- Species-area relationships always overestimate extinction rates from habitat lossFangliang He
State Key Laboratory of Biocontrol and School of Life Sciences, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou 510275, China
Nature 473:368-71. 2011..Although we conclude that extinctions caused by habitat loss require greater loss of habitat than previously thought, our results must not lead to complacency about extinction due to habitat loss, which is a real and growing threat...
- Estimating extinction from species--area relationships: why the numbers do not add upFangliang He
SYSU Alberta Joint Lab for Biodiversity Conservation, State Key Laboratory of Biocontrol and School of Life Sciences, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou 510275, China
Ecology 94:1905-12. 2013..We suggest future directions for developing general theory for estimating species extinction from species-area relationships. Until then, however, the backward SAR method should not be used to estimate species extinction in practice...