Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2021

  • The Farming Models Adapting to Climate Change in the Eastern Coastal Area of the Mekong River Delta, Vietnam

    Nguyen Van Lap, Lieu Kim Phuong, Ta Thi Kim Oanh, Ta Duy Thong, Nguyen Thi Mong Lan, Vo Thi Hong Quyen, La Tan Tai

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 1-7
    Received: 28 November 2020
    Accepted: 10 December 2020
    Published: 4 January 2021
    Abstract: The Eastern coastal area of the Mekong River Delta has distinctly ecological zones and a potentiality for development of agriculture, forestry and fishery according to their ecological characteristics. The farmer life is mainly depending on exploiting agriculture, aquaculture and there are many supporting the development of social-economics in delt... Show More
  • Distribution and Impact of Invasive Parthenium hysterophorus on Soil Around Arusha National Park, Tanzania

    Fredrick Ojija, Ndaki Marco Manyanza

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 8-14
    Received: 22 December 2020
    Accepted: 6 January 2021
    Published: 26 February 2021
    Abstract: An increase of biological invasion in developing countries is threatening smallholder’s livelihoods, biodiversity conservation, agroecosystems and rangeland productivity. In Tanzania, the exotic invasive plant Parthenium hysterophorus, which is rapidly spreading in Arusha region, threatens wildlife conservation, human well–being and food security i... Show More
  • Aspects of the Biology of Periophthalmus barbarus (Mudskipper), from Jaja Creek, Niger Delta, Nigeria

    Nsikak Okon Abiaobo, IdopiseAbasi Ekpe Asuquo, Ifeanyi Ntasiobi Ejiogu, Etimfon Joseph James

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 15-22
    Received: 28 December 2020
    Accepted: 9 January 2021
    Published: 10 March 2021
    Abstract: The mudskipper, Periophthalmus barbarus is reported to be a good delicacy for human consumption as well as for use in traditional medicinal preparations where aphrodisiac properties are attributed to its flesh. They are investigated for their biological and eco-toxicological studies, to determine its potential use as a bio-indicator in environmenta... Show More
  • Epidemic Malaria Dynamics in Eastern Africa Highlands: The Role of Climate Change and Human Population Growth

    Felipe Augusto Maurin Krsulovic, Timothy Peter Moulton, Mauricio Lima, Fabian Jaksic

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 23-30
    Received: 22 February 2021
    Accepted: 4 March 2021
    Published: 26 March 2021
    Abstract: During the last two decades, researchers have suggested that the increase of the malaria incidence rate in tea plantations in the Kericho district in Kenya was driven by climate change. Critics suggested that others variables could be involved in the increase of the malaria burden, such as HIV and human population size. Population ecologists have d... Show More