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Biodiversity research in the Horn of Africa region

proceedings of the Third International Symposium on the Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea at the Carlsberg Academy, Copenhagen, August 25-27, 1999

by International Symposium on the Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea (3rd 1999 Carlsberg Academy)

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Published by Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, Reitzel [commission agent] in Copenhagen .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Botany -- Ethiopia -- Congresses.,
  • Botany -- Eritrea -- Congresses.,
  • Botany -- Africa, Northeast -- Congresses.,
  • Plant diversity -- Ethiopia -- Congresses.,
  • Plant diversity -- Eritrea -- Congresses.,
  • Plant diversity -- Africa, Northeast -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Other titlesProceedings of the Third International Symposium on the Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea
    Statementedited by Ib Friis and Olof Ryding.
    GenreCongresses.
    SeriesBiologiske skrifter -- 54
    ContributionsFriis, Ib., Ryding, Olof.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK395 .I57 1999, QH7 .D4 v.54
    The Physical Object
    Pagination439 p. :
    Number of Pages439
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16357659M
    ISBN 108778762464
    LC Control Number2007358291

    Ernesta Di Capua (26 July , Rome - 23 October , Auschwitz) was an Italian botanist, taxonomist, and explorer. She was executed at the Auschwitz concentration camp for her Jewish heritage. The species Caralluma dicapuae was named in her honor.. The standard author abbreviation Di Capua is used to indicate this person as the author when citing a botanical ity control: Botanist: Di Capua. Location: Horn of Africa Project Manager: Martha Fischer Species: Grevy's zebra, mountain nyala, Speke's gazelle, Ethiopian wolf, black rhino Priority: High. Saving Hooves. The WildCare Institute Center for Conservation in the Horn of Africa was established to provide in situ and ex situ conservation support for wildlife of the Horn of Africa. The Saint Louis Zoo has been involved in.

    Biodiversity Research in the Horn of Africa Region Ib Friis,Olof Ryding — Botany Proceedings of the Third International Symposium on the Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea at the Carlsberg Academy, Copenhagen, August , The Horn of Africa Project brings country and region-specific knowledge to the analysis of the region's evolving politics, conflict situations and international relations.. The project produces original research that informs decision-making on the Horn of Africa, targeting a network of policy-makers working both within and outside the region.

    The workshop, held Sept with support from the US Agency for International Development and the John D and Catherine T Macarthur Foundation, brought 35 experts from across sub-Saharan Africa together to review achievements in biodiversity conservation,scan the horizon for emerging challenges, articulate African perspectives on priorities for climate adaptation,and articulate a vision. the Horn of Africa. He has authored or co-authored several scientific papers concerning herpetology, scorpions, and parasitology. In addition, he has created a Facebook Group, Nature of the Horn of Africa, for sharing pictures and observations the region’s species and has published a beautifully illustrated book on Amphibians and.


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Centered on the arid Horn, east of the Ethiopian Highlands, the Horn of Africa Biodiversity Hotspot also covers the Rift Valley, which divides the Ethiopian Highlands into two major blocks, the xeric bushlands of northeastern Kenya and the southern coastal parts of the Arabian Peninsula.

According to linguists, the Horn of Africa is the proposed original homeland of the Proto-Afroasiatic language as it is considered the region the Afroasiatic languages family displays the greatest diversity, a sign often viewed to represent a geographic origin.

The Horn of Africa is also the place where the haplogroup E1b1b ies and territories: Sovereign states (4), Djibouti. The biodiversity of the Horn of African region is also endowed with high level of endemism. Two biodiversity hotspots, viz., the Horn of Africa biodiversity hotspot and the Eastern Afro-montane biodiversity hotspot occur in the region.

Over 1, plants and animals species of the region listed in the IUCN red list categories. These have been identified as “hotspots”. In Africa, these are the Cape Floristic Region, the Coastal Forests of Eastern Africa, the Eastern Afromontane, the Guinean Forests of West Africa, the Horn of Africa, Madagascar and the Indian Ocean Islands, Maputaland.

The key messages about the state of biodiversity in Africa, and the pressures upon it, which have emerged from this assessment are: Overall, biodiversity in Africa continues to decline, with ongoing losses of species and habitats.

Ongoing loss of biodiversity in Africa is driven by a. Oromo, spoken mostly in Ethiopia, is one of the major languages of Sub-Saharan Africa, and with between million and million speakers is one of the largest language groups in the Horn of Author: David Appleyard.

Research on Small Arms in Central Africa "By the end of the seminar a number of things had become apparent. Most research in Central Africa has been conducted by foreign researchers, with very limited direct participation by locals.

One consequence of this is that local people, including t. Horn of Africa Bulletin Vol 25 No.1 January-February ‘The situation in the East and Horn of Africa sub-region continues to be deplorable basically because of the absence of environmental security-related infrastructure and/or the required level of awareness.

Countries in the sub-region are vulnerable. Book review – Horn of Africa The Horn of Africa,Polity Press, Cambridge, pp. Broaden the discussion in order to make the topic simpler: paradoxical as it may seem, that is exactly what Kidane Mengisteab does – quite successfully – in his book The Horn of Africa, which aims to.

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In the Horn of Africa region the _____. Sudanese government's fight against rebel groups has spilled over into Chad and the Central African Republic, displacing an estimated six million people The following climates can be found in Africa.

The birds of Africa, comprising all the species which occur in the Ethiopian region, By. Shelley, G. (George Ernest), Grönvold, Henrik, Sclater, William Lutley, Type. Book Material. Published material. Publication info. In some cultures, areas that were particularly rich in biodiversity were often designated as sacred groves and protected areas.

Eastern Africa has the highest numbers of endemic species of mammals (55%), birds (63%), reptiles (49%) and amphibians (40%), whereas. Biodiversity is important for sustaining life on Earth yet it is threatened globally. The BIOTA Southern Africa project analysed the causes, trends, and processes of change in biodiversity in Namibia and western South Africa over nearly a full decade, from until This book,File Size: 2MB.

It is worth noting that biodiversity hotspot tries to bring together the most fundamental population that faces a higher possibility of extinction (Zachos, ). The Horn of Africa as a biodiversity hotspotThe Horn of Africa is the group’ s case study region because it is extensively known as a biological resource region.

Title. The unknown horn of Africa: an exploration from Berbera to the Leopard River / By. James, F. L. (Frank Linsly), Type.

Horn of Africa Horn of Africa The Horn of Africa denotes the region containing the countries of Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia. The Horn of Africa is almost equidistant from the equator and the Tropic of Cancer. About mammals are found in the Horn of Africa.The Horn of Africa is one of the regions of the world which have been most seriously affected by the adverse impacts of global climatic changes, although the region is an insignificant player in the production of the industrial emissions that generate global warming.