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The Demographic History of Micro-endemics: Have Rare Species Always Been Rare? 84 5 4

Spatio-temporal surveys of the brown meagre Sciaena umbra using passive acoustics for management and conservation 84 17 5

Insect threats and conservation through the lens of global experts 84 17 5

Harnessing the power of eDNA metabarcoding for the detection of deep-sea fishes 84 17 5 4

Spatial distribution and hotspots of mammals in Canada 84 17 5

Deforestation and bird habitat loss in Colombia 84 17 5

Forest condition in the Congo Basin for the assessment of ecosystem conservation status 160 84 17 5

Different temporal trends in vascular plant and bryophytes communities along elevational gradients over four decades of warming 17 5

Diversity reduces extinction risk at global scales 160 17 5

Using cost-effective surveys from platforms of opportunity to assess cetacean occurrence patterns for marine park management in the heart of the Coral Triangle 84 17 5

Assessment of endemic northern swamp deer (Rucervus duvaucelii duvaucelii) distribution and identification of priority conservation areas through modeling and field surveys across north India 84 17 5

Optimising tropical forest bird surveys using passive acoustic monitoring and repeated short-duration point counts 17 5 4

Taxonomic, temporal, and spatial variation in the dynamics of High-Arctic arthropod populations 17 5

High conservation priority of range-edge plant populations not matched by habitat protection or research effort 84 17 5

Increasing temperature threatens an already endangered coastal dune plant 86 17 5

Management implications based on diversity patterns under climate change scenarios in a continental island biodiversity hotspot 84 17 5

Environmental DNA metabarcoding for biodiversity monitoring of a highly-diverse tropical fish community in a coral-reef lagoon: Estimation of species richness and detection of habitat segregation 160 84 17 5

Range sizes of the world's mammals, birds andamphibians from 5,000 BC to 2100 AD 84 17 5

Large-scale metabarcoding analysis of epipelagic and mesopelagic copepods in the Pacific 17 5

Myanmar's terrestrial ecosystems: status, threats and conservation opportunities 84 17 5

The best bang for the bucks: rethinking global investment on biodiversity conservation 84 17 5

Space-time dynamics in monitoring neotropical fish communities using eDNA metabarcoding 84 17 5

No one-size-fits-all solution to clean GBIF 160 84 17 5 4

Plant community associations with environmental variables in a semi-deciduous tropical forest of the Dominican Republic 17 5

A Biodiversity Composition Map of California Derived from Environmental DNA Metabarcoding and Earth Observation 160 17 5 4

Adjacent terrestrial landscapes impact the biogeographical pattern of soil Escherichia coli in produce fields via modifying the importance of environmental selection and dispersal 17 5

Interplay between historical and current features of the cityscape in shaping the genetic structure of the house mouse (Mus musculus domesticus) in Dakar (Senegal, West Africa) 84 17 5

Winners and losers over 35 years of dragonfly and damselfly distributional change in Germany 160 84 17 5 4

Ecological and anthropogenic drivers of large carnivore depredation on sheep in Europe 84 17 5

Long-term changes in kelp forests in an inner basin of the Salish Sea 84 17 5

Low contribution of rare species to resilience and adaptive capacity in novel spatial regimes arising from biome shifts caused by global change 17 5

Status of aquatic and riparian biodiversity in artificial lake ecosystems with and without management for recreational fisheries: Implications for conservation 17 7 5

Effectiveness of protected areas in conserving tropical forest birds 84 17 5

Contrasting effects of land cover on nesting habitat use and reproductive output for bumble bees 84 17 5

North American Breeding Bird Survey status and trend estimates to inform a wide-range of conservation needs, using a flexible Bayesian hierarchical generalized additive model 160 83 17 5 4

Describing the current status of Plasmodium falciparum population structure and drug resistance within mainland Tanzania using molecular inversion probes 60 5

Assessing ambitious nature conservation strategies within a 2 degree warmer and food-secure world 84 17 5

Diversity of dominant soil bacteria increases with warming velocity at the global scale 17 5

Quantifying Costs of Urbanisation: Wetland Loss and Impacts in a Rapidly Developing Global City 84 17 5

Recovery plans need better science to support decisions that allow species to decline in abundance but be recovered 84 17 5

Contrasting impacts of urban and farmland cover on flying insect biomass 84 17 5

Standardizing carabid pitfall catches for trapping effort; a meta-analysis 84 17 5

Insects and recent climate change 86 17 5

A data-driven geospatial workflow to improve mapping species distributions and assessing extinction risk under the IUCN Red List. 160 84 17 5 4

How citizen science could improve Species Distribution Models and their independent assessment 160 84 17 4

Investigating the drivers of macro-fungal dark diversity using LiDAR 170 7 5

Designing an occupancy framework to monitor an endemic rainforest duck: Methodological and modelling considerations 160 84 17 5

Evaluation of biodiversity metrics through environmental DNA metabarcoding compared with visual and capture surveys in river fish community 17 5

Species distribution modeling and conservation assessment of the black-headed night monkey (Aotus nigriceps): A species of least concern that faces widespread anthropogenic threats 84 17 5

