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Habitats of the World

Biodiversity and Threats

Edited by Carmelo Maria Musarella

"Mediterranea" University of Reggio Calabria


Ana Cano Ortiz

University of Jaén

Ricardo Quinto Canas

University of Algarve

Today it is not easy to talk about habitats and to think about the various threats facing them. We are living in an age in which we are poised between having everything immediately, and maintaining good living conditions on Earth. Unfortunately, this is almost impossible!For this reason it is important that everyone understands the importance of the habitats of the world and the inhabitants: including humans!This book aims to describe some of the world's habitats, their characteristics, and their daily threats. This is done in the hope that our children will see all of this tomorrow. Enjoy reading!

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Habitats of the WorldBiodiversity and ThreatsEdited by Carmelo Maria Musarella

Published: January 29th 2020

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.81140

ISBN: 978-1-78984-487-0

Print ISBN: 978-1-78984-486-3

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83968-008-3

Copyright year: 2020

Books open for chapter submissions

2485 Total Chapter Downloads

4 Crossref Citations

7 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introductory Chapter: Habitats of the World

By Carmelo Maria Musarella, Ana Cano-Ortiz and Ricardo Quinto Canas


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2. Intensive Habitat Loss in South Spain: Arborescent Scrubs with Ziziphus (5220*)

By Antonio J. Mendoza-Fernández, Esteban Salmerón-Sánchez, Fabián Martínez-Hernández, Francisco J. Pérez-García, Agustín Lahora, María E. Merlo and Juan F. Mota


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3. Deviation from Grazing Optimum in the Grassland Habitats of Romania Within and Outside the Natura 2000 Network

By Anamaria Roman, Tudor-Mihai Ursu, Irina Onțel, Teodor Marușca, Oliviu Grigore Pop, Sretco Milanovici, Alexandru Sin-Schneider, Carmen Adriana Gheorghe, Sorin Avram, Sorina Fărcaș and József Pál Frink


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4. Mangrove Habitat Loss and the Need for the Establishment of Conservation and Protected Areas in the Niger Delta, Nigeria

By Aroloye O. Numbere


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5. Modeling the Past and Current Distribution and Habitat Suitability for Two Snake-eyed Skinks, Ablepharus grayanus and A. pannonicus (Sauria: Scincidae)

By Rasoul Karamiani, Nasrullah Rastegar-Pouyani and Eskandar Rastegar-Pouyani


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6. Influence of Floods on Spatial Variability of Wetslums Using Geo-information Techniques: A Case Study of a Specific Human Habitat in Korail, Dhaka

By Koen Olthuis, Kasirajan Mahalingam, Pierre-Baptiste Tartas and Chris Zevenbergen


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7. Wet and Dry Spells over Southeast Peninsular India

By Mohana S. Thota


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8. The Disturbed Habitat and Its Effects on the Animal Population

By Maria Teresa Capucchio, Elena Colombino, Martina Tarantola, Davide Biagini, Loris Giovanni Alborali, Antonio Marco Maisano, Federico Scali, Federica Raspa, Emanuela Valle, Ilaria Biasato, Achille Schiavone, Cristian Salogni, Valentina Bar, Claudia Gili and Franco Guarda


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