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Conservation of tropical forests: maintaining ecological integrity and resilience

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While acknowledging the critical importance of maintaining large, core areas of tropical forests as free as possible from human interference, this chapter addresses the need for tropical forest conservation efforts in the wider tropical landscape, beyond the boundaries of strictly protected areas. It highlights the need to understand the resilience of tropical forests to anthropogenic perturbations, focusing on ecosystem-level processes, particularly food web changes, ecological cascades, and...

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10.1002/9781118520178.ch13

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University of Oxford
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MPLS
Department:
Zoology
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Author
Publisher:
John Wiley and Sons
Host title:
Key Topics in Conservation Biology 2
Pages:
222-235
Publication date:
2013-02-25
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9780470658765
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uuid:b5d9f7d1-1e91-493a-8020-f75a99449e7e
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439114
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2014-11-11

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