1. Spatial-temporal and factors influencing the distribution of biodiversity: A Review

Girma Tefera Gizachew

Volume 2, Issue 4 , Autumn 2021, Pages 1-19


  Biodiversity is constantly changing over different scales due to the turnover of biological units across all spatial and temporal scales. The objective of this term paper is through undertaking a systematic review to demonstrate the distribution of biodiversity at different spatial and temporal scales ...  Read More

Animal Sciences
2. Evaluation of Wild Birds in the main Campus of Usmanu ‎Danfodiyo University Sokoto, Sokoto State Nigeria

Musa Zara; Mustapha Sani Bunza; Alarape Abideen

Volume 2, Issue 4 , Autumn 2021, Pages 20-29


  A re-evaluation study was conducted after eight years of the initial survey to find out the ‎distribution and diversity of avifauna concerning land use types in the main campus of Usmanu ‎Danfodiyo University Sokoto. This was carried out to serve as a follow-up to a survey carried ‎out in ...  Read More

3. A review on Causes of Ecological change along Lake Victoria basin, Kenya

Steve Omari Ngodhe

Volume 2, Issue 4 , Autumn 2021, Pages 30-39


  To offer an increased understanding of the spatial patterns, temporal, social, and physical predictors of the conversion and transformations of land use in the Lake Victoria basin, a review of underlying causes (drivers and forces) is presented. This review discusses key theoretical underpinnings for ...  Read More

4. The morphology and size of Erythrocytes of six reptiles species from the Syrian coastal region

Hassan mhanna; Aroub AlMasri; Nahla Ibrahim

Volume 2, Issue 4 , Autumn 2021, Pages 40-46


  This study aimed to check the erythrocyte and nucleus sizes of six species of reptiles, one species of Agamidae (Laudakia stellio), one species of Testudinidae (Testudo graeca), one species of Chamaeleonidae (Chamaeleo chamaeleon recticrista), and three species of Lacertidae (Ophisops elegans, Lacerta ...  Read More

5. The avifauna of Takht-i-Sulaiman hill forest, Boulevard Srinagar, Kashmir

Mudasir Ali; Danish Mushtaq,

Volume 2, Issue 4 , Autumn 2021, Pages 47-53


  During the present study which was carried out fortnightly from April to July 2019, a total of 19 species of birds were recorded from the study area ‘Takhat-i-Sulaiman’ forest located in the Srinagar city of Kashmir. The study area was surveyed for recording avifaunal diversity by applying ...  Read More

6. New record of Termite Hill Gecko, Hemidactylus triedrus (Daudin, 1802) from Tamilnadu, India

Selvaraj Selvamurugan

Volume 2, Issue 4 , Autumn 2021, Pages 54-58


  Hemidactylus is the second most species-rich genus in geckos which are widely spread to the tropical regions of the world. Hemidactylus, a genus of reptiles that includes the house geckos, is a diverse one with about 150 species spread over a wide geographic range. The Hemidactylus triedrus is also known ...  Read More

7. Bird Species and Flora diversity and Sustainable Tourism of Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove World Heritage site Osun State southwest Nigeria

Okosodo Ehi Francis; Sarada Prasad Mohapatra

Volume 2, Issue 4 , Autumn 2021, Pages 59-76


  The diversity of birds and tree species was studied in Osun- Oshogbo Sacred Groove World Heritage site in southwest Nigeria.  A total of 20 transect lines of 500m were randomly laid out and the minimum distance between two transect lines was 200m. The number of transect lines was determined by the ...  Read More