Restoring habitat permeability to roaded landscapes with isometrically-scaled wildlife crossings




Globally, human activities impact from one-third to one-half of the earth’s land surface; a major component of development involves the construction of roads. In the US and Europe, road networks fragment normal animalmovement patterns, reduce landscape permeability, and increase wildlife-vehicle collisions, often with serious wildlife population and human health consequences. Critically, the placement of wildlife crossing structures to restore landscape connectivity and reduce the number of wildlife-vehicle collisions has been a hit-ormiss proposition with little ecological underpinning, however recent important developments in allometric scaling laws can be used to guide their placement.


Elsevier Ltd.






- N/A


- Inglês


- Nenhuma restrição


- Biodiversidade Florestal;
- Outra biodiversidade terrestre


- Artigo com revisão pelos pares e teses universitárias


- Restauração do Ecossistema;
- Identificação, Monitoria, Indicadores e Avaliações


- Nenhuma / Não aplicável



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