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Cities are hotspots for threatened species

Ives, Christopher D.; Lentini, Pia E.; Threlfall, Caragh; Stagoll (Ikin), Karen; Shanahan, Danielle; Garrard, Georgia; Bekessy, Sarah; Fuller, Richard A.; Mumaw, Laura; Rayner, Laura; Rowe, Robert (Ross); Valentine, Leonie; Kendal, Dave


Aim Although urbanization impacts many species, there is little information on the patterns of occurrences of threatened species in urban relative to non-urban areas. By assessing the extent of the distribution of threatened species across all Australian cities, we aim to investigate the currently under-utilized opportunity that cities present for national biodiversity conservation. Location Australian mainland, Tasmania and offshore islands. Methods Distributions of Australia’s 1643...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
Source: Global Ecology and Biogeography
DOI: 10.1111/geb.12404


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