TITLE

Tropical scientists engage in challenging conservation issues

AUTHOR(S)
Estrada, Alejandro; Butler, Rhettó
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
Tropical Conservation Science;2010, Vol. 3 Issue 2, preceding p117
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses an article from tropical scientists including, one by Southworth and colleagues on the importance of national parks in the maintenance and protection of endangered fauna and flora species, one by Kumar and colleagues regarding Asian elephants which is being threatened by habitat fragmentation, and the study regarding the last population of hippopotamuses in Burkina Faso by Diblioni and colleagues.
ACCESSION #
52253960

 

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