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Improving Habitat Models and their Utility in Koala Conservation

Cork, Steven J; Hume, I; Foley, William

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Models of what makes good koala habitat are a key to developing effective conservation policy and practices. Koala habitat models are based on (1) ecological studies of high-density koala populations in limited areas, (2) physiological studies of koala nutrition and characteristics of food plants, and (3) surveys of koala geographic distribution and biophysical features of forests and woodlands. The role of models in koala conservation varies because legislators, decisionmakers, land managers,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2000
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/91142
Source: Conservation Biology
DOI: 10.1046/j.1523-1739.2000.99389.x

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