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Conserving a globally threatened species in a semi-natural, agrarian landscape

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Agriculture threatens biodiversity across the tropics, particularly in semi-natural grassland landscapes, where human populations are high, habitat is easily converted and agriculture is prone to intensification. Over the last 20 years intensive, commercial Dry Season Rice (DSR) cultivation has emerged as the dominant threat to the Bengal florican (Houbaropsis bengalensis), a globally threatened bustard that breeds in the seasonally inundated grasslands of central Cambodia. Whilst florican ha...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1017/S0030605316001708

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Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
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Chester Zoo Act for Wildlife Fund More from this funder
Tropical Agriculture Association Award Fund More from this funder
Imperial College London More from this funder
WCS Cambodia More from this funder
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Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Oryx Journal website
Volume:
53
Issue:
1
Pages:
181-191
Publication date:
2017-05-29
Acceptance date:
2016-12-01
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EISSN:
1365-3008
ISSN:
0030-6053
Pubs id:
pubs:664117
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uri:71bd4916-210c-47c3-86ea-c8962abd1d89
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uuid:71bd4916-210c-47c3-86ea-c8962abd1d89
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pubs:664117

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