Conservation Biology

(The TQCC of Conservation Biology is 10. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-07-01 to 2024-07-01.)
The scope and severity of white‐nose syndrome on hibernating bats in North America122
A strategy for the next decade to address data deficiency in neglected biodiversity111
Rethinking the study of human–wildlife coexistence102
The challenge of biased evidence in conservation88
Guiding principles for rewilding87
How to address data privacy concerns when using social media data in conservation science82
Digital data sources and methods for conservation culturomics78
Global effects of extreme temperatures on wild bumblebees73
The need for ecocentrism in biodiversity conservation64
Automated conservation assessment of the orchid family with deep learning62
The importance of Indigenous Peoples’ lands for the conservation of terrestrial mammals57
An introduction to decision science for conservation56
Testing a global standard for quantifying species recovery and assessing conservation impact55
Conducting conservation social science surveys online53
Evaluating the social and ecological effectiveness of partially protected marine areas52
Trends and knowledge gaps in field research investigating effects of anthropogenic noise52
Indigenous guardians as an emerging approach to indigenous environmental governance51
Global rarity of intact coastal regions47
Ecological responses to variation in seasonal snow cover45
Importance of species translocations under rapid climate change45
A global evaluation of the effectiveness of voluntary REDD+ projects at reducing deforestation and degradation in the moist tropics43
Effects of spatial autocorrelation and sampling design on estimates of protected area effectiveness43
A guide to using the internet to monitor and quantify the wildlife trade42
Urgent plea for global protection of springs40
Exploring human–nature interactions in national parks with social media photographs and computer vision40
A quantitative global review of species population monitoring40
An agenda for research and action toward diverse and just futures for life on Earth39
Meta‐analysis of genetic representativeness of plant populations under ex situ conservation in contrast to wild source populations39
Motivations for the use and consumption of wildlife products38
Bridging research and practice in conservation37
Incorporating putatively neutral and adaptive genomic data into marine conservation planning37
How decisions about fitting species distribution models affect conservation outcomes36
Loss and vulnerability of lowland forests in mainland Southeast Asia34
A global ecological signal of extinction risk in terrestrial vertebrates32
Linking human and ecological components to understand human–wildlife conflicts across landscapes and species32
The effect of summer drought on the predictability of local extinctions in a butterfly metapopulation32
Tracking the response of industrial fishing fleets to large marine protected areas in the Pacific Ocean32
Microplastic contamination in Great Lakes fish31
Conservation resource allocation, small population resiliency, and the fallacy of conservation triage31
Emotion as a source of moral understanding in conservation30
Using the ecological significance of animal vocalizations to improve inference in acoustic monitoring programs30
Urban sprawl into Natura 2000 network over Europe29
Assessing the population‐level conservation effects of marine protected areas29
Translating the 10 golden rules of reforestation for coral reef restoration28
Mitigation translocation as a management tool28
Invasion Culturomics and iEcology28
Use of environmental DNA in assessment of fish functional and phylogenetic diversity28
Promoting meaningful and positive nature interactions for visitors to green spaces28
Effects of site‐selection bias on estimates of biodiversity change27
Climate suitability as a predictor of conservation translocation failure27
Invasion costs, impacts, and human agency: response to Sagoff 202027
Using Wikipedia to measure public interest in biodiversity and conservation27
Genetic diversity and IUCN Red List status27
Citizen science for environmental citizenship27
Guidelines for genetic monitoring of translocated plant populations27
Growth of non‐English‐language literature on biodiversity conservation27
Assessing the current state of ecological connectivity in a large marine protected area system26
Conservation and social outcomes of private protected areas26
How the diversity of human concepts of nature affects conservation of biodiversity26
Three ways to deliver a net positive impact with biodiversity offsets26
The relative importance of COVID‐19 pandemic impacts on biodiversity conservation globally26
Positioning human heritage at the center of conservation practice26
Addressing behavior in pollinator conservation policies to combat the implementation gap26
Evaluating impacts of forage fish abundance on marine predators25
Determinants of population persistence and abundance of terrestrial and arboreal vertebrates stranded in tropical forest land‐bridge islands25
A counterfactual approach to measure the impact of wet grassland conservation on U.K. breeding bird populations25
Closing the knowledge‐action gap in conservation with open science25
Vascular plant extinction in the continental United States and Canada25
Parasites as conservation tools24
A critical review of the compassionate conservation debate24
Evaluating the outcomes of genetic rescue attempts24
Near‐term ecological forecasting for dynamic aeroconservation of migratory birds24
Matching expert range maps with species distribution model predictions24
Effects of anthropogenic landscapes on population maintenance of waterbirds24
Importance of health assessments for conservation in noncaptive wildlife23
Global protected‐area coverage and human pressure on tidal flats23
