Protecting and connecting landscapes stabilizes populations of the Endangered savannah elephant is a research paper published in Science Advances in January 2024. The paper discusses the importance of protecting and connecting landscapes for the conservation of the Endangered savannah elephant.
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- Protection of Landscapes: The authors argue that protecting landscapes, particularly those where the savannah elephants live, is crucial for their survival. This involves implementing measures to prevent habitat degradation and loss, which are major threats to these elephants.
- Connecting Landscapes: The article also emphasises the importance of landscape connectivity. This means ensuring that different habitats where elephants live are not isolated from each other. Connectivity allows elephants to move between different areas, which can help maintain stable populations.
- Stabilising Populations: By protecting and connecting landscapes, the authors suggest that we can stabilise populations of the Endangered savannah elephant. This means preventing population declines and promoting the long-term survival of these elephants in the wild.
This research contributes to our understanding of effective conservation strategies for large mammals like the savannah elephant. It highlights the need for comprehensive landscape management approaches that consider both protection and connectivity.
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- https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.adk2896 Full article