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HABITAT

Formally called the United Nations Human Settlements Programme. An organization within the United Nations that aims to provide housing. HABITAT seeks to encourage sustainable cities and towns because of increasing urbanization worldwide. It was established in 1978 and is based in Nairobi.
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Microhabitat use (%) of Platymantis hazelae (N = 64 individuals) in Balinsasayao Twin Lakes Natural Park, Negros Island, Philippines.
In summary, we documented microhabitat segregation among three common Asian grasshopper species and we hypothesized that food and microclimatic preferences, as well as phylogenetic history, might have contributed to the observed differences.
However, the microhabitats occupied by these three species were significantly different.
Finalmente mediante un analisis de componentes principales (ACP) se analizo la relacion y variacion entre especies en funcion del uso del microhabitat y actividad que explique la estructura de la comunidad de anuros.
Desiccation resistance reflects patterns of microhabitat choice in a Central-American assemblage of wandering spiders.
For example, newly hatched juveniles of the marine snail Nucella emarginata (Deshayes, 1839) must hide in protective microhabitats to avoid predation and desiccation; otherwise, mortality levels reach 99%-100% within 4-5 h of emersion, compared to only 1.7%-36% in nearby protected regions (Gosselin and Chia, 1995).
Between June 2013 and October 2014, sharks were tracked in the HBWC following a translocation manipulation to test microhabitat associations determined by prior work in BCFTB.
We applied Mann--Whitney U-tests to compare differences in microhabitat structure and composition between 2002 and 2013 because all variables were not normally distributed.
They were 0-2 cm (L1), 2-4 cm (L2) and 4-6 cm (L3) of five microhabitats including (i) Lee-ward side of sand dune (S1), (ii) Wind-ward side of sand dune (S2), (iii) Clayey area covered with sand (S3), (iv) Interdunal sandy area (S4) and (v) shifting sand dune (S5).
El analisis de escalamiento multidimensional (nMDS), mostro en un solo agrupamiento al microhabitat de hoja retenida en la corriente abarcando todos los meses evaluados.
Diversos pesquisadores utilizam fitilhos (microhabitat artificial) de cores variadas e verificam que estes sao colonizados mais intensamente que os vegetais, pedras e cimento juntos (LOZOVEI et al., 2004).