EDITORIAL BOARD

Editor-in-Chief 
OLE HENDRICKSON, Ph.D., Canada

Senior Editor 
STEPHEN AITKEN, BSc., India

Managing Editor
 
VANESSA REID, UK

PETER HALL, Canada   


TED MOSQUIN, Ph.D., Canada 

GLENNIS LEWIS, Ph.D., , Canada 

P.T. DANG, Ph.D., Canada 

MIRZA BARJEES BAIG, Ph.D. Saudi Arabia

TOM BARRY, Ph.D., Iceland

PETER CONVEY, Ph.D., UK

GUIDO DI PRISCO, Ph.D., Italy

MIKE GILL, Ph.D., Whitehorse, Canada

HEMANT K. BADOLA, Ph.D., India 

PAUL CATLING, Ph.D., Canada

JOHN HERITY, Ph.D., Canada 

SETIJATI D. SASTRAPRAJDA, Ph.D., Indonesia

 


 



A BIODIVERSiTY CONSERVANCY PUBLICATION

Biodiversity: Journal of life on Earth

Since the year 2000, Biodiversity Conservancy has published an international quarterly journal: Biodiversity, Journal of Lfe on Earth

The aim of Biodiversity is to raise an appreciation and deeper understanding of species, ecosystems and the interconnectedness of the living world and thereby avoid the mismanagement, misuse and destruction of biodiversity. Articles are written for a broad readership including scientists, educators, policy makers, conservationists, science writers, naturalists and students. Biodiversity aims to provide an international forum on all matters concerning the integrity and wellness of ecosystems and the diversity of species.

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Recent Issue

SPECIAL ISSUE - THE BIODIVERSITY OF DRYLAND HABITATS

CONTENTS

Editor’s Corner

Drylands: some of the most biodiverse habitats in the world
Vanessa Reid

Articles

  • Vegetation restoration for open sandy habitats in the Ottawa Valley, Ontario, Canada, using richness, rarity, coefficients of conservatism, the floristic quality index and a case study from the Pinhey Sand Dune Paul M. Catling
  • The role of community organisations in integrated conservation and development projects: local perspectives from the Sahel region Michiel O.L. van den Bergh
  • The impact of land use change on migrant birds in the Sahel William M. Adams, Robert D.S. Small & Juliet A. Vickery
  • Globalisation and the sustainability of farmers, livestock-keepers, pastoralists and fragile habitats John Hodges, Marc Foggin, Ruijun Long & Gongbu Zhaxi
  • Distribution, abundance and conservation of the highly endemic Coral Pink Sand Dunes tiger beetle, Cicindela albissima Rumpp Charles Gowan & C. Barry Knisley
  • Surprisingly high levels of biodiversity and endemism amongst Antarctic rotifers uncovered with mitochondrial DNA Alejandro Velasco-Castrillóna, Timothy J. Page, John A. E. Gibson & Mark I. Stevens
  • Conserving dryland biodiversity: a future vision of sustainable dryland development Masumi Gudka, Jonathan Davies, Lene Poulsen, Björn Schulte-Herbrüggen, Kathy MacKinnon, Nigel Crawhall, William D. Henwood, Nigel Dudley & Jessica Smith
  • Conservation of sand dune systems in Canada’s capital: a restoration model and case study of the Pinhey Sand Dunes complex P.T. Dang & Stephen Aitken
  • Islands in ice: isolated populations of Cryptopygus sverdrupi (Collembola) among nunataks in the Sør Rondane Mountains, Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica Mark I. Stevensa & Cyrille A. D’Haese
  • The role of protected areas in supplying ten critical ecosystem services in drylands: a review Nigel Dudley, Kathy MacKinnon & Sue Stolton
  • Innovation, traditional knowledge and awareness lead to good practices for avoiding biodiversity loss in the Sahara Thomas Rabeil, John Newby & Abdoulaye Harouna
  • Embracing indigenous knowledge systems in the management of dryland ecosystems in the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Conservation Area: the case of Chibememe and Tshovani communities, Chiredzi, Zimbabwe Gladman Chibememea, Never Muboko, Edson Gandiwa, Olga L. Kupika, Victor K. Muposhi & Gilbert Pwiti
  • Wetlands help maintain wetland and dryland biodiversity in the Sahel, but that role is under threat: an example from 80 years of changes at Lake Tabalak in Niger Joost Brouwer, Hamadou Amadou Abdoul Kader & Thomas Sommerhalter
  • Blossoming treasures of biodiversity


    45. Tepary Bean – an ideal arid zone crop
    Ernest Small

    On the Ground


    Beauty and adaptation – the marvels of Namibia’s dryland habitat
    Peter Croal

    A disappearing drylands icon? White rhinoceros conservation and the need for public–private partnerships Angelo P. Pernetta

    Forum

    Livelihoods and the commons – the backbone of life in the drylands Radha Gopalan

    Book Reviews


    Conserving dryland biodiversity Angelo P. Pernetta

    Biodiversity News

    Sept 2014
    Vol.15, No. 2&3

    14-3

     

     

     

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