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area-sensitive species

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

Species that respond badly if the patch size of their habitat decreases.

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area-sensitive species

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

Species that respond badly if the patch size of their habitat decreases.

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area‐sensitive species

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 14 words.

Species that respond badly if the patch size of their habitat decreases.

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area‐sensitive species

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 14 words.

Species that respond badly if the *patch size of their *habitat decreases.

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area‐sensitive species

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 14 words.

Species that respond badly if the *patch size of their *habitat decreases.

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Usnea

Overview page. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

(order Lecanorales)

A genus of fruticose lichens, commonly known as beard lichens owing to their tufted, filamentous appearance and frequently pendulous habit. The numerous species...

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indicator species

Overview page. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation.

A plant or animal species that is very sensitive to a particular environmental factor, so that its presence (or absence) in an area can provide information about the levels of that factor....

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indicator species

Edited by Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

June 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 73 words.

A plant or animal species that is very sensitive to a particular environmental factor, so that its presence (or absence) in an area can provide information about the levels of that factor....

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indicator species

Edited by Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

April 2019; p ublished online April 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 73 words.

A plant or animal species that is very sensitive to a particular environmental factor, so that its presence (or absence) in an area can provide information about the levels of that factor....

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The Biodiversity That Protected Areas Can’t Capture

Richard L. Knight and Susan Charnley.

in Stitching the West Back Together

September 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biodiversity and Conservation Biology. 5749 words.

National parks, wilderness areas, preserves, and other areas designated for species protection are often too small or not located in areas of highest biodiversity, most productive soils, or...

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4 Living Resources and Protection of the Environment on the Continental Shelf Beyond 200 Nautical Miles

Joanna Mossop.

in The Continental Shelf Beyond 200 Nautical Miles

December 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 30 pages. 15086 words.

This chapter explores the issues that arise from coastal State rights over living resources on the continental shelf. As scientific understanding of the ecosystems of the continental shelf...

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3 Mainstreaming Marine Biological Diversity Conservation in the Law of the Sea

James Harrison.

in Saving the Oceans Through Law

September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 21 pages. 10902 words.

Chapter 3 considers how the conservation of marine biological diversity has emerged as a major concept that has influenced the development of the international legal framework for the...

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The geographic scale of synchronized fluctuation patterns in zoobenthos populations as a key to underlying factors: climatic or man-induced

J. J. Beukema, K. Essink and H. Michaelis.

in ICES Journal of Marine Science

December 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Marine and Estuarine Biology. 0 words.

Densities of zoobenthic species observed at different locations tend to fluctuate in parallel even when these sites are far apart. Climatic factors can synchronize population changes over...

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Marine Protected Areas

Sarah Wolf and Jan Asmus Bischoff.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 5339 words.

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Determining and mapping species sensitivity to trawling impacts: the BEnthos Sensitivity Index to Trawling Operations (BESITO)

Jose M González-Irusta, Ana De la Torriente, Antonio Punzón, Marian Blanco and Alberto Serrano.

in ICES Journal of Marine Science

October 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Science; Marine and Estuarine Biology. 9420 words.

Abstract

Applying an ecosystem approach requires a deep and holistic understanding of interactions between human activities and ecosystems. Bottom trawling is...

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Seasonal patterns of leaf gas exchange and water relations in dry rain forest trees of contrasting leaf phenology

Brendan Choat, Marilyn C. Ball, Jon G. Luly, Christine F. Donnelly and Joseph A. M. Holtum.

in Tree Physiology

May 2006; p ublished online May 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 0 words.

Diurnal and seasonal patterns of leaf gas exchange and water relations were examined in tree species of contrasting leaf phenology growing in a seasonally dry tropical rain forest in...

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Post-Fledging Mobility in an Urban Landscape

Kara Whittaker and John M. Marzluff.

in Urban Bird Ecology and Conservation

October 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Vertebrates. 8307 words.

Successful movement between isolated habitat patches may be necessary for sensitive bird populations to remain viable in the face of habitat loss and fragmentation from urbanization. We...

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Changes in the Butterfly and Moth Fauna

Les Ferge.

in The Vanishing Present: Wisconsin's Changing Lands, Waters, and Wildlife

September 2008; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biodiversity and Conservation Biology. 4187 words.

This chapter explores what is known about and what is likely happening to Wisconsin's moths and butterflies. Many species of Lepidoptera can serve as extraordinarily sensitive indicators of...

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9 Cooperative Approaches to Regulating Activities on the Continental Shelf Beyond 200 Nautical Miles

Joanna Mossop.

in The Continental Shelf Beyond 200 Nautical Miles

December 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 25 pages. 12723 words.

This chapter suggests that, rather than dealing with activities on the continental shelf beyond 200 nm through unilateral action, coastal States should adopt bilateral and multilateral...

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Anthropogenic impacts on aquatic insects in six streams of south Western Ghats

S. Dinakaran and S. Anbalagan.

in Journal of Insect Science

P ublished online June 2007 .

Journal Article. 2629 words.

Diversity patterns of aquatic insects among sampling sites lying within the unprotected and protected areas of Western Ghats were studied. This study primarily emphasizes whether...

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Differences in ozone sensitivity among woody species are related to leaf morphology and antioxidant levels

Pin Li, Vicent Calatayud, Feng Gao, Johan Uddling and Zhaozhong Feng.

Edited by Michael Tausz.

in Tree Physiology

September 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 7108 words.

Ozone (O3) sensitivity varies greatly among plant species. Leaf traits such as stomatal conductance, antioxidant capacity and leaf morphology and anatomy may play important roles in...

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