On the urgency of conservation on Guadalupe Island, Mexico: is it a lost paradise?

@article{delaLuz2004OnTU,
  title={On the urgency of conservation on Guadalupe Island, Mexico: is it a lost paradise?},
  author={Jos{\'e} Luis Le{\'o}n de la Luz and Jon Rebman and Thomas A. Oberbauer},
  journal={Biodiversity \& Conservation},
  year={2004},
  volume={12},
  pages={1073-1082}
}
Guadalupe is an oceanic island located in the Pacific Ocean off Mexico's northwest coast. Its flora is composed of many plant species with more northern affinities and disjunctions from the California Floristic Province. Almost 16% of the native plant species are endemic, including two monospecific genera. However, the activities of feral goats released in the early 19th century have devastated most of the island. At present, at least 26 native plant species have disappeared from Guadalupe and… 

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