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Assessing the evidence for stakeholder engagement in biodiversity conservation
Abstract Engaging local stakeholders is a central feature of many biodiversity conservation and natural resource management projects globally. Current literature on engagement predominantly focusesExpand
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Cladistic analysis of distributions and endemism (CADE): using raw distributions of birds to unravel the biogeography of the South American aridlands
Aim To use published distributional and taxonomic information on Neotropical birds in a cladistic analysis of distributions and endemism (CADE) to generate a testable hypothesis of area-relationshipsExpand
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Biocultural approaches to well-being and sustainability indicators across scales
Monitoring and evaluation are central to ensuring that innovative, multi-scale, and interdisciplinary approaches to sustainability are effective. The development of relevant indicators for localExpand
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Interest in the evolution of the tinamous (Palaeonathiformes: Tinamidae) derives from the fact that they are primitive among extant birds. In spite of this, very little is known about the phylogenyExpand
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Availability of formal academic programs in conservation biology in Latin America.
Latin America (in our analysis, Brazil and the Spanish-speaking countries in Central and South America and the Caribbean, including Puerto Rico) holds a disproportionate fraction of the world’sExpand
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Think before (and after) You Speak: Practice and Self-Reflection Bolster Oral Communication Skills
Vol. 45, No. 6, 2016 With limited funding and increased job competition, STEM professionals face a growing need to communicate their science. In this study, conservation biology faculty andExpand
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Teaching for higher levels of thinking: developing quantitative and analytical skills in environmental science courses
Professionals with strong quantitative and analytical skills are essential to understanding and responding to current environmental challenges. The goal of this study was to promote and evaluate theExpand
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A systemic view of biodiversity and its conservation: processes, interrelationships, and human culture: presentation of a systemic view of biodiversity and its conservation that emphasizes complex
Historically, views and measurements of biodiversity have had a narrow focus, for instance, characterizing the attributes of observable patterns but affording less attention to processes. Here, weExpand
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Accounting for molecular stochasticity in systematic revisions: species limits and phylogeny of Paroaria.
Different frameworks have been proposed for using molecular data in systematic revisions, but there is ongoing debate on their applicability, merits and shortcomings. In this paper we examine the fitExpand
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Herein, we analyze data from the chiquitano and cerrado of eastern Bolivia in order to describe patterns of avian species richness and abundance, document distributional records, and address theExpand
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