International Journal of
Biodiversity and Conservation

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Biodivers. Conserv.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-243X
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJBC
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 547

Full Length Research Paper

Impact of human activities on biosphere reserve: A case study from Yayu Biosphere Reserve, Southwest Ethiopia

Tesfu Fekensa
  • Tesfu Fekensa
  • Ethiopian Biodiversity Institute, Animal Biodiversity Directorate, P.O. Box 30726, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
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Weldemariam Tesfahunegny
  • Weldemariam Tesfahunegny
  • Ethiopian Biodiversity Institute, Animal Biodiversity Directorate, P.O. Box 30726, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
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Asersie Mekonnen
  • Asersie Mekonnen
  • Ethiopian Biodiversity Institute, Animal Biodiversity Directorate, P.O. Box 30726, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 15 June 2016
  •  Accepted: 20 July 2016
  •  Published: 31 July 2018

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