A Severe Lack of Evidence Limits Effective Conservation of the World's Primates. / Junker, Jessica; Petrovan, Silviu O; Arroyo-Rodríguez, Víctor; Boonratana, Ramesh; Byler, Dirck; Chapman, Colin A ; Chetry, Dilip; Cheyne, Susan M; Cornejo, Fanny M; Cortés-Ortiz, Liliana; Cowlishaw, Guy; Christie, Alec P; Crockford, Catherine; de la Torre, Stella; de Melo, Fabiano R; Fan, P; Grueter, Cyril C ; Guzmán-Caro, Diana C; Heymann, Eckhard W; Herbinger, Ilka; Hoang, Minh D; Horwich, Robert H; Humle, Tatyana; Ikemeh, Rachel A; Imong, Inaoyom S; Jerusalinsky, Leandro; Johnson, Steig E; Kappeler, Peter M; Kierulff, Maria Cecília M; Koné, Inza; Kormos, Rebecca; Le, Khac Q; Li, Baoguo; Marshall, Andrew J; Meijaard, Erik; Mittermeier, Russel A; Muroyama, Yasuyuki; Neugebauer, Eleonora; Orth, Lisa; Palacios, Erwin; Papworth, Sarah; Plumptre, Andrew J; Rawson, Ben M; Refisch, Johannes; Ratsimbazafy, Jonah; Roos, Christian; Setchell, Joanna M; Smith, Rebecca K; Sop, Tene; Schwitzer, Christoph; Slater, Kerry; Strum, Shirley C; Sutherland, William J.; Talebi, MaurÍcio ; Wallis, Janette; Wich, Serge; Williamson, Elizabeth A; Wittig, Roman M.; Kühl, Hjalmar S.

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A Severe Lack of Evidence Limits Effective Conservation of the World's Primates. / Junker, Jessica; Petrovan, Silviu O; Arroyo-Rodríguez, Víctor; Boonratana, Ramesh; Byler, Dirck; Chapman, Colin A ; Chetry, Dilip; Cheyne, Susan M; Cornejo, Fanny M; Cortés-Ortiz, Liliana; Cowlishaw, Guy; Christie, Alec P; Crockford, Catherine; de la Torre, Stella; de Melo, Fabiano R; Fan, P; Grueter, Cyril C ; Guzmán-Caro, Diana C; Heymann, Eckhard W; Herbinger, Ilka; Hoang, Minh D; Horwich, Robert H; Humle, Tatyana; Ikemeh, Rachel A; Imong, Inaoyom S; Jerusalinsky, Leandro; Johnson, Steig E; Kappeler, Peter M; Kierulff, Maria Cecília M; Koné, Inza; Kormos, Rebecca; Le, Khac Q; Li, Baoguo; Marshall, Andrew J; Meijaard, Erik; Mittermeier, Russel A; Muroyama, Yasuyuki; Neugebauer, Eleonora; Orth, Lisa; Palacios, Erwin; Papworth, Sarah; Plumptre, Andrew J; Rawson, Ben M; Refisch, Johannes; Ratsimbazafy, Jonah; Roos, Christian; Setchell, Joanna M; Smith, Rebecca K; Sop, Tene; Schwitzer, Christoph; Slater, Kerry; Strum, Shirley C; Sutherland, William J.; Talebi, MaurÍcio ; Wallis, Janette; Wich, Serge; Williamson, Elizabeth A; Wittig, Roman M.; Kühl, Hjalmar S.

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Junker, J, Petrovan, SO, Arroyo-Rodríguez, V, Boonratana, R, Byler, D, Chapman, CA, Chetry, D, Cheyne, SM, Cornejo, FM, Cortés-Ortiz, L, Cowlishaw, G, Christie, AP, Crockford, C, de la Torre, S, de Melo, FR, Fan, P, Grueter, CC, Guzmán-Caro, DC, Heymann, EW, Herbinger, I, Hoang, MD, Horwich, RH, Humle, T, Ikemeh, RA, Imong, IS, Jerusalinsky, L, Johnson, SE, Kappeler, PM, Kierulff, MCM, Koné, I, Kormos, R, Le, KQ, Li, B, Marshall, AJ, Meijaard, E, Mittermeier, RA, Muroyama, Y, Neugebauer, E, Orth, L, Palacios, E, Papworth, S, Plumptre, AJ, Rawson, BM, Refisch, J, Ratsimbazafy, J, Roos, C, Setchell, JM, Smith, RK, Sop, T, Schwitzer, C, Slater, K, Strum, SC, Sutherland, WJ, Talebi, M, Wallis, J, Wich, S, Williamson, EA, Wittig, RM & Kühl, HS 2020, 'A Severe Lack of Evidence Limits Effective Conservation of the World's Primates', BioScience, pp. 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1093/biosci/biaa082/5896003#206814367

