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Interacting Factors Driving a Major Loss of Large Trees with Cavities in a Forest Ecosystem

Lindenmayer, David; Blanchard, Wade; McBurney, Lachlan; Blair, David; Banks, Sam; Likens, Gene E.; Franklin, Jerry F.; Laurance, William F.; Stein, John A. R.; Gibbons, Philip


Large trees with cavities provide critical ecological functions in forests worldwide, including vital nesting and denning resources for many species. However, many ecosystems are experiencing increasingly rapid loss of large trees or a failure to recruit new large trees or both. We quantify this problem in a globally iconic ecosystem in southeastern Australia--forests dominated by the world's tallest angiosperms, Mountain Ash (Eucalyptus regnans). Tree, stand and landscape-level factors...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012-10-05
Type: Journal article
Source: PLoS ONE
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0041864


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