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CURRENT STATUS OF THE HAINAN GIBBON (Nomascus hainanus): PROGRESS OF POPULATION MONITORING AND OTHER PRIORITY ACTIONS
We report on recent developments with respect to the status of the world’s rarest ape, the Hainan Gibbon Nomascus hainanus. Since it was intensively surveyed in October 2003, the sole known
The responses of tropical forest species to global cli- mate change: acclimate, adapt, migrate or go ex- tinct?
In the face of ongoing and future climate change, species must acclimate, adapt or shift their geographic distributions (i.e., "migrate") in order to avoid habitat loss and eventual extinction.
REDISCOVERY OF THE CRITICALLY ENDANGERED EASTERN BLACK CRESTED GIBBON Nomascus nasutus (HYLOBATIDAE) IN CHINA, WITH PRELIMINARY NOTES ON POPULATION SIZE, ECOLOGY AND CONSERVATION STATUS
The Critically Endangered Eastern Black Crested Gibbon Nomascus nasutus is rediscovered in China. Acoustic records and direct observation confirmed gibbon occurrence in the Bangliang Limestone Forest
Contribution to biomonitoring of some trace metals by deciduous tree leaves in urban areas
Leaves of the deciduous tree species, horse chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum L.) and Turkish hazel (Corylus colurna L.) were used as accumulative biomonitors of trace metal pollution in the urban
GRUSONIA PULCHELLA CLASSIFICATION AND ITS IMPACTS ON THE GENUS GRUSONIA: MORPHOLOGICAL AND MOLECULAR EVIDENCE
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The morphological, geographical, and molecular evidence considered, it is proposed to resurrect the generic concepts Corynopuntia Knuth (1935), Grusonia Reichenbach ex Schumann (sensu Brit ton and Rose, 1919), and Micropuntia Daston (1946).
THE FEEDING ECOLOGY OF THE BULLFINCH (PYRRHULA PYRRHULA L.) IN SOUTHERN ENGLAND
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This paper forms part of a more general study of the bullfinch, and its chief aims are to compare the bird's feeding habits in a wood and a cultivated area near Oxford and to relate the food it selects in each of these habitats to those available.
Traditional uses of plants by tribals of Amarakantak region
The paper reports the traditional medicinal uses of 20 plants belonging to 16 families, for 24 different diseases and use of one plant for medico-religious belief by four different tribes of
Karrikin and Cyanohydrin Smoke Signals Provide Clues to New Endogenous Plant Signaling Compounds
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Two new types of signaling compounds have been discovered in wildfire smoke due to their ability to stimulate seed germination and genetic analysis suggests that plants contain endogenous compounds that signal specifically through the karrikin pathway.
A NEW TREEFROG OF THE GENUS RHACOPHORUS (ANURA: RHACOPHORIDAE) FROM HAINAN ISLAND, CHINA
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A new green treefrog species, Rhacophorus yinggelingensis, is described, currently known only from high-altitude primary rainforest in the Yinggeling mountain range of Hainan Island.
Report of a Rapid Biodiversity Assessment at Heishiding Nature Reserve, West Guangdong, China, July 2002
Summary of flora and fauna The present survey covered major forest of Heishiding Nature Reserve. Well-structured, extensive cover of mature secondary evergreen forest was found. Lowland ravine forest
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