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Predictive Modeling and Mapping of Malayan Sun Bear (Helarctos malayanus) Distribution Using Maximum Entropy

Mona Nazeri, Kamaruzaman Jusoff, Nima Madani, Ahmad Rodzi Mahmud, Abdul Rani Bahman, Lalit Kumar, Sean Walker
2012 PLoS ONE  
In this research, the MaxEnt model was applied to describe the distribution and identify the key factors shaping the potential distribution of the vulnerable Malayan Sun Bear (Helarctos malayanus) in one  ...  On the other hand, current protected area networks within Peninsular Malaysia do not cover most of the sun bears potential suitable habitats.  ...  Acknowledgments We wish to convey our special thanks to the Wildlife Department of Malaysia (PERHILITAN) for the camera trap data and their logistical support during fieldwork.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0048104 pmid:23110182 pmcid:PMC3480464 fatcat:2dqyyyauejbchaem77iwv27ueq

Does the Vulnerable sun bear Helarctos malayanus damage crops and threaten people in oil palm plantations?

Roshan Guharajan, Nicola K. Abram, Mohd Azzumar Magguna, Benoît Goossens, Siew Te Wong, Senthilvel K. S. S. Nathan, David L. Garshelis
2017 Oryx  
The absence of sufficient natural food in forest fragments could drive sun bears into oil palm plantations, where they risk coming into conflict with people.  ...  We interviewed oil palm plantation workers and farmers in the Lower Kinabatangan region of Sabah, Malaysian Borneo, to ascertain if sun bears were utilizing plantations, if they were causing damage to  ...  Wildlife Reserves Singapore.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0030605317001089 fatcat:2e6sq2lo3zdcvfwjtcqt4qsmoq

First Photographic Evidence of Flat-Headed Cats (Prionailurus Planiceps) in Pasoh Forest Reserve, Peninsular Malaysia

Jamie Wadey, Christine Fletcher, Ahimsa Campos-Arceiz
2014 Tropical Conservation Science  
Here we report the first photographic evidence of flat-headed cats in Pasoh Forest Reserve, and second ever in Peninsular Malaysia.  ...  Besides adding important information on the species' potential distribution and ecological ranges, we speculate that flat-headed cat ecology and the height of camera traps could be important factors why  ...  Acknowledgements This work is part of the terrestrial mammal and bird diversity monitoring programme conducted in Pasoh Forest Reserve by the Tropical Ecological Assessment and Monitoring (TEAM) Network  ... 
doi:10.1177/194008291400700201 fatcat:tm42jwam7bbwxhzpaq4txpumym

Carnivore hotspots in Peninsular Malaysia and their landscape attributes

Shyamala Ratnayeke, Frank T. van Manen, Gopalasamy Reuben Clements, Noor Azleen Mohd Kulaimi, Stuart P. Sharp, Edward Webb
2018 PLoS ONE  
Here, we carried out the first comprehensive literature review on 31 42 carnivore species reported to occur in Peninsular Malaysia and updated their probable 43 distribution.  ...  In tropical biodiversity hotspots such as Peninsular 40 Malaysia, rapid conversion of natural habitats threatens the persistence of this vulnerable 41 group of animals.  ...  Krau Wildlife Reserve (603 km 2 ), situated within a 1556-km 2 forested area [64], 398 was the largest protected area in this coldspot.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0194217 pmid:29617402 pmcid:PMC5884492 fatcat:7he4hhskobbqvhk4ojrcji4enu

Conservation status of tigers in a primary rainforest of Peninsular Malaysia

2004 Biological Conservation  
Complete isolation of the Krau Wildlife Reserve, the second largest protected area in Peninsular Malaysia, from GTNL is evident after 30 years of land conversion of the intervening forest.  ...  Two fecal samples and a kill suggested that the sun bear was a potential prey species of tigers. The sun bear was relatively abundant and wide spread in Taman Negara.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0006-3207(04)00110-7 fatcat:romugknilbdnln6oqvzrqhb3am

Integrating spatial, phylogenetic, and threat assessment data from frogs and lizards to identify areas for conservation priorities in Peninsular Malaysia

Kin Onn Chan, L. Lee Grismer
2021 Global Ecology and Conservation  
However, conservation planning in Malaysia has hitherto relied largely on species distribution data without taking into account the rich evolutionary history of taxa.  ...  in Peninsular Malaysia.  ...  Supporting information Supplementary data associated with this article can be found in the online version at doi:10.1016/j.gecco.2021.e01650.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.gecco.2021.e01650 fatcat:vw4ht7xmtjavzewwhyxgzn7c2m

Distribution Patterns of Five Mammals in the Jomon Period, Middle Edo Period, and the Present, in the Japanese Archipelago

Riyou Tsujino, Eriko Ishimaru, Takakazu Yumoto
2010 Mammal Study  
In this volume brown bears are referred to as such except in the chapter on the USA where they are referred to as grizzly bears.  ...  Whitney Tilt and 1 Chapter 1 * Brown bears are called grizzly bears throughout the lower 48 States of the USA and over most of Alaska.  ...  The opinions and emphases in this synthesis are the responsibility of the authors.  ... 
doi:10.3106/041.035.0304 fatcat:6s7pb3kkqzgafjfhfewe4nydgy

