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Conservation of protists : the Krauthugel pond in Austria
Although constituting more than 100,000 described species, protists are virtually ignored within the arena of biodiversity conservation. One reason is the widespread belief that the majority of protists have cosmopolitan ...
Mainstreaming biodiversity : conservation for the twenty-first century
(Frontiers Media, 2015-12-08)
Insufficient focused attention has been paid by the conservation community to conservation of biodiversity outside of protected areas. Biodiversity mainstreaming addresses this gap in global conservation practice by ...
Drosophilid assemblages as a bioindicator system of human disturbance in the Brazilian Savanna
According to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) the development of bioindicators is extremely necessary to achieve the conservation targets by 2010, and insects are considered an effective group for this goal. ...
Mammal taxonomy without taxonomists : a reply to Zachos and Lovari
(Associazione Teriologica Italiana, 2013)
Ontological and epistemological properties of the Phylogenetic Species Concept (PSC) as applied in recent mammalian taxonomic works are redefined and defended against criticisms raised by Zachos and Lovari (2013), which ...
Gastropods alien to South Africa cause severe environmental harm in their global alien ranges across habitats
(Wiley Open Access, 2018)
Alien gastropods have caused extensive harm to biodiversity and socioeconomic systems like agriculture and horticulture worldwide. For conservation and management purposes, information on impacts needs to be easily ...
Implementing invasive species management in an adaptive management framework
Adaptive management theory has attracted substantial interest in recent years, in natural resource management in general and also for invasive alien species management. However, whilst many theoretical and conceptual ...