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2019

To best mimic human thermal conditions, mice should be housed slightly below thermoneutrality

Keijer, J., Li, M. & Speakman, J. R., Aug 2019, In : Molecular Metabolism. 26, p. 4 1 p.

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Trophy hunting: Bans create opening for change

Nowak, K., Lee, P. C., Marino, J., Mkono, M., Mumby, H., Dobson, A., Harvey, R., Lindsay, K., Lusseau, D. & Sillero-Zubiri, C., 25 Oct 2019, In : Science. 366, 6464, p. 434-435 2 p.

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2018

Abundant pre-industrial carbon detected in Canadian Arctic headwaters: implications for the permafrost carbon feedback

Dean, J. F., van der Velde, Y., Garnett, M. H., Dinsmore, K. J., Baxter, R., Lessels, J. S., Smith, P., Street, L. E., Subke, J-A., Tetzlaff, D., Washbourne, I., Wookey, P. A. & Billett, M. F., Mar 2018, In : Environmental Research Letters. 13, 3, 11 p., 034024.

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Deforestation may increase soil carbon but it is unlikely to be continuous or unlimited

Schipper, L. & Smith, P., 28 Feb 2018, In : Global Change Biology. 24, 2, p. 557-558 2 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

"Got rats?" Global environmental costs of thirst for milk include acute biodiversity impacts linked to dairy feed production

Luque-Larena, J. J., Mougeot, F., Arroyo, B. & Lambin, X., 14 Apr 2018, In : Global Change Biology.

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Response to comment by Moxon et al

Thompson, D., Morrice, N., Grant, L., Le Sommer, S., Lees, E. K., Mody, N., Wilson, H. M. & Delibegovic, M., 2 Jan 2018, In : Clinical Science. 132, 1, p. 39-41 3 p.

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Tree size and climatic water deficit control root to shoot ratio in individual trees globally

Ledo, A., Paul, K. I., Burslem, D. F. R. P., Ewel, J. J., Barton, C., Battaglia, M., Brooksbank, K., Carter, J., Eid, T. H., England, J. R., Fitzgerald, A., Jonson, J., Mencuccini, M., Montagu, K. D., Montero, G., Mugasha, W. A., Pinkard, E., Roxburgh, S., Ryan, C. M., Ruiz-Peinado, R. & 6 others, Sochacki, S., Specht, A., Wildy, D., Wirth, C., Zerihun, A. & Chave, J., Jan 2018, In : New Phytologist. 217, 1, p. 8-11 4 p.

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24 Citations (Scopus)
2017

Letter to the Editor: Answer to the Viewpoint "sequestering Soil Organic Carbon: A Nitrogen Dilemma"

Soussana, J-F., Lutfalla, S., Smith, P., Lal, R., Chenu, C. & Ciais, P., 17 Oct 2017, In : Environmental Science & Technology. 51, 20, p. 11502-11502 1 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Increasing beef production won’t reduce emissions

Phalan, B., Ripple, W. J. & Smith, P., Oct 2016, In : Global Change Biology. 22, 10, p. 3255-3256 2 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Reply to comment on: Vegetation burning for game management in the UK uplands is increasing and overlaps spatially with soil carbon and protected areas

Douglas, D. J. T., Buchanan, G. M., Thompson, P., Smith, T., Cole, T., Amar, A., Fielding, D. A., Redpath, S. M. & Wilson, J. D., Mar 2016, In : Biological Conservation. 195, p. 295-296 2 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Research priorities for negative emissions

Fuss, S., Jones, C. D., Kraxner, F., Peters, G. P., Smith, P., Tavoni, M., van Vuuren, D., Canadell, J. G., Jackson, R. B., Milne, J., Moreira, J. R., Nakicenovic, N., Sharifi, A. & Yamagata, Y., 17 Nov 2016, In : Environmental Research Letters. 11, 11, 115007.

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Solutions for Archiving Data in Long-Term Studies: A Reply to Whitlock et al

Mills, J. A., Teplitsky, C., Arroyo, B., Charmantier, A., Becker, P. H., Birkhead, T. R., Bize, P., Blumstein, D. T., Bonenfant, C., Boutin, S., Bushuev, A., Cam, E., Cockburn, A., Côté, S. D., Coulson, J. C., Daunt, F., Dingemanse, N. J., Doligez, B., Drummond, H., Espie, R. H. M. & 42 others, Festa-Bianchet, M., Frentiu, F. D., Fitzpatrick, J. W., Furness, R. W., Gauthier, G., Grant, P. R., Griesser, M., Gustafsson, L., Hansson, B., Harris, M. P., Jiguet, F., Kjellander, P., Korpimäki, E., Krebs, C. J., Lens, L., Linnell, J. D. C., Low, M., McAdam, A., Margalida, A., Merilä, J., Møller, A. P., Nakagawa, S., Nilsson, J-Å., Nisbet, I. C. T., van Noordwijk, A. J., Oro, D., Pärt, T., Pelletier, F., Potti, J., Pujol, B., Réale, D., Rockwell, R. F., Ropert-Coudert, Y., Roulin, A., Thébaud, C., Sedinger, J. S., Swenson, J. E., Visser, M. E., Wanless, S., Westneat, D. F., Wilson, A. J. & Zedrosser, A., Feb 2016, In : Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 31, 2, p. 85-87 3 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

