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Catching fairies and the public representation of biogeography

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Biogeography is a vibrant academic discipline that plays an important role in framing and directing debates on some of the most important environmental issues of our time, such as the impacts of climate change on biodiversity, biotic homogenization and the effectiveness of global conservation policy. Despite this, biogeography suffers from a low public profile and may consequently be poorly understood by the public. Here I review the representation of the term biogeography, and a selection of...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Biodiversity Research Group
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Environment,Centre for the
Publisher:
Blackwell Publishing Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Biogeography Journal website
Volume:
35
Issue:
3
Pages:
388-391
Publication date:
2008-03-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1365-2699
ISSN:
0305-0270
URN:
uuid:39817e69-3623-4066-a58b-ac8494facf43
Local pid:
ora:5141
Language:
English
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