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Seabird conservation status, threats and priority actions: a global assessment
Summary We review the conservation status of, and threats to, all 346 species of seabirds, based on BirdLife International’s data and assessments for the 2010 IUCN Red List. We show that overall,Expand
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A standard lexicon for biodiversity conservation: unified classifications of threats and actions.
We present unified classifications of threats and actions, which we present here. Expand
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Identifying the World's Most Climate Change Vulnerable Species: A Systematic Trait-Based Assessment of all Birds, Amphibians and Corals
Climate change will have far-reaching impacts on biodiversity, including increasing extinction rates. Current approaches to quantifying such impacts focus on measuring exposure to climatic change andExpand
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Biodiversity Conservation: Challenges Beyond 2010
Biodiversity Convention In October 2010, the Convention on Biological Diversity will meet to assess the current condition of global biodiversity and to propose and agree on priorities for its futureExpand
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Measuring Global Trends in the Status of Biodiversity: Red List Indices for Birds
The rapid destruction of the planet's biodiversity has prompted the nations of the world to set a target of achieving a significant reduction in the rate of loss of biodiversity by 2010. However, weExpand
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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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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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Key conservation issues for migratory land- and waterbird species on the world's major flyways
Abstract An estimated 19% of the world's 9,856 extant bird species are migratory, including some 1,600 species of land- and waterbirds. In 2008, 11% of migratory land- and waterbirds were classed byExpand
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TESSA: A toolkit for rapid assessment of ecosystem services at sites of biodiversity conservation importance
Sites that are important for biodiversity conservation can also provide significant benefits (i.e. ecosystem services) to people. Decision-makers need to know how change to a site, whetherExpand
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Projected impacts of climate change on a continent-wide protected area network.
Despite widespread concern, the continuing effectiveness of networks of protected areas under projected 21st century climate change is uncertain. Shifts in species' distributions could mean theseExpand
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