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High proportion of cactus species threatened with extinction
Goettsch, Bárbara ; Hilton Taylor, Craig (coaut.) ; Cruz Piñón, Gabriela (coaut.) ; Duffy, James P. (coaut.) ; Frances, Anne (coaut.) ; Hernández, Héctor M. (coaut.) ; Inger, Richard (coaut.) ; Pollock, Caroline (coaut.) ; Schipper, Jan (coaut.) ; Superina, Mariella (coaut.) ; Taylor, Nigel P. (coaut.) ; Tognelli, Marcelo (coaut.) ; Abba, Agustín M. (coaut.) ; Arias, Salvador (coaut.) ; Arreola Nava, Hilda J. (coaut.) ; Baker, Marc A. (coaut.) ; Bárcenas, Rolando T. (coaut.) ; Barrios, Duniel (coaut.) ; Braun, Pierre (coaut.) ; Butterworth, Charles A. (coaut.) ; Búrquez, Alberto (coaut.) ; Caceres, Fátima (coaut.) ; Cházaro Basáñez, Miguel de Jesús (coaut.) ; Corral Díaz, Rafael (coaut.) ; Valle Perea, Mario del (coaut.) ; Demaio, Pablo H. (coaut.) ; Duarte de Barros, Williams A. (coaut.) ; Durán García, Rafael (coaut.) ; Faúndez Yancas, Luis (coaut.) ; Felger, Richard S. (coaut.) ; Fitz Maurice, Betty (coaut.) ; Fitz Maurice, Walter A. (coaut.) ; Gann, George (coaut.) ; Gómez Hinostrosa, Carlos (coaut.) ; Gonzales Torres, Luis R. (coaut.) ; Griffith, M. Patrick (coaut.) ; Guerrero, Pablo C. (coaut.) ; Hammel, Barry (coaut.) ; Heil, Kenneth D. (coaut.) ; Hernández Oria, José Guadalupe (coaut.) ; Hoffmann, Michael (coaut.) ; Ishiki Ishihara, Mario (coaut.) ; Kiesling, Roberto (coaut.) ; Larocca, João (coaut.) ; León de la Luz, José Luis (coaut.) ; Loaiza S., Christian R. (coaut.) ;
Contenido en: Nature Plants No. 15142 (October 2015) ISSN: 2055-0278
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A high proportion of plant species is predicted to be threatened with extinction in the near future. However, the threat status of only a small number has been evaluated compared with key animal groups, rendering the magnitude and nature of the risks plants face unclear. Here we report the results of a global species assessment for the largest plant taxon evaluated to date under the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List Categories and Criteria, the iconic Cactaceae (cacti). We show that cacti are among the most threatened taxonomic groups assessed to date, with 31% of the 1,478 evaluated species threatened, demonstrating the high anthropogenic pressures on biodiversity in arid lands. The distribution of threatened species and the predominant threatening processes and drivers are different to those described for other taxa. The most significant threat processes comprise land conversion to agriculture and aquaculture, collection as biological resources, and residential and commercial development. The dominant drivers of extinction risk are the unscrupulous collection of live plants and seeds for horticultural trade and private ornamental collections, smallholder livestock ranching and smallholder annual agriculture. Our findings demonstrate that global species assessments are readily achievable for major groups of plants with relatively moderate resources, and highlight different conservation priorities and actions to those derived from species assessments of key animal groups.


