Luigi Boitani

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Affiliation: University of Rome La Sapienza
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The role of habitat quality in fragmented landscapes: a conceptual overview and prospectus for future research
    Alessio Mortelliti
    CNR Institute for Ecosystem Studies c o Department of Animal and Human Biology, Sapienza University of Rome, Viale dell Università 32, 00185, Rome, Italy
    Oecologia 163:535-47. 2010
  2. pmc Change the IUCN protected area categories to reflect biodiversity outcomes
    Luigi Boitani
    Department of Animal and Human Biology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    PLoS Biol 6:e66. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Ecological networks as conceptual frameworks or operational tools in conservation
    Luigi Boitani
    Department of Animal and Human Biology, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Viale Università 32, 00185 Roma, Italy
    Conserv Biol 21:1414-22. 2007
  4. pmc What spatial data do we need to develop global mammal conservation strategies?
    Luigi Boitani
    Department of Biology and Biotechnologies, Global Mammal Assessment programme, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Viale dell Università 32, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 366:2623-32. 2011
  5. pmc Reconciling global mammal prioritization schemes into a strategy
    Carlo Rondinini
    Global Mammal Assessment programme, Department of Biology and Biotechnologies, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Viale dell Università 32, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 366:2722-8. 2011
  6. pmc Size-dependent resistance of protected areas to land-use change
    Luigi Maiorano
    Department of Animal and Human Biology, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Viale dell Università 32, Rome, Italy
    Proc Biol Sci 275:1297-304. 2008
  7. pmc Threats from climate change to terrestrial vertebrate hotspots in Europe
    Luigi Maiorano
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland Department of Biology and Biotechnologies Charles Darwin, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e74989. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Differences in the umbrella effects of African amphibians and mammals based on two estimators of the area of occupancy
    Carlo Rondinini
    Department of Animal and Human Biology, Universita di Roma La Sapienza, Viale dell Università 32, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Conserv Biol 20:170-9. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Tradeoffs of different types of species occurrence data for use in systematic conservation planning
    Carlo Rondinini
    Department of Animal and Human Biology, Universita di Roma La Sapienza, Viale dell Università 32, 00185 Roma, Italy
    Ecol Lett 9:1136-45. 2006
  10. pmc Global habitat suitability models of terrestrial mammals
    Carlo Rondinini
    Global Mammal Assessment programme, Department of Biology and Biotechnologies, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Viale dell Università 32, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 366:2633-41. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint The role of habitat quality in fragmented landscapes: a conceptual overview and prospectus for future research
    Alessio Mortelliti
    CNR Institute for Ecosystem Studies c o Department of Animal and Human Biology, Sapienza University of Rome, Viale dell Università 32, 00185, Rome, Italy
    Oecologia 163:535-47. 2010
    ..We finally synthesize available knowledge from empirical studies and highlight the different conceptual frameworks needed for patch occupancy versus patch use studies...
  2. pmc Change the IUCN protected area categories to reflect biodiversity outcomes
    Luigi Boitani
    Department of Animal and Human Biology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    PLoS Biol 6:e66. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Ecological networks as conceptual frameworks or operational tools in conservation
    Luigi Boitani
    Department of Animal and Human Biology, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Viale Università 32, 00185 Roma, Italy
    Conserv Biol 21:1414-22. 2007
    ..In view of these limitations, it is difficult to justify spending economic and political resources on building systems that are at best working hypotheses that cannot be evaluated on a practical level...
  4. pmc What spatial data do we need to develop global mammal conservation strategies?
    Luigi Boitani
    Department of Biology and Biotechnologies, Global Mammal Assessment programme, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Viale dell Università 32, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 366:2623-32. 2011
    ..The heterogeneity and weakness of spatial data seriously constrain their utility to global and also sub-global scale conservation analyses...
  5. pmc Reconciling global mammal prioritization schemes into a strategy
    Carlo Rondinini
    Global Mammal Assessment programme, Department of Biology and Biotechnologies, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Viale dell Università 32, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 366:2722-8. 2011
    ..The strategy would facilitate funding agencies, conservation organizations and national institutions to rapidly identify a number of short-term and long-term global conservation priorities, and act complementarily to achieve them...
  6. pmc Size-dependent resistance of protected areas to land-use change
    Luigi Maiorano
    Department of Animal and Human Biology, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Viale dell Università 32, Rome, Italy
    Proc Biol Sci 275:1297-304. 2008
    ..However, small PAs are, in many cases, the only option available, implying that we need to devote much more attention to the non-protected matrix in which PAs must survive...
