Bird J. P., et al. 2011, Integrating spatially explicit habitat projections into extinction risk assessments: a reassessment of Amazonian avifauna incorporating projected deforestation. Diversity and Distributions 18, 273-81.

Bird J. P., et al. 2011, Integrating spatially explicit habitat projections into extinction risk assessments: a reassessment of Amazonian avifauna incorporating projected deforestation. Diversity and Distributions 18, 273-81.

Aim: 
Improve extinction risk assessment
Type of Study: 
Modelling paper
Key Results: 
This paper provides an interesting case study of where the use of scientific techniques (integrating habitat projections into population viability analyses) can be used to improve the assessment of the likely impacts of developments.
Locations: 
Amazon
Response variable : 
Bird presence/absence
Ecosystem: 
Rain forest
Full Reference: 
Bird J. P., Buchanan G. M., Lees A. C., Clay R. P., Develey P. F., Yépez I. & Butchart S. H. M. 2011, Integrating spatially explicit habitat projections into extinction risk assessments: a reassessment of Amazonian avifauna incorporating projected deforestation. Diversity and Distributions 18, 273-81.