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- Pineda, Eduardo, et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Biodiversity and conservation 2016 v.25 no.2 pp. 375-392
- amphibians; biodiversity; deforestation; habitats; landscapes; old-growth forests; population dynamics; rain forests; reptiles; surface water; tropical forests; Mexico
- ... The rapid loss and degradation of tropical forests threatens the maintenance of biodiversity across different spatial scales. Nevertheless, the extirpation and population decline of some disturbance-sensitive species may be compensated for by colonization and proliferation of disturbance-adapted species, thus allowing distributions of community-level attributes (e.g., abundance and diversity) to b ...
- Pineda, Eduardo, et al. Show all 16 Authors
- Forests 2016 v.7 no.7
- Chiroptera; Coleoptera; Neotropics; amphibians; birds; fungi; grasshoppers; green infrastructure; home gardens; parks; species richness; urban areas; urban forests; urbanization; wildlife
- ... Urbanization poses important environmental, social, and ecological pressures, representing a major threat to biodiversity. However, urban areas are highly heterogeneous, with some greenspaces (e.g., urban forests, parks, private gardens) providing resources and a refuge for wildlife communities. In this study we surveyed 10 taxonomic groups to assess their species richness and composition in six g ...