The development of hydropower

Threats Turnoff et al. (2005) discuss threats to masked fin foots in the Lower Mekong Dry Forest Eco region, one of a set of 200 “Eco regions” identified to conserve the most outstanding and representative habitats for biodiversity globally (Olsen & Dinerstein, 2002). Lower Mekong …

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Behaviour Of Tonle Sap

A high proportion of Cambodian records were of individual birds disturbed by observers. Responses observed by the authors, as well as those for which detailed accounts are available (E. Pollard, in Timmins, 2008; Starr & Sam, 2011), include swimming away into cover, flying away up …

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While Tonal Sap Lake records are from

While Tonal Sap Lake records are from densely vegetated creeks and streams, it is not possible to deduce habitat preferences within the vast mosaic of flooded forests, wet and dry scrub and grasslands. Huge areas of potentially suitable wetland habitat on the floodplain are difficult …

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Acknowledgements

We thank all Frontier Cambodia field staff , Research Assistants and Environment officials for their help in gaining these data. Thanks to the Ministry of Environment for their kind permission to work in the area and Sy Ramon for his help in organizing and gaining …

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Northern pig-tailed macaque Maraca leonine (IUCN Vulnerable)

Six independent camera trap images were obtained from four locations: two small streams, one dry riverbed and a man-made track through the forest. On 7 August 2011, a female with a small baby clinging to her belly was captured on a camera trap, providing clear …

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Odder Melancholy portion of the Kulen-Promtep Wildlife Sanctuary

Kulen-Promtep Wildlife Sanctuary, covering 4,099 km2 and spanning the provinces of Oddar Meanchey, Siem Reap and Preah Vihear, is Cambodia’s largest protected area. The sanctuary was originally designated to protect the kouprey Bossauveli, currently listed by the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species as Critically …

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Acknowledgements

We are grateful to Mr Phourin Chang and Mr Choeung Hong Narith (Forestry Administration, Phnom Penh, Cambodia), Dr Tsuyoshi Kajisa and Dr Nobuya Mizoue (Faculty of Agriculture, Kyushu University) and Dr Tetsukazu Yahara (Faculty of Science, Kyushu University) for helping our field surveys in this …

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To supplement their nutrient requirements

To supplement their nutrient requirements, carnivorous pitcher plants attract and trap insects and other arthropods using the pitcher-like leaves after which they are named (Juniper earl., 1989). Pitcher plants belonging to the genus Nepenthe (Nepenthaceae) are distributed from Madagascar in the East, through to southeastern …

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Once you have grappled successfully

Once you have grappled successfully with the mechanics and art – for it is both – of scientific writing, and your first article has been published, you will be both elated and relieved. I still remember my first published article (Fisher & Dixon, 1986) with …

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Alumni of any of my Writing for Conservation workshops

Alumni of any of my Writing for Conservation workshops will recognize the final two lines from Sonnet 18 by the English poet and playwright William Shakespeare. I use it to illustrate how something beautiful – in this case a poem on the immortality of the subject of …

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