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: 678

Table of Content: November 2017; 9(11)

November 2017

The economic significance of lion breeding operations in the South African Wildlife Industry

Currently, the majority of land used in South Africa for wildlife by the private sector has been converted from livestock farms to game farms and covers more land than state-owned provincial and national parks conservation areas combined. One animal that stands out above most wildlife regarding its popularity is the lion. From a private land owners’ point of view, lions are amongst the most sought after animals...

Author(s): Peet Van der Merwe, Melville Saayman, Jauntelle Els and Andrea Saayman

November 2017

Population structure and feeding ecology of Guereza (Colobus guereza) in Borena-Sayint National Park, northern Ethiopia

Population size, structure, activity time budget and feeding behavior of Guereza (Colobus guereza) were studied in Borena-Sayint National Park (BSNP), Ethiopia, from August 2008 to March 2009. Line transect survey technique was applied to investigate the population size and structure. Guerezas were observed only in the forest habitat. The mean group size, group density and group encounter rate in the forest habitat were...

Author(s): Hussein Ibrahim, Afework Bekele and Dereje Yazezew

November 2017

Diversity and distribution of African indigenous vegetable species in Uganda

African indigenous vegetable species (AIVS) provide a means of livelihood to many urban and peri-urban dwellers in Uganda. It was thus deemed necessary to understand the existing diversity and distribution of the traditional African vegetable species as a basis for recommending conservation and utilization strategies against biodiversity loss. A field survey was conducted in the four major agro-ecological zones of...

Author(s): Godfrey Sseremba, Nahamya Pamela Kabod, Apolo Katwijukye Kasharu, John Nkalubo Jaggwe, Michael Masanza and Elizabeth Balyejusa Kizito