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Predicting Avian Community Responses to Increasing Urbanization

Jeffrey Hepinstall-Cymerman, John M. Marzluff, and Marina Alberti

in Urban Bird Ecology and Conservation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520273092
eISBN:
9780520953895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273092.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

We predicted changes in avian communities that are likely to occur given predicted land cover and land use twenty-eight years into the future for the lowlands of the Central Puget Sound of western ... More


Agricultural Expansion and Human Population Trends in the Greater Serengeti Ecosystem from 1984 to 2003

Anna B. Estes, Tobias Kuemmerle, Hadas Kushnir, V. C. Radeloff, and H. H. Shugart

in Serengeti IV: Sustaining biodiversity in a coupled human-natural system

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226195834
eISBN:
9780226196336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226196336.003.0018
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Protected areas are impacted by what takes place around their borders, and the nature and severity of these impacts is influenced by reserve size, land use and human populations. Contrary to the ... More


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Karen J. Esler, Anna L. Jacobsen, and R. Brandon Pratt

in The Biology of Mediterranean-Type Ecosystems

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198739135
eISBN:
9780191802218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198739135.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Extensive habitat loss and habitat conversion has occurred across all mediterranean-type climate (MTC) regions, driven by increasing human populations who have converted large tracts of land to ... More


Provincializing the Anthropocene: Eurocentrism in the Earth System

Kathleen D. Morrison

in At Nature's Edge: The Global Present and Long-term History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780199489077
eISBN:
9780199093908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489077.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

The proposal that we have entered a new geological period, the Anthropocene, has gained currency both inside and outside of scientific circles. It is, therefore, worth understanding where this idea ... More


Frank Robinson’s Map

Ashley Carse

in Beyond the Big Ditch: Politics, Ecology, and Infrastructure at the Panama Canal

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028110
eISBN:
9780262320467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028110.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores the role of cartography in stabilizing new regions as coherent geographic units with recognizable environmental problems.Focusing on narratives of deforestation in the Panama ... More


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