The potential for land sparing to offset greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture

Lamb, A., Green, R., Bateman, I., Broadmeadow, M., Bruce, T., Burney, J., Carey, P., Chadwick, D., Crane, E., Field, R., Goulding, K., Griffiths, H., Hastings, A., Kasoar, T., Kindred, D., Phalan, B., Pickett, J., Smith, P., Wall, E., zu Ermgassen, E. K. H. J. & 1 others, Balmford, A., May 2016, In : Nature Climate Change. 6, p. 488-492 5 p.

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2015

Author's Response to LTE for 'Energy balance measurement: When something is not better than nothing'

Dhurandhar, N. V., Schoeller, D., Brown, A. W., Heymsfield, S. B., Thomas, D., Sørensen, T. I. A., Speakman, J. R., Jeansonne, M., Allison, D. B. & the Energy Balance Measurement Working Group, 9 Jul 2015, In : International Journal of Obesity. 39, 7, p. 1175-1176 2 p.

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21 Citations (Scopus)

How has soil carbon stock changed over recent decades?

Chen, L., Smith, P. & Yang, Y., Sep 2015, In : Global Change Biology. 21, 9, p. 3197-3199 3 p.

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20 Citations (Scopus)

Hunted predators: Charisma confounds

Delibes-Mateos, M., Mougeot, F., Arroyo, B. & Lambin, X., 18 Sep 2015, In : Science. 349, 6254, p. 1294 1 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Hunted predators: Intrinsic value—Response

Woodroffe, R. & Redpath, S. M., 18 Sep 2015, In : Science. 349, 6254, p. 1295 1 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Implications of xenoglycan sensitivity for increased cancer risk

MacKenzie, K. J., 24 Mar 2015, In : PNAS. 112, 12, p. E1404-E1404 1 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Linking Behavior to Vital Rates to Measure the Effects of Non-Lethal Disturbance on Wildlife

Christiansen, F. & Lusseau, D., Nov 2015, In : Conservation Letters. 8, 6, p. 424-431 8 p.

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2014
5 Citations (Scopus)

Reconciliation of the carbon budget in the ocean’s twilight zone

Giering, S. L. C., Sanders, R., Lampitt, R. S., Anderson, T. R., Tamburini, C., Boutrif, M., Zubkov, M. V., Marsay, C. M., Henson, S. A., Saw, K., Cook, K. & Mayor, D. J., 27 Mar 2014, In : Nature. 507, 7493, p. 480-483 4 p.

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UK bill could prompt biodiversity loss

Durant, S., Pettorelli, N., Blackburn, T., Baillie, J., Boxshall, G., Brooks, S., Carbone, C., Coulson, T., Crees, J., Cunningham, A., Daniels, M., Deinet, S., Ewen, J., Gaston, K., Gregory, R., Hayward, M., MacDonald, D., Mace, G., May, R., Norris, K. & 4 others, Pimm, S., Raffaelli, D., Redpath, S. & Sutherland, W., 21 Aug 2014, In : Nature. 512, 7514, p. 253 1 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Defining and defending Connell's intermediate disturbance hypothesis: A response to Fox

Sheil, D. & Burslem, D. F. R. P., Oct 2013, In : Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 28, 10, p. 571-572 2 p.

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62 Citations (Scopus)

Recombination and inbreeding strategy in sexually reproducing animals: A reply to Cherry

Reid, J. M., Pemberton, J. M. & Szulkin, M., Dec 2013, In : Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 28, 12, p. 684-685 2 p.

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Reply to Leifeld et al.: Enhanced top soil carbon stocks under organic farming is not equated with climate change mitigation

Gattinger, A., Muller, A., Haeni, M., Skinner, C., Fliessbach, A., Buchmann, N., Maeder, P., Stolze, M., Smith, P., Scialabba, N. E-H. & Niggli, U., 12 Mar 2013, In : PNAS. 110, 11, p. E985-E985 1 p.

