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The Living Planet Index (LPI) for migratory freshwater fish

Created Aug 05 2020, 1:31 PM by Daniel Alberto Sumalavia Casuso
  • Restoration
  • Biodiversity
  • Amazon
  • Conservation


This report presents an updated global analysis using a more recent data set with improved representation of species monitored in areas generally classified as tropical. Using the Living Planet Index (LPI) method (Loh et al. 2005; Collen et al. 2009a; McRae et al. 2017), a global measure of biological diversity that is being used to track progress towards the Aichi Biodiversity Targets (SCBD 2010). The LPI tracks trends in abundance of a large number of populations of vertebrate species in much the same way that a stock market index tracks the value of a set of shares or a retail price index tracks the cost of a basket of consumer goods.

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Title The Living Planet Index (LPI) for migratory freshwater fish
Organization IUCN, World Fish Migration Foundation, WWF, The Nature Conservancy, ZSL
Language English 
Year 2020
File type pdf
Keywords      English Amazon, biodiversity, conservation, restoration.
Palabras clave Español Amazonía, biodiversidad, conservación, restauración.
Palavras-chave Português    Amazônia, biodiversidade, conservação, restauração.

 

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