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Quantification of extinction risk: IUCN's system for classifying threatened species.
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species was increasingly used during the 1980s to assess the conservation status of species for policy and planningExpand
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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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Threatened birds of the Americas
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Quantitative criteria for species delimitation
Species are the fundamental units of biology, ecology and conservation, and progress in these fields is therefore hampered by widespread taxonomic bias and uncertainty. Numerous operationalExpand
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Threatened Birds of Asia: The BirdLife International Red Data Book. Collar, N.J., (Editor-in-chief), Andreev, A.V., Chan, S., Crosby, M.J., Subramanya, S. and Tobias, J.A. Maps by Rudyanto and M. J.
This book provides incredibly detailed information on the 665 most threatened bird species found in Asia. The sites known for each species are detailed, with maps showing locations. Full details areExpand
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Deforestation Predicts the Number of Threatened Birds in Insular Southeast Asia
The world's tropicalforests are being cleared rapidly, and ecologists claim this is causing a massive loss of species. This claim has its critics. Can we predict extinctions from the extent ofExpand
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