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10 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Avoid constructing wind farms on peat

Smith, J., Nayak, D. R. & Smith, P., 6 Sep 2012, In : Nature. 489, 7414, p. 33 1 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Comment on "Fisheries mismanagement"

Cook, R. M., Needle, C. L. & Fernandes, P. G., Oct 2012, In : Marine Pollution Bulletin. 64, 10, p. 2265-2266 2 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Tickborne diseases: Anaplasma phagocytophilum in feral goats in Northern Ireland

Harrison, A., Bown, K. J. & Montgomery, W. I., Jun 2012, In : Veterinary Record. 170, 23, p. 602-603 2 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
2011

An Unorthodox Approach to Forest Restoration

Kettle, C. J., Burslem, D. F. R. P. & Ghazoul, J., 1 Jul 2011, In : Science. 333, 6038, p. 36 1 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Microbe Interactions Undermine Predictions - Response

Telfer, S., Lambin, X., Birtles, R., Beldomenico, P., Burthe, S., Paterson, S. & Begon, M., 14 Jan 2011, In : Science. 331, 6014, p. 145-147 2 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
2010

An efficient procedure for normalizing ionomics data for Arabidopsis thaliana

Broadley, M. R., Hammond, J. P., White, P. J. & Salt, D. E., Apr 2010, In : New Phytologist. 186, 2, p. 270-274 5 p.

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10 Citations (Scopus)

Food Security: Focus on Agriculture

Porter, R., Challinor, A., Ewert, F., Falloon, P., Fischer, T., Gregory, P., Van Ittersum, M. K., Olesen, J. E., Moore, K. J., Rosenzweig, C. & Smith, P., 9 Apr 2010, In : Science. 328, 5975, p. 172-173 2 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)

FTO effect on energy demand versus food intake

Speakman, J. R., 1 Apr 2010, In : Nature. 464, 7289, p. E1 1 p.

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37 Citations (Scopus)

Mass Fruiting in Borneo: A Missed Opportunity

Kettle, C. J., Ghazoul, J., Ashton, P. S., Cannon, C. H., Chong, L., Diway, B., Faridah, E., Harrison, R., Hector, A., Hollingsworth, P., Koh, L. P., Khoo, E., Kitayama, K., Kartawinata, K., Marshall, A. J., Maycock, C. R., Nanami, S., Paoli, G., Potts, M. D., Sheil, D. & 5 others, Tan, S., Tomoaki, I., Webb, C., Yamakura, T. & Burslem, D. F. R. P., 29 Oct 2010, In : Science. 330, 6004, p. 584-584 1 p.

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10 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Guidelines for the treatment of marine mammals in field research

Gales, N. J., Bowen, W. D., Johnston, D. W., Kovacs, K. M., Littnan, C. L., Perrin, W. F., Reynolds III, J. E. & Thompson, P. M., Jul 2009, In : Marine Mammal Science. 25, 3, p. 725-736 12 p.

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25 Citations (Scopus)

Reply to Evens and Niedz: Multivariate ionomics models are robustly validated

Baxter, I. R., Vitek, O., Guerinot, M. L. & Salt, D. E., 13 Jan 2009, In : PNAS. 106, 2, p. E6 1 p.

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Response to the Comment by Van Geen and Duxbury

Zhao, F. J., McGrath, S. P. & Meharg, A. A., 15 May 2009, In : Environmental Science & Technology. 43, 10, p. 3972-3973 2 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
2008

Biomarkers in the prediction of radiographic progression in early rheumatoid arthritis: comment on the article by Young-Min et al - Reply

Young-Min, S. A., Cawston, T., Marshall, N., Coady, D., Griffiths, I., Christgau, S., Saxne, T. & Robins, S., May 2008, In : Arthritis & Rheumatism. 58, 5, p. 1559-1559 1 p.

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For peat's sake

Smith, P., 28 May 2008, In : New Scientist. 198, 2658, p. 22 1 p.

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The role of fisheries-induced evolution

Browman, H. I., Law, R. & Marshall, C. T., 5 Apr 2008, In : Science. 320, 5872, p. 47-50 4 p.

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The role of fisheries-induced evolution [1]

Browman, H. I., Law, R. & Marshall, C. T., 5 Apr 2008, In : Science. 320, 5872, 1 p.

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41 Citations (Scopus)
2006

Energetics reveals physiologically distinct castes in a eusocial mammal

Scantlebury, M., Speakman, J. R., Oosthuizen, M. K., Roper, T. J. & Bennett, N. C., 6 Apr 2006, In : Nature. 440, p. 795-797 3 p.

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49 Citations (Scopus)

Nematodes as crop protection agents

Wilson, M. J., 2006, SEPA View, 32, p. 16-16 0 p.

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2005

Mapping rust disease: using GIS to understand why your pines are affected by resin-top.

Moseley, D. G., Woodward, S. & Miller, D., Mar 2005, Forestry and British Timber, p. 22-24 2 p.

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Phytophthora cinnamomi i inne patogny Korzeni drobnych w lasach sosnowych polnocnej Szkocji

Woodward, S., Chavariagga, D. & Bodles, W. J. A., 2005, Lesne Prace Badawcze, 2005, SUPP 1, p. 35-42 7 p.

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Pseudoreplication problems in studies of dolphin and porpoise reactions to pingers

Dawson, S. M. & Lusseau, D., 1 Jan 2005, In : Marine Mammal Science. 21, 1, p. 175-176 2 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)