project . 2020 - 2022 . Closed

The impact of human disturbance on habitat selection and social behaviour in Manitoba elk

UK Research and Innovation
  • Funder: UK Research and InnovationProject code: NE/V010034/1
  • Funded under: NERC Funder Contribution: 9,100 GBP
  • Status: Closed
  • Start Date
    30 Sep 2020
    End Date
    29 Sep 2022
Description
NERC : Zoe Melvin : NE/L002604/1 Global wildlife is increasingly subject to human-induced disturbance, such as habitat loss and land-use changes. Some species are able to cope with these changes while others are not, leading to species declines and extinctions. One of the most important ways that animals cope with human disturbance is by using flexible coping strategies in new situations created by disturbance. Social grouping is one strategy that animals adapt according to the situation that they are in. The goal for any animal is to maximise the amount of food you eat while reducing your risk of death so that you can pass on your genes to the next generation. ...
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Description
NERC : Zoe Melvin : NE/L002604/1 Global wildlife is increasingly subject to human-induced disturbance, such as habitat loss and land-use changes. Some species are able to cope with these changes while others are not, leading to species declines and extinctions. One of the most important ways that animals cope with human disturbance is by using flexible coping strategies in new situations created by disturbance. Social grouping is one strategy that animals adapt according to the situation that they are in. The goal for any animal is to maximise the amount of food you eat while reducing your risk of death so that you can pass on your genes to the next generation. ...
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