publication . Article . Preprint . Other literature type . 2017

Comparing and contrasting threat assessments of plant species at the global and sub-global level

Ross Mounce; Malin C. Rivers; Suzanne Sharrock; Paul Smith; Samuel F. Brockington;
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  • Published: 12 Dec 2017 Journal: Biodiversity and Conservation, volume 27, pages 907-930 (issn: 0960-3115, eissn: 1572-9710, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Springer Nature
  • Country: United Kingdom
Evidence-based assessments of extinction risk are established tools used to inform the conservation of plant species, and form the basis of key targets within the framework of the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation (GSPC). An overall picture of plants threat assessments is challenging due to the use of a variety of methodologies and range in scope from global to subnational. In this study, we quantify the state of progress in assessing the extinction risk of all land plants, determine the key geographic and taxonomic gaps with respect to our understanding of plant extinction risk, and evaluate the impact of different sources and methodologies on the utility ...
free text keywords: Environmental resource management, business.industry, business, Global strategy, Geography, Extinction, Strengths and weaknesses, Threatened species, Plant species, Biodiversity, IUCN Red List, Convention on Biological Diversity
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