Gerardo Ceballos

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Country: Mexico

Publications

  1. pmc Discoveries of new mammal species and their implications for conservation and ecosystem services
    Gerardo Ceballos
    Departamento de Ecologia de la Biodiversidad, Instituto de Ecologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, AP 70 275, Mexico, DF 04510, Mexico
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:3841-6. 2009
  2. pmc Rapid decline of a grassland system and its ecological and conservation implications
    Gerardo Ceballos
    Instituto de Ecologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico D F, Mexico
    PLoS ONE 5:e8562. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Conservation challenges for the Austral and Neotropical America section
    Gerardo Ceballos
    Instituto de Ecologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Apartado Postal, Mexico
    Conserv Biol 23:811-7. 2009
  4. pmc Drivers and hotspots of extinction risk in marine mammals
    Ana D Davidson
    Instituto de Ecologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico City 04510, Mexico
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:3395-400. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Rapid response of a grassland ecosystem to an experimental manipulation of a keystone rodent and domestic livestock
    Ana D Davidson
    Instituto de Ecologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico DF 04510, Mexico
    Ecology 91:3189-200. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Global mammal conservation: what must we manage?
    Gerardo Ceballos
    Instituto de Ecologia, UNAM, Apdo Postal 70 275, Mexico D F 04510, Mexico
    Science 309:603-7. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Historic distribution and challenges to bison recovery in the northern Chihuahuan desert
    Rurik List
    Instituto de Ecologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, 3er Circuito Exteriror Ciudad Universitaria, Coyoacan, 04510 Mexico, D F Mexico
    Conserv Biol 21:1487-94. 2007
  8. pmc Global distribution and conservation of marine mammals
    Sandra Pompa
    Instituto de Ecologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Distrito Federal, 04510, Mexico
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:13600-5. 2011
  9. pmc Global mammal distributions, biodiversity hotspots, and conservation
    Gerardo Ceballos
    Departamento de Ecologia de la Biodiversidad, Instituto de Ecologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Apdo Postal 70 245, 04510 Mexico D F, Mexico
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:19374-9. 2006
  10. pmc Multiple ecological pathways to extinction in mammals
    Ana D Davidson
    Instituto de Ecologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico, DF 04510, MX
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:10702-5. 2009

