1. The current state of biodiversity studies in Nigeria ‎

Sulaiman I. Muhammad

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 1-6


  Biodiversity is fast declining, especially in African countries like Nigeria, with the lack of data.  This study was conducted to quantify biodiversity studies in Nigeria available on the Web of Science database. Data were collected from the Web of Science core collection from 1970-2020 with “Biodiversity” ...  Read More

2. Clinical management of maggot wounds in Asiatic Black Bear (Ursus thibetanus)‎

Vipin Kumar

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 7-12


  Like most other species, the Asiatic black bear is vulnerable to a wide range of diseases, including infection, inflammation, parasitic infestation, and degenerative disease.  The study reported the surgical and conservative management of maggot wounds, including anesthetic protocol and postoperative ...  Read More

3. The abundance and diversity of bird species in Logged Ehor Forest Reserve Edo state, Nigeria

Okosodo Ehi Francis

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 13-28


  The abundance and diversity of bird species were studied in Ehor Forest Reserve Edo state, Nigeria. The study area was divided into three compartments based on their different land-use types. The line transects method was used to collect bird species diversity and abundance in the study area. In all ...  Read More

4. Spatial evaluation of physicochemical properties of River Benue concerning the habitat requirements of Manatee

Michael Iwar; P.O‎ Egwumah‎; S.O‎ Olufeagba‎

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 29-39


  Spatial evaluation of the physicochemical parameters of River Benue in relation to the habitat requirements of west African Manatee was conducted. The River was divided into four segments; Makurdi, Abinsi, Gbajimba, and Gbaji. In each segment, ten (10) sample points were randomly selected and the following ...  Read More

5. Suitable areas for conservation of biodiversity (case study: wintering habitat of Asian houbara bustard, Chlamydotis macqueenii in Sistan, Iran)

Malihe Erfani; Soraya Eperham

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 40-51


  Numerous published research in habitat suitability of various flora and fauna ‎‎species show that habitat conservation is the most important component of biodiversity ‎‎conservation. Among wildlife species, some are more important due to the declining population ‎‎and known ecological ...  Read More

6. Scincopus fasciatus, distribution and new records in Tunisia‎

Mohsen Kalboussi

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 52-57


  Scincopus fasciatus (Peters, 1864) is a nocturnal skink species rarely recorded from its large global distribution area. In Tunisia, it was reported for the first time at the end of the 19th century. After different field surveys in southern Tunisia, I found the species active many times in Bou Hedma ...  Read More

7. Geospatial modeling of landscape ecological sustainability level in geo-‎tourism regions

Mehrdad Hadipour

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, Pages 58-72


  Identifying various geomorphologic units with ecotourism attraction and determining the high-quality ‎landscape are important steps in order to improve the quality and protecting natural ecosystems. The ‎present study aims to achieve a more appropriate landscape pattern in the framework of ecotourism ...  Read More