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Time as an ecological constraint

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Conventional approaches to population biology emphasise the roles of climatic conditions, nutrient flow and predation as constraints on population dynamics. We argue here that this focus has obscured the role of time as a crucial constraint on species' abilities to survive in some habitats. Time constraints may be particularly intrusive both for species that live in intensely bonded groups (where the need to devote time to social interaction may ultimately limit the size of the group that a s...

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Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SAME
Sub department:
Social & Cultural Anthropology
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Institution:
"Bournemouth University"
Department:
School of Conservation Sciences
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Institution:
"Roehampton University"
Department:
Human and Life Sciences
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Leverhulme Trust
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Korstjens, A
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British Academy Centenary Research Project
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Dunbar, R
Lehmann, J
Publisher:
Wiley-Blackwell
Journal:
Biological Reviews More from this journal
Volume:
84
Issue:
3
Pages:
413-429
Publication date:
2009-08-01
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1469-185X
ISSN:
1464-7931
Language:
English
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2010-01-14

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