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Junker, J., Petrovan, S. O., Arroyo-Rodríguez, V., Boonratana, R., Byler, D., Chapman, C. A., Chetry, D., Cheyne, S. M., Cornejo, F. M., Cortés-Ortiz, L., Cowlishaw, G., Christie, A. P., Crockford, C., de la Torre, S., de Melo, F. R., Fan, P., Grueter, C. C., Guzmán-Caro, D. C., Heymann, E. W., ... Kühl, H. S. (2020). A Severe Lack of Evidence Limits Effective Conservation of the World's Primates. BioScience, 1-10. [biaa082]. https://doi.org/10.1093/biosci/biaa082/5896003#206814367

Vancouver

Junker J, Petrovan SO, Arroyo-Rodríguez V, Boonratana R, Byler D, Chapman CA et al. A Severe Lack of Evidence Limits Effective Conservation of the World's Primates. BioScience. 2020 Aug 26;1-10. biaa082. https://doi.org/10.1093/biosci/biaa082/5896003#206814367

Author

Junker, Jessica ; Petrovan, Silviu O ; Arroyo-Rodríguez, Víctor ; Boonratana, Ramesh ; Byler, Dirck ; Chapman, Colin A ; Chetry, Dilip ; Cheyne, Susan M ; Cornejo, Fanny M ; Cortés-Ortiz, Liliana ; Cowlishaw, Guy ; Christie, Alec P ; Crockford, Catherine ; de la Torre, Stella ; de Melo, Fabiano R ; Fan, P ; Grueter, Cyril C ; Guzmán-Caro, Diana C ; Heymann, Eckhard W ; Herbinger, Ilka ; Hoang, Minh D ; Horwich, Robert H ; Humle, Tatyana ; Ikemeh, Rachel A ; Imong, Inaoyom S ; Jerusalinsky, Leandro ; Johnson, Steig E ; Kappeler, Peter M ; Kierulff, Maria Cecília M ; Koné, Inza ; Kormos, Rebecca ; Le, Khac Q ; Li, Baoguo ; Marshall, Andrew J ; Meijaard, Erik ; Mittermeier, Russel A ; Muroyama, Yasuyuki ; Neugebauer, Eleonora ; Orth, Lisa ; Palacios, Erwin ; Papworth, Sarah ; Plumptre, Andrew J ; Rawson, Ben M ; Refisch, Johannes ; Ratsimbazafy, Jonah ; Roos, Christian ; Setchell, Joanna M ; Smith, Rebecca K ; Sop, Tene ; Schwitzer, Christoph ; Slater, Kerry ; Strum, Shirley C ; Sutherland, William J. ; Talebi, MaurÍcio ; Wallis, Janette ; Wich, Serge ; Williamson, Elizabeth A ; Wittig, Roman M. ; Kühl, Hjalmar S. / A Severe Lack of Evidence Limits Effective Conservation of the World's Primates. In: BioScience. 2020 ; pp. 1-10.

BibTeX

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title = "A Severe Lack of Evidence Limits Effective Conservation of the World's Primates",
abstract = "Threats to biodiversity are well documented. However, to effectively conserve species and their habitats, we need to know which conservation interventions do (or do not) work. Evidence-based conservation evaluates interventions within a scientific framework. The Conservation Evidence project has summarized thousands of studies testing conservation interventions and compiled these as synopses for various habitats and taxa. In the present article, we analyzed the interventions assessed in the primate synopsis and compared these with other taxa. We found that despite intensive efforts to study primates and the extensive threats they face, less than 1% of primate studies evaluated conservation effectiveness. The studies often lacked quantitative data, failed to undertake post implementation monitoring of populations or individuals, or implemented several interventions at once. Furthermore, the studies were biased toward specific taxa, geographic regions, and interventions. We describe barriers for testing primate conservation interventions and propose actions to improve the conservation evidence base to protect this endangered and globally important taxon.",
author = "Jessica Junker and Petrovan, {Silviu O} and V{\'i}ctor Arroyo-Rodr{\'i}guez and Ramesh Boonratana and Dirck Byler and Chapman, {Colin A} and Dilip Chetry and Cheyne, {Susan M} and Cornejo, {Fanny M} and Liliana Cort{\'e}s-Ortiz and Guy Cowlishaw and Christie, {Alec P} and Catherine Crockford and {de la Torre}, Stella and {de Melo}, {Fabiano R} and P Fan and Grueter, {Cyril C} and Guzm{\'a}n-Caro, {Diana C} and Heymann, {Eckhard W} and Ilka Herbinger and Hoang, {Minh D} and Horwich, {Robert H} and Tatyana Humle and Ikemeh, {Rachel A} and Imong, {Inaoyom S} and Leandro Jerusalinsky and Johnson, {Steig E} and Kappeler, {Peter M} and Kierulff, {Maria Cec{\'i}lia M} and Inza Kon{\'e} and Rebecca Kormos and Le, {Khac Q} and Baoguo Li and Marshall, {Andrew J} and Erik Meijaard and Mittermeier, {Russel A} and Yasuyuki Muroyama and Eleonora Neugebauer and Lisa Orth and Erwin Palacios and Sarah Papworth and Plumptre, {Andrew J} and Rawson, {Ben M} and Johannes Refisch and Jonah Ratsimbazafy and Christian Roos and Setchell, {Joanna M} and Smith, {Rebecca K} and Tene Sop and Christoph Schwitzer and Kerry Slater and Strum, {Shirley C} and Sutherland, {William J.} and Maur{\'I}cio Talebi and Janette Wallis and Serge Wich and Williamson, {Elizabeth A} and Wittig, {Roman M.} and K{\"u}hl, {Hjalmar S}",
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AU - Junker, Jessica

