Biological Reviews

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Online ISSN: 1469-185X

Virtual Issue on Conservation


Biological Reviews has a long and distinguished history. It is produced by the Cambridge Philosophical Society, which promotes research and communication in all branches of science. Biological Reviews was first published in 1923 and was a successor to the Society's Transactions, which began publication in 1821, shortly after the society's formation in 1819.

Reviews on topics related to Conservation Biology have begun to appear in Biological Reviews only relatively recently. This is in line with the growing confidence and maturity of the field itself. To encourage the submission of further high-quality submissions on Conservation Biology, we have assembled a virtual issue of reviews on this topic, which you can read for FREE during ATBC.

The relevance of time series in molecular ecology and conservation biology
Jan C. Habel, Martin Husemann, Aline Finger, Patrick D. Danley, Frank E. Zachos
Published: Volume 89, Issue 2, May 2014., DOI:10.1111/brv.12068

Reviewing Biosphere Reserves Globally: effective conservation action or bureaucratic label?
Kaera L. Coetzer, Edward T.F.Witkowski, Barend F.N.Erasmus
Published: Volume 89, Issue 1, February 2014., DOI:10.1111/brv.12044

Unravelling biodiversity, evolution and threats to conservation in the Sahara-Sahel
José C. Brito, Raquel Godinho, Fernando Martínez-Freiría,Juan M. Pleguezuelos, Hugo Rebelo, Xavier Santos, Cândida G. Vale, Guillermo Velo-Antón, Zbyszek Boratyński, Sílvia B. Carvalho, Sónia Ferreira, Duarte V. Gonçalves, Teresa L. Silva, Perdo Tarroso, João C. Campos, João V. Leite, Joana Nogueira, Francisco Álvares, Neftalí Sillero, Andack S. Sow, Soumia Fahd, Pierre-André Crochet, Salvador Carranza
Published: Volume 89, Issue 1, February 2014., DOI:10.1111/brv.12049

Response diversity determines the resilienceof ecosystems to environmental change
Akira S. Mori, Takuya Furukawa, Takehiro Sasaki
Published: Volume 88, Issue 2, May 2013., DOI:10.1111/brv.12004

Core concepts of spatial prioritisation in systematic conservation planning
Aija S. Kukkala, Atte Moilanen
Published: Volume 88, Issue 2, May 2013., DOI:10.1111/brv.12008

Landscape moderation of biodiversity patterns and processes - eight hypotheses
Teja Tscharntke, Jason M. Tylianakis, Tatyana A. Rand, Raphael K. Didham, Lenore Fahrig, Péter Batáry, Janne Bengtsson, Yann Clough, Thomas O. Crist, Carsten F. Dormann, Robert M. Ewers, Jochen Fründ, Robert D. Holt, Andrea Holzschuh, Alexandra M. Klein, David Kleijn, Claire Kremen, Doug A. Landis, William Laurance, David Lindenmayer, Christoph Scherber, Navjot Sodhi, Ingolf Steffan-Dewenter, Carsten Thies, Wim H. van der Putten, Catrin Westphal
Published: Volume 87, Issue 3, August 2012., DOI:10.1111/j.1469-185X.2011.00216.x

Are all intertidal wetlands naturally created equal? Bottlenecks, thresholds and knowledge gaps to mangrove and saltmarsh ecosystems
Daniel A. Friess, Ken W. Krauss, Erik M. Horstman, Thorsten Balke, Tjeerd J. Bouma, Demis Galli, Edward L. Webb
Published: Volume 87, Issue 2, May 2012., DOI:10.1111/j.1469-185X.2011.00198.x

Using learning networks to understand complex systems: a case study of biological, geophysical and social research in the Amazon
Jos Barlow, Robert M. Ewers, Liana Anderson, Luiz E. O. C. Aragao, Tim R. Baker, Emily Boyd, Ted R. Feldpausch, Emanuel Gloor, Anthony Hall, Yadvinder Malhi, William Milliken, Mark Mulligan, Luke Parry, Toby Pennington, Carlos A. Peres, Oliver L. Phillips, Rosa Maria Roman-Cuesta, Joseph A. Tobias, Toby A. Gardner
Published: Volume 86, Issue 2, May 2011., DOI:10.1111/j.1469-185X.2010.00155.x

Multiple stressors on biotic interactions: how climate change and alien species interact to affect pollination
Oliver Schweiger, Jacobus C. Biesmeijer, Riccardo Bommarco, Thomas Hickler, Philip E. Hulme, Stefan Klotz, Ingolf Kühn, Mari Moora, Anders Nielsen, Ralf Ohlemüller, Theodora Petanidou, Simon G. Potts, Petr Pyšek, Jane C. Stout, Martin T. Sykes, Thomas Tscheulin, Montserrat Vilà, Gian-Reto Walther, Catrin Westphal, Marten Winter, Martin Zobel, Josef Settele
Published: Volume 85, Issue 4, November 2010., DOI:10.1111/j.1469-185X.2010.00125.x

Ecological assembly rules in plant communities - approaches, patterns and prospects
Lars Götzenberger, Francesco de Bello, Kari Anne Bråthen, John Davison, Anne Dubuis, Antoine Guisan, Jan Lepš, Regina Lindborg, Mari Moora, Meelis Pärtel, Loic Pellissier, Julien Pottier, Pascal Vittoz, Kristjan Zobel, Martin Zobel
Published: Volume 87, Issue 1, February 2012., DOI:10.1111/j.1469-185X.2011.00187.x

Carbon storage in terrestrial ecosystems: do browsing and grazing herbivores matter?
Andrew J. Tanentzap, David A. Coomes
Published: Volume 87, Issue 1, February 2012., DOI:10.1111/j.1469-185X.2011.00185.x

Plant health and global change - some implications for landscape management
Marco Pautasso, Katharina Dehnen-Schmutz, Ottmar Holdenrieder, Stéphane Pietravalle, Nabeil Salama, Mike J. Jeger, Eckart Lange, Sigrid Hehl-Lange
Published: Volume 85, Issue 4, November 2010., DOI:10.1111/j.1469-185X.2010.00123.x

Climate change and freshwater biodiversity: detected patterns, future trends and adaptations in northern regions
Jani Heino, Raimo Virkkala, Heikki Toivonen
Published: Volume 84, Issue 1, February 2009., DOI:10.1111/j.1469-185X.2008.00060.x

Comparison of pollinators and natural enemies: a meta-analysis of landscape and local effects on abundance and richness in crops
Gorm Shackelford, Peter R. Steward, Tim G. Benton, William E. Kunin, Simon G. Potts, Jacobus C. Biesmeijer, Steven M. Sait
Published: Volume 88, Issue 4, November 2013., DOI:10.1111/brv.12040

Tropical forest carbon balance in a warmer world: a critical review spanning microbial-to ecosystem -scale processes
Tana E. Wood, Molly A. Cavaleri, Sasha C. Reed
Published: Volume 87, Issue 4, November 2012., DOI:10.1111/j.1469-185X.2012.00232.x

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