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Ecological considerations for protected area system design the need for an integrated approach to maintaining biological diversity
Island biogeography, conservation biology, landscape ecology, paleoecology, non-equilibrium ecology , and hierarchy theory provide insight into protected area system design. Ecological criteria may be identified for site ...
Science education: attitude development in science museums/centres
The generation of positive attitudes toward science among school students is crucial, since without it all other aspects of achievements are likely to be limited. The present study argues that science museums/centres have ...
Winter distribution of the common loon (gavia immer) and red-throated loon (gavia stellata) in the Bay of Fundy
Common loons (Gavia immer) and Red-throated loons (Gavia stellata) are shown to overwinter along the coastal zone of the Bay of Fundy. The Christmas Bird Count, a volunteer monitoring survey, was used to trace 30 year ...
Lichens of Beaver Brook, Nova Scotia
Thirty-three lichen species were collected from a woodland in Colchester County, Nova Scolia. Several 'old growth forest' lichens were identified indicating the value of further lichen studies in Nova Scotian woodlands
President's Report 1996-1997
Nature conservation on private land in Nova Scotia
Conservation of nature is vital to the maintenance of the ecological integrity and biodiversity of the Earth. At present, most nature conservation programs in Nova Scotia focus on either federal or provincial crown land. ...