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Biodiversity Hotspots

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Global Biodiversity Conservation: The Critical Role of Hotspots
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    Chapter 2 A Tough Choice: Approaches Towards the Setting of Global Conservation Priorities
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    Chapter 3 Quantifying Biodiversity: Does It Matter What We Measure?
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    Chapter 4 Human Population and the Hotspots Revisited: A 2010 Assessment
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    Chapter 5 Vascular Plant Diversity in a Changing World: Global Centres and Biome-Specific Patterns
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    Chapter 6 Genetic Basis of Human Biodiversity: An Update
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    Chapter 7 Mediterranean Peninsulas: The Evolution of Hotspots
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    Chapter 8 Global Change Effects on Alpine Plant Diversity
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    Chapter 9 European Hotspots as Evidenced by the Palearctic Distribution of Songbirds
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    Chapter 10 Patterns and Hotspots of Carabid Beetle Diversity in the Palaearctic: Insights from a Hyperdiverse Invertebrate Taxon
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    Chapter 11 The Carpathians as a Major Diversity Hotspot in Europe
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    Chapter 12 Conservation in a Biodiversity Hotspot: Insights from Cultural and Community Perspectives in Madagascar
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    Chapter 13 The Kingdom of the Frogs: Anuran Radiations in Madagascar
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    Chapter 14 Hotspots, Conservation, and Diseases: Madagascar’s Megadiverse Amphibians and the Potential Impact of Chytridiomycosis
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    Chapter 15 Impacts of Biofuel Expansion in Biodiversity Hotspots
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    Chapter 16 Forests of East Australia: The 35th Biodiversity Hotspot
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    Chapter 17 Status and Threats in the Dynamic Landscapes of Northern Australia’s Tropical Rainforest Biodiversity Hotspot: The Wet Tropics
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    Chapter 18 Explosive Speciation and Adaptive Radiation of East African Cichlid Fishes
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    Chapter 19 Inter- and Intraspecific Genetic Biodiversity in South East Asian Rodents: New Insights for Their Conservation
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    Chapter 20 The Amphibians and Reptiles of Sulawesi: Underestimated Diversity in a Dynamic Environment
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    Chapter 21 The Brazilian Atlantic Forest: A Shrinking Biodiversity Hotspot
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    Chapter 22 Sustainable Development and Conservation of Biodiversity Hotspots in Latin America: The Case of Ecuador
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    Chapter 23 When Hotspots Meet: The Galápagos Islands: A Hotspot of Species Endemism Based on a Volcanic Hotspot Centre
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    Chapter 24 Hotspots on Global Coral Reefs
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    Chapter 25 Biodiversity of a Unique Environment: The Southern Ocean Benthos Shaped and Threatened by Climate Change
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    Chapter 26 Biodiversity Hotspots: Concluding Remarks and Perspectives
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Chapter title
Global Biodiversity Conservation: The Critical Role of Hotspots
Chapter number 1
Book title
Biodiversity Hotspots
Published by
Springer Berlin Heidelberg, August 2011
DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-20992-5_1
Book ISBNs
978-3-64-220991-8, 978-3-64-220992-5

Russell A. Mittermeier, Will R. Turner, Frank W. Larsen, Thomas M. Brooks, Claude Gascon, Mittermeier, Russell A., Turner, Will R., Larsen, Frank W., Brooks, Thomas M., Gascon, Claude


Frank E. Zachos, Jan Christian Habel

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Brazil 4 <1%
France 2 <1%
Italy 2 <1%
Australia 2 <1%
Austria 1 <1%
India 1 <1%
New Zealand 1 <1%
Peru 1 <1%
Sri Lanka 1 <1%
Other 1 <1%
Unknown 1164 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 206 17%
Student > Ph. D. Student 177 15%
Researcher 162 14%
Student > Bachelor 147 12%
Student > Doctoral Student 67 6%
Other 157 13%
Unknown 264 22%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 435 37%
Environmental Science 241 20%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 44 4%
Earth and Planetary Sciences 31 3%
Social Sciences 15 1%
Other 88 7%
Unknown 326 28%