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dc.contributor.authorHarfoot, Michael B. J.
dc.contributor.authorJohnston, Alison
dc.contributor.authorBalmford, Andrew
dc.contributor.authorBurgess, Neil D.
dc.contributor.authorButchart, Stuart H. M.
dc.contributor.authorDias, Maria P.
dc.contributor.authorHazin, Carolina
dc.contributor.authorHilton-Taylor, Craig
dc.contributor.authorHoffmann, Michael
dc.contributor.authorIsaac, Nick J. B.
dc.contributor.authorIversen, Lars L.
dc.contributor.authorOuthwaite, Charlotte L.
dc.contributor.authorVisconti, Piero
dc.contributor.authorGeldmann, Jonas
dc.date.accessioned2021-11-02T16:33:46Z
dc.date.available2021-11-02T16:33:46Z
dc.date.issued2021-08-30
dc.date.submitted2021-03-26
dc.identifier.others41559-021-01542-9
dc.identifier.other1542
dc.identifier.urihttps://www.repository.cam.ac.uk/handle/1810/330194
dc.description.abstractAbstract: The Anthropocene is characterized by unparalleled human impact on other species, potentially ushering in the sixth mass extinction. Yet mitigation efforts remain hampered by limited information on the spatial patterns and intensity of the threats driving global biodiversity loss. Here we use expert-derived information from the International Union for Conservation of Nature Red List on threats to 23,271 species, representing all terrestrial amphibians, birds and mammals, to generate global maps of the six major threats to these groups: agriculture, hunting and trapping, logging, pollution, invasive species, and climate change. Our results show that agriculture and logging are pervasive in the tropics and that hunting and trapping is the most geographically widespread threat to mammals and birds. Additionally, current representations of human pressure underestimate the overall pressure on biodiversity, due to the exclusion of threats such as hunting and climate change. Alarmingly, this is particularly the case in areas of the highest biodiversity importance.
dc.languageen
dc.publisherNature Publishing Group UK
dc.subjectArticle
dc.subject/704/172/4081
dc.subject/631/158/672
dc.subjectarticle
dc.titleUsing the IUCN Red List to map threats to terrestrial vertebrates at global scale
dc.typeArticle
dc.date.updated2021-11-02T16:33:45Z
prism.endingPage1519
prism.issueIdentifier11
prism.publicationNameNature Ecology & Evolution
prism.startingPage1510
prism.volume5
dc.identifier.doi10.17863/CAM.77635
dcterms.dateAccepted2021-07-15
rioxxterms.versionofrecord10.1038/s41559-021-01542-9
rioxxterms.versionVoR
rioxxterms.licenseref.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
dc.contributor.orcidHarfoot, Michael B. J. [0000-0003-2598-8652]
dc.contributor.orcidJohnston, Alison [0000-0001-8221-013X]
dc.contributor.orcidButchart, Stuart H. M. [0000-0002-1140-4049]
dc.contributor.orcidDias, Maria P. [0000-0002-7281-4391]
dc.contributor.orcidHilton-Taylor, Craig [0000-0003-1163-1425]
dc.contributor.orcidHoffmann, Michael [0000-0003-4785-2254]
dc.contributor.orcidIsaac, Nick J. B. [0000-0002-4869-8052]
dc.contributor.orcidOuthwaite, Charlotte L. [0000-0001-9997-6780]
dc.contributor.orcidVisconti, Piero [0000-0001-6823-2826]
dc.contributor.orcidGeldmann, Jonas [0000-0002-1191-7610]
dc.identifier.eissn2397-334X
pubs.funder-project-idVillum Fonden (Villum Foundation) (VKR023371)


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