Habitat fragmentation


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Habitat fragmentation

Habitat disruption where natural habitat is broken into small, relatively isolated sections.
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Spatial scale mediates the influence of habitat fragmentation on dispersal success: implications for conservation.
Finally, it may be that roads do not represent a true barrier to avian community development and maintenance or that at this site, they do not equate to a source of habitat fragmentation.
Other topics include Acanthaceae species as potential indicators of phytogeographic territories in Central Africa, the influence of habitat fragmentation on bird nest success at different spatial scales, and quantifying physical habitat heterogeneity in an ecologically meaningful manner.
In fact, some natural resources of a property, such as streams, can become major features for a project, Since fragmentation and loss of habitat are major threats to many imperiled plant and animal species, compact development patterns and the selection of sites that are within or adjacent to existing development can help minimize habitat fragmentation and also help preserve areas for recreation
Modeling the effects of habitat fragmentation on source and sink demography of Neotropical migrant birds.
In the face of climate change and habitat fragmentation, this massive expanse of green space has enormous untapped potential for both people and wildlife, says the London Wildlife Trust.
Research published Wednesday in PLOS One, a journal of the Public Library of Science, estimated that in the neotropic region, which spans from the Mexican deserts to Patagonia in southern Argentina, 35 percent of amphibians "are threatened by habitat loss, habitat fragmentation, and habitat split.
As habitat fragmentation threatens moving populations, research efforts will focus on tracking elephant movement and migration, to assure elephant groups have access to critical migration routes.
Environment minister Jane Davidson, said: "We already have compelling evidence that habitat fragmentation and degradation are serious threats to Welsh biodiversity, and a healthy and robust biodiversity is a major weapon in fighting the ravages of climate change.
The Potential Habitat Fragmentation Caused by White-Tailed Deer (Odocoileus viginianus) and its Impact on Nest Predation.
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