AU - Petrovan, Silviu O

AU - Arroyo-Rodríguez, Víctor

AU - Boonratana, Ramesh

AU - Byler, Dirck

AU - Chapman, Colin A

AU - Chetry, Dilip

AU - Cheyne, Susan M

AU - Cornejo, Fanny M

AU - Cortés-Ortiz, Liliana

AU - Cowlishaw, Guy

AU - Christie, Alec P

AU - Crockford, Catherine

AU - de la Torre, Stella

AU - de Melo, Fabiano R

AU - Fan, P

AU - Grueter, Cyril C

AU - Guzmán-Caro, Diana C

AU - Heymann, Eckhard W

AU - Herbinger, Ilka

AU - Hoang, Minh D

AU - Horwich, Robert H

AU - Humle, Tatyana

AU - Ikemeh, Rachel A

AU - Imong, Inaoyom S

AU - Jerusalinsky, Leandro

AU - Johnson, Steig E

AU - Kappeler, Peter M

AU - Kierulff, Maria Cecília M

AU - Koné, Inza

AU - Kormos, Rebecca

AU - Le, Khac Q

AU - Li, Baoguo

AU - Marshall, Andrew J

AU - Meijaard, Erik

AU - Mittermeier, Russel A

AU - Muroyama, Yasuyuki

AU - Neugebauer, Eleonora

AU - Orth, Lisa

AU - Palacios, Erwin

AU - Papworth, Sarah

AU - Plumptre, Andrew J

AU - Rawson, Ben M

AU - Refisch, Johannes

AU - Ratsimbazafy, Jonah

AU - Roos, Christian

AU - Setchell, Joanna M

AU - Smith, Rebecca K

AU - Sop, Tene

AU - Schwitzer, Christoph

AU - Slater, Kerry

AU - Strum, Shirley C

AU - Sutherland, William J.

AU - Talebi, MaurÍcio

AU - Wallis, Janette

AU - Wich, Serge

AU - Williamson, Elizabeth A

AU - Wittig, Roman M.

AU - Kühl, Hjalmar S

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N2 - Threats to biodiversity are well documented. However, to effectively conserve species and their habitats, we need to know which conservation interventions do (or do not) work. Evidence-based conservation evaluates interventions within a scientific framework. The Conservation Evidence project has summarized thousands of studies testing conservation interventions and compiled these as synopses for various habitats and taxa. In the present article, we analyzed the interventions assessed in the primate synopsis and compared these with other taxa. We found that despite intensive efforts to study primates and the extensive threats they face, less than 1% of primate studies evaluated conservation effectiveness. The studies often lacked quantitative data, failed to undertake post implementation monitoring of populations or individuals, or implemented several interventions at once. Furthermore, the studies were biased toward specific taxa, geographic regions, and interventions. We describe barriers for testing primate conservation interventions and propose actions to improve the conservation evidence base to protect this endangered and globally important taxon.

AB - Threats to biodiversity are well documented. However, to effectively conserve species and their habitats, we need to know which conservation interventions do (or do not) work. Evidence-based conservation evaluates interventions within a scientific framework. The Conservation Evidence project has summarized thousands of studies testing conservation interventions and compiled these as synopses for various habitats and taxa. In the present article, we analyzed the interventions assessed in the primate synopsis and compared these with other taxa. We found that despite intensive efforts to study primates and the extensive threats they face, less than 1% of primate studies evaluated conservation effectiveness. The studies often lacked quantitative data, failed to undertake post implementation monitoring of populations or individuals, or implemented several interventions at once. Furthermore, the studies were biased toward specific taxa, geographic regions, and interventions. We describe barriers for testing primate conservation interventions and propose actions to improve the conservation evidence base to protect this endangered and globally important taxon.

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