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- Fonseca, G.A.B. da, et al. Show all 9 Authors
- Science 2006 v.313 no.5783 pp. 58-61
- endangered species; natural resource policy; species diversity
- ... The location of and threats to biodiversity are distributed unevenly, so prioritization is essential to minimize biodiversity loss. To address this need, biodiversity conservation organizations have proposed nine templates of global priorities over the past decade. Here, we review the concepts, methods, results, impacts, and challenges of these prioritizations of conservation practice within the t ...
- Fonseca, G.A.B. da, et al. Show all 10 Authors
- Nature 2004 v.428 no.6983 pp. 640-643
- wildlife management; amphibians; ecosystem management; species diversity; wild animals; mammals; turtles; conservation areas
- ... The Fifth World Parks Congress in Durban, South Africa, announced in September 2003 that the global network of protected areas now covers 11.5% of the planet's land surface. This surpasses the 10% target proposed a decade earlier, at the Caracas Congress, for 9 out of 14 major terrestrial biomes. Such uniform targets based on percentage of area have become deeply embedded into national and interna ...