Georgina M Mace
Affiliation: Institute of Zoology
- Preserving the tree of lifeGeorgina M Mace
Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent's Park, London NW1 4RY, UK
Science 300:1707-9. 2003..In the future, as techniques improve and more data become accessible, we will have an expanded set of conservation options, including ways to prioritize outcomes from evolutionary and ecological processes...
- The role of taxonomy in species conservationGeorgina M Mace
Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London NW1 4RY, UK
Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 359:711-9. 2004..These solutions are well within our grasp but require a new kind of collaboration among conservation biologists, taxonomists and legislators, as well as an increased resource of taxonomists with relevant and high-quality skills...
- Natural population die-offs: causes and consequences for terrestrial mammalsEric I Ameca Y Juárez
Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London, NW1 4RY, UK
Trends Ecol Evol 27:272-7. 2012....
- Human population density and extinction risk in the world's carnivoresMarcel Cardillo
Department of Biological Sciences, Imperial College London, Ascot, United Kingdom
PLoS Biol 2:E197. 2004..We suggest that a preemptive approach to species conservation is needed to identify and protect species that may not be threatened at present but may become so in the near future...
- Measuring global trends in the status of biodiversity: red list indices for birdsStuart H M Butchart
BirdLife International, Cambridge, United Kingdom
PLoS Biol 2:e383. 2004..At present, suitable data are only available for birds, but indices for other taxonomic groups are in development, as is a sampled index based on a stratified sample from all major taxonomic groups...
- The status of the world's land and marine mammals: diversity, threat, and knowledgeJan 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...
- The impact of species concept on biodiversity studiesPaul Michael Agapow
Department of Biology, University College London, Darwin Building, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom
Q Rev Biol 79:161-79. 2004..We discuss the serious consequences of this trend for conservation, including an apparent change in the number of endangered species, potential political fallout, and the difficulty of deciding what should be conserved...
- Colloquium paper: phylogenetic trees and the future of mammalian biodiversityT Jonathan Davies
National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, University of California, 735 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:11556-63. 2008....
- The predictability of extinction: biological and external correlates of decline in mammalsMarcel Cardillo
Division of Biology, Imperial College London, Silwood Park Campus, Ascot SL5 7PY, UK
Proc Biol Sci 275:1441-8. 2008..Our results therefore support the view that comparative models of relatively narrow taxonomic scope are likely to be the most precise...
- Change the IUCN protected area categories to reflect biodiversity outcomesLuigi Boitani
Department of Animal and Human Biology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
PLoS Biol 6:e66. 2008
- The 2010 biodiversity indicators: challenges for science and policyGeorgina M Mace
NERC Centre for Population Biology, Imperial College London, Silwood Park, Ascot, Berks, SL5 7PY, United Kingdom
Conserv Biol 21:1406-13. 2007....
- Evolutionary biology and practical conservation: bridging a widening gapGeorgina M Mace
NERC Centre for Population Biology, Division of Biology, Imperial College, Silwood Park, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7PY, UK
Mol Ecol 17:9-19. 2008..Improved methods for integrating the work of scientists and policymakers is recommended, from the beginning to end of the planning process...
- Multiple causes of high extinction risk in large mammal speciesMarcel Cardillo
Division of Biology, Imperial College London, Silwood Park, Ascot SL5 7PY, UK
Science 309:1239-41. 2005..Thus, the disadvantages of large size are greater than generally recognized, and future loss of large mammal biodiversity could be far more rapid than expected...
- The 2010 challenge: data availability, information needs and extraterrestrial insightsAndrew Balmford
Conservation Biology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 360:221-8. 2005..The involvement of social and Earth system scientists, as well as biologists, in collaborative research programmes to build and parameterize models of the Earth system to elucidate these mechanisms is a high priority...
- Biodiversity: an index of intactnessGeorgina M Mace
Nature 434:32-3. 2005
- Latent extinction risk and the future battlegrounds of mammal conservationMarcel Cardillo
Division of Biology and Natural Environment Research Council Centre for Population Biology, Imperial College London, Silwood Park Campus, Ascot SL5 7PY, United Kingdom
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:4157-61. 2006..Incorporating latent extinction risk patterns into conservation planning could help guard against future biodiversity loss by anticipating and preventing species declines before they begin...