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'As Earth's testimonies tell': wilderness conservation in a changing world

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Too often, wilderness conservation ignores a temporal perspective greater than the past 50 years, yet a long-term perspective (centuries to millennia) reveals the dynamic nature of many ecosystems. Analysis of fossil pollen, charcoal and stable isotopes, combined with historical analyses and archaeology can reveal how ongoing interactions between climatic change, human activities and other disturbances have shaped today's landscapes over thousands of years. This interdisciplinary approach can...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
Role:
Author
Journal:
ECOLOGY LETTERS
Volume:
7
Issue:
10
Pages:
990-998
Publication date:
2004-10-05
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EISSN:
1461-0248
ISSN:
1461-023X
URN:
uuid:989b6ba1-e8c3-4993-a388-3cdfb1751529
Source identifiers:
210008
Local pid:
pubs:210008

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