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Impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on livelihoods and wild meat use in communities surrounding the Dja Faunal Reserve, South-East Cameroon.

Afr J Ecol 2022 Mar 25. Epub 2022 Mar 25.

Department of Zoology Interdisciplinary Centre for Conservation (ICCS) University of Oxford Oxford UK.

The COVID-19 outbreak has had considerable negative impacts on the livelihoods and living conditions of communities around the world. Although the source of COVID-19 is still unknown, a widely spread hypothesis is that the virus could be of animal origin. Wild meat is used by rural communities as a source of income and food, and it has been hypothesised that the pandemic might alter their perceptions and use of wild meat. Read More

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Afr J Ecol 2019 Dec 14;57(4):454-465. Epub 2019 Jun 14.

Department of Human Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University.

Daily energy intake of adult female mammals is influenced by environmental conditions and physiological requirements, including reproduction. We examined the effects of fruit availability on macronutrient and metabolisable energy intake by adult female chimpanzees () of the Kanyawara community in Kibale National Park, Uganda from January 2014 through June 2015. Drupe fruits were abundant for four months, whereas the other fourteen months were dominated by fig fruits. Read More

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December 2019

Editorial 58(1).

Afr J Ecol 2020 Mar 3;58(1). Epub 2020 Mar 3.

Institut de Recherche en Ecologie Tropicale Libreville Gabon.

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Termite diversity along a catena in southern Kruger National Park, South Africa.

Afr J Ecol 2019 Mar 2;57(1):160-165. Epub 2018 Nov 2.

Southern African Wildlife College, Hoedspruit, South Africa.

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Ixodid tick diversity on wild mammals, birds, and reptiles in and around Etosha National Park, Namibia.

Afr J Ecol 2017 Dec 27;55(4):714-721. Epub 2017 Feb 27.

Department of Veterinary Tropical Diseases, University of Pretoria, Private Bag X04, Onderstepoort 0110, South Africa

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December 2017

Sap flow variation in selected riparian woodland species in the Okavango Delta, Botswana.

Afr J Ecol 2017 Dec 28;55(4):654-663. Epub 2017 Apr 28.

Plant & Food Research Palmerston North Private Bag 11030, Manawatu Mail Centre Palmerston North 4442 New Zealand.

In the tropical Okavango Delta, transpiration by trees is an important process partly responsible for maintaining the basin as a freshwater environment. Quantification of evapotranspiration from terrestrial landforms of the delta, fringed by riparian woodlands, is one of the main contributors to uncertainty in current hydrological modelling. We investigated sap flow of common trees in the distal, mid- and upper delta in July-August 2012, November-December 2012 and February-April 2013 using the compensation heat pulse velocity method. Read More

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December 2017

Carbon pools of an intact forest in Gabon.

Afr J Ecol 2012 Dec 2;50(4):414-427. Epub 2012 May 2.

Institute of Silviculture, Department of Forest and Soil Sciences, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Peter Jordan Strasse 82, A-1190, Vienna, Austria.

Quantitative and qualitative loss of tropical forests prompted international policy agendas to slow down forest loss through reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD)+, ensuring carbon offset payments to developing countries. So far, many African countries lack reliable forest carbon data and monitoring systems as required by REDD+. In this study, we estimate the carbon stocks of a naturally forested landscape unaffected by direct human impact. Read More

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December 2012
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