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Trade-offs across Space, Time, and Ecosystem Services
Ecosystem service (ES) trade-offs arise from management choices made by humans, which can change the type, magnitude, and relative mix of services provided by ecosystems. Trade-offs occur when theExpand
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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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Scientific Foundations for an IUCN Red List of Ecosystems
An understanding of risks to biodiversity is needed for planning action to slow current rates of decline and secure ecosystem services for future human use. Although the IUCN Red List criteriaExpand
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The Application of IUCN Red List Criteria at Regional Levels
This paper represents a work in progress by the World Conservation Union (IUCN). Earlier drafts of the work have appeared in IUCN publications, but the “International Issues” section of ConservationExpand
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Presence of an emerging pathogen of amphibians in introduced bullfrogs Rana catesbeiana in Venezuela
Chytridiomycosis is an emerging fungal disease of amphibians responsible for mass mortalities and population declines globally. One hypothesis for its recent emergence is anthropogenic introductionExpand
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One hundred questions of importance to the conservation of global biological diversity.
We identified 100 scientific questions that, if answered, would have the greatest impact on conservation practice and policy. Representatives from 21 international organizations, regional sectionsExpand
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National threatened species listing based on IUCN criteria and regional guidelines: current status and future perspectives.
As countries worldwide become increasingly interested in conserving biodiversity, the profile of national threatened species lists expands and these lists become more influential in determiningExpand
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Research priorities for neotropical dry forests
Our understanding of the human and biophysical dimensions of tropical dry forest change and its cumulative effects is still in the early stages of academic discovery. The papers in this specialExpand
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Establishing IUCN Red List Criteria for Threatened Ecosystems
Abstract The potential for conservation of individual species has been greatly advanced by the International Union for Conservation of Nature's (IUCN) development of objective, repeatable, andExpand
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The application of predictive modelling of species distribution to biodiversity conservation
Predictive modelling of species geographical distributions isa thriving ecological and biogeographical discipline. Majoradvances in its conceptual foundation and applications havetaken placeExpand
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