The present conservation status of Juniperus forests in the South Ethiopian Endemic Bird Area

@inproceedings{Borghesio2004ThePC,
  title={The present conservation status of Juniperus forests in the South Ethiopian Endemic Bird Area},
  author={Luca Borghesio and Fabio Giannetti and Kariuki Ndang'ang'a and Anteneh Shimelis},
  year={2004}
}
Abstract Field survey data and Landsat satellite imagery were usedto evaluate the conservation status of two Juniperus forests(Mankubsa and Arero) in the south Ethiopian Endemic BirdArea. Forest cover and dense woodland decreased in bothareas between 1986 and 2002, but rates of habitat changeand human impact were greater at Mankubsa than atArero. We suggest that at Mankubsa increased grazingpressure, agricultural expansion, commercial fuelwood andtimber exploitation are threatening forest… CONTINUE READING

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