- Mammal population losses and the extinction crisisGerardo 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...
- 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...
- Global mammal distributions, biodiversity hotspots, and conservationGerardo 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...
- Conservation priorities for mammals in megadiverse Mexico: the efficiency of reserve networksGerardo 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...
- Drivers and hotspots of extinction risk in marine mammalsAna 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...
- Rapid response of a grassland ecosystem to an experimental manipulation of a keystone rodent and domestic livestockAna 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...
- Discoveries of new mammal species and their implications for conservation and ecosystem servicesGerardo 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...
- Multiple ecological pathways to extinction in mammalsAna 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...
- Global distribution and conservation of marine mammalsSandra 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...
- Rapid decline of a grassland system and its ecological and conservation implicationsGerardo 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...
- [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...
- Conservation challenges for the Austral and Neotropical America sectionGerardo 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...
- Diversity, natural history and conservation of amphibians and reptiles from the San Vito Region, southwestern Costa RicaGeorgina 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...
- The effect of habitat fragmentation and species diversity loss on hantavirus prevalence in PanamaGerardo 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....
- Historic distribution and challenges to bison recovery in the northern Chihuahuan desertRurik 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...
- Cost-effective priorities for global mammal conservationJosie Carwardine
The Ecology Centre, University of Queensland, QLD 4072, Australia
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:11446-50. 2008..We uncover shortfalls in the allocation of conservation funds in many threatened priority areas, highlighting a global conservation challenge...
- The role of feral mammals on wildlife infectious disease prevalence in two nature reserves within Mexico City limitsGerardo Suzán
Museum of Southwestern Biology, Department of Biology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131 1091, USA
J Zoo Wildl Med 36:479-84. 2005..These findings suggest that conservation measures, such as eradication of feral mammals and vaccination programs, in the protected areas and surrounding areas could be beneficial...