Ecological Corridors: Essential for a green future?

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GRØN DYST 2014 Technical University of Denmark

Ecological Corridors: Essential for a green future?
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Author:D. Eckert (Department of Biology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway)
K.E. Fredriksen (Department of Biology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway)
M. Snåre (Department of Biology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway)
N. Olsen (Department of Biology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway)
S. Håpnes (Department of Biology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway)
Date: 2014-06-27     Track: Main     Session: 1

The ever-increasing population creates the need for more homes and larger industrialized areas. This fact is relevant to virtually all cities in Scandinavia today, but may come at the expense of important wildlife habitats and ecosystems, which are in danger of habitat fragmentation. In this project, we therefore focused on ecological corridors, or wildlife corridors, and looked closer at the importance of the wildlife corridors in Trondheim.