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Habitat fragmentation and landscape change

Andrew F. Bennett and Denis A. Saunders

in Conservation Biology for All

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199554232
eISBN:
9780191720666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554232.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Conceptual approaches used to understand conservation in fragmented landscapes are summarized in this chapter by Andrew F. Bennett and Denis A. Saunders. Destruction and fragmentation of habitats are ... More


Yellowstone's Destabilized Ecosystem: Elk Effects, Science, and Policy Conflict

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195148213
eISBN:
9780199790449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148213.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Historical accounts, park records, and biologists' observations indicated that wintering elk in Yellowstone's northern range were present in low numbers prior to and at park establishment in 1872; ... More


Ecosystem function and co-evolution of terminology in marine science and management

David M. Paterson, Emma C Defew, and Julia Jabour

in Marine Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning: Frameworks, methodologies, and integration

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199642250
eISBN:
9780191774768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642250.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter discusses ecosystem function and the co-evolution of terminology in marine science and management. It first presents various definitions of ecosystem function before discussing ways of ... More


Ecosystem consequences of behavioural plasticity and contemporary evolution

Eric P. Palkovacs and Christopher M. Dalton

in Behavioural Responses to a Changing World: Mechanisms and Consequences

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199602568
eISBN:
9780191810121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199602568.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter explores the role of animal behaviour as a critical link between human activity and ecosystem processes. It explores the impacts of behavioural trait changes on ecosystems, and describes ... More


Chemical pollutants in the marine environment: causes, effects, and challenges

Catriona K. Macleod, Ruth S. Eriksen, Zanna Chase, and Sabine E. Apitz

in Stressors in the Marine Environment: Physiological and ecological responses; societal implications

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198718826
eISBN:
9780191788352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718826.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Ecology

Chemicals are now commonplace in the marine environment; with chemical pollutants found in every region, from the Arctic to the tropics and from the smallest estuary to the depths of the oceans. The ... More


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