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Title (Primary) Species survival in relation to habitat quality, size, and isolation: summary conclusions and future directions
Title (Secondary) Species survival in fragmented landscapes
Author Henle, K.; Poschlod, P.; Margules, C.R.; Settele, J.;
Publisher Settele, J.; Margules, C.; Poschlod, P.; Henle, K.;
Journal GeoJournal Library
Year 1996
Department BZF; NSF;
Volume 35
Language englisch;
UFZ inventory Leipzig, Bibliothek - Hauptlesesaal, 96-1979 DK: 574.4.015.3 Spe, 00466684
Abstract Current estimates of species extinctions indicate a sharp increase in extinction rates over the past two decades due to human-caused changes in habitats (Korneck & Sukopp 1988, Henle & Streit 1990). The most noticeable and probably most important change is the reduction of the amount of (semi-)natural habitat primarily due to the expansion of agriculture and increased deforestation but also due to urbanization in densly populated Central Europe (Vos & Zonneveld 1993). A cycle of agricultural development followed by overexploitation of the land and destruction of forests has been repeated throughout recorded history. Two-and-a-half millenia ago, Plato voiced his concern about the destruction of the land in his contemporary Attica (Oedekoven 1992).
ID 14587
Persistent UFZ Identifier http://www.ufz.de/index.php?en=20939&ufzPublicationIdentifier=14587
Henle, K., Poschlod, P., Margules, C.R., Settele, J. (1996):
Species survival in relation to habitat quality, size, and isolation: summary conclusions and future directions
In: Settele, J., Margules, C., Poschlod, P., Henle, K. (eds.)
Species survival in fragmented landscapes
GeoJournal Library 35
Kluwer, Dordrecht, p. 373 - 381