Conservation Science Blog

New research relevant to conservation in western North America

The Conservation Science Blog is intended to bring new and relevant research to the attention of conservation scientists, and facilitate discussion on how to apply this science to further conservation goals in western North America.

The Impact of Conservation on the Status of the World’s Vertebrates

A new study published in the journal Science shows the number of vertebrate species that are threatened worldwide is increasing, but that conservation activities are mitigating these losses. However, the (many) authors conclude that conservation efforts may not be sufficient to offset the main drivers of biodiversity loss. The full article can be found here.

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