Matching biodiversity indicators to policy needs23
Transcending capitalism growth strategies for biodiversity conservation22
Climate adaptation of biodiversity conservation in managed forest landscapes22
Marine reserves, fisheries ban, and 20 years of positive change in a coral reef ecosystem22
Age and spatial distribution of the world's oldest trees22
Rapid evolution in predator‐free conservation havens and its effects on endangered species recovery22
Correlates of bird collisions with buildings across three North American countries22
The importance of tangible and intangible factors in human–carnivore coexistence21
Reliability of evidence‐review methods in restoration ecology21
Focus and social contagion of environmental organization advocacy on Twitter21
Using decision science to evaluate global biodiversity indices21
The immediate costs and long‐term benefits of assisted gene flow in large populations21
Wild meat trade over the last 45 years in the Peruvian Amazon21
Cooling of bat hibernacula to mitigate white‐nose syndrome21
A meta‐analysis of anthropogenic impacts on physiological stress in wild primates21
Coupling urban 3‐D information and circuit theory to advance the development of urban ecological networks21
Turning a lost reef ecosystem into a national restoration program20
Data justice and biodiversity conservation20
Consensus and controversy in the discipline of invasion science20
The need for formal reflexivity in conservation science20
Functional diversity loss and change in nocturnal behavior of mammals under anthropogenic disturbance20
Combined effects of life‐history traits and human impact on extinction risk of freshwater megafauna20
Ex situ management as insurance against extinction of mammalian megafauna in an uncertain world20
Applying a values‐based decision process to facilitate comanagement of threatened species in Aotearoa New Zealand19
Benefits of protected areas for nonbreeding waterbirds adjusting their distributions under climate warming19
Genomic erosion in a demographically recovered bird species during conservation rescue19
Long‐term drivers of persistence and colonization dynamics in spatially structured amphibian populations19
Prevalence of sustainable and unsustainable use of wild species inferred from the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species19
Markets and the crowding out of conservation‐relevant behavior19
The U.S. market for imported wildlife not listed in the CITES multilateral treaty18
Negative effects of nitrogen deposition on Swiss butterflies18
Tropical and subtropical Asia's valued tree species under threat18
Incorporating connectivity into conservation planning for the optimal representation of multiple species and ecosystem services18
Bridging gaps in demographic analysis with phylogenetic imputation18
Impacts of rural to urban migration, urbanization, and generational change on consumption of wild animals in the Amazon18
Participatory scenario planning to facilitate human–wildlife coexistence18
Bird‐friendly wine country through diversified vineyards17
Estimating changes and trends in ecosystem extent with dense time‐series satellite remote sensing17
Using ensemble modeling to predict the impacts of assisted migration on recipient ecosystems17
Assisted species migration and hybridization to conserve cold‐adapted plants under climate change17
An emerging coastal wetland management dilemma between mangrove expansion and shorebird conservation17
Large carnivore hunting and the social license to hunt17
Applying assessments of adaptive capacity to inform natural‐resource management in a changing climate17
Effects of climate and human activity on the current distribution of amphibians in China16
Approaches to interdisciplinary mixed methods research in land‐change science and environmental management16
Determining the role of eudaimonic values in conservation behavior16
Using expert knowledge to support Endangered Species Act decision‐making for data‐deficient species16
Assessing the extinction risk of insular, understudied marine species16
How percentage‐protected targets can support positive biodiversity outcomes16
Quantifying the impact of vegetation‐based metrics on species persistence when choosing offsets for habitat destruction16
Animal agency in wildlife conservation and management16
Automated detection of frog calls and choruses by pulse repetition rate16
Efficacy‐based and normative interventions for facilitating the diffusion of conservation behavior through social networks16
Boosting freshwater fish conservation with high‐resolution distribution mapping across a large territory16
A genoscape‐network model for conservation prioritization in a migratory bird16
Opportunities and challenges for Common Agricultural Policy reform to support the European Green Deal16
Impact of marine protected areas on temporal stability of fish species diversity16
A roadmap for the conservation of freshwater mussels in Europe15
The species awareness index as a conservation culturomics metric for public biodiversity awareness15
Effects of human footprint and biophysical factors on the body‐size structure of fished marine species15
Using historical spy satellite photographs and recent remote sensing data to identify high‐conservation‐value forests15
Ethics and biodiversity offsetting15
Making a case for the consideration of trust, justice, and power in conservation relationships15
Improving species status assessments under the U.S. Endangered Species Act and implications for multispecies conservation challenges worldwide15
Combining surface and soil environmental DNA with artificial cover objects to improve terrestrial reptile survey detection15
Combining culturomic sources to uncover trends in popularity and seasonal interest in plants15
Meta‐analysis of ecosystem services associated with oyster restoration14
