By Bernhard A. Huber
This booklet highlights African biodiversity in any respect degrees starting from molecules to ecosystems. significant themes are biogeography, speciation methods, phylogenetic styles and systematics, variety decline and conservation, and utilized biodiversity informatics. The forty two contributions are totally on bugs and vertebrates, yet comprise botanical papers in addition to extra common chapters on biodiversity informatics.
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D. Brown, eds, INBIO, Costa Rica, pp. 125-152. , 2003, Patterns of endemism in African birds: how much does taxonomy matter? Ostrich 74:30-38. , and Lovett, J. , 1997, Geographical patterns of old and young species in African forest biota: the significance of specific montane areas as evolutionary centers, Biodiver. Conserv. 6:325-347. , Álvarez, M. , Lazcano, J. , in press, Illicit crops and armed conflict as constraints on biodiversity conservation in the Andes Region, Ambio. , 2001, The potential negative impacts of global climate change on tropical montane cloud forest, Earth-Sci.
Jensen, J. Kiure, A. Tøttrup. JF reviewed African birds in museum collections in Chicago, Complementarity Analysis for African Forest Birds 21 Copenhagen, Bonn, Lund, Leiden, Milwaukee, Nairobi, Paris, and New York and Tring in part, and hereby thank the curators of these collections for their courtesy. For his helpfulness with data analysis and graphical presentation we finally direct our thanks to L. A. Hansen. REFERENCES Araújo, M. , and Williams, P. , 2001, The bias of complementarity hotspots toward marginal populations, Conserv.
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African Biodiversity: Molecules, Organisms, Ecosystems by Bernhard A. Huber