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The Global 200: Priority ecoregions for global conservation
A global strategy to conserve biodiversity must aim to protect representative examples of all of the world's ecosystems, as well as those areas that contain exceptional concentrations of species andExpand
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Terrestrial Ecoregions of Africa and Madagascar: A Conservation Assessment
This is an assessment of biodiversity patterns, threats to biodiversity, and resulting conservation priorities across the African continent and its islands. Looking at biodiversity and threats inExpand
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A Conservation Assessment of the Terrestrial Ecoregions of Latin America and the Caribbean
This priority-setting study elevates, as a first principle, maintaining the representation of all ecosystem and habitat types in regional investment portfolios. Second, it recognizes landscape-levelExpand
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Global patterns of plant diversity and floristic knowledge
Aims  We present the first global map of vascular plant species richness by ecoregion and compare these results with the published literature on global priorities for plant conservation. In so doing,Expand
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Freshwater Ecoregions of Africa and Madagascar: A Conservation Assessment
As part of a global effort to identify those areas where conservation measures are needed most urgently, World Wildlife Fund has assembled teams of scientists to conduct ecological assessments of allExpand
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Global tests of biodiversity concordance and the importance of endemism
Understanding patterns of biodiversity distribution is essential to conservation strategies, but severe data constraints make surrogate measures necessary. For this reason, many studies have testedExpand
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Terrestrial Ecoregions of the Indo-Pacific: A Conservation Assessment
"This book, along with its companions in this series, takes an ecoregional approach, dividing large regions into small, distinct units, each with its characteristic species, ecosystems, naturalExpand
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Ecotourism’s Support of Biodiversity Conservation
Ecotourism is often viewed as effective for promoting the conservation of endangered species and habitats in developing countries. By creating economic incentives for impoverished villagers or theirExpand
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