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A first survey of the global population size and distribution of the Scottish crossbill Loxia scotica

A survey of Scottish Crossbills Loxia scotica was carried out in 3,506 km(2) of conifer woodland in northern Scotland during January to April 2008 to provide the first estimate of the global population...

Date
11 January 2010
RSPB Authors
Dr Ron Summers
Authors
Summers, R.W. & Buckland, S.T.
Published in
Bird Conservation International
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Scottish crossbill Scotland Identifying problems UK species

A framework for assessing threats and benefits to species responding to climate change

Current national and international frameworks for assessing threats to species have not been developed in the context of climate change, and are not framed in a way that recognises new opportunities.

Date
21 September 2010
RSPB Authors
Dr Richard Bradbury
Authors
Thomas, C.D., Hill, J.K., Anderson, B.J., Bailey, S., Beale, C.M., Bradbury, R.B., Bulman, C.R., Crick, H.Q.P., Eigenbrod, F., Griffiths, H.M., Kunin, W.E., Oliver, T.H., Walmsley, C.A., Watts, K., Wordfold, N.T. & Yardley, T.
Published in
Methods in Ecology and Evolution
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UK Climate change

A framework for improved monitoring of biodiversity: Responses to the World Summit on Sustainable Development

The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and the World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD) endorsed the Hague Ministerial Declaration that calls for a significant reduction of the current rat...

Date
19 January 2005
RSPB Authors
Prof Rhys Green
Authors
Green, R.E. , Balmford, A., Crane, P.R., Mace, G.M., Reynolds, J.D. & Turner, R.K.
Published in
Conservation Biology
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International New methods and technologies

A global threats overview for Numeniini populations: Synthesising expert knowledge for a group of declining migratory birds.

The Numeniini is a tribe of 13 wader species (Scolopacidae, Charadriiformes) of which seven are Near Threatened or globally threatened, including two Critically Endangered. To help inform conservation management and policy responses, we present the results of...

Date
02 January 2017
RSPB Authors
Dr Graeme Buchanan
Authors
Pearce-Higgins, J.W., Brown, D.J., Douglas, D.J.T., Alves, J.A., Bellio, M., Bocher, P., Buchanan, G., Clay, R.P., Conklin, J., Crockford, N., Dann, P., Elts, J., Friis, C., Fuller, R.A., Gill, J.A., Gosbell, K., Johnson, J.A., Marquez-Ferrando, R., Masero, J.A., Melville, D.S., Millington, S., Minton, C., Mundkur, T., Nol, E., Pehlak, H., Piersma, T., Robin, F., Rogers, D., Ruthrauff, D.R., Senner, N.R., Shah, J.N., Sheldon, R.D., Soloviev, S.A., Tomkovich, P.S. & Verkuil, Y.I.
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Bird Conservation International 27, 6-34.
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A globally important migration staging site for Sociable Lapwings Vanellus gregarius in Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan

Since 2010, several Sociable Lapwings fitted with satellite transmitters on the breeding grounds in ...

Date
05 April 2016
RSPB Authors
Prof Rhys Green
Authors
Donald, P.F., Azimov, N.N., Ball, E., Green, R.E., Kamp, J., Karryeva, S., Kashkarov, R., Kurbanov, A., Rustamov, E., Saparmuradov, J., Sheldon, R., Soldatov, V., Ten, A., Thorpe, R., Underhill, M., Urazaliyev, R. & Veyisov, A.
Published in
Sandgrouse 38: 82-95
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International International species

A horizon scan of global conservation issues for 2015

This paper presents the results of our sixth annual horizon scan, which aims to identify phenomena that may have substantial effects on the global environment, but are not widely known or well understood. A group of professional horizon scanners....

RSPB Authors
Dr David Gibbons
Authors
Sutherland, W.J., Clout, M., Depledge, M., Dicks, L.V., Dinsdale, J., Entwistle, A.C., Fleishman, E., Gibbons, D.W., Keim, B., Lickorish, F.A., Monk, K.A., Ockendon, N., Peck, L.S., Pretty, J., Rockstrom, J., Spalding, M.S., Tonneijck, F.H. and Wintle, B.C.
Published in
Trends in Ecology & evolution
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International Identifying problems

A horizon scan of global conservation issues for 2013

This paper presents the findings of our fourth annual horizon-scanning exercise, which aims to identify topics that increasingly may affect conservation of biological diversity. The 15 issues were ide...

Date
07 December 2012
RSPB Authors
Dr David Gibbons
Authors
Sutherland, W. J., Aveling, R., Brooks, T.M., Clout, M., Dicks, L.V., Fellman, L., Fleishman, E., Gibbons, D.W., Keim, B., Lickorish, F., Monk, K.A., Mortimer, D., Peck, L.S., Pretty, J., Rockström, J., Rodríguez, J.P., Smith, R.K., Spalding, M.D., Tonneijck, F.H. & Watkinson, A.R.
Published in
Trends in Ecology & Evolution
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A horizon scan of global conservation issues for 2010

Horizon scanning identifies emerging issues in a given field sufficiently early to conduct research to inform policy and practice. Our group of horizon scanners, including academics and researchers...

Date
24 November 2009
RSPB Authors
Dr David Gibbons
Authors
Sutherland, W.J., Clout, M., Cote, I.M., Daszak, P., Depledge, M.H., Fellman, L., Fleishman, E., Garthwaite, R., Gibbons, D.W., De Lurio, J., Impey, A.J., Lickorish, F., Lindenmayer, D., Madgwick, J., Margerison, C., Maynard, T., Peck, L.S., Pretty, J., Prior, S., Redford, K.H. et al.
Published in
Trends in Ecology & Evolution
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International Identifying problems

A horizon scan of global conservation issues for 2012

Our aim in conducting annual horizon scans is to identify issues that, although currently receiving little attention, may be of increasing importance to the conservation of biological diversity in the...

Date
29 November 2011
RSPB Authors
Dr David Gibbons
Authors
Sutherland, W.J., Aveling, R., Bennun, L., Chapman, E., Clout, M., Cote, I.M., Depledge, M.H., Dicks, L.V., Dobson, A.P., Fellman, L., Fleishman, E., Gibbons, D.W., Keim, B., Lickorish, F., Lindenmayer, D.B., Monk, K.A., Norris, K., Peck, L.S., Prior, S.V., Scharlemann, J.P.W. et al.
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Trends in Ecology & Evolution
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International UK Identifying problems

A horizon scan of global conservation issues for 2014

This paper presents the output of our fifth annual horizon-scanning exercise, which aims to identify topics that increasingly may affect conservation of biological diversity, but have yet to be widely...

Date
11 December 2013
RSPB Authors
Dr David Gibbons
Authors
Sutherland, William J. and colleagues
Published in
Trends in Ecology & Evolution
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International Identifying problems