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Effects

Deforestationcauseshabitat loss and habitat fragmentation which have drastic effects on biodiversity

Goossensleadsprojects on biodiversity responses to habitat fragmentation and degradation

Widespread buildingalso causeshabitat fragmentation and further biodiversity losses

Transport infrastructurecontributes directlyto habitat fragmentation , ecosystem degradation , and biodiversity loss

Land - take in rural areasmay leadto fragmentation of habitat and a decrease in biodiversity

urbanization ... a global phenomenoncausesdeclines in biodiversity and habitat fragmentation

a global phenomenoncausesdeclines in biodiversity and habitat fragmentation

geological processes(passive) can be caused byHabitat fragmentation ... species

by development and habitat modification(passive) caused byhabitat destruction and habitat fragmentation

As settlers moved west , they cleared forested land for agriculturecausingmajor habitat fragmentation

by development(passive) caused byhabitat destruction and habitat fragmentation

highways passing through forestscausesevere fragmentation of habitats

Biodiversity Changes in land usehave ledto habitat fragmentation and biodiversity loss

Changes in land usehave ledto habitat fragmentation and biodiversity loss

Urbanization and related anthropogenic modificationscauseextent of habitat fragmentation

emergence of new cocoa farmers(passive) caused byhabitat destruction and habitat fragmentation

Roads and railroads ... together with settlement buildingcausedhabitat fragmentation in the ecosystem

by roads(passive) caused bythe extensive habitat fragmentation

by an increase in the development and parcelization of private land(passive) caused byhabitat fragmentation and biodiversity loss

an increase in the development and parcelization of private land(passive) caused byhabitat fragmentation and biodiversity loss

Existing wells and roadshave causedextensive habitat fragmentation

Cropland expansion ,has ledto the fragmentation of natural habitats and loss of biodiversity

the factcausehabitat fragmentation of surrounding areas

Infrastructure like roads , dams , and other developmentcauseshabitat fragmentation

other land use changescausinghabitat and biodiversity loss

by new roads , housing and other developments with climate change also(passive) caused byfragmentation of habitat

strong environmental pressures ( generated by various forces , such as land clearingare causinghabitat fragmentation

The main threats ... agricultural activities and urbanizationcausedhabitat fragmentation

by commercial timber harvesting , land clearing , and linear disturbances such as road building(passive) caused byfragmentation of habitat

roads and other manmade developments(passive) caused byFragmentation of sagebrush habitat

by logging and the development of roads and commercial poaching(passive) caused byHabitat fragmentation

by roads , timber extraction , and development(passive) caused byhabitat fragmentation

by human presence and intensification of land use(passive) caused byHabitat fragmentation

by dams and poor habitat conditions(passive) caused byhabitat fragmentation

changescausinghabitat and biodiversity loss

industrial activities such as agriculture , industrial reforestation , urbanization , etc(passive) caused byhabitat fragmentation

Urbanization and agricultural expansionhave also causedhabitat fragmentation

geological processes that slowly alter the layout of the physical environment or by human activity such as land conversion , which can alter the environment on a much faster time(passive) can be caused byHabitat fragmentation

by roads and development(passive) caused byHabitat fragmentation

by humans results in formerly extensive areas of natural ecosystems(passive) caused byHabitat fragmentation

to spatial separation of remaining populations and thereby affect genetic diversity and structure within speciesleadto spatial separation of remaining populations and thereby affect genetic diversity and structure within species

from the construction of new pipelinesresultingfrom the construction of new pipelines

to spatial separation of remaining populations and thereby affect genetic diversity and structure within speciesleadto spatial separation of remaining populations and thereby affect genetic diversity and structure within species

inbreeding and loss of genetic diversitycausinginbreeding and loss of genetic diversity

to reproductive isolationleadsto reproductive isolation

there to be only a few remaining populations on the floor of the L.A. Basin and these are physically , and therefore also genetically , isolated from each otherhas causedthere to be only a few remaining populations on the floor of the L.A. Basin and these are physically , and therefore also genetically , isolated from each other

in the native flora and faunahas resultedin the native flora and fauna

populations(passive) caused bypopulations

the predictability of ecosystem functioninginfluencethe predictability of ecosystem functioning

