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Hurricane Sandy and engineered response created habitat for a threatened shorebird
The intensity of Atlantic Ocean hurricanes is predicted to increase, and although disturbance is recognized as a fundamental driver of ecological processes, the benefits of hurricanes to ecological systems are seldom ...
An assessment of the niche centroid hypothesis: Pteropus lylei (Chiroptera)
Recent ecological theories propose that species reach their highest abundance and genetic diversity in the center of their ecological niche and decline toward the edges. We assessed whether Lyle's flying fox, Pteropus ...
Threatened predator on the equator: multi-point abundance estimates of the tiger Panthera tigris in central Sumatra
(Cambridge University Press, 2013-04)
Information on spatial and temporal variation in abundance is crucial for effective management of wildlife. Yet abundance estimates for the Critically Endangered Sumatran tiger Panthera tigris sumatrae are lacking from ...
The impact of forest logging and fragmentation on carnivore species composition, density and occupancy in Madagascar's rainforests
(Cambridge University Press, 2012-07)
Forest carnivores are threatened globally by logging and forest fragmentation yet we know relatively little about how such change affects predator populations. This is especially true in Madagascar, where carnivores have ...
Western Ranchers' Perspectives on Enablers and Constraints to Flood Irrigation
Flood irrigation on western rangelands is important for diverse social and ecological reasons, providing forage for many agricultural operations and maintaining many critical wetlands across the region. However, recent ...