Urbanization Impacts on Mammals across Urban-Forest Edges and a Predictive Model of Edge Effects

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Nélida R Villaseñor; Don A Driscoll; Martín A H Escobar; Philip Gibbons; David B Lindenmayer;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 9, issue 5 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Identifiers: pmc: PMC4014578, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0097036
  • Subject: Research Article | Biology and Life Sciences | Biodiversity | Biota | Mammalogy | Urban Ecology | Ecology and Environmental Sciences | Medicine | Q | R | Ecology | Science | Spatial and Landscape Ecology | Conservation Science | Zoology | Terrestrial Ecology

With accelerating rates of urbanization worldwide, a better understanding of ecological processes at the wildland-urban interface is critical to conserve biodiversity. We explored the effects of high and low-density housing developments on forest-dwelling mammals. Based... View more
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