zoonotic disease(passive) largely caused byzoonotic disease

to the loss of 12 bee species from Norway over the past 100 yearshas ... contributedto the loss of 12 bee species from Norway over the past 100 years

a reduction in species richnesscausesa reduction in species richness

in the disappearance of wildlife corridors that connect these habitatsresultingin the disappearance of wildlife corridors that connect these habitats

to an overall reduction in species population , less biodiversity , potentially local extinction of plant or animal species , as well as susceptibility to inbreeding and an increasing prevalence of geneticcan leadto an overall reduction in species population , less biodiversity , potentially local extinction of plant or animal species , as well as susceptibility to inbreeding and an increasing prevalence of genetic

to smaller wildlife populations and a decrease in the variety of species that occupy the ecosystemcan contributeto smaller wildlife populations and a decrease in the variety of species that occupy the ecosystem

to increased inbreeding ... reduced gene flow ... and reduced genetic diversity in the speciesleadsto increased inbreeding ... reduced gene flow ... and reduced genetic diversity in the species

the reduction or elimination of these resources leading to the decline or disappearance of populations and speciescan causethe reduction or elimination of these resources leading to the decline or disappearance of populations and species

to an overall reduction in species population , less biodiversity , potentially local extinction of plant or animal species , as well as susceptibility to inbreeding and an increasing prevalence of genetic defectscan leadto an overall reduction in species population , less biodiversity , potentially local extinction of plant or animal species , as well as susceptibility to inbreeding and an increasing prevalence of genetic defects

to significant genetic bottlenecks , high inbreeding and population divergence in this specieshas ledto significant genetic bottlenecks , high inbreeding and population divergence in this species

the use of habitat and the size of home range for Southern tiger cat , as well as for other speciescan be influencingthe use of habitat and the size of home range for Southern tiger cat , as well as for other species

to isolation of wildlife populations that are at increased risk of local extinctionleadsto isolation of wildlife populations that are at increased risk of local extinction

to the loss of genetic variability , nesting sites , and suitable population sizeshas ledto the loss of genetic variability , nesting sites , and suitable population sizes

to an overall reduction in species population and potentially local extinction of a plant or animal speciescan leadto an overall reduction in species population and potentially local extinction of a plant or animal species

to the local extinction of the many globally threatened species that are found therecould leadto the local extinction of the many globally threatened species that are found there

for loss of connectivity and dispersal areas for wildlifeleadingfor loss of connectivity and dispersal areas for wildlife

in population isolation and the loss of dispersal and travel corridorshas resultedin population isolation and the loss of dispersal and travel corridors

from development and changes in forest structureresultingfrom development and changes in forest structure

the number of species that are balanced in an ecosystem to become uneven in number , extinct , or brought into conflict between other species in order for survival , food , or dominance of a habitatwould causethe number of species that are balanced in an ecosystem to become uneven in number , extinct , or brought into conflict between other species in order for survival , food , or dominance of a habitat

todayis causingtoday

to the loss of genetic diversity and the accumulation of inbreeding in populations due to increased drift and reduced genemay leadto the loss of genetic diversity and the accumulation of inbreeding in populations due to increased drift and reduced gene

in small and isolated plant populationsresultingin small and isolated plant populations

to smaller and more isolated animal populationsgenerally leadsto smaller and more isolated animal populations

to smaller and more isolated animal populationswould leadto smaller and more isolated animal populations

in reduced connectivity in host populations and increased use of the remaining habitatcommonly resultsin reduced connectivity in host populations and increased use of the remaining habitat

problems for this species , which nests in dispersed colonies and sub - colonies as protection against predators hence productivity may be low in such areasmay causeproblems for this species , which nests in dispersed colonies and sub - colonies as protection against predators hence productivity may be low in such areas

to species ' extinctionleadingto species ' extinction

into species extinctionwill resultinto species extinction

to inbreeding depression for many species due to reduced gene flowcan leadto inbreeding depression for many species due to reduced gene flow

to a decline in populations within southeastern rangeshas ledto a decline in populations within southeastern ranges

to small , isolated populationsleadingto small , isolated populations

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