Dissecting the Japanese hotspot
- Refining evaluation of biodiversity in forests at different scales in the Japanese landscape
Japan is one of the world’s 34 biodiversity hotspots, according to Conservation International (CI). The methods used by various organisations to define priorities differ, however, and all have weaknesses when trying to identify hotspots at finer resolutions. The goal of this thesis is to investigate how biodiversity hotspots in Japan could be revealed and mapped in order to encapsulate conservation elements of biodiversity in practical ways and at various scales.
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- Nodoka Nakamura
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