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Generation length for mammals

Pacifici M, Santini L, Di Marco M, Baisero D, Francucci L, Grottolo Marasini G, Visconti P, Rondinini C (2013) Generation length for mammals. Nature Conservation 5: 87–94. doi: 10.3897/natureconservation.5.5734. Resource ID: Dryad key: 10.5061/dryad.gd0m3 Abstract Generation length (GL) is defined as the average age of parents of the current cohort, reflecting the turnover rate of […]

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Ecological correlates of dispersal distance in terrestrial mammals

Santini L., Di Marco M., Visconti P., Baisero D., Boitani L., Rondinini C. 2013. Ecological correlates of dispersal distance in terrestrial mammals. Hystrix 24(2): 1-6. Abstract. Dispersal distance in mammals is a fundamental information for several ecological and conservation applications. Although dispersal can depend on many intrinsic and extrinsic factors, in recent years many studies have […]

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GMA lab and the IUCN Key Biodiversity Areas programme

Want to know more about our contribution to the KBA programme? Here is a recent post by our IUCN colleagues: How ‘key’ should a ‘Key Biodiversity Area’ be?

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Upcoming seminar at the Zoological Society of London

On 10th December 2012, Moreno Di Marco will present some of the GMA current projects during a seminar at ZSL. Mammal species decline: past trend, current challenge, and possible conservation strategies One quarter of all mammal species are today threatened with extinction, with both recent trends and future predictions pointing toward an imminent increase of […]

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Global Mammal Assessment lab @ ECCB 2012 – participation and outcomes!

This year the European Congress on Conservation Biology was held in Glasgow, Scotland (28 August – 1 September). GMA lab members participated with enthusiasm, 9 people from the lab were present, all of them co-authoring one or more contributions. A summary of all GMA lab contributions includes: 2 Posters: Pacifici M. et al., Ranc N. […]