R M Cowling

Summary

Affiliation: Groote Schuur Hospital
Country: South Africa

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Fusion or failure? The future of conservation biology
    Andrew Balmford
    Conservation Science Group, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, United Kingdom
    Conserv Biol 20:692-5. 2006
  2. pmc Rapid plant diversification: planning for an evolutionary future
    R M Cowling
    Terrestrial Ecology Research Unit, Botany Department, University of Port Elizabeth, P O Box 1600, Port Elizabeth 6000, South Africa
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 98:5452-7. 2001
  3. pmc An operational model for mainstreaming ecosystem services for implementation
    Richard M Cowling
    Department of Botany, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, P O Box 77000, Port Elizabeth 6031, South Africa
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:9483-8. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Explaining the uniqueness of the Cape flora: incorporating geomorphic evolution as a factor for explaining its diversification
    Richard M Cowling
    Botany Department, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, P O Box 77000, Port Elizabeth 6031, South Africa
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 51:64-74. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Designing large-scale conservation corridors for pattern and process
    Mathieu Rouget
    Kirstenbosch Research Centre, South African National Biodiversity Institute, Claremont 7735, South Africa
    Conserv Biol 20:549-61. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Designing systematic conservation assessments that promote effective implementation: best practice from South Africa
    Andrew T Knight
    Department of Botany, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, P O Box 77000, Port Elizabeth 6031, South Africa
    Conserv Biol 20:739-50. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Comment on "Neutral ecological theory reveals isolation and rapid speciation in a biodiversity hot spot"
    Rampal S Etienne
    Community and Conservation Ecology Group, University of Groningen, Box 14, 9750 AA Haren, The Netherlands
    Science 311:610. 2006
  8. 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
  9. doi request reprint Knowing but not doing: selecting priority conservation areas and the research-implementation gap
    Andrew T Knight
    Department of Botany, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, P O Box 77000, Port Elizabeth 6031, South Africa
    Conserv Biol 22:610-7. 2008
  10. 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

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Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Fusion or failure? The future of conservation biology
    Andrew Balmford
    Conservation Science Group, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, United Kingdom
    Conserv Biol 20:692-5. 2006
  2. pmc Rapid plant diversification: planning for an evolutionary future
    R M Cowling
    Terrestrial Ecology Research Unit, Botany Department, University of Port Elizabeth, P O Box 1600, Port Elizabeth 6000, South Africa
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 98:5452-7. 2001
    ....
  3. pmc An operational model for mainstreaming ecosystem services for implementation
    Richard M Cowling
    Department of Botany, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, P O Box 77000, Port Elizabeth 6031, South Africa
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:9483-8. 2008
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Explaining the uniqueness of the Cape flora: incorporating geomorphic evolution as a factor for explaining its diversification
    Richard M Cowling
    Botany Department, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, P O Box 77000, Port Elizabeth 6031, South Africa
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 51:64-74. 2009
    ..These conditions are a gradual increase in topo-edaphic heterogeneity and relative climatic stability during the late Cenozoic...
  5. ncbi request reprint Designing large-scale conservation corridors for pattern and process
    Mathieu Rouget
    Kirstenbosch Research Centre, South African National Biodiversity Institute, Claremont 7735, South Africa
    Conserv Biol 20:549-61. 2006
    ..A land-use management model was developed to facilitate implementation of conservation actions within these corridors...
  6. ncbi request reprint Designing systematic conservation assessments that promote effective implementation: best practice from South Africa
    Andrew T Knight
    Department of Botany, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, P O Box 77000, Port Elizabeth 6031, South Africa
    Conserv Biol 20:739-50. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Comment on "Neutral ecological theory reveals isolation and rapid speciation in a biodiversity hot spot"
    Rampal S Etienne
    Community and Conservation Ecology Group, University of Groningen, Box 14, 9750 AA Haren, The Netherlands
    Science 311:610. 2006
    ..This reveals a limitation of using species abundance data to gain insight into speciation and dispersal...
  8. 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...
  9. doi request reprint Knowing but not doing: selecting priority conservation areas and the research-implementation gap
    Andrew T Knight
    Department of Botany, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, P O Box 77000, Port Elizabeth 6031, South Africa
    Conserv Biol 22:610-7. 2008
    ....
  10. 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
  11. ncbi request reprint Conservation planning in a changing world
    Robert L Pressey
    The Ecology Centre, University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD, 4072, Australia
    Trends Ecol Evol 22:583-92. 2007
    ..First, biodiversity is not static in time or space but generated and maintained by natural processes. Second, humans are altering the planet in diverse ways at ever faster rates...
  12. pmc Stochastic species turnover and stable coexistence in a species-rich, fire-prone plant community
    Wilfried Thuiller
    Laboratoire d Ecologie Alpine, CNRS UMR 5553, Universite Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France
    PLoS ONE 2:e938. 2007
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Embracing opportunism in the selection of priority conservation areas
    Andrew T Knight
    DST NRF Centre of Excellence, Percy FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology, University of Cape Town, Private Bag X3, Rondebosch 7701, South Africa
    Conserv Biol 21:1124-6. 2007
  14. ncbi request reprint Neutral ecological theory reveals isolation and rapid speciation in a biodiversity hot spot
    Andrew M Latimer
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Connecticut, 75 North Eagleville Road, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    Science 309:1722-5. 2005
    ..Speciation rates, which are indexed by the "biodiversity parameter" Theta, are estimated to be higher than they are in any previously examined plant system...
  15. ncbi request reprint An operational model for implementing conservation action
    Andrew T Knight
    Department of Botany and Terrestrial Ecology Research Unit, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, P O Box 77000, Port Elizabeth 6031, South Africa
    Conserv Biol 20:408-19. 2006
    ..Social learning institutions are essential for ensuring ongoing improvement in the development and application of operational models that deliver effective conservation action...
  16. ncbi request reprint Preserving the evolutionary potential of floras in biodiversity hotspots
    Felix Forest
    South African National Biodiversity Institute, Kirstenbosch Research Centre, Private Bag X7, Claremont 7735, South Africa
    Nature 445:757-60. 2007
    ..We should be able to use PD to identify those key regions that maximize future options, both for the continuing evolution of life on Earth and for the benefit of society...