Global synergies and trade-offs between multiple dimensions of biodiversity and ecosystem services

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dc.contributor.author Girardello, Marco
dc.contributor.author Santangeli, Andrea
dc.contributor.author Mori, Emiliano
dc.contributor.author Chapman, Anna
dc.contributor.author Fattorini, Simone
dc.contributor.author Naidoo, Robin
dc.contributor.author Bertolino, Sandro
dc.contributor.author Svenning, Jens-Christian
dc.date.accessioned 2019-04-24T07:00:01Z
dc.date.available 2019-04-24T07:00:01Z
dc.date.issued 2019-04-04
dc.identifier.citation Girardello , M , Santangeli , A , Mori , E , Chapman , A , Fattorini , S , Naidoo , R , Bertolino , S & Svenning , J-C 2019 , ' Global synergies and trade-offs between multiple dimensions of biodiversity and ecosystem services ' , Scientific Reports , vol. 9 , 5636 . https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-41342-7
dc.identifier.other PURE: 124074353
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dc.identifier.other WOS: 000463313600030
dc.identifier.other Scopus: 85064014860
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10138/301142
dc.description.abstract Ensuring the persistence of biodiversity and ecosystem services represents a global challenge that need to be addressed with high urgency. Global priority areas can only be identified by means of an integrated prioritization approach that would not only preserve species numbers and ecosystem services, but also the evolutionary and functional components of diversity. In this study we combine global datasets on the distribution of mammals and birds with species traits and phylogenetic data and we identify conservation priorities for taxonomic, functional and phylogenetic diversity, as well as for three ecosystem services, including potential for carbon sequestration, pollination potential and groundwater recharge. We show that, when priority areas are identified based only on individual, e.g. functional diversity, or any combination of the three biodiversity components, these areas do not allow a sufficient protection of the three ecosystem services. However, an integrated approach whereby prioritization is based on all biodiversity components and ecosystem services would allow to identify areas that maximize protection of all ecosystem services with a minimal loss in biodiversity coverage. Our results highlight the need for an integrated conservation planning framework in order to optimally allocate resources and achieve the long-term preservation of the multiple dimensions of biodiversity and ecosystems services. en
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof Scientific Reports
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dc.rights.uri info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.subject FUNCTIONAL DIVERSITY
dc.subject CONSERVATION
dc.subject STRATEGIES
dc.subject PATTERNS
dc.subject 1181 Ecology, evolutionary biology
dc.title Global synergies and trade-offs between multiple dimensions of biodiversity and ecosystem services en
dc.type Article
dc.contributor.organization Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science (HELSUS)
dc.contributor.organization Zoology
dc.contributor.organization Finnish Museum of Natural History
dc.description.reviewstatus Peer reviewed
dc.relation.doi https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-41342-7
dc.relation.issn 2045-2322
dc.rights.accesslevel openAccess
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