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Protected Areas and the Global Conservation of Migratory Birds

Runge, C. A., J. E. M. Watson, S. H. M. Butchart, J. O. Hanson, H. P.  Possingham, and R.  A. Fuller. 2015 . Protected Areas and the Global Conservation of Migratory BirdsScience 350: 1255-1258.

 

 Just 9% of 1451 migratory birds are adequately covered by protected areas across all stages of their annual cycle, in comparison with 45% of nonmigratory birds.  Read the full paper published in Science.