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Sixteen years of change in the global terrestrial human footprint and implications for biodiversity conservation
Human pressures on the environment are changing spatially and temporally, with profound implications for the planet's biodiversity and human economies. Here we use recently available data onExpand
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Targeting Global Protected Area Expansion for Imperiled Biodiversity
Meeting international targets for expanding protected areas could simultaneously contribute to species conservation, but only if the distribution of threatened species informs the futureExpand
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Do in-stream restoration structures enhance salmonid abundance? A meta-analysis
Despite the widespread use of stream restoration structures to improve fish habitat, few quantitative studies have evaluated their effectiveness. This study uses a meta-analysis approach to test theExpand
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A global strategy for road building
The number and extent of roads will expand dramatically this century. Globally, at least 25 million kilometres of new roads are anticipated by 2050; a 60% increase in the total length of roads overExpand
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One-third of global protected land is under intense human pressure
Protected yet pressured Protected areas are increasingly recognized as an essential way to safeguard biodiversity. Although the percentage of land included in the global protected area network hasExpand
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Harnessing Carbon Payments to Protect Biodiversity
A model shows that REDD (reducing emissions from deforestation and degradation) can be extended to biodiversity conservation. Initiatives to reduce carbon emissions from deforestation and degradationExpand
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Threats to Endangered Species in Canada
ABSTRACT We quantified the threats facing 488 species in Canada, categorized by COSEWIC (Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada) as extinct, extirpated, endangered, threatened, orExpand
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Major conservation policy issues for biodiversity in Oceania.
Oceania is a diverse region encompassing Australia, Melanesia, Micronesia, New Zealand, and Polynesia, and it contains six of the world's 39 hotspots of diversity. It has a poor record forExpand
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Carbon payments as a safeguard for threatened tropical mammals
One reason for the rapid loss of species-rich tropical forests is the high opportunity costs of forest protection. In Kalimantan (Indonesian Borneo), the expansion of high-revenue oil palm (ElaeisExpand
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Catastrophic Declines in Wilderness Areas Undermine Global Environment Targets
Humans have altered terrestrial ecosystems for millennia [1], yet wilderness areas still remain as vital refugia where natural ecological and evolutionary processes operate with minimal humanExpand
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