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Reptiles in resorts : the responses of reptiles to ski-related disturbances in subalpine environments

Sato, Chloe Frances

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The expansion of ski resorts has been recognised as a threat to alpine-subalpine ecosystems that can irreversibly damage native vegetation and negatively affect fauna. However, ski tourism contributes substantially to the economy of many countries. Hence, it is in the interest of those nations to continue developing alpine-subalpine areas to meet the demands of patrons. Due to this pressure, species losses - particularly of threatened endemics - could occur without the implementation of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/156301
DOI: 10.25911/5d5141898fb75

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