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- Endangered species conservation in Australia: a partial review and recommendations Clark, Tim W.; Backhouse, Gary N. // Endangered Species Update;Sep1995, Vol. 12 Issue 9, p1
No abstract available.
- The professional in endangered species conservation: an introductionto standpoint clarification Clark, Tim W.; Wallace, Richard L. // Endangered Species Update;Jan/Feb1999, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p9
As society itself changes, the work and role of professionals who carry out endangered species conservation are changing. Knowing about the range of standpoints a professional can assume in conservation is one way to enhance effectiveness. Professionals may assume a variety of standpoints,...
- The Galapagos: Islands Under Siege Kramer, Peter // AMBIO - A Journal of the Human Environment;1983, Vol. 12 Issue 3/4, p186
No abstract available.
- Banking on Gopher Tortoises. Groutt, Mike // Endangered Species Update;Oct-Dec2005, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p10
The article focuses on the conservation of gopherus polyphemus or gopher tortoises, a large turtle that lives in deep burrows in the southwestern part of Alabama. The species have been force to leave their natural habitat due to the developments in housing, roads, and businesses. A natural...
- LEGAL ISSUES. Rhodin, Anders; Aresco, Matt; Morin, Rick; Ashton, Ray // Turtle & Tortoise Newsletter;Jul2009, Issue 14, p26
The article discusses various issues related to the protection of turtles in the U.S. The series of meetings was organized by the Snapping Turtle Working Group and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources Fisheries Service to discuss the new regulations to limit into 11-inch of curved...
- The tortoises (Testudinidae) and terrapins (Pelomedusidae) of southern Africa: their diversity, distribution and conservation. Branch, W. R.; Benn, G. A.; Lombard, A. T. // South African Journal of Zoology;Jul95, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p91
The article presents a study that analyzes the diversity, distribution and conservation of tortoises and terrapins in southern Africa. Based on the article, the region has the richest diversity of land tortoises in the world and an important radiation of pelomedusid terrapins. The Transvaal...
- Road Mortality in the Greater Padloper, Homopus femoralis (Testudinidae). LOEHR, VICTOR J. T. // Chelonian Conservation & Biology;Dec2012, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p226
Road mortality of South African tortoises has not been evaluated. I recorded the number and distribution of remains of Homopus femoralis directly along 8.4 km of tar road with low traffic volume in the Karoo, South Africa. I identified 48 carcasses, with a relatively high number found along 1.5...
- Tortoise Turnaround. // Scholastic News -- Edition 5/6;1/19/2015, Vol. 83 Issue 12, p3
The article offers information on the EspaÃ±ola giant tortoises of the Galapagos Islands which global conservationists have helped recover from possible extinction.
- THE TURTLE TRACKERS. May, Jennifer // American Forests;Spring2006, Vol. 112 Issue 1, p13
The article focuses on the multi-million dollar artificial habitat built to protect turtles in New York. Hudsonia, an environmental research group, strives to protect one species, the Blanding's turtle, which is listed as threatened in the state. The reptiles live up to 80 years and reach sexual...