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 ex situ conservation programs, Indonesia has formed 84 zoos, 27 wildlife rehabilitation units and 1,118 captive breeding units.
The zoo has a diverse collection of Philippine native and endemic fauna, most of which have been bred successfully in captivity through Avilons ex situ conservation programmes.
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.
Ex situ conservation of beef cattle genetic resources can be done on farms of research institutes and universities with the assistance of the government.
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.ae1/4Ci
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.
In Ethiopia, four cattle ranches are operating ex situ conservation measures of indigenous cattle breeds of the country.
Ex situ conservation is a last-resort method, but unfortunately its role in today's conservation efforts is recognized to be growing.
Ex situ conservation of Puya loca Madrinan (Bromeliaceae), and second report in Colombia
The study area is also a useful resource for collecting germplasm for ex situ conservation and seed collection, either for breeding programs used in the restoration of degraded areas or forest improvement.
Keywords: Ex situ conservation; Floral diversity; New plant records; Sharjah Seed Bank and Herbarium, United Arab Emirates