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BIODIVERSITY INDICATOR GROUPS OF TROPICAL LAND‐USE SYSTEMS: COMPARING PLANTS, BIRDS, AND INSECTS
Tropical landscapes are dominated by land-use systems, but their contribution to the conservation of biodiversity is largely unknown. Since changes in biodiversity in response to human impact areExpand
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FROM FOREST TO FARMLAND: HABITAT EFFECTS ON AFROTROPICAL FOREST BIRD DIVERSITY
Although the Guinea–Congolian rain forest region is an important focal point for conservation in Africa, very little information is available on the effects of forest modification and land use on theExpand
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The Abundance of Tree Holes and Their Utilization by Hole-Nesting Birds in a Primeval Boreal Forest of Mongolia
Abstract. The natural tree holes and nest holes of hole-nesting birds were surveyed in four forest types in the west Khentii Mountains of NE Mongolia. The utilization patterns of species, size andExpand
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From Forest to Farmland: Species Richness Patterns of Trees and Understorey Plants along a Gradient of Forest Conversion in Southwestern Cameroon
Vegetation surveys were carried out at 24 sampling stations distributed over four land use types, namely near-primary forest, secondary forest, agroforestry systems and annual crop lands in theExpand
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Leopard prey choice in the Congo Basin rainforest suggests exploitative competition with human bushmeat hunters
Analyses of leopard Panthera pardus prey choice reveal a strong preference for species weighing 10–40 kg. In the Congo Basin rainforests, species within this weight range are also targeted byExpand
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Forest use and vertical stratification in fruit-feeding butterflies of Sulawesi, Indonesia: impacts for conservation
Protected forest areas of Sulawesi are gradually being replaced by intensively used agroforestry systems and farmland, especially in lowland and sub-montane regions. Studies on the impact of theseExpand
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Responding to forest degradation: altered habitat use by Dian's tarsier Tarsius dianae in Sulawesi, Indonesia
As most of the pristine forests of South-east Asia have been lost, the ability of its animal species to coexist with humans becomes increasingly important. Dian's tarsier Tarsius dianae, one of theExpand
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Movement and vertical stratification of fruit-feeding butterflies in a managed West African rainforest
We analysed movement parameters and vertical stratification in fruit-feeding butterflies between a control, a thinned and a plantation site within a West African rainforest. Overall, distances movedExpand
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Effects of Land Use on Bird Species Richness in Sulawesi, Indonesia
There is still much debate over the potential value of land-use systems for the maintenance of tropical biodiversity. An increasing number of studies indicate that much forest biodiversity can alsoExpand
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Ground vegetation in the Mongolian taiga forest-steppe ecotone does not offer evidence for the human origin of grasslands
Abstract Question: Is the vegetation of meadow and mountain steppes distinct from the ground vegetation of light taiga forests in the transitional zone between these biomes? Location: Western KhenteyExpand
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