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. pmc Discoveries of new mammal species and their implications for conservation and ecosystem services
    Gerardo Ceballos
    Departamento de Ecologia de la Biodiversidad, Instituto de Ecologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, AP 70 275, Mexico, DF 04510, Mexico
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:3841-6. 2009
    ..This implies even greater threats to ecosystem services and human well-being than previously assumed, and an increased need to explore, understand, and conserve Earth's living resources...
  2. pmc Rapid decline of a grassland system and its ecological and conservation implications
    Gerardo Ceballos
    Instituto de Ecologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico D F, Mexico
    PLoS ONE 5:e8562. 2010
    ..Our data demonstrate the rapid decline of a grassland ecosystem, and documents the dramatic loss in biodiversity over a very short time period concomitant with anthropogenic grassland degradation and the decline of a keystone species...
  3. doi request reprint Conservation challenges for the Austral and Neotropical America section
    Gerardo Ceballos
    Instituto de Ecologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Apartado Postal, Mexico
    Conserv Biol 23:811-7. 2009
    ..There are, however, strong universities and ecology groups taking the lead in environmental research and conservation, a most important issue to enhance the ability of the region to solve conservation and development conflicts...
  4. pmc Drivers and hotspots of extinction risk in marine mammals
    Ana D Davidson
    Instituto de Ecologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico City 04510, Mexico
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:3395-400. 2012
    ..Most at-risk species occur in coastal areas and in productive regions of the high seas. We identify 13 global hotspots of risk and show how they overlap with human impacts and Marine Protected Areas...
  5. ncbi request reprint Rapid response of a grassland ecosystem to an experimental manipulation of a keystone rodent and domestic livestock
    Ana D Davidson
    Instituto de Ecologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico DF 04510, Mexico
    Ecology 91:3189-200. 2010
    ..Our results demonstrate that two different functional groups of herbivorous mammals, burrowing mammals and domestic cattle, have distinctive and synergistic impacts in shaping the structure and function of grassland ecosystems...
  6. ncbi request reprint Global mammal conservation: what must we manage?
    Gerardo Ceballos
    Instituto de Ecologia, UNAM, Apdo Postal 70 275, Mexico D F 04510, Mexico
    Science 309:603-7. 2005
    ..Different approaches, from protection (or establishment) of reserves to countryside biogeographic enhancement of human-dominated landscapes, will be required to approach this minimal goal...
  7. doi request reprint Historic distribution and challenges to bison recovery in the northern Chihuahuan desert
    Rurik List
    Instituto de Ecologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, 3er Circuito Exteriror Ciudad Universitaria, Coyoacan, 04510 Mexico, D F Mexico
    Conserv Biol 21:1487-94. 2007
    ..Bison recovery in the region depends on binational cooperation...
  8. pmc Global distribution and conservation of marine mammals
    Sandra Pompa
    Instituto de Ecologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Distrito Federal, 04510, Mexico
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:13600-5. 2011
    ..These key conservation sites represent critical areas of conservation value at a global level and can serve as a first step for adopting global strategies with explicit geographic conservation targets for Marine Protected Areas...
  9. pmc Global mammal distributions, biodiversity hotspots, and conservation
    Gerardo Ceballos
    Departamento de Ecologia de la Biodiversidad, Instituto de Ecologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Apdo Postal 70 245, 04510 Mexico D F, Mexico
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:19374-9. 2006
    ..The within-mammal hotspot noncongruence was similar to the pattern recently found for birds. Thus, assigning global conservation priorities based on hotspots is at best a limited strategy...
  10. pmc Multiple ecological pathways to extinction in mammals
    Ana D Davidson
    Instituto de Ecologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico, DF 04510, MX
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:10702-5. 2009
    ..Our results increase the understanding of extinction processes, generate simple rules of thumb that identify species at greatest risk, and highlight the potential of decision-tree analyses to inform conservation efforts...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Diversity, natural history and conservation of mammals from San Vito de Coto Brus, Costa Rica]
    Jesus Pacheco
    Instituto de Ecologia, Universidad Autonoma de Mexico, Apartado Postal 70 275, Mexico DF 04510, Mexico
    Rev Biol Trop 54:219-40. 2006
    ..bairdii and M. trydactila) are locally extinct. The other species in IUCN are either of low risk (i.e. Chironectes minimus) or data deficient (Lontra longicaudis). Additionally, 24 species (39%) are included in CITES...
  12. ncbi request reprint Conservation priorities for mammals in megadiverse Mexico: the efficiency of reserve networks
    Gerardo Ceballos
    Instituto de Ecologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
    Ecol Appl 17:569-78. 2007
    ..A comprehensive conservation strategy has, therefore, to incorporate mechanisms that enhance the value of human-dominated landscapes for the maintenance of biodiversity...
  13. ncbi request reprint Mammal population losses and the extinction crisis
    Gerardo Ceballos
    Instituto de Ecologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Apdo, Postal 70 275, Mexico D F 04510, Mexico
    Science 296:904-7. 2002
    ..This implies a serious loss of ecosystem services and goods. It also signals a substantial threat to species diversity...
  14. ncbi request reprint Diversity, natural history and conservation of amphibians and reptiles from the San Vito Region, southwestern Costa Rica
    Georgina Santos-Barrera
    Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Facultad de Ciencias, Museo de Zoología, A P 70 399, C P 04510, DF Mexico
    Rev Biol Trop 56:755-78. 2008
    ..Previous literature and collection records indicate a higher number of species occurring in this area, which suggests that some declines have occurred, especially of amphibians, in last decades...
  15. doi request reprint The effect of habitat fragmentation and species diversity loss on hantavirus prevalence in Panama
    Gerardo Suzán
    Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico D F, Mexico
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1149:80-3. 2008
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