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The conservation status of the world’s reptiles
Böhm, Monika ; Collen, Ben (coaut.) ; Baillie, Jonathan E. M. (coaut.) ; Bowles, Philip (coaut.) ; Chanson, Janice (coaut.) ; Cox, Neil (coaut.) ; Hammerson, Geoffrey (coaut.) ; Hoffmann, Michael (coaut.) ; Livingstone, Suzanne R. (coaut.) ; Ram, Mala (coaut.) ; Rhodin, Anders G. J. (coaut.) ; Stuart, Simon N. (coaut.) ; van Dijk, Peter Paul (coaut.) ; Young, Bruce E. (coaut.) ; Afuang, Leticia E. (coaut.) ; Aghasyan, Aram (coaut.) ; García, Andrés (coaut.) ; Aguilar, César (coaut.) ; Ajtic, Rastko (coaut.) ; Akarsu, Ferdi (coaut.) ; Alencar, Laura R.V. (coaut.) ; Allison, Allen (coaut.) ; Ananjeva, Natalia (coaut.) ; Anderson, Steve (coaut.) ; Andrén, Claes (coaut.) ; Ariano Sánchez, Daniel (coaut.) ; Arredondo, Juan Camilo (coaut.) ; Auliya, Mark (coaut.) ; Austin, Christopher C. (coaut.) ; Avci, Aziz (coaut.) ; Baker, Patrick J. (coaut.) ; Barreto Lima, André F. (coaut.) ; Barrio Amorós, César L. (coaut.) ; Basu, Dhruvayothi (coaut.) ; Bates, Michael F. (coaut.) ; Batistella, Alexandre (coaut.) ; Bauer, Aaron (coaut.) ; Bennett, Daniel (coaut.) ; Böhme, Wolfgang (coaut.) ; Broadley, Don (coaut.) ; Brown, Rafe (coaut.) ; Burgess, Joseph (coaut.) ; Captain, Ashok (coaut.) ; Carreira, Santiago (coaut.) ; Castañeda, Maria del Rosario (coaut.) ; Castro, Fernando (coaut.) ; Catenazzi, Alessandro (coaut.) ; Cedeño-Vázquez, J.R. (coaut.) ; Chapple, David G. (coaut.) ; Cheylan, Marc (coaut.) ; Cisneros Heredia, Diego F. (coaut.) ; Cogalniceanu, Dan (coaut.) ; Cogger, Hal (coaut.) ; Corti, Claudia (coaut.) ; Costa, Gabriel C. (coaut.) ; Couper, Patrick J. (coaut.) ; Courtney, Tony (coaut.) ; Crnobrnja Isailovic, Jelka (coaut.) ; Crochet, Pierre André (coaut.) ; Crother, Brian (coaut.) ; Cruz, Felix (coaut.) ; Daltry, Jennifer C. (coaut.) ; Ranjit Daniels, R. J. (coaut.) ; Das, Indraneil (coaut.) ; Silva, Anslemde (coaut.) ; Diesmos, Arvin C. (coaut.) ; Dirksen, Lutz (coaut.) ; Doan, Tiffany M. (coaut.) ; Dodd Jr., C. Kenneth (coaut.) ; Doody, J. Sean (coaut.) ; Dorcas, Michael E. (coaut.) ; Barros Filho, Jose Duarte de (coaut.) ; Egan, Vincent T. (coaut.) ; El Mouden, El Hassan (coaut.) ; Embert, Dirk (coaut.) ; Espinoza, Robert E. (coaut.) ; Fallabrino, Alejandro (coaut.) ; Feng, Xie (coaut.) ; Feng, Zhao Jun (coaut.) ; Fitzgerald, Lee (coaut.) ; Flores Villela, Oscar Alberto (coaut.) ; França, Frederico G. R. (coaut.) ; Frost, Darrell (coaut.) ; Gadsden, Hector (coaut.) ; Gamble, Tony (coaut.) ; Ganesh, S. R. (coaut.) ; Garcia, Miguel A. (coaut.) ; García Pérez, Juan E. (coaut.) ; Gatus, Joey (coaut.) ; Gaulke, Maren (coaut.) ; Geniez, Philippe (coaut.) ; Georges, Arthur (coaut.) ; Gerlach, Justin (coaut.) ; Goldberg, Stephen (coaut.) ; T. Gonzalez, Juan Carlos (coaut.) ; Gower, David J. (coaut.) ; Grant, Tandora (coaut.) ; Greenbaum, Eli (coaut.) ; Grieco, Cristina (coaut.) ; Guo, Peng (coaut.) ; Hamilton, Alison M. (coaut.) ; Hare, Kelly (coaut.) ; Blair Hedges, S. (coaut.) ; Heideman, Neil (coaut.) ; Hilton Taylor, Craig (coaut.) ; Hitchmough, Rod (coaut.) ; Hollingsworth, Bradford (coaut.) ; Hutchinson, Mark (coaut.) ; Ineich, Ivan (coaut.) ; Iverson, John (coaut.) ; Jaksic, Fabian M. (coaut.) ; Jenkins, Richard (coaut.) ; Joger, Ulrich (coaut.) ; Jose, Reizl (coaut.) ; Kaska, Yakup (coaut.) ; Kaya, Uğur (coaut.) ; Scott Keogh, J. (coaut.) ; Köhler, Gunther (coaut.) ; Kuchling, Gerald (coaut.) ; Kumlutas, Yusuf (coaut.) ; Kwet, Axel (coaut.) ; La Marca, Enrique (coaut.) ; Lamar, William (coaut.) ; Lane, Amanda (coaut.) ; Lardner, Bjorn (coaut.) ; Latta, Craig (coaut.) ; Latta, Gabrielle (coaut.) ; Lau, Michael (coaut.) ; Lavin, Pablo (coaut.) ; Lawson, Dwight (coaut.) ; LeBreton, Matthew (coaut.) ; Lehr, Edgar (coaut.) ; Limpus, Duncan (coaut.) ; Lipczynski, Nicola (coaut.) ; Lobo, Aaron S. (coaut.) ; López Luna, Marco Antonio (coaut.) ; Luiselli, Luca (coaut.) ; Lukoschek, Vimoksalehi (coaut.) ; Lundberg, Mikael (coaut.) ; Lymberakis, Petros (coaut.) ; Macey, Robert (coaut.) ; Magnusson, William