Academic Articles June 1

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The latest academic papers on conservation. If you have a paper that you would like to share, please get in contact with us. Click on the title to follow the link to each article. Please note that some of these articles are behind a paywall.

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  • Overcoming the concrete conquest of aquatic ecosystems
    • Source: Biological Conservation
    • Author(s): Steven J. Cooke et al.
    • In reflecting on the human domination of our planet in the Anthropocene, some have argued that concrete is among the most destructive materials created by humans. 
  • The biogeography of ecoregions: Descriptive power across regions and taxa
    • Sources: Journal of Biogeography
    • Author(s): Jeffrey R. Smith, J. Nicholas Hendershot, Nicole Nova, Gretchen C. Daily
    • Recent data‐intensive analysis has shown that, while ecoregions do delineate biotic communities, how distinct they are from one another varies considerably across regions and taxa.
  • Sustaining protected areas through conservation trust funds: a review
    • Source: International Journal of Sustainable Development & World Ecology 
    • Author(s): Pikria Doinjashvili, Philippe Méral, Fano Andriamahefazafy
    • This article explores the unknown role of Conservation Trust Funds (CTF) through a review of the literature (scientific and technical) and a database of 89 CTF worldwide. It is based on the observation that there is little interest in…

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