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Assessing the utility of conserving evolutionary history

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It is often claimed that conserving evolutionary history is more efficient than species-based approaches for capturing the attributes of biodiversity that benefit people. This claim underpins academic analyses and recommendations about the distribution and prioritization of species and areas for conservation, but evolutionary history is rarely considered in practical conservation activities. One impediment to implementation is that arguments related to the human-centric benefits of evolutiona...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1111/brv.12526

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ORCID:
0000-0002-4871-2010
Publisher:
Wiley
Journal:
Biological reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical Society More from this journal
Volume:
94
Issue:
5
Pages:
1740-1760
Publication date:
2019-05-31
Acceptance date:
2019-05-08
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EISSN:
1469-185X
ISSN:
1464-7931
Pmid:
31149769
Language:
English
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pubs:1014393
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uuid:cf39d95b-b01f-4771-8dc0-c924605fbc21
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pubs:1014393
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1014393
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2020-01-10

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