Key areas for conserving United States ’ biodiversity likely threatened by future land use change

@inproceedings{Martinuzzi2013KeyAF,
  title={Key areas for conserving United States ’ biodiversity likely threatened by future land use change},
  author={Sebasti{\'a}n Martinuzzi and Volker C. Radeloff and Jonathan V. Higgins and David P. Helmers and Andrew J. Plantinga and D. J. H. Lewis},
  year={2013}
}
A major challenge for biodiversity conservation is to mitigate the effects of future environmental change, such as land use, in important areas for biodiversity conservation. In the United States, recent conservation efforts by The Nature Conservancy and partners have identified and mapped the nation’s Areas of Biodiversity Significance (ABS), representing the best remaining habitats for the full diversity of native species and ecosystems, and thus the most important and suitable areas for the… CONTINUE READING

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