/archives/2000/sep/wolves-yellowstone-may-aid-aspen-recovery - 41k
Prehistoric predators kept large animals in check, shaped ecosystems
Oct 26, 2015 ... “Large predators can have a major role in limiting their prey and in determining
the structure and function of ecosystems,” said Ripple. “But scientists have
thought that the largest herbivores, such as elephants, were immune from
predation. We now know that's not the case, and based on these data from the ...
http://oregonstate.edu/ua/ncs/archives/2015/oct/prehistoric-predators-kept-large-animals-check-shaped-ecosystems - 44k
Dec 8, 2004 ... The studies were authored by William Ripple, a professor, and Robert Beschta, a
professor emeritus, in the OSU College of Forestry. In their research, the
scientists explore a concept that has been called "the ecology of fear." The
ecological and historical significance of wolves is only partly due to the actual ...
http://oregonstate.edu/ua/ncs/archives/2004/dec/ecology-fear-wolves-gone-western-ecosystems-suffer - 42k
Fear of Wolves Allows First Aspen Recovery in Yellowstone in More ...
Jul 26, 2007 ... “This is really exciting, and it's great news for Yellowstone,” said William Ripple, a
professor in the OSU College of Forestry. “We've seen some recovery of willows
and cottonwood, but this is the first time we can document significant aspen
growth, a tree species in decline all over the West. We've waited a ...
http://oregonstate.edu/ua/ncs/archives/2007/jul/fear-wolves-allows-first-aspen-recovery-yellowstone-more-50-years - 41k
Sharks and wolves: predator, prey interactions similar on land and in ...
Nov 10, 2010 ... In each case, the major predators help control the populations of their prey,
scientists said. But through what's been called the “ecology of fear” they also
affect the behavior of the prey, with ripple impacts on other aspects of the
ecosystem and an ecological significance that goes far beyond these species.
http://oregonstate.edu/ua/ncs/archives/2010/nov/sharks-and-wolves-predator-prey-interactions-similar-land-and-oceans - 40k
Aspen recovering as wildlife populations shift in Yellowstone ...
Sep 30, 2014 ... From 2010-12, hiking in the Yellowstone backcountry, Painter re-measured 87
aspen stands previously studied by his adviser, William Ripple, and former OSU
student Eric Larsen in 1997 and 1998. Painter conducted a regional survey of
stands across the northern part of the park and also in the Shoshone ...
http://oregonstate.edu/ua/ncs/archives/2014/sep/aspen-recovering-wildlife-populations-shift-yellowstone-national-park - 43k
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