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The coral reef crisis: the critical importance of<350 ppm CO2.
Temperature-induced mass coral bleaching causing mortality on a wide geographic scale started when atmospheric CO(2) levels exceeded approximately 320 ppm. When CO(2) levels reached approximately 340Expand
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The broad footprint of climate change from genes to biomes to people
Accumulating impacts Anthropogenic climate change is now in full swing, our global average temperature already having increased by 1°C from preindustrial levels. Many studies have documentedExpand
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Hot and bothered: Using trait-based approaches to assess climate change vulnerability in reptiles
Abstract One-fifth of the world's reptiles are currently estimated as threatened with extinction, primarily due to the immediate threats of habitat loss and overexploitation. Climate change presentsExpand
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Prehistoric inter-archipelago trading of Polynesian tree snails leaves a conservation legacy
Inter-archipelago exchange networks were an important aspect of prehistoric Polynesian societies. We report here a novel genetic characterization of a prehistoric exchange network involving anExpand
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A conservation programme for the partulid tree snails of the Pacific region
Pearce-Kelly, P., Clarke, D., Walker, C. and Atkin, P., 1 997. A conservation programme for the partulid tree snails of the Pacific region. Memoirs ofthe Museum of Victoria 56(2): 43 1 -
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Tahitian tree snail mitochondrial clades survived recent mass extirpation
Oceanic islands frequently support endemic faunal radiations that are highly vulnerable to introduced predators [1]. This vulnerability is epitomized by the rapid extinction in the wild of all butExpand
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Moorean tree snail survival revisited: a multi-island genealogical perspective
BackgroundThe mass extirpation of the island of Moorea's endemic partulid tree snail fauna, following the deliberate introduction of the alien predator Euglandina rosea, represents one of the highestExpand
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The captive rearing of threatened Orthoptera: a comparison of the conservation potential and practical considerations of two species' breeding programmes at the Zoological Society of London
The development of ex situ conservation work for Orthoptera is demonstrated by examples of two captive-breeding programmes at the Zoological Society of London. The field cricket Gryllus campestrisExpand
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Mortality of Captive British Wartbiter Crickets: Implications for Reintroduction Programs
A fungal infection was identified as the cause of a high mortality rate of captive wartbiter cricket (Decticus verrucivorus) nymphs at the London Zoo (United Kingdom) in 1994. This species isExpand
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CERCI©: a computer system for the demographic and genetic analysis of captive invertebrates, fish and other populations of colony animals
Existing computer systems for analysing demographic and genetic data have been designed primarily for individually identifiable animals and are largely applicable to the higher vertebrates. TheExpand
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