Savannahs of Asia: antiquity, biogeography, and an uncertain future.


The savannahs of Asia remain locally unrecognized as distinctive ecosystems, and continue to be viewed as degraded forests or seasonally dry tropical forests. These colonial-era legacies are problematic, because they fail to recognize the unique diversity of Asian savannahs and the critical roles of fire and herbivory in maintaining ecosystem health and… (More)
DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2015.0305


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