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To achieve big wins for terrestrial conservation, prioritize protection of ecoregions closest to meeting targets

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Most of the terrestrial world is experiencing high rates of land conversion despite growth of the global protected area (PA) network. There is a need to assess whether the current global protection targets are achievable across all major ecosystem types and to identify those that need urgent protection. Using recent rates of habitat conversion and protection and the latest terrestrial ecoregion map, we show that if the same approach to PA establishment that has been undertaken over the past t...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.oneear.2020.04.013

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0000-0002-3743-7375
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Publisher:
Cell Press Publisher's website
Journal:
One Earth Journal website
Volume:
2
Issue:
5
Pages:
479-486
Publication date:
2020-05-22
Acceptance date:
2020-04-24
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ISSN:
2590-3322
Language:
English
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1135237
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pubs:1135237
Deposit date:
2020-09-28

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