Biodiversity: Turning up the heat on hotspots

Possingham, H. P. and Wilson, K. A. (2005) Biodiversity: Turning up the heat on hotspots. Nature, 436 7053: 919-920. doi:10.1038/436919a


Author Possingham, H. P.
Wilson, K. A.
Title Biodiversity: Turning up the heat on hotspots
Journal name Nature   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0028-0836
1476-4687
Publication date 2005-08-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1038/436919a
Volume 436
Issue 7053
Start page 919
End page 920
Total pages 2
Place of publication London, United Kingdom
Publisher Nature Publishing Group
Language eng
Subject 0501 Ecological Applications
0502 Environmental Science and Management
050202 Conservation and Biodiversity
050205 Environmental Management
050209 Natural Resource Management
Abstract Different measures are used to define concentrations of biodiversity — so-called 'hotspots'. More rigorous, global-scale analyses of how they compare will be essential for efficient resource allocation to conservation.
Keyword Multidisciplinary Sciences
Biodiversity
Conservation assessment
Resource allocation
Extinction
Q-Index Code CX
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