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Landscape Ecology for Biodiversity

Scaling up
  • T.H. Ro
  • S.-K. Hong
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Abstract

Biological diversity has been emerged as a core concept in management and conservation of diverse ecological systems. Scaling up for biodiversity conservation in landscape system is also emerging issue in ecologists. In order to conserve biodiversity from the genetic level to ecosystem and landscape levels, multi-scale strategies and efforts are being adopted and executed in many countries. In this paper, comprehensive and necessary considerations arisen from the view of landscape ecology were discussed for the present situations of wildlife conservation and management in Korea compared with other countries. Especially, the conservation strategy and policy of biodiversity were addressed in broad senses including habitat protections, legal approaches, landscape design and ecological network programs.

Keywords

Landscape Ecology Biodiversity Conservation Core Area Habitat Patch Landscape Element 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • T.H. Ro
    • 1
  • S.-K. Hong
    • 2
  1. 1.Korea Environment InstituteKorea
  2. 2.Institute of Island CultureMokpo National UniversityKorea

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