Stepping stone patches of habitat help reduce effects of fragmentation
Type of document:
Case Studies: Subregional/National
Research and Methods: Subregional/National
The Integration / Strategies: National strategies, Action plans, Capacity building, Implementation
The importance of ‘stepping stone’ patches of habitat for biodiversity has been underestimated, a new study suggests. The researchers developed a new connectivity model, which better captures the effects of stepping stones on species movement.