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The Impact of Hunting on the Mammalian Fauna of Tropical Asian Forests
People have hunted mammals in tropical Asian forests for at least 40,000 yr. This period has seen one confirmed global extinction (the giant pangolin, Manis palaeojavanica) and range restrictions forExpand
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Frugivory and seed dispersal by vertebrates in the Oriental (Indomalayan) Region
  • R. Corlett
  • Medicine
  • Biological reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical…
  • 1 November 1998
Current knowledge of frugivory and seed dispersal by vertebrates in the Oriental Region is summarized. Some degree of frugivory has been reported for many fish and reptile species, almost half theExpand
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Assessing species' vulnerability to climate change
The effects of climate change on biodiversity are increasingly well documented, and many methods have been developed to assess species' vulnerability to climatic changes, both ongoing and projectedExpand
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A conceptual framework for predicting the effects of urban environments on floras
Summary 1With the majority of people now living in urban environments, urbanization is arguably the most intensive and irreversible ecosystem change on the planet. 2Urbanization transforms florasExpand
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Will plant movements keep up with climate change?
In the face of anthropogenic climate change, species must acclimate, adapt, move, or die. Although some species are moving already, their ability to keep up with the faster changes expected in theExpand
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Biodiversity and Conservation of Tropical Peat Swamp Forests
Tropical peat swamp forest is a unique ecosystem that is most extensive in Southeast Asia, where it is under enormous threat from logging, fire, and land conversion. Recent research has shown thisExpand
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The ecological transformation of Singapore, 1819-1990
In 1819 the island of Singapore was almost en- tirely covered in rain forest, with a flora similar to the adja- cent Malay Peninsula but a relatively depauperate vertebrate fauna. The cultivation ofExpand
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The broad footprint of climate change from genes to biomes to people
Accumulating impacts Anthropogenic climate change is now in full swing, our global average temperature already having increased by 1°C from preindustrial levels. Many studies have documentedExpand
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