Response of Asiatic Ibex (Capra sibirica) under Climate Change Scenarios

  title={Response of Asiatic Ibex (Capra sibirica) under Climate Change Scenarios},
  author={Eric Ariel L. Salas and Raul Valdez and Stefan Michel and Kenneth G. Boykin},
  journal={Journal of Resources and Ecology},
  pages={27 - 37}
Abstract: We investigated the effects of climate change on the distribution of the Asiatic ibex (Capra sibirica) in eastern Tajikistan. No existing climate change studies have been conducted on the habitat of a wild goat species in Asia. We conducted ecological niche modelling to compare potential present and future distributions of suitable environmental conditions for ibex. Projecting to 2070, 18% (2689 km2) of the current suitable areas would be lost, mostly located in the southeastern and… 
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