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Conservation and faunal biodiversity in Malaysia

Conservation and faunal biodiversity in Malaysia

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Published by Penerbit Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in Bangi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Malaysia.
    • Subjects:
    • Biological diversity conservation -- Malaysia.,
    • Wildlife conservation -- Malaysia.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Other titlesBiodiversity in Malaysia
      Statementedited by Zainal Abidin Abu Hasan, Zubaid Akbar.
      SeriesCollection of working papers / Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia ;, 29, Kumpulan kertas kerja ... Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia ;, 29.
      ContributionsZainal Abidin Abu Hasan., Zubaid Akbar.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH77.M4 C66 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination163 p. :
      Number of Pages163
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL336977M
      ISBN 109679423565
      LC Control Number97945330

      About this book. Soil Fauna Assemblages provides a modern introduction to the soil fauna and their contributions to ecosystem function, the mechanisms that structure soil fauna assemblages from local to global scales, and the potential impacts of global change on soil fauna assemblages and through this ecosystem Range: £ - £   Biodiversity and Conservation. All Volumes & Issues. Vol Issue 7, July (Sabah, Malaysia) Antony van der Ent, Rogier van Vugt, Simon Wellinga Pages Original Paper. The response of faunal biodiversity to an unmarked road in the Western Amazon. Andrew Whitworth, Christopher Beirne, Jasmine Rowe.

      The chapter demonstrates that there is a profound link between the roles of protected areas and biodiversity conservation based on case studies in Malaysia. While many of protected areas are established worldwide for the conservation of particular species of interest, yet their benefits may be extended to conservation of entire biodiversity : Mohd Nazip Suratman. Biodiversity Conservation in India In this report status and methodologies for conservation of biodiversity in India have been studied. Faunal losses have b een.

      The Ecological Importance of High-Severity Fires, presents information on the current paradigm shift in the way people think about wildfire and ecosystems. While much of the current forest management in fire-adapted ecosystems, especially forests, is focused on fire prevention and suppression, little has been reported on the ecological role of fire, and nothing has been presented on the. Conservation of biodiversity in natural heritage sites including sacred groves, protected areas and other biodiversity ‘hotspots’ is crucial for maintaining the resilience of ecosystems. The lagoons of Lakshadweep are a very unique ecosystem harbouring wide diversity of marine flora and fauna, which needs to be conserved on top priority.


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