ex situ conservation


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ex situ conservation

A term defined by the Convention on Biological Diversity (1993) as the conservation of components of biological diversity outside their natural habitats.
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For captive breeding animals, we suggest that reducing their stress responses as much as possible is important in maintaining health, and thus can be helpful in ex situ conservation projects.
There are two major conservation methods; in situ and ex situ conservation, which are interlinked [15].
We plan to develop our botanical garden to be a permaculture research facility and a place for ex situ conservation of wild plants and some animals threatened with extinction.
A thorough knowledge of the reproductive aspects of any species is crucial to carry out captive breeding programs, and artificial insemination is considered an effective tool for ex situ conservation of endangered avian species.
Previous studies have shown that nature reserves are preserved and managed for conservation of endangered plant species and to provide special opportunities for study and research through both in situ and ex situ conservation (Araujo et al.
Ex situ conservation is a last-resort method, but unfortunately its role in today's conservation efforts is recognized to be growing.
The Gyps Vulture Restoration Facility in Changa Manga Forest Reserve is the only ex situ conservation initiative in Pakistan, which is dedicated to retaining and increasing the current vulture population, since 2005.
Therefore, the quantification of genetic diversity, inbreeding, and the existence of spatial genetic structure in species populations helps us to determine measures needed for genetic conservation by informing ways to maximize the genetic diversity in seed collection strategies for ex situ conservation programs, breeding, and recovery of degraded areas, as well as identify minimum areas for in situ conservation (Sebbenn et al.
Tenders are invited for Reconstruction and expansion of existing greenhouses for the ex situ conservation of endangered species, along with land development
Its major aim is to establish seed banking of wild plant species in the UAE, for long-term ex situ conservation of native wild taxa and to make available information for seed materials that could be used for basic or applied research.
Germplasm was collected for ex situ conservation initiatives and for the possibility of future reintroductions.
Ex situ conservation provides an important protection against the loss of plant genetic resources, playing a key role for the programs of rare plant preservation.