Simon N Stuart
Affiliation: Conservation International
- Status and trends of amphibian declines and extinctions worldwideSimon N Stuart
IUCN Species Survival Commission Conservation International Center for Applied Biodiversity Science Biodiversity Assessment Unit, 1919 M Street N W, Washington, DC 20036, USA
Science 306:1783-6. 2004..The lack of conservation remedies for these poorly understood declines means that hundreds of amphibian species now face extinction...
- 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...
- Putting beta-diversity on the map: broad-scale congruence and coincidence in the extremesMeghan W McKnight
Curriculum in Ecology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America
PLoS Biol 5:e272. 2007..Knowledge of beta-diversity congruence can help formulate hypotheses about the mechanisms governing regional diversity patterns and should inform conservation, especially as threat from global climate change increases...
- Effectiveness of the global protected area network in representing species diversityAna 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...
- Biodiversity. Confronting amphibian declines and extinctionsJoseph R Mendelson
Zoo Atlanta, 800 Cherokee Avenue SE, Atlanta, GA 30315, USA
Science 313:48. 2006
- Conservation needs of amphibians in China: a reviewFeng Xie
Chengdu Institute of Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chengdu 610041, China
Sci China C Life Sci 50:265-76. 2007..Five conservation challenges are mentioned with recommendations for the highest priority research and conservation actions...
- 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...