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2The Brazilian Atlantic Forest: How much is left, and how is the remaining forest distributed? Implications for conservationBiological Conservation20092,882
3Stakeholder participation for environmental management: A literature reviewBiological Conservation20082,828
4Urbanization as a major cause of biotic homogenizationBiological Conservation20062,615
5Worldwide decline of the entomofauna: A review of its driversBiological Conservation20192,001
6Genetics and extinctionBiological Conservation20051,754
7What to protect?—Systematics and the agony of choiceBiological Conservation19911,457
8Environmental DNA – An emerging tool in conservation for monitoring past and present biodiversityBiological Conservation20151,421
9Biodiversity management in the face of climate change: A review of 22 years of recommendationsBiological Conservation20091,414
10Global food security, biodiversity conservation and the future of agricultural intensificationBiological Conservation20121,414
11eBird: A citizen-based bird observation network in the biological sciencesBiological Conservation20091,259
12Flagships, umbrellas, and keystones: Is single-species management passé in the landscape era?Biological Conservation19981,249
13The island dilemma: Lessons of modern biogeographic studies for the design of natural reservesBiological Conservation19751,240
14An assessment of the published results of animal relocationsBiological Conservation20001,196
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16Effects of habitat loss and fragmentation on amphibians: A review and prospectusBiological Conservation20061,065
17Ecological functions and ecosystem services provided by Scarabaeinae dung beetlesBiological Conservation2008892
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19Classification of ecosystem services: Problems and solutionsBiological Conservation2007744
20The implications of current and future urbanization for global protected areas and biodiversity conservationBiological Conservation2008732
21Genetics in conservation management: Revised recommendations for the 50/500 rules, Red List criteria and population viability analysesBiological Conservation2014729
22The seven impediments in invertebrate conservation and how to overcome themBiological Conservation2011728
23The fate of Amazonian forest fragments: A 32-year investigationBiological Conservation2011713
24Conservation social science: Understanding and integrating human dimensions to improve conservationBiological Conservation2017705
25The eBird enterprise: An integrated approach to development and application of citizen scienceBiological Conservation2014703
26Citizen science can improve conservation science, natural resource management, and environmental protectionBiological Conservation2017703
27Climate change meets habitat fragmentation: linking landscape and biogeographical scale levels in research and conservationBiological Conservation2004701
28A method for assessing changes in the abundance of butterfliesBiological Conservation1977697
29The impacts of roads and other infrastructure on mammal and bird populations: A meta-analysisBiological Conservation2010693
30Comparative biodiversity of rivers, streams, ditches and ponds in an agricultural landscape in Southern EnglandBiological Conservation2004692
31Conservation of species interaction networksBiological Conservation2010689
32The role of nest sites in limiting the numbers of hole-nesting birds: A reviewBiological Conservation1994684
33Hard choices: Making trade-offs between biodiversity conservation and human well-beingBiological Conservation2011681
34Scattered trees are keystone structures – Implications for conservationBiological Conservation2006675
35Effectiveness of terrestrial protected areas in reducing habitat loss and population declinesBiological Conservation2013673
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37Matrix habitat and species richness in tropical forest remnantsBiological Conservation1999645
38The conservation status of the world’s reptilesBiological Conservation2013642
39Biological invasions of fresh water: Empirical rules and assembly theoryBiological Conservation1996628
40Absent or undetected? Effects of non-detection of species occurrence on wildlife–habitat modelsBiological Conservation2004628
41Microenvironment variation within and among forest edge sites in the eastern United StatesBiological Conservation1993611
42Selecting networks of reserves to maximise biological diversityBiological Conservation1988610
43Extinction risk assessment of the world’s seagrass speciesBiological Conservation2011594
44Trophic cascades in Yellowstone: The first 15years after wolf reintroductionBiological Conservation2012590
45The characters of successful invadersBiological Conservation1996585
46Riverine landscapes: Biodiversity patterns, disturbance regimes, and aquatic conservationBiological Conservation1998577
47The amphibian decline crisis: A watershed for conservation biology?Biological Conservation2005574
48Quantifying effects of UV-B, temperature, and pH on eDNA degradation in aquatic microcosmsBiological Conservation2015558
49Maximum foraging ranges in solitary bees: only few individuals have the capability to cover long foraging distancesBiological Conservation2010551
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