- Sustaining biodiversity in ancient tropical countrysideJai Ranganathan
Department of Biology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5020, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:17852-4. 2008..Some of these working lands may be able to sustain native species over long-time scales, indicating that conservation investments in agriculture today could pay off for people and for nature...
- Intensive agriculture erodes β-diversity at large scalesDaniel S Karp
Center for Conservation Biology, Department of Biology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Ecol Lett 15:963-70. 2012..These findings point the way towards multi-functional agricultural systems that maintain agricultural productivity while simultaneously conserving biodiversity...
- Satellite detection of bird communities in tropical countrysideJai Ranganathan
Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305 5020, USA
Ecol Appl 17:1499-510. 2007..Our study shows the strong potential of the tasseled-cap transformation as a tool for assessing the conservation value of countryside for biodiversity...
- When agendas collide: human welfare and biological conservationKai M A Chan
Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Conserv Biol 21:59-68. 2007..3) We must better acknowledge the social concerns that accompany biodiversity conservation; accordingly, sometimes we must argue for conservation for biodiversity's sake, not for its direct human benefits...