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The conservation value of oil palm plantation estates, smallholdings and logged peat swamp forest for birds

Azhar (Sharif), Badrul; Lindenmayer, David; Wood, Jeffrey; Fischer, Joem; Manning, Adrian; McElhinny, Chris; Zakaria, Mohamed


The expansion of industrial oil palm cultivation threatens tropical biodiversity globally, especially in developing countries. Driven by plans to generate economic revenue, large-scale plantations are emerging in Southeast Asia, Africa and Brazilian Amazon. However, the ecological impacts of the sector are poorly studied with respect to oil palm management system, and recommended conservation measures are based on limited data. We studied avifauna in oil palm landscapes in Peninsular Malaysia...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Forest Ecology and Management
DOI: 10.1016/j.foreco.2011.08.026


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