Spotlights are groups of papers on a current, important theme in applied ecology. The papers have been individually submitted to Journal of Applied Ecology and the Editors have grouped them together after acceptance. The Spotlights are intended to showcase the latest high-quality research on a subject rather than providing a complete overview of the topic. Blog posts on The Applied Ecologist's blog bring the papers together.

Genetics and restoration
When restoring an ecosystem it important to think about not only the diversity of species in the ecosystem, but also that of genes within and among those species.

Blog post: Ecosystem restoration under the microscope
by Ryan Sadler, University of Toronto


Wildlife and renewable energy
Renewable energy installations alter the environment. Understanding the consequences to effectively manage and balance the needs of climate change mitigation and nature conservation is vital.

Blog post: How do renewable energy installations affect wildlife?
by Lucy Wright, RSPB


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