Luca Santini

Luca Santini, PhDrg
mail: luca.santini.eco[at]gmail.com

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Publications:

Santini L., Benítez-López A., Ficetola G.F., Huijbregts M.A.J. 2017. Length – Mass allometries in Amphibians. Integrative Zoology. Accepted

Santini L., González‐Suárez M., M., Rondinini C., Di Marco M. 2017. Shifting baseline in macroecology? Unraveling the influence of human impact on mammalian body mass. Diversity & Distribution. doi: 10.1111/ddi.12555

Mori E., Iacucci A., Castiglia R., Santini L. 2017. Sexual-size dimorphism in two synanthropic rat species: Comparison and eco-evolutionary perspectives. Mammalian Biology 83: 78-80

Santini L., Saura S., Rondinini C. 2016. A composite network approach for assessing multi-species connectivity: an application to road defragmentation prioritisation. PLoS ONE 11(10): e0164794

Hilbers J.P., Santini L., Visconti P., Schipper A.M., Pinto C., Rondinini C., Huijbregts. 2016. Setting population targets for mammals using body mass as a predictor of population persistence.Conservation Biology 31(2): 385-393  (Joint first author)

Santini L., Belmaker J., Costello M.J., Pereira H.M., Rossberg A.G., Schipper A.M., Ceausu̦ S., Dornelas M., Hilbers J.P., Hortal J., Huijbregts M.A., Navarro L.M., Schiffers K., Visconti P., Rondinini C. 2016. Assessing the suitability of diversity metrics to detect biodiversity change. Biological Conservation. doi: 10.1016/j.biocon.2016.08.024

Ranc N., Santini L., Rondinini C., Boitani L., Poitevin F., Angerbjorn A., Maiorano L. 2016. Performance tradeoffs in target-group bias correction for species distribution models. Ecography. doi: 10.1111/ecog.02414

Santini L., Cornulier T., Bullock J.M., Palmer S.C.F., White S.M., Hodgson J.A., Bocedi G., Travis J.M.J. 2016. A trait-based approach for predicting species responses to environmental change from sparse data: How well might terrestrial mammals track climate change?. Global Change Biology 22(7): 2415-2424

Di Marco M., Santini L., Visconti P., Mortelliti A., Boitani L., Rondinini C. 2016. Using habitat suitability models to scale up population persistence targets. Hystrix, Italian Journal of Mammalogy 27(1)

Schipper A., Belmaker J., Dantas M., Navarro L., Böhning-Gaese K., Costello M., Dornelas M., Foppen R., Joaquín H., Huijbregts M., Martin B., Queiroz C., Rossberg A., Santini L., Schiffers K., Steinmann Z., Visconti P., Rondinini C., Pereira H., 2016. Contrasting changes in the abundance and diversity of North American bird assemblages over a 40 year period. Global Change Biology 22(12): 3948–3959

Ancillotto L., Santini L., Ranc N., Maiorano L., Russo D. 2016. Extraordinary range expansion in a common bat: the potential roles of climate change and urbanisation. The Science of Nature 103(15) (Joint first author)

Santini L., Saura S., Rondinini C. 2016. Connectivity of the global network of protected areas. Diversity & Distribution. 22(2): 199-211

Di Marco M., Santini L. 2016. Climatic tolerance or geographic breadth: what are we measuring? Global Change Biology 22(3): 972–973

Visconti P., Bakkenes M., Baisero D., Brooks T., Butchart S.H.M., Joppa L., Alkemade R., Di Marco M., Santini L., Hoffmann M., Maiorano L., Pressey R.L., Arponen A., Boitani L., Reside A., van Vuuren D., Rondinini C. 2016. Projecting global biodiversity indicators under future development scenarios. Conservation Letters 9(1): 5-13

Sato H., Santini L., Patel E.R., Campera M., Yamashita N., Colquhoun I.C., Donati G. 2016. Dietary plasticity and feeding strategy of Eulemur: a comparison with Propithecus. International Journal of Primatology. International Journal of Primatology 37(1):109-129

Donati G., Campera M., Balestri M., Serra V., Barresi M., Schwitzer C., Curtis D.J., Santini L. 2016. Ecological and Anthropogenic Correlates of Activity Patterns in EulemurInternational Journal of Primatology 37(1): 26-46

Maiorano L., Amori G., Montemaggiori A., Rondinini C., Santini L., Saura S., Boitani L. 2015. On how much biodiversity is covered in Europe by national protected areas and by the Natura 2000 network: Insights from terrestrial vertebrates. Conservation Biology 29(4):  986-995

Regan E.C., Santini L., Ingwall-King L., Hoffmann M., Rondinini C., Symes A., Taylor J., Butchart S.H.M. 2015. Global trends in the status of bird and mammal pollinators. Conservation Letters 8(6): 396-403

Santini L., Rojas D., Donati, G. 2015. Evolving through day and night: origin and diversification of activity patterns in modern primates. Behavioural Ecology 26(3): 789796

Di Marco, Santini L. 2015. Human pressures predict species’ geographic range size better than biological traits. Global Change Biology 21: 2169-2178

Tittensor D.P., Walpole M., Hill S.L.L., Boyce D.G., Britten G.L., Burgess N.D., Butchart S.H.M., Leadley P.W., Regan E.C., Alkemade R., Baumung R., Bellard C., Bouwman L., Bowles-Newark N.J., Chenery A.M., Cheung W.W.L., Christensen V., Cooper H.D., Crowther A.R., Dixon M.J.R., Galli A., Gaveau V., Gregory R.D., Gutierrez N.L., Hirsch T., Hoft R., Januchowski-Hartley S.R., Karmann M., Krug C.B., Leverington F.J., Loh J., Lojenga R.K., Malsch K., Marques A., Morgan D.H.W., Mumby P.J., Newbold T., Noonan-Mooney K., Pagad S.N., Parks B.C., Pereira H.M., Robertson T., Rondinini C., Santini L., Scharlemann J.P.W., Schindler S., Sumaila U.R., Teh L.S.L., van Kolck J., Visconti P., Ye Y. 2014. A mid-term analysis of progress towards international biodiversity targets. Science 346(6206): 241-244

Santini L., Di Marco M., Boitani L., Maiorano L., Rondinini C. 2014. Incorporating spatial population structure in gap analysis reveals inequitable assessments of species protection. Diversity & Distribution 20(6): 698-707

Wegman M., Santini L. Leutner B., Safi K., Rocchini D., Bevanda M., Latifi H., Dech S., Rondinini C. 2014. Role of African Protected Areas in maintaining connectivity for large mammals. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London series B. 369: 20130193

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

Santini L., Di Marco M., Visconti P., Baisero D., Boitani L., Rondinini C. 2013. Ecological correlates of dispersal distance in terrestrial mammals. Hystrix, Italian Journal of Mammalogy 24(2): 181-186

Donati G., Santini L., Razafindramana J., Boitani L., Borgognini-Tarli S. 2013. (Un-)expected nocturnal activity in “diurnal” Lemur catta supports cathemerality as one of the key adaptations of lemur radiation. American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 150: 99-106 (Joint first author)

Santini L. 2011. Conflictual behaviour in lemur mother toward dying infant. Lemur News v. 16

Book chapters

Santini L., Boitani L., Maiorano L., Rondinini C. 2016. Conservation of large carnivores in Europe: are protected areas effective? pp. 122-133 in: Protected Areas: Are They Safeguarding Biodiversity. Joppa L., Ballie J.E.M., Robinson J.G. (Eds). Zoological Society of London. Wiley-Blackwell, Cambridge, UK.