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Habitat loss and fragmentation

Island biogeography and species-area relationships
MacArthur, RH and EO Wilson. 1967. The theory of island biogeography. Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey, USA

Simberloff, DS and EO Wilson. 1970. Experimental zoogeography of islands: a two-year record of colonization. Ecology 51:934-937

Wilson, EO and EO Willis.  1975.  Applied biogeography.  Pp. 522-534 in Cody, ML and JM Diamond, editors, Ecology and evolution of communities.  Belknap Press, Cambridge, Massechusetts, USA.

Wilson, EO 1992. The diversity of life. Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Doak, DF, and LS Mills.  1994.  A useful role for theory in conservation.  Ecology 75:615-626.

Pimm, S. L. and R. A. Askins. 1995. Forest losses predict bird extinctions in eastern North America.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 92:9343-9347.

Newmark, W. D. 1995. Extinction of mammal populations in western North American national parks. Conservation Biology 9:512-526.

Rosenzweig, ML.  1995.  Species diversity in space and time.  Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England

May, RM.   1975.  Pp. 81-120 in Cody, ML and JM Diamond, editors, Ecology and evolution of communities.  Belknap Press, Cambridge, Massechusetts, USA.

Metapopulation approaches to spatial communities
Nee, S. and R. M. May. 1992. Dynamics of metapopulations: habitat destruction and competitive coexistence.  Journal of Animal Ecology 61:37-40.

Tilman, D., R. M. May, C. L. Lehman and M. A. Nowak. 1994. Habitat destruction and the extinction debt. Nature 371:65-66.

Tilman, D. 1994. Competition and biodiversity in spatially structured habitats. Ecology 75:2-16.

Tilman, D. and C. L. Lehman. 1997. Habitat destruction and species extinction.  Page 233-249 in D. Tilman and P. Kareiva, editors. Spatial ecology: the role of space in population dynamics and interspecific interactions. Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey, USA.

Biodiversity Conservation
Margules, CR, and RL Pressey.  2000.  Systematic conservation planning.  Nature 405:243-253.

Robinson, SK, FS Thompson, TM Donovan, DR Whitehead, and J Faaborg.  Regional forest fragmentation and the nesting success of migratory birds.  Science 267:1987-1990.

Rosenzweig, M.L.  2003.  Win-win ecology: how the Earth's species can survive in the midst of the human enterprise.  Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK.

Rodrigues, AL, SJ Andelman, MI Boitani, TM Brooks, RM Cowling, LDC Fishpool, et al.  2004.  Effectiveness of the global protected area network in representing species diversity.  Nature 428:640-643.

Meir, E., S. Andelman, and HP Possingham.  2004.  Does conservation planning matter in a dynamic and uncertain world?  Ecology Letters 7:615-622.