Ideas tagged with conservation ecology

Source populations in the context of dispersal modelling

In conservation ecology, missing source populations are often considered the main bottleneck for the successful (re-)colonisation of (restored) habitats ([e.g. Kail et al. 2015]( 10.1371/journal.pone.0130228)). In theoretical ecology and population biology, sources as opposed t...

By Johannes Radinger

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