Search for dissertations about: "Elikana Kalumanga"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Elikana Kalumanga.

  1. 1. How elephants utilize a miombo-wetland ecosystem in Ugalla landscape, Western Tanzania

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Physical Geography, Stockholm Univeristy

    Author : Elikana Kalumanga; Stockholms universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Biodiversity; Browsing; Elephants; Forage; GPS collars; Mineral elements; Miombo woodlands; Protected areas; Termite mounds; Ugalla; Water hyacinth; Woody plants abundance; Physical Geography; naturgeografi;

    Abstract : African elephants are ‘keystone’ species with respect to biodiversity conservation in Africa since they maintain habitats that support several animal communities by changing vegetation structure through foraging and by dispersing seeds between landscapes. Elephants are also ‘flagship’ species because, given their impressive size, they can make people sympathetic and stimulate local and international concerns for their protection. READ MORE