Expert perspectives on global biodiversity loss and its drivers and impacts on people

  title={Expert perspectives on global biodiversity loss and its drivers and impacts on people},
  author={Forest Isbell and Patricia Balvanera and Akira S. Mori and Jibo He and James M. Bullock and Ganga Ram Regmi and Eric W. Seabloom and Simon Ferrier and Osvaldo E. Sala and Nathaly R. Guerrero‐Ram{\'i}rez and Julia Tavella and Daniel J. Larkin and Bernhard Schmid and Charlotte L. Outhwaite and Pairot Pramual and Elizabeth T. Borer and Michel Loreau and Taiwo Crossby Omotoriogun and David O Obura and Maggie Anderson and Cristina Portales-Reyes and Kevin P. Kirkman and Pablo M. Vergara and Adam Thomas Clark and Kimberly J. Komatsu and Owen L. Petchey and Sarah R. Weiskopf and Laura J. Williams and Scott L. Collins and Nico Eisenhauer and Christopher H. Trisos and Delphine Renard and Alexandra J. Wright and Poonam Tripathi and Jane Cowles and Jarrett E. K. Byrnes and Peter B. Reich and Andy Purvis and Zati Sharip and Mary I. O’Connor and Clare E. Kazanski and Nick M. Haddad and Eulogio H. Soto and Laura E. Dee and Sandra D{\'i}az and Chad R. Zirbel and Meghan L. Avolio and Shaopeng Wang and Zhiyuan Ma and Jingjing Liang and Hanan C Farah and Justin Andrew Johnson and Brian W. Miller and Yann Hautier and Melinda D. Smith and Johannes M.H. Knops and Bonnie JE Myers and Zuzana V. Harm{\'a}{\vc}kov{\'a} and Jorge Cort{\'e}s and Mike B. J. Harfoot and A. Gonzalez and Tim Newbold and Jacqueline Oehri and Marina Maz{\'o}n and Cynnamon Dobbs and Meredith S. Palmer},
  journal={Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment},
R global reports (Díaz et al. 2019; IPBES Secretariat 2019; CBD 2020) have rigorously synthesized the large scientific literature on biodiversity and have identified major knowledge gaps. These gaps include large uncertainties in how many species are threatened with extinction (Díaz et al. 2019; CBD 2020; IUCN 2020), a lack of estimates for the impacts of global biodiversity loss on ecosystems and people (Isbell et al. 2017), and geographic and taxonomic biases in the available information… 
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