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Saving the world's terrestrial megafauna

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From the late Pleistocene to the Holocene and now the so-called Anthropocene, humans have been driving an ongoing series of species declines and extinctions (Dirzo et al. 2014). Large-bodied mammals are typically at a higher risk of extinction than smaller ones (Cardillo et al. 2005). However, in some circumstances, terrestrial megafauna populations have been able to recover some of their lost numbers because of strong conservation and political commitment, as well as human cultural changes (...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1093/biosci/biw092

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Ripple, WJ More by this author
Chapron, G More by this author
Lopez-Bao, JV More by this author
Durant, SM More by this author
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Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
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Publisher:
American Institute of Biological Sciences Publisher's website
Journal:
BioScience Journal website
Volume:
66
Issue:
10
Pages:
807-812
Publication date:
2016-10-13
Acceptance date:
2016-07-21
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EISSN:
1525-3244
ISSN:
0006-3568
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pubs:653094
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uri:25c9a878-86c9-4010-ab62-dcfc4072ac69
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uuid:25c9a878-86c9-4010-ab62-dcfc4072ac69
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pubs:653094

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