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Cardiff School of Biosciences PhD Studentship: Tortoises as analogue species providing the ecosystem service of habitat restoration through grazing

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Many habitats worldwide have suffered disruption to ecosystem function following the loss of keystone species, leading to detrimental changes to habitats that result in further species losses. Where reintroduction is impossible, because the species is extinct globally, there is growing interest in the use of analogue species to restore critical functions.

Here, in Cardiff School of Biosciences, we will study the introduction of alien Aldabran tortoises on Ile aux Aigrettes, Mauritius, to rep...

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Biological sciences

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Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsUnited Kingdom
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Career StageExperienced researcher or 4-10 yrs (Post-Doc)
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Cardiff School of Biosciences