Habitat Fragmentation and Landscape Change

Habitat Fragmentation and Landscape Change

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Habitat loss and degradation that comes as a result of human activity is the single biggest threat to biodiversity in the world today. Habitat Fragmentation and Landscape Change is a groundbreaking work that brings together a wealth of information from a wide range of sources to define the ecological problems caused by landscape change and to highlight the relationships among landscape change, habitat fragmentation, and biodiversity conservation. The book: synthesizes a large body of information from the scientific literature considers key theoretical principles for examining and predicting effects examines the range of effects that can arise explores ways of mitigating impacts reviews approaches to studying the problem discusses knowledge gaps and future areas for research and management Habitat Fragmentation and Landscape Change offers a unique mix of theoretical and practical information, outlining general principles and approaches and illustrating those principles with case studies from around the world. It represents a definitive overview and synthesis on the full range of topics that fall under the widely used but often vaguely defined term qhabitat fragmentation.q... 141, 151a€“164 conceptual framework, 26a€“38 interaction diagram, 10f, 13f pattern: dynamic nature, 22a€“24; management, 197a€“212; ... 177, 178t Liana, 116 Lichen, 244 Lichenostomus melanops cassidix, 186 Life cycle, 26, 29, 50, 73, 74 Life history, 64, 74, 79, 189t Lime, short-leaved. ... 232 Mark-recapture methods, 172 Marsupials edge effects, 118 extinction proneness, 78t metapopulation model, 187anbsp;...

Title:Habitat Fragmentation and Landscape Change
Author: David B. Lindenmayer, Joern Fischer
Publisher:Island Press - 2013-02-22

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