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Financial Costs of Meeting Global Biodiversity Conservation Targets: Current Spending and Unmet Needs
Costs of Conservation In 2010, world governments agreed to a strategic plan for biodiversity conservation, including 20 targets to be met by 2020, through the Convention on Biological Diversity.Expand
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Free and open-access satellite data are key to biodiversity conservation
Satellite remote sensing is an important tool for monitoring the status of biodiversity and associated environmental parameters, including certain elements of habitats. However, satellite data areExpand
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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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Poor overlap between the distribution of Protected Areas and globally threatened birds in Africa
Protected Areas (PAs) form a core component of efforts to conserve biodiversity, but are designated for a variety of reasons. We assessed the effectiveness of PAs in covering the ranges of 157Expand
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Linked indicator sets for addressing biodiversity loss
The target adopted by world leaders of significantly reducing the rate of biodiversity loss by 2010 was not met but this stimulated a new suite of biodiversity targets for 2020 adopted by the PartiesExpand
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Habitat use, distribution and breeding ecology of the globally threatened Rudd's Lark and Botha's Lark in eastern South Africa
Habitat use and breeding ecology of the threatened and poorly known Rudd's Lark Heteromirafra ruddi were studied in south-eastern Mpumalanga, South Africa, from October 2002 to April 2004. Data wereExpand
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Using remote sensing to inform conservation status assessment: Estimates of recent deforestation rates on New Britain and the impacts upon endemic birds
Abstract Remote sensing is increasingly used by policy-makers and conservationists to identify conservation priorities and changes in land cover. This is particularly important in the biodiverseExpand
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The contribution of invertebrate taxa to moorland bird diets and the potential implications of land‐use management
We reviewed the literature to determine the importance of invertebrates for moorland-breeding birds and considered our findings with respect to the conservation of such species in the UK. The dietsExpand
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Vegetation burning for game management in the UK uplands is increasing and overlaps spatially with soil carbon and protected areas
Abstract Burning for habitat management is globally widespread. Burning over carbon-rich soils is a global environmental concern due to the potential contribution to climate change. In the UK, uplandExpand
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Identifying Priority Areas for Conservation: A Global Assessment for Forest-Dependent Birds
Limited resources are available to address the world's growing environmental problems, requiring conservationists to identify priority sites for action. Using new distribution maps for all of theExpand
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