9 - Habitat loss and fragmentation

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Unformatted text preview: ation Biology 2009-2010 IV. Habitat loss/fragmentation and exotic invasions in southeastern Ontario wetlands, vascular plant richness declines with road density on surrounding lands. road margins act as corridors for invasion of weedy species (e.g. purple loosestrife), which outcompete endemic species, resulting in reduced richness. 0.3 Plant species richness 0.2 0.0 0.0 -0.1 -0.2 -0.3 -4 -2 0 2 4 Paved road density (1000 m) M9.23 BIO 3115 Université d’Ottawa / University of Ottawa 2012 A study of the effects of forest fragmentation on plant and animal communities in the Brazilian Amazon M9.24 BIO 3115 Université d’Ottawa / University of Ottawa 2012 M9.12 BIO 3115 Conservation Biology 2009-2010 A study of the effects of forest fragmentation on birds in the Brazilian Amazon Situations established included: • 1] An intact forest site • 2] 10 ha forest fragment (completely isolated) • 3] forest edge (10m and 50m from edge) Mist nets set up • 10 m and 50 m from forest edge • inside intact forest (1 km deep into the forest) • in the forest fragment M9.25 BIO 3115 Université d’Ottawa / University of Ottawa 2012 Experimental design Forest edge Forest fr...
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