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Island biogeography theory and conservation practice.
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PMID:  17832147     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
The application of island biogeography theory to conservation practice is premature. Theoretically and empirically, a major conclusion of such applications-that refuges should always consist of the largest possible single area-can be incorrect under a variety of biologically feasible conditions. The cost and irreversibility of large-scale conservation programs demand a prudent approach to the application of an insufficiently validated theory.
D S Simberloff; L G Abele
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Science (New York, N.Y.)     Volume:  191     ISSN:  0036-8075     ISO Abbreviation:  Science     Publication Date:  1976 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-06-08     Completed Date:  2010-07-02     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404511     Medline TA:  Science     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  285-6     Citation Subset:  -    
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