Global Biodiversity Conservation Priorities

@article{Brooks2006GlobalBC,
  title={Global Biodiversity Conservation Priorities},
  author={Thomas M. Brooks and Russell A. Mittermeier and Gustavo A B da Fonseca and Justin Gerlach and Michael Hoffmann and John F. Lamoreux and Cristina Goettsch Mittermeier and John D. Pilgrim and Ana S. L. Rodrigues},
  journal={Science},
  year={2006},
  volume={313},
  pages={58 - 61}
}
The location of and threats to biodiversity are distributed unevenly, so prioritization is essential to minimize biodiversity loss. To address this need, biodiversity conservation organizations have proposed nine templates of global priorities over the past decade. Here, we review the concepts, methods, results, impacts, and challenges of these prioritizations of conservation practice within the theoretical irreplaceability/vulnerability framework of systematic conservation planning. Most of… 
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