E. (coaut.) ; Mahler, D. Luke (coaut.) ; Malhotra, Anita (coaut.) ; Mariaux, Jean (coaut.) ; Maritz, Bryan (coaut.) ; V. Marques, Otavio A. (coaut.) ; Márquez, Rafael (coaut.) ; Martins, Marcio (coaut.) ; Masterson, Gavin (coaut.) ; Mateo, José A. (coaut.) ; Mathew, Rosamma (coaut.) ; Mathews, Nixon (coaut.) ; Mayer, Gregory (coaut.) ; McCranie, James R. (coaut.) ; Measey, G. John (coaut.) ; Mendoza Quijano, Fernando (coaut.) ; Menegon, Michele (coaut.) ; Métrailler, Sébastien (coaut.) ; Milton, David A. (coaut.) ; Montgomery, Chad (coaut.) ; A. Morato, Sérgio A. (coaut.) ; Mott, Tami (coaut.) ; Muñoz Alonso, Luis Antonio (coaut.) ; Murphy, John (coaut.) ; Nguyen, Truong Q. (coaut.) ; Nilson, Göran (coaut.) ; Nogueira, Cristiano (coaut.) ; Núñez, Herman (coaut.) ; Orlov, Nikolai (coaut.) ; Ota, Hidetoshi (coaut.) ; Ottenwalder, José (coaut.) ; Papenfuss, Theodore (coaut.) ; Pasachnik, Stesha (coaut.) ; Passos, Paulo (coaut.) ; G. Pauwels, Olivier S. (coaut.) ; Pérez Buitrago, Néstor (coaut.) ; Pérez Mellado, Valentín (coaut.) ; Pianka, Eric R. (coaut.) ; Pleguezuelos, Juan (coaut.) ; Pollock, Caroline (coaut.) ; Ponce Campos, Paulino (coaut.) ; Powell, Robert (coaut.) (1948-) ; Pupin, Fabio (coaut.) ; Quintero Díaz, Gustavo Ernesto (coaut.) ; Radder, Raju (coaut.) ; Ramer, Jan (coaut.) ; Rasmussen, Arne R. (coaut.) ; Raxworthy, Chris (coaut.) ; Reynolds, Robert (coaut.) ; Richman, Nadia (coaut.) ; Rico, Edmund L. (coaut.) ; Riservato, Elisa (coaut.) ; Rivas, Gilson (coaut.) ; da Rocha, Pedro L.B. (coaut.) ; Rödel, Mark Oliver (coaut.) ; Rodríguez Schettino, Lourdes (coaut.) ; Roosenburg, Willem M. (coaut.) ; Ross, James Perran (coaut.) ; Sadek, Riyad (coaut.) ; Sanders, Kate (coaut.) ; Santos Barrera, Georgina (coaut.) ; Schleich, Hermann H. (coaut.) ; Schmidt, Benedikt R. (coaut.) ; Schmitz, Andreas (coaut.) ; Sharifi, Mozafar (coaut.) ; Shea, Glenn (coaut.) ; Shi, Hai Tao (coaut.) ; Shine, Richard (coaut.) ; Sindaco, Roberto (coaut.) ; Slimani, Tahar (coaut.) ; Somaweera, Ruchira (coaut.) ; Spawls, Steve (coaut.) ; Stafford, Peter (coaut.) ; Stuebing, Rob (coaut.) ; Sweet, Sam (coaut.) ; Sy, Emerson (coaut.) ; Temple, Helen J. (coaut.) ; Tognelli, Marcelo F. (coaut.) ; Tolley, Krystal (coaut.) ; Tolson, Peter J. (coaut.) ; Tuniyev, Boris (coaut.) ; Tuniyev, Sako (coaut.) ; Üzüm, Nazan (coaut.) ; van Buurt, Gerard (coaut.) ; Van Sluys, Monique (coaut.) ; Velasco, Alvaro (coaut.) ; Vences, Miguel (coaut.) ; Vesely, Milan (coaut.) ; Vinke, Sabine (coaut.) ; Vinke, Thomas (coaut.) ; Vogel, Gernot (coaut.) ; Vogrin, Milan (coaut.) ; Vogt, Richard C. (coaut.) ; Wearn, Oliver R. (coaut.) ; Werner, Yehudah L. (coaut.) ; Whiting, Martin J. (coaut.) ; Wiewandt, Thomas (coaut.) ; Wilkinson, John (coaut.) ; Wilson, Byron (coaut.) ; Wren, Sally (coaut.) ; Zamin, Tara (coaut.) ; Zhou, Kaiya (coaut.) ; Zug, George (coaut.) ;
Contenido en: Biological Conservation Vol. 157, (January 2013), p. 372–385 ISSN: 0006-3207
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Effective and targeted conservation action requires detailed information about species, their distribution, systematics and ecology as well as the distribution of threat processes which affect them. Knowledge of reptilian diversity remains surprisingly disparate, and innovative means of gaining rapid insight into the status of reptiles are needed in order to highlight urgent conservation cases and inform environmental policy with appropriate biodiversity information in a timely manner. We present the first ever global analysis of extinction risk in reptiles, based on a random representative sample of 1500 species (16% of all currently known species). To our knowledge, our results provide the first analysis of the global conservation status and distribution patterns of reptiles and the threats affecting them, highlighting conservation priorities and knowledge gaps which need to be addressed urgently to ensure the continued survival of the world’s reptiles. Nearly one in five reptilian species are threatened with extinction, with another one in five species classed