Ideas tagged with conservation

Using remote sensing data in ecological niche models to forecast species' extinction risks

Traditionally, Ecological Niche Models (ENMs) are calculated with variables from long temporal data series, representing averaged weather conditions, and probably hiding current trends originated from the current environment. Satellite imagery can provide an instantaneous picture of the environm...

By Neftali Sillero

A case for habitat-centric conservation strategy instead of flagship-species approach

Massive conservation projects have relied around single flagship species and the surrounding ecological niche that supports it. Conservation of giant panda, tiger, and bald eagle are examples of such a species-centric or flagship-species strategy for conservation. While such flagship-species app...

By Sukant Khurana, Naveen Tripathi, Srijoni Basu, Nabajit Das, Arindam Sikdar, Shail Adrian Jagmag