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Landscape connectivity modeling from the perspective of animal dispersal
We review the structure of the connectivity models based on least-cost analysis, circuit theory, and the individual-based dispersal models. Expand
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Protected areas effectiveness in maintaining viable giant anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactyla) populations in an agricultural frontier
Abstract The protected areas are essential for the conservation of native biota. However, only the protected area establishment does not guarantee the persistence of threatened species. Here, weExpand
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Threats to and viability of the giant anteater, Myrmecophaga tridactyla (Pilosa: Myrmecophagidae), in a protected Cerrado remnant encroached by urban expansion in central Brazil
Urbanization poses a serious threat to wildlife populations inhabiting native vegetation remnants surrounded by the expanding urban and suburban sprawl. The close contact with human activities causesExpand
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The Charismatic Giant Anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactyla): A Famous John Doe?
Abstract Species conservation depends on biological knowledge. This study evaluates the current level of scientific knowledge of the giant anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactyla). We conducted aExpand
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Identifying key sites for connecting jaguar populations in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest
Networks of protected areas play a key role for large carnivore conservation since habitat fragmentation and population isolation are strong threats for them. We evaluated the contribution of theExpand
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Can we face different types of storms under the same umbrella? Efficiency and consistency of connectivity umbrellas across different patchy landscape patterns
ContextThe umbrella approach applied to landscape connectivity is based on the principle that the conservation or restoration of the dispersal habitats for some species also can facilitate theExpand
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Last of the green: identifying priority sites to prevent plant extinctions in Brazil
The identification and protection of Alliance for Zero Extinction sites at the national level is of great importance to safeguard biodiversity and achieve the targets of the Convention on BiologicalExpand
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Avaliação de estratégias espaciais para otimizar a conservação de redes de habitat
A perda e fragmentacao de habitat tem se tornado fatores onipresentes ao longo das paisagens naturais em todo o mundo, e estao entre as principais ameacas a biodiversidade. Em regioes intensamenteExpand