Protection and Conservation of Animals and Vegetation

  • Joseph AwangeEmail author
  • John Kiema
Part of the Environmental Science and Engineering book series (ESE)


This chapter presents ways in which geoinformatics could be useful in supporting management and conservation efforts of animals and vegetation . Ways in which animals and vegetation impact on the environment, and vice versa, i.e., the ways in which the environment impact, through human-induced anthropogenic activities, on the animals and vegetation are considered. Specific emphasis on how geoinformatics could support these efforts through monitoring, thereby enabling remedial measures to be undertaken are presented.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Spatial SciencesCurtin UniversityPerthAustralia
  2. 2.Department of Geospatial and Space TechnologyUniversity of Nairobi NairobiKenya

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