Global agricultural expansion and carnivore conservation biogeography

@inproceedings{Dobrovolski2013GlobalAE,
  title={Global agricultural expansion and carnivore conservation biogeography},
  author={Ricardo Dobrovolski and Rafael D. Loyola and François Guilhaumon and Sidney Gouveia and Jos{\'e} Alexandre Felizola Diniz-Filho},
  year={2013}
}
Global conservation prioritization must address conflicting land uses. We tested for spatial congruence between agricultural expansion in the 21st century and priority areas for carnivore conservation worldwide. We evaluated how including agricultural expansion data in conservation planning reduces such congruence and estimated the consequences of such an approach for the performance of resulting priority area networks. We investigated the correlation between projections of agricultural… CONTINUE READING

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