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Identifying the World's Most Climate Change Vulnerable Species: A Systematic Trait-Based Assessment of all Birds, Amphibians and Corals
Climate change will have far-reaching impacts on biodiversity, including increasing extinction rates. Current approaches to quantifying such impacts focus on measuring exposure to climatic change andExpand
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The Impact of Conservation on the Status of the World’s Vertebrates
Assessing Biodiversity Declines Understanding human impact on biodiversity depends on sound quantitative projection. Pereira et al. (p. 1496, published online 26 October) review quantitativeExpand
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SPECIES SUSCEPTIBILITY TO CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACTS
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Shortfalls and Solutions for Meeting National and Global Conservation Area Targets
Governments have committed to conserving 17% of terrestrial and 10% of marine environments globally, especially “areas of particular importance for biodiversity” through “ecologically representative”Expand
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The Amphibian Extinction Crisis - what will it take to put the action into the Amphibian Conservation Action Plan?
The current mass extinction episode is most apparent in the amphibians. With approximately 7,000 species, amphibians are dependent on clean fresh water and damp habitats and are considered vulnerableExpand
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Cryptic species complexes, widespread species and conservation: lessons from Amazonian frogs of the Leptodactylus marmoratus group (Anura: Leptodactylidae)
Morphologically cryptic species act as a wild card when it comes to biodiversity assessments and conservation, with the capacity to dramatically alter our understanding of the biological landscape atExpand
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An evaluation of the robustness of global amphibian range maps
Aim Maps of species ranges are among the most frequently used distribution data in biodiversity studies. As with any biological data, range maps have some level of measurement error, but thisExpand
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Conservation Needs of Batrachophrynus and Telmatobius Frogs of the Andes of Peru
Recent reports indicate that Andean frogs of the genera Batrachophrynus and Telmatobius have under­gone severe population declines across much of their geographical range, with several factors (e.g.,Expand
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Assessing the Cost of Global Biodiversity and Conservation Knowledge
Knowledge products comprise assessments of authoritative information supported by standards, governance, quality control, data, tools, and capacity building mechanisms. Considerable resources areExpand
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Comparison of Morphology and Calls of Two Cryptic Species of Physalaemus (Anura: Leiuperidae)
We analyzed and described quantitative differences in morphology and calls of Physalaemus petersi and P. freibergi, both members of the monophyletic Physalaemus pustulosus species group. We foundExpand
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