Subterranean freshwater gastropod biodiversity and conservation in the United States and Mexico14
Systematic review of conservation interventions to promote voluntary behavior change14
Systematic map of conservation psychology14
Challenges of and opportunities for protecting European soil biodiversity14
Estimation of spatiotemporal trends in bat abundance from mortality data collected at wind turbines14
Threats posed to conservation by media misinformation14
Challenges and a call to action for protecting European red wood ants14
Psychological drivers of risk‐reducing behaviors to limit human–wildlife conflict14
Effects of aquaculture on the maintenance of waterbird populations13
Effects of the Argentine ant venom on terrestrial amphibians13
Illegal fisheries, environmental crime, and the conservation of marine resources13
A multispecies assessment of wildlife impacts on local community livelihoods13
Spatial cost–benefit analysis of blue restoration and factors driving net benefits globally13
Synthesizing habitat connectivity analyses of a globally important human‐dominated tiger‐conservation landscape13
Habitat use of and threats to African large carnivores in a mixed‐use landscape13
Evaluating unintended consequences of intentional species introductions and eradications for improved conservation management13
A roadmap for ladybird conservation and recovery13
Alarming decline of freshwater trigger species in western Mediterranean key biodiversity areas13
Darwin, the devil, and the management of transmissible cancers13
Ensuring tests of conservation interventions build on existing literature13
Relative influence of environmental factors and fishing on coral reef fish assemblages13
Importance of conserving large and old trees to continuity of tree‐related microhabitats13
Evaluating surrogates of genetic diversity for conservation planning13
A global community‐sourced assessment of the state of conservation technology12
Extinction risk of the endemic vascular flora of Kauai, Hawaii, based on IUCN assessments12
Tools for assessing the psychometric adequacy of latent variables in conservation research12
Improving protected area effectiveness through consideration of different human‐pressure baselines12
A systematic review of animal personality in conservation science12
Effects of protected areas on survival of threatened gibbons in China12
Convergence of stakeholders’ environmental threat perceptions following mass coral bleaching of the Great Barrier Reef12
Global status, impacts, and management of rocky temperate mesophotic ecosystems12
Connectivity between countries established by landbirds and raptors migrating along the African–Eurasian flyway12
Translating habitat class to land cover to map area of habitat of terrestrial vertebrates12
A landscape‐scale framework to identify refugia from multiple stressors12
Ecological and economic implications of alternative metrics in biodiversity offset markets12
Impact of cocoa agricultural intensification on bird diversity and community composition12
Evaluation of the use of psychometric scales in human–wildlife interaction research to determine attitudes and tolerance toward wildlife11
Gillnet illumination as an effective measure to reduce sea turtle bycatch11
Review of hyperdispersal in wildlife translocations11
Ethics and governance for internet‐based conservation science research11
Contribution of warm habitat to cold‐water fisheries11
Quantifying the global threat to native birds from predation by non‐native birds on small islands11
Three lessons conservation science can learn from the COVID‐19 pandemic11
Global trends in research output by zoos and aquariums11
Identifying robust strategies for assisted migration in a competitive stochastic metacommunity11
Invasion biology and uncertainty in native range definitions: response to Pereyra 201911
Risks to large marine protected areas posed by drifting fish aggregation devices11
Geology‐dependent impacts of forest conversion on stream fish diversity11
Reconciling multiple counterfactuals when evaluating biodiversity conservation impact in social‐ecological systems11
A decision framework for estimating the cost of marine plastic pollution interventions11
A guide to representing variability and uncertainty in biodiversity indicators11
The perils of flawed science in wildlife trade literature10
Conservation lessons from taboos and trolley problems10
Improving species‐based area protection in Antarctica10
Worldwide effects of non‐native species on species–area relationships10
Effects of interactions between anthropogenic stressors and recurring perturbations on ecosystem resilience and collapse10
Evaluating the impact of caribou habitat restoration on predator and prey movement10
Software for prioritizing conservation actions based on probabilistic information10
Conservation planning on China's borders with Myanmar, Laos, and Vietnam10
Importance of timely metadata curation to the global surveillance of genetic diversity10
Conservation overstretch and long‐term decline of wildlife and tourism in the Central African savannas10
Let's welcome a variety of voices to invasion biology10
Using environmental and geographic data to optimize ex situ collections and preserve evolutionary potential10
Identifying and mitigating the impacts on primates of transportation and service corridors10
Complex effects of habitat amount and fragmentation on functional connectivity and inbreeding in a giant panda population10
Supporting habitat conservation with automated change detection in Google Earth Engine10
Using cognitive mapping to understand conservation planning10
Reconsidering humaneness10
Change in avian functional fingerprints of a Neotropical montane forest over 100 years as an indicator of ecosystem integrity10
Introduction: New directions in conservation psychology at a critical time10
Scientific contributions of citizen science applied to rare or threatened animals10