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Fragmentation is the Message Clear
Conservation Ecology (2002)
  • John A. Bissonette, Utah State University
  • Ilse Storch

In this paper, we briefly discuss some of the fundamental problems arising from the inherent complexity of larger-scale ecological systems. We examine the tenuous assumption of a direct correspondence between ecological data and theory, we comment on a recent report that evaluated the efficacy of fragmentation experiments, and we briefly assess its implications for ecological research and conservation practice on the landscape scale.

  • fragmentation
Publication Date
January 1, 2002
Citation Information
Bissonette, J. A. and I. Storch. 2002. Fragmentation: is the message clear. Conservation Ecology 6(2): 14. [online] URL: