Integrated terrestrial-freshwater planning doubles conservation of tropical aquatic species

  title={Integrated terrestrial-freshwater planning doubles conservation of tropical aquatic species},
  author={Cec{\'i}lia G. Leal and Gareth D. Lennox and S{\'i}lvio F. B. Ferraz and Joice Ferreira and Toby A. Gardner and James R. Thomson and Erika Berenguer and Alexander Charles Lees and Robert M. Hughes and Ralph MacNally and Luiz Eduardo Oliveira E. Cruz de Arag{\~a}o and Janaina G. de Brito and Leandro Castello and Rachael D. Garrett and Neusa Hamada and Leandro Juen and Rafael Pereira Leit{\~a}o and J{\'u}lio Louzada and Thiago F. Morello and N{\'a}rgila G. Moura and Jorge Luiz Nessimian and Jos{\'e} Max Barbosa Oliveira-Junior and Victor Hugo F. Oliveira and V{\'i}vian C. de Oliveira and Luke Parry and Paulo Santos Pompeu and Ricardo R. C. Solar and Jansen Zuanon and Jos Barlow},
  pages={117 - 121}
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