The difference conservation makes to extinction risk of the world's ungulates.

  title={The difference conservation makes to extinction risk of the world's ungulates.},
  author={Michael Hoffmann and John W Duckworth and Katharine Holmes and David J. P. Mallon and Ana S L Rodrigues and Simon N. Stuart},
  journal={Conservation biology : the journal of the Society for Conservation Biology},
  volume={29 5},
Previous studies show that conservation actions have prevented extinctions, recovered populations, and reduced declining trends in global biodiversity. However, all studies to date have substantially underestimated the difference conservation action makes because they failed to account fully for what would have happened in the absence thereof. We undertook a scenario-based thought experiment to better quantify the effect conservation actions have had on the extinction risk of the world's 235… CONTINUE READING
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