7th European Federation for Primatology Meeting. 30e Colloque de la Société Francophone de Primatologie Strasbourg, France, August 21-25, 2017: Abstracts

Hélène Meunier
2017 Folia primatologica  
(2) Are the education, fundraising and research potentials of these EEP populations used efficiently by wildlife managers in protected areas?  ...  First, culture replicates several core components of Darwinian evolutionary processes, potentially generating a new form of evolution in its own right.  ...  Variation in Strength of Juvenile-Mother Bonds and Oxytocin in Wild Juvenile Chimpanzees In mammals, oxytocin (OT) is important for the onset and maintenance of maternal care and the mother-offspring bond  ... 
doi:10.1159/000479094 pmid:28768253 fatcat:w7xsevxdizc5jjrxaj2jafzox4

Food Habits of the Leopard Cat (Prionailurus bengalensis euptilurus) in Korea

Ohsun Lee, Sua Lee, Dong-Ha Nam, Hak Young Lee
2014 Mammal Study  
Marker-Kraus in Zitt. 1993 ). Habitat and Distribution Cheetahs are distributed primarily throughout the drier parts of sub-Saharan Africa (Fig. 3) .  ...  Pradesh as the most promising (this and other potential sites are shown as stars on the distribution map).  ...  In accordance with its 1985 constitution, IFTF is concerned at all times with the conservation of fur-bearing animals, and supports CITES and the strict observance of its regulations.  ... 
doi:10.3106/041.039.0107 fatcat:7u2dk4l745darlvs4ppvjcgrbu

Drones for Biodiversity Conservation and Ecological Monitoring

Kristy Zhang
2019 Figshare  
The funders had no role in the design of the study; in the collection, analyses, or interpretation of data; in the writing of the manuscript, and in the decision to publish the results.  ...  The founding sponsors had no role in the design of the study; in the collection, analyses, or interpretation of data; in the writing of the manuscript, and in the decision to publish the results.  ...  Managing mangrove forests from the sky: Forest inventory using field data and Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) imagery in the Matang Mangrove Forest Reserve, peninsular Malaysia. For. Ecol.  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.11322092.v1 fatcat:lzjshsnscnb2pnnn6j4k5vfejy

A Review of Human-Elephant Ecological Relations in the Malay Peninsula: Adaptations for Coexistence

Teckwyn Lim, Ahimsa Campos-Arceiz
2022 Diversity  
This paper reviews the ecological relationship between humans and Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) in the rainforests of the Malay Peninsula, examining the extent of differentiation of spatio-temporal  ...  We conclude that the traditional foraging cultures of the Malay Peninsula are compatible with wildlife conservation.  ...  Acknowledgments: We acknowledge research permits from the Department of Wildlife, Peninsular Malaysia; the Department of Orang Asli Development; and the Forestry Department Peninsular Malaysia.  ... 
doi:10.3390/d14010036 fatcat:o5qgbhniyjahdibwavdq5hpfvi

Tropical Grasslands-Forrajes Tropicales Vol.9 No.1

TGFT Journal
2021 Tropical Grasslands-Forrajes Tropicales  
Dry matter yields and quality parameters of ten Napier grass (Cenchrus purpureus) genotypes at three locations in western Oromia, Ethiopia  ...  They also thank the members of TESTHFOR (Hypothesis Testing Group in Forage) of Federal University of Uberlândia for their contributions during the field trial setup.  ...  Acknowledgments Acknowledgments The authors appreciate the financial and in-kind support provided by the Norco Co-operative Ltd, North Coast (of NSW) Local Land Services, Department of Primary Industries  ... 
doi:10.17138/tgft(9)1-143 fatcat:4scfcx3yebhzpa337dfoxj7r6u

Poster Presentations Part II (pp. 431–528)

2009 Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism  
education model and analysis of the collected material.  ...  RESULTS: The model consisted in an educative workshop issues that appeared in the previous debate were discussed, and an evaluation meeting.  ...  on the Wildlife Reserve.  ... 
doi:10.1159/000248544 fatcat:4moiszpf5jdyvnlpo5bswtbrka

2012 vol 19 no 2 Spring 2012

Erin McCarthy And Lisa Trivedi
2012 The ASIANetwork Exchange: A Journal for Asian Studies in the Liberal Arts  
Lye was instrumental in the planning and implementation of this project, giving advice and assistance in almost every phase. I want to especially thank Dr.  ...  The ASIANetwork Freeman Foundation Student-Faculty Fellows Program was responsible for all of the funding that made this research and experience possible. Dr.  ...  sun and the moon.  ... 
doi:10.16995/ane.67 fatcat:sq2wi4sspjbe3a3x22d32hp2vi

Developments in the system of rice intensification (SRI) [chapter]

2017 Achieving sustainable cultivation of rice Volume 2  
Acknowledgements xv Acknowledgements We wish to acknowledge the following for their help in reviewing particular chapters:  ...  All rights reserved. data, advances in technology will enable the development of crop models of potential and water-limited yield that are applicable to a wide range of spatial scales.  ...  A recent study by Kraus et al.  ... 
doi:10.4324/9781351114196-12 fatcat:zgv6j6w2izdp7ep4k3piwgwedi
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