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A season for all things: Phenological imprints in Wikipedia usage and their relevance to conservation

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Phenology plays an important role in many human-nature interactions, but these seasonal patterns are often overlooked in conservation. Here, we provide the first broad exploration of seasonal patterns of interest in nature across many species and cultures. Using data from Wikipedia, a large online encyclopedia, we analyzed 2.33 billion pageviews to articles for 31,751 species across 245 languages. We show that seasonality plays an important role in how and when people interact with plants and...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1371/journal.pbio.3000146

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ORCID:
0000-0001-5061-7699
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ORCID:
0000-0002-7624-244X
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Geography
Oxford college:
Jesus College
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Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PLoS Biology Journal website
Volume:
17
Issue:
3
Article number:
e3000146
Publication date:
2019-03-05
Acceptance date:
2019-01-29
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ISSN:
1545-7885 and 1544-9173
Pmid:
30835729
Source identifiers:
980945
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English
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uuid:4a7a309b-1956-4701-a778-6aa333b7e3f3
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pubs:980945
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2019-04-30

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