Territoriality


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Territoriality

A term that signifies a connection or limitation with reference to a particular geographic area or country.

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Malmberg T, 1980 Human Territoriality: Survey of Behavioural Territories in Man with Preliminary Analysis and Discussion of Meaning (Mouton Publishers, London)
In human rights cases territoriality-the links between the indigenous community and their lands-has been used to empower the Ogonis, whereas in Kiobel, territoriality conceals the Ogonis' struggles to retain control over their lands.
Their expansive and creative conceptions of territoriality must contend with those of others who believe that the silver they dig from the ground will put food on the table.
It demonstrates that, given the borderless and unconventional features of cyberterrorism, the theories of territoriality, nationality, passive personality, and universality are ill-suited for effectively bringing the perpetrators of cyberterrorism to justice.
The relationship between food availability, space use and territoriality in Akodon azarae (Rodentia, Cricetidae).
Discussion--The literature has been contradictory regarding presence-absence of breeding territoriality in males of M.
Katyal expounded on this argument: "Territoriality connotes ownership or stewardship of an area.
Finally, territoriality will only occur when a resource for which animals would compete has an aggregated pattern of distribution (Wilson, 2000), thus, a territorial explanation for paternal care requires first that the parents are territorials.
The principle of territoriality is elementary, like a person's sense of touch.
Territoriality is difficult to prove because of the tenuous difference between aggressive behaviour of a territorial individual and defense of individual distances between individuals (Marion, 1989).
Arranged by family, entries for each species discuss such features as distribution, habitat, activity, behavior, ecomorphology, foraging and diet, home range and territoriality, hybridization, longevity, parasites, population size and density, predation, reproduction, size, thermal biology, and conservation status.