Defaunation in the Anthropocene. Rodolfo Dirzo,1* Hillary S. Young,2 Mauro Galetti,3 Gerardo Ceballos,4. Nick J. B. Isaac,5 Ben Collen6. Defaunation in the Anthropocene. Dirzo, Rodolfo; Young, Hillary S.; Galetti, Mauro; Ceballos, Gerardo; Isaac, Nick J.B.; Collen, Ben. of animal loss, hereafter referred to as the Anthropocene defaunation, is not only a. 43 conspicuous consequence of human impacts on the planet, but also a.

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Calculations suggest that the current rates of extinction are — times above normal, or background levels.

Defaunation in the Anthropocene

Richard Owen stands next to the largest of all moa, Dinornis maximus now D. A Review of Plastic-Associated Pressures: Reeves Biodiversity and Conservation Pygmy hippos, giant tortoises, and large lemurs went extinct due to human hunting or habitat disturbance.

Particularly, human impacts on animal biodiversity are an under-recognized form of global environmental change. Anthropic Event is however not a word I came up with, I heard it from a friend in a conversation. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.


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Allentoft, Christopher Jacomb, Charlotte L. The same drivers that contributed to ancient megafaunal and island extinctions. Skip to search form Skip to main content.

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Vertebrates Inn for additional papers on this topic. Since the industrial revolution, the wave of animal and plant extinctions that began with the late Quaternary has accelerated.

You are commenting using your Twitter account. An extremely low-density human population exterminated New Zealand moa.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Another marker for the Anthropocene is the current biodiversity crisis. Montgomery Urban Ecosystems Citations Publications citing this paper.

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Tree diversity of small forest fragments in ecotonal regions: How humans drive speciation as well as extinction. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Recent radiocarbon dating and population defaunatoin suggests that their disappearance occurred within years of first human arrival. You are commenting using your Facebook account.

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Invertebrate patterns are equally dire: Anthropocenehttp: You are commenting using your WordPress. Topics Discussed in This Paper. Showing of 2 references. Showing of extracted citations. Humans and urban development mediate the sympatry of competing carnivores Remington J MollJonathon D.

Rodolfo Dirzo et al. One of the most famous and well-documented extinctions come from Madagascar.

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