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Ecological impacts of oil palm agriculture on forest mammals in plantation estates and smallholdings

Azhar (Sharif), Badrul; Lindenmayer, David; Wood, Jeffrey; Fischer, Joern; Zakaria, Mohamed

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Global oil palm expansion has caused substantial ecological damage to tropical biodiversity. We quantified wild mammal richness in large oil palm plantation estates and semi-traditional oil palm smallholdings in Peninsular Malaysia. We sampled 41 plantation estates and 14 smallholdings, and used line-transect surveys coupled with semi-structured interviews to develop a database of the native mammals found in oil palm landscapes. Semi-structured interviews revealed a total of 32 mammal species,...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/69662
Source: Biodiversity and Conservation
DOI: 10.1007/s10531-014-0656-z

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