Michael Drielsma


Designing landscapes for biodiversity under climate change

Landscape design – the particular placement of areas devoted to restoration of native vegetation at landscape scales – is a primary approach to climate adaptation for biodiversity management. It may facilitate the maintenance of larger populations as well as shifts in species distributions, both of...
Journal article

Developing Landscape Frameworks for Regional Conservation Planning; an Approach Integrating Fauna Spatial Distributions and Ecological Principles

Habitat loss, degradation and fragmentation are heavily implicated in the decline of biodiversity throughout the world. Numerous conservation programmes have emerged in the attempt to deal with these primary threats but they are often isolated and disparate, foregoing opportunities for integrated, cumulative approaches and benefits...