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Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

An option strategy involving either a purchased call and a written put or a written call and a purchased put for the same expiry date (cf. conversion; reverse conversion). Also known as a c...

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Mitigation methods for conflicts associated with carnivore depredation on livestock

John D. C. Linnell, John Odden and Annette Mertens.

in Carnivore Ecology and Conservation

January 2012; p ublished online December 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biodiversity and Conservation Biology. 7029 words.

Depredation, which often occurs wherever livestock and large carnivores with an appropriate body size ratio occur together, can represent significant losses for some producers, become a...

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Bushmeat Hunting in the Serengeti Ecosystem

Dennis Rentsch, Ray Hilborn, Eli J. Knapp, Kristine L. Metzger and Martin Loibooki.

in Serengeti IV

April 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biodiversity and Conservation Biology. 10125 words.

The Greater Serengeti Ecosystem (GSE), consists of a diverse mix of land-uses, management areas, and local ethnic groups; each with a unique relationship to natural resources. Among the...

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Socio-spatial organization and spatial ecology

M.G.L. Mills and M.E.J. Mills.

in Kalahari Cheetahs

April 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Biodiversity and Conservation Biology. 6521 words.

Home ranges of males (1204 km2) and females (1510 km2) were similar. Female home range size was positively related to the dispersion of prey and generally, but not exclusively, they...

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Surface-dwelling reptiles

John D. Willson.

in Reptile Ecology and Conservation

May 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biodiversity and Conservation Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 6279 words.

This chapter discusses proven methods for trapping and sampling a wide variety of surface-dwelling reptiles for herpetological study. It describes specific sampling methods, divided into...

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Arboreal and fossorial reptiles

Robert W. Henderson, Robert Powell, Jose Martín and Pilar Lopez.

in Reptile Ecology and Conservation

May 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biodiversity and Conservation Biology; Zoology and Animal Sciences. 6284 words.

This chapter discusses some sampling and trapping techniques for arboreal and fossorial reptiles, as these are often more elusive and their habitats and behaviours often provide obstacles...

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