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1.2 Species diversity

Forest dwelling species for which ecological information is available

Knowledge of the species present in a forest, and increases or decreases in their number, can provide an indication of the extent and condition of forest habitat and ecosystem health.

This is particularly important in Australia, where knowledge of species diversity remains a precondition for the effective management of ...

Tree species and size

"A count of the number of tree species [and size of trees] remaining." Province of British Columbia (2006)

Status of in sutu and ex situ efforts focused on conservation of species diversity

Ex situ conservation efforts involve the removal of samples of a species (in the form or whole plants, seed, pollen, vegetative propagules, tissue, or cell cultures)from their natural habitats for propagation and conservation. On the other hand, in situ efforts focus on the conservation of species diversity within normal and natural ...