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Apes in a changing world - the effects of global warming on the behaviour and distribution of African apes

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Aim: In this study we use a modelling approach to identify: (1) the factors responsible for the differences in ape biogeography, (2) the effects that global warming might have on distribution patterns of African apes, (3) the underlying mechanisms for these effects, and (4) the implications that behavioural flexibility might be expected to have for ape survival. All African apes are highly endangered, and the need for efficient conservation methods is a top priority. The expected changes in w...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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Institution:
"University of Liverpool", "Roehampton University, London, UK"
Department:
Department of Life Sciences
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Institution:
"University of Liverpool", "Bournemouth University, UK"
Department:
Conservation Sciences
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Institution:
"University of Liverpool", "University of Oxford"
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Anthropology and Museum Ethnography,School of - Cognitive & Evolutionary Anthropology,Institute of
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Julia Lehmann
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Amanda H. Korstjens
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Funding agency for:
Robin I. M. Dunbar
Publisher:
Blackwell Publishing Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Biogeography Journal website
Volume:
37
Issue:
12
Pages:
2217-2231
Publication date:
2010-12-05
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EISSN:
1365-2699
ISSN:
0305-0270
URN:
uuid:fe47bbf0-ca29-4667-9ef3-2aa6be88ceb8
Local pid:
ora:5140

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