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Continent-wide survey reveals massive decline in African savannah elephants
African elephants (Loxodonta africana) are imperiled by poaching and habitat loss. Despite global attention to the plight of elephants, their population sizes and trends are uncertain or unknown overExpand
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Mapping Landscape Resistance to Identify Corridors and Barriers for Elephant Movement in Southern Africa
One of Africa's greatest conservation successes is the recovery of elephant (Loxodonta africana) populations within protected areas (e.g. Aleper and Moe 2006), such as those in northern Botswana.Expand
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Habitat associations of pool-breeding amphibians in eastern Massachusetts, USA
There is a pressing need to develop a sound conservation strategy for pool-breeding amphibians, which includes gaining a better understanding of the habitat and landscape-scale characteristicsExpand
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Productivity of early successional shrubland birds in clearcuts and groupcuts in an eastern deciduous forest
Uneven-aged forest management has been advocated as a silvicultural practice because of concerns about the negative effects of even-aged management on birds that dwell in mature forests. RecentExpand
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Elephants in space and time
Autocorrelation in animal movements can be both a serious nuisance to analysis and a source of valuable information about the scale and patterns of animal behavior, depending on the question and theExpand
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PREDATOR EXCLOSURES: A TECHNIQUE TO REDUCE PREDATION AT PIPING PLOVER NESTS
Federal listing of the piping plover as endangered and threatened (Federal Register 1985) has prompted intensive management to reduce impacts of predation and other factors limiting piping ploverExpand
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Wetland use by river otters in Massachusetts
Wetland loss and vegetational change in the northeastern United States could affect river otter (Lutra canadensis) populations, but few studies have addressed river otter use of wetlands in thisExpand
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Contaminant Levels of Osprey Eggs and Prey Reflect Regional Differences in Reproductive Success
To determine if contaminants contributed to low hatching success of ospreys (Pandion haliaetus) nesting near Delaware Bay, we compared levels of organochlorines, mercury, and lead in addled andExpand
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Housing developments in rural New England: effects on forest birds
In rural New England, forest fragmentation is caused by housing developments in forested areas. To evaluate the effects of these changes on forest birds, we compared bird assemblages between forestsExpand
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Do Predation Rates on Artificial Nests Accurately Reflect Predation Rates on Natural Bird Nests
Artificial nests are widely used in avian field studies. However, it is unclear how well predation rates on artificial nests reflect predation rates on natural nests. Therefore, we compared survivalExpand
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