Biodiversity and Conservation

(The H4-Index of Biodiversity and Conservation is 22. 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 2020-02-01 to 2024-02-01.)
Applications of environmental DNA (eDNA) in ecology and conservation: opportunities, challenges and prospects198
Biodiversity loss, emerging pathogens and human health risks95
Biodiversity and conservation of the Cerrado: recent advances and old challenges66
Functional ecology of wild bees in cities: towards a better understanding of trait-urbanization relationships65
Modelling risks posed by wind turbines and power lines to soaring birds: the black stork (Ciconia nigra) in Italy as a case study62
Conservation and prioritization of threatened plants in Indian Himalayan Region52
Conserving orthodox seeds of globally threatened plants ex situ in the Millennium Seed Bank, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK: the status of seed collections34
Challenges and opportunities of area-based conservation in reaching biodiversity and sustainability goals32
The role of environmental filtering, geographic distance and dispersal barriers in shaping the turnover of plant and animal species in Amazonia31
Effects of anthropogenic disturbances on biodiversity and biomass stock of Cerrado, the Brazilian savanna30
The importance of traditional agricultural landscapes for preventing species extinctions26
Remote sensing of biodiversity: what to measure and monitor from space to species?26
High-resolution topographic variables accurately predict the distribution of rare plant species for conservation area selection in a narrow-endemism hotspot in New Caledonia25
Prescribed burning benefits threatened mammals in northern Australia24
Indigenous knowledge and rangelands’ biodiversity conservation in Tanzania: success and failure24
Climate warming in the Himalayas threatens biodiversity, ecosystem functioning and ecosystem services in the 21st century: is there a better solution?24
Identifying biodiversity knowledge gaps for conserving South Africa’s endemic flora24
The Ancient Tree Inventory: a summary of the results of a 15 year citizen science project recording ancient, veteran and notable trees across the UK23
Bushmeat hunting and consumption is a pervasive issue in African savannahs: insights from four protected areas in Malawi23
Southern Canada’s crisis ecoregions: identifying the most significant and threatened places for biodiversity conservation23
Remote sensing enabled essential biodiversity variables for biodiversity assessment and monitoring: technological advancement and potentials23
Identification of crucial stepping stone habitats for biodiversity conservation in northeastern Madagascar using remote sensing and comparative predictive modeling23
Using citizen science in road surveys for large-scale amphibian monitoring: are biased data representative for species distribution?22
Macrofauna communities across a seascape of seagrass meadows: environmental drivers, biodiversity patterns and conservation implications22