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Butterflies Australia: a national citizen science database for monitoring changes in the distribution and abundance of Australian butterflies

Sanderson, Chris; Braby, Michael; Bond, Suzanne


Conservation biology is a field of science that is heavily biased against insects and allied invertebrates, largely due to a data deficiency feedback loop that maintains a cycle of ignorance and inaction. Because many invertebrate groups are, and remain, extremely data poor, it is frequently difficult to conduct even the most basic conservation actions, such as status evaluation, listing, recovery and monitoring of threatened species. Thus, declines and extinctions of invertebrates are...[Show more]

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Date published: 2021
Type: Journal article
Source: Austral Entomology
DOI: 10.1111/aen.12513


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