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Spectrum of concepts associated with the term "biodiversity": a case study in a biodiversity hotspot in South America
In most conservation programs that include public participation, the word "biodiversity" is used. However, many variables influence the public understanding of the term and determine what biodiversity means to local ...
Integrating phylogenetic and functional biodiversity facets to guide conservation: a case study using anurans in a global biodiversity hotspot
The Cerrado is one of the most threatened biomes in Brazil, with little spatial representation within the Protected Area network. Recently, proposed conservation plans worldwide have advocated for the use of multiple ...
Towards biodiversity hotspots effective for conserving mammals with small geographic ranges
(Gauthier-Villars/Editions Elsevier, 2017-01)
The main goal of using global biodiversity hotspots for conservation purposes is to protect taxa with small geographic ranges because these are highly vulnerable to extinction. However, the extent to what different hotspots ...
Key Neotropical ecoregions for conservation of terrestrial vertebrates
Endemic vertebrates are the most effective surrogates for identifying conservation priorities among Brazilian ecoregions
(Blackwell PublishingOxfordInglaterra, 2007)
Genetic identification of benthic polychaetes in a biodiversity hotspot in the southeast Pacific
(UNIV VALPARAISO, 2011)
Stability Predicts Genetic Diversity in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest Hotspot
(Amer Assoc Advancement Science, 2009-02-06)
Biodiversity hotspots, representing regions with high species endemism and conservation threat, have been mapped globally. Yet, biodiversity distribution data from within hotspots are too sparse for effective conservation ...