as Data Deficient. The proportion of threatened reptile species is highest in freshwater environments, tropical regions and on oceanic islands, while data deficiency was highest in tropical areas, such as Central Africa and Southeast Asia, and among fossorial reptiles. Our results emphasise the need for research attention to be focussed on tropical areas which are experiencing the most dramatic rates of habitat loss, on fossorial reptiles for which there is a chronic lack of data, and on certain taxa such as snakes for which extinction risk may currently be underestimated due to lack of population information. Conservation actions specifically need to mitigate the effects of human-induced habitat loss and harvesting, which are the predominant threats to reptiles.


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Biogeochemical and metabolic responses to the flood pulse in a semiarid floodplain
Valett, H. M. ; Baker, Marc A. (coaut.) ; Crawford, C. S. (coaut.) ; Morrice, J. A. (coaut.) ; Molles JR. , M. C (coaut.) ; Dahm, Clifford N. (coaut.) ;
Contenido en: Ecology Vol. 86, no. 1 (January 2005), p. 220-234 ISSN: 0012-9658
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Flood pulse inundation of riparian forests alters rates of nutrient retention and organic matter processing in the aquatic ecosystems formed in the forest interior. Along the Middle Rio Grande (New Mexico, USA), impoundment and levee construction have created riparian forests that differ in their inter‐flood intervals (IFIs) because some floodplains are still regularly inundated by the flood pulse (i.e., connected), while other floodplains remain isolated from flooding (i.e., disconnected). This research investigates how ecosystem responses to the flood pulse relate to forest IFI by quantifying nutrient and organic matter dynamics in the Rio Grande floodplain during three years of experimental flooding of the disconnected floodplain and during a single year of natural flooding of the connected floodplain. Surface and subsurface conditions in paired sites (control, flood) established in the two floodplain types were monitored to address metabolic and biogeochemical responses. Compared to dry controls, rates of respiration in the flooded sites increased by up to three orders of magnitude during the flood pulse. In the disconnected forest, month‐long experimental floods produced widespread anoxia of four‐week duration during each of the three years of flooding. In contrast, water in the connected floodplain remained well oxygenated (3–8 ppm). Material budgets for experimental floods showed the disconnected floodplain to be a sink for inorganic nitrogen and suspended solids, but a potential source of dissolved organic carbon (DOC). Compared to the main stem of the Rio Grande, floodwater on the connected floodplain contained less nitrate, but comparable concentrations of DOC, phosphate‐phosphorus, and ammonium‐nitrogen.

Results suggest that floodplain IFI drives metabolic and biogeochemical responses during the flood pulse. Impoundment and fragmentation have altered floodplains from a mosaic of patches with variable IFI to a bimodal distribution. Relatively predictable flooding occurs in the connected forest, while inundation of the disconnected forest occurs only as the result of managed application of water. In semiarid floodplains, water is scarce except during the flood pulse. Ecosystem responses to the flood pulse are related to the IFI and other measures of flooding history that help describe spatial variation in ecosystem function.


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Factors associated with the catastrophic decline of a cloudforest frog fauna in Guatemala
Mendelson III, Joseph R. ; Brodie, Edmund D. (coaut.) ; Malone, J. H. (coaut.) ; Acevedo, M. E. (coaut.) ; Baker, Marc A. (coaut.) ;
Contenido en: Revista de Biología Tropical Vol. 52, no. 4 (diciembre 2004), p. 991-1000 ISSN: 0034-7744
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B6694 (Disponible)
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