Popular interest in vertebrates does not reflect extinction risk and is associated with bias in conservation investment.

The interrelationship between public interest in endangered species and the attention they receive from the conservation community is the 'flywheel' driving much effort to abate global extinction rates. Yet big international conservation non-governmental organisations have typically focuse...

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Main Authors: Thomas Davies, Andrew Cowley, Jon Bennie, Catherine Leyshon, Richard Inger, Hazel Carter, Beth Robinson, James Duffy, Stefano Casalegno, Gwladys Lambert, Kevin Gaston
Format: Article
Language:English
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2018-01-01
Series:PLoS ONE
Online Access:http://europepmc.org/articles/PMC6157853?pdf=render