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Targeted reforestation could reverse declines in connectivity for understory birds in a tropical habitat corridor

Literature: Journal Articles

Fagan, M.E., DeFries, R.S., Sesnie, S.E., Arroyo-Mora, J.P., Chazdon, R.L. 2016. Targeted reforestation could reverse declines in connectivity for understory birds in a tropical habitat corridor. Ecological Applications, vol. 26 no.5, pp. 1456–1474.

Contact Info

Corresponding author: mfagan@umbc.edu

Affiliations

  • Biospheric Sciences, Goddard Space Flight Center, NASA, Greenbelt, Maryland 20771 USA
  • Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology, Columbia University, 10th Floor Schermerhorn Extension, New York, New York 10027 USA
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, P.O. Box 1306, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87103 USA
  • Department of Geography, McGill University, 805 Sherbrooke Street, West Montreal, Quebec H3A2K6 Canada
  • Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Connecticut, U-3043 75 North Eagleville Road, Storrs, Connecticut 06269-3043 USA

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Ecological Applications

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Description

  • The authors investigated how forest conservation efforts have changed connectivity for understory bird species.
  • By mapping connectivity bottlenecks, they were able to target areas for reforestation efforts.

Ecosystems

  • General
  • Country

  • Costa Rica
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