Reversing defaunation: Restoring species in a changing world

@article{Seddon2014ReversingDR,
  title={Reversing defaunation: Restoring species in a changing world},
  author={Philip J. Seddon and Christine J. Griffiths and Pritpal S. Soorae and Doug P Armstrong},
  journal={Science},
  year={2014},
  volume={345},
  pages={406-412}
}
The rate of biodiversity loss is not slowing despite global commitments, and the depletion of animal species can reduce the stability of ecological communities. Despite this continued loss, some substantial progress in reversing defaunation is being achieved through the intentional movement of animals to restore populations. We review the full spectrum of conservation translocations, from reinforcement and reintroduction to controversial conservation introductions that seek to restore… CONTINUE READING
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