Identifying priority connectivity in a tropical forest hotspot severely affected by land use changes 84 17 5

Evaluation of biodiversity in estuaries using environmental DNA metabarcoding 84 17 5

Species traits predict extinction risk across the Tree of Life 7 5

Mass mortality of foundation species on rocky shores: another reason why monitoring programs are relevant 84 17 5

Automated conservation assessment of the orchid family using deep learning 160 84 17 4

Inconsistent effects of urbanization on amphibian genetic diversity 160 84 5

Evidence of climate change impacts on the iconic Welwitschia mirabilis in the Namib Desert 17 5

Developing methods for measuring national distributions and densities of wild mammals using camera traps: A Kosovo study 84 17 5 4

Migration strategy and site fidelity of the globally threatened Sociable Lapwing Vanellus gregarius 84 17 5

Characterizing the genetic diversity of the Andean blueberry (Vaccinium floribundum Kunth.) across the Ecuadorian Highlands 160 84 17 5

Spatio-temporal responses of butterflies to global warming on a Mediterranean island over two decades 86 17 5

Protected areas network is not adequate to protect a critically endangered East Africa Chelonian: Modelling distribution of pancake tortoise, Malacochersus tornieri under current and future climates 84 17 5

Identifying spawning activity in aquatic species based on environmental DNA spikes 84 5

Temporal resource continuity increases predator abundance in a metapopulation model: insights for conservation and biocontrol 17 5

Matching a snail's pace: Successful use of environmental DNA techniques to detect early stages of invasion by the destructive New Zealand mud snail 84 17 5

Community structure and seasonality of bees and flowering plants in a riparian corridor of the lower Rio Grande River in Webb County, Texas (USA) 84 17 5

An analysis of Species Conservation Action Plans in Guinea 84 17 5

Status and prospects of marine NIS detection and monitoring through (e)DNA metabarcoding 125 84 17 5 4

Whole-genome SNP analysis elucidates the genetic population structure and diversity of Acrocomia species 84 40 5

Applying genomic data to seagrass conservation 84 17 5

A globally threatened shark, Carcharias taurus, shows no population decline in South Africa 84 5

Habitat affinity and density-dependent movement as indicators of fish habitat restoration efficacy 183 17 5

Fine-scale genomic analyses of admixed individuals reveal unrecognized genetic ancestry components in Argentina 84 40 5

Recovery units under the Endangered Species Act could be used more widely 84 17 5 4

eDNA metabarcoding reveals a core and secondary diets of the greater horseshoe bat with strong spatio-temporal plasticity 17 5

Opportunities for prioritizing and expanding conservation enterprise in India using carnivores as flagships 84 17 5

Conservation Genomic Analyses of African and Asiatic Cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus) Across Their Current and Historic Species Range. 84 40 5

Grazing impacts on ground beetle (Coleoptera: Carabidae) abundance and diversity on a semi-natural grassland 17 5

Climate change will drive novel cross-species viral transmission 84 17 5

Reducing uncertainty in impact assessments for alien species 84 17 5 4

Incorporating climate velocity into the design of climate-smart networks of protected areas 84 17 5

Half of the world's tree biodiversity is unprotected and is increasingly threatened by human activities 84 17 5

Disease Risk Analysis in sea turtles: A baseline study to inform conservation efforts 84 17 5

Taking a landscape approach to conservation goals: designing multi-objective landscapes 84 17 4

Extent of similarity between agricultural and natural land covers shapes how biodiversity responds to agricultural expansion at landscape scales 160 17 5

Anthropogenic factors influence the occupancy of an invasive carnivore in a suburban preserve system 160 84 17 5

Highly diverse mesophotic reef fish communities in Raja Ampat, West Papua 17 5

Critique of the scientific basis for currently proposed protection options for Hectors and Maui dolphins 160 84 17 5

Deforestation in Belize- What, Where and Why 84 17 5

Spatial Areas of Genotype Probability (SPAG): predicting the spatial distribution of adaptive genetic variants under future climatic conditions 7 5 4

Transferability, development of Single Sequence Repeat (SSR) markers and application to the analysis of genetic diversity and population structure of the African fan palm (Borassus aethiopum Mart.) in Benin 84 5 4

Eucalyptus plantations in temperate grasslands: responses of taxonomic and functional diversity of plant communities to environmental changes 17 5

Predicting species and community responses to global change in Australian mountain ecosystems using structured expert judgement 17 5

Expected impacts of climate change on tree ferns distribution and diversity patterns in subtropical Atlantic Forest 17 5

Development and application of eDNA-based tools for the conservation of white-clawed crayfish 84 17 4

Climate change and intensive land use reduce soil animal biomass through dissimilar pathways 17 5

Disentangling the effects of sampling scale and size on the shape of species abundance distributions 160 17 5

American mammals susceptibility to dengue according to geographical, environmental and phylogenetic distances 17 5

Influence of local landscape and time of year on bat-road collision risks 17 5

Rare and common vertebrates span a wide spectrum of population trends 84 17 5

The persistence in time of distributional patterns in marine megafauna impacts zonal conservation strategies 84 17 5