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The Status of the World's Land and Marine Mammals: Diversity, Threat, and Knowledge
Knowledge of mammalian diversity is still surprisingly disparate, both regionally and taxonomically. Here, we present a comprehensive assessment of the conservation status and distribution of theExpand
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Changing the Course of Biodiversity Conservation in the Caatinga of Northeastern Brazil
Abstract: The 735,000-km2 Caatinga is a mosaic of thorn scrub and seasonally dry forests, with more than 2000 species of vascular plants, fishes, reptiles, amphibians, birds, and mammals. Endemism inExpand
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Assessment of assemblage‐wide temporal niche segregation using null models
Summary 1. Although time can be subdivided to promote species coexistence, quantitative examination of assemblage-wide temporal niche overlap has seldom been explored with appropriate null models.Expand
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Mudando o curso da conservação da biodiversidade na Caatinga do Nordeste do Brasil
The 735,000km 2 Caatinga is a mosaic of thorn scrub and seasonally dry forests, with more than 2,000 species of vascular plants, fishes, reptiles, amphibians, birds, and mammals. Endemism in theseExpand
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Environmental Degradation in the Pantanal EcosystemIn Brazil, the world's largest wetland is being threatened by human activities
ment was part of the opening ceremonies of a worldwide campaign directed at the conservation of wetlands. The campaign was promoted by UNESCO, with the cooperation of the International Union for theExpand
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The Brazilian Caatinga in South American zoogeography : tropical mammals in a dry region
Recent research in South American biogeography on groups other than mammals suggests that the semi-arid Caatinga of northeastern Brazil provided xeric refugia during mesic phases of the PleistoceneExpand
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Agrochemical use on banana plantations in Latin America : Perspectives on ecological risk
Developing tropical nations have greatly expanded their agricultural production during the past decade. Substantial areas of tropical ecosystems have been altered to accommodate agriculture. BananaExpand
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Tropical ecotoxicology: Status and needs
Ecotoxicology has focused almost exclusively on countries and ecosystems in temperate zones. Tropical ecosystems, which combined contain as much as 75% of the global biodiversity, have beenExpand
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