Ecoregion Prioritization Suggests an Armoury Not a Silver Bullet for Conservation Planning

Abstract

In the face of accelerating species extinctions, map-based prioritization systems are increasingly useful to decide where to pursue conservation action most effectively. However, a number of seemingly inconsistent schemes have emerged, mostly focussing on endemism. Here we use global vertebrate distributions in terrestrial ecoregions to evaluate how… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0008923

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