Biodiversity conservation: Uncertainty in predictions of extinction risk

  title={Biodiversity conservation: Uncertainty in predictions of extinction risk},
  author={Wilfried Thuiller and Miguel B. Ara{\'u}jo and Richard G. Pearson and Robert J. Whittaker and Llu{\'i}s Brotons and Sandra Lavorel},
Arising from: C. D. Thomas et al. 427, 145–148 (2004); see also communication from Buckley & Roughgarden and communication from Harte et al.;Thomas et al. replyThomas et al. model species-distribution responses to a range of climate-warming scenarios and use a novel application of the species–area relationship to estimate that 15–37% of modelled species in various regions of the world will be committed to extinction by 2050. Although we acknowledge the efforts that they make to measure the… Expand

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