  7. pmc Threats from climate change to terrestrial vertebrate hotspots in Europe
    Luigi Maiorano
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland Department of Biology and Biotechnologies Charles Darwin, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e74989. 2013
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  8. ncbi request reprint Differences in the umbrella effects of African amphibians and mammals based on two estimators of the area of occupancy
    Carlo Rondinini
    Department of Animal and Human Biology, Universita di Roma La Sapienza, Viale dell Università 32, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Conserv Biol 20:170-9. 2006
    ..Overall, amphibians and mammals in Africa acted as an umbrella for a high proportion of species in the other taxon. Focusing on estimated suitable areas instead of ranges improved the umbrella effect of both taxa...
  9. ncbi request reprint Tradeoffs of different types of species occurrence data for use in systematic conservation planning
    Carlo Rondinini
    Department of Animal and Human Biology, Universita di Roma La Sapienza, Viale dell Università 32, 00185 Roma, Italy
    Ecol Lett 9:1136-45. 2006
    ..Conservation plans should include an estimation of commission and omission errors in underlying species data and explicitly use this information to influence conservation planning outcomes...
  10. pmc Global habitat suitability models of terrestrial mammals
    Carlo Rondinini
    Global Mammal Assessment programme, Department of Biology and Biotechnologies, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Viale dell Università 32, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 366:2633-41. 2011
    ..These results demonstrate the importance of fine-resolution distribution data for the development of global conservation strategies for mammals...
  11. doi request reprint Systematic conservation planning and the cost of tackling conservation conflicts with large carnivores in Italy
    Carlo Rondinini
    Department of Animal and Human Biology, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Italy
    Conserv Biol 21:1455-62. 2007
    ..Choosing a conservation plan requires consideration of the level of threat to the target species and their sensitivity to conflicts...
  12. doi request reprint Contribution of the Natura 2000 network to biodiversity conservation in Italy
    Luigi Maiorano
    Department of Animal and Human Biology, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Viale dell Università 32, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Conserv Biol 21:1433-44. 2007
    ..Its role in conservation could be enhanced by integrating the Natura 2000 system into a more general strategy that considers natural processes and the ecological and evolutionary mechanisms underlying these processes...
  13. pmc The key elements of a comprehensive global mammal conservation strategy
    Carlo Rondinini
    Global Mammal Assessment programme, Department of Biology and Biotechnologies, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Viale dell Università 32, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 366:2591-7. 2011
    ..Three discussion papers lay the foundations for the development of a global unifying mammal conservation strategy, which should not be further deterred by the knowledge gaps still existing...
  14. ncbi request reprint Drivers of extinction risk in African mammals: the interplay of distribution state, human pressure, conservation response and species biology
    Moreno Di Marco
    Global Mammal Assessment Program, Department of Biology and Biotechnologies, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Viale dell Università 32, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 369:20130198. 2014
    ..An increased availability of satellite imagery combined with improved resolution and classification accuracy of the resulting maps will play a progressively greater role in conservation monitoring. ..
  15. doi request reprint The status of the world's land and marine mammals: diversity, threat, and knowledge
    Jan Schipper
    International Union for Conservation of Nature IUCN Species Programme, IUCN, 28 Rue Mauverney, 1196 Gland, Switzerland
    Science 322:225-30. 2008
    ..Marine mammals are also disproportionately poorly known. These data are made freely available to support further scientific developments and conservation action...
  16. ncbi request reprint From the Apennines to the Alps: colonization genetics of the naturally expanding Italian wolf (Canis lupus) population
    Elena Fabbri
    Istituto Nazionale per la Fauna Selvatica INFS Via Cà Fornacetta 9, 40064, Ozzano Emilia BO, Italy
    Mol Ecol 16:1661-71. 2007
    ..Levels of genetic diversity in the expanding Alpine wolf population, and the permanence of genetic structuring, will depend on the future rates of gene flow among distinct wolf subpopulation fragments...
  17. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of the global protected area network in representing species diversity
    Ana S L Rodrigues
    Center for Applied Biodiversity Science, Conservation International, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Nature 428:640-3. 2004
    ..We show that the global network is far from complete, and demonstrate the inadequacy of uniform--that is, 'one size fits all'--conservation targets...