Richard M. Cowling
Richard M. Cowling
Distinguished Professor of Botany, Nelson Mandela University
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Effectiveness of the global protected area network in representing species diversity
ASL Rodrigues, SJ Andelman, MI Bakarr, L Boitani, TM Brooks, ...
Nature 428 (6983), 640-643, 2004
Conservation planning in a changing world
RL Pressey, M Cabeza, ME Watts, RM Cowling, KA Wilson
Trends in ecology & evolution 22 (11), 583-592, 2007
Plant diversity in Mediterranean-climate regions
RM Cowling, PW Rundel, BB Lamont, MK Arroyo, M Arianoutsou
Trends in Ecology & Evolution 11 (9), 362-366, 1996
Preserving the evolutionary potential of floras in biodiversity hotspots
F Forest, R Grenyer, M Rouget, TJ Davies, RM Cowling, DP Faith, ...
Nature 445 (7129), 757-760, 2007
Knowing but not doing: selecting priority conservation areas and the research–implementation gap
AT Knight, RM Cowling, M Rouget, A Balmford, AT Lombard, ...
Conservation biology 22 (3), 610-617, 2008
An operational model for mainstreaming ecosystem services for implementation
RM Cowling, B Egoh, AT Knight, PJ O'Farrell, B Reyers, M Rouget, ...
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 105 (28), 9483-9488, 2008
One hundred questions of importance to the conservation of global biological diversity
WJ Sutherland, WM Adams, RB Aronson, R Aveling, TM Blackburn, ...
Conservation biology 23 (3), 557-567, 2009
A conservation plan for a global biodiversity hotspot—the Cape Floristic Region, South Africa
RM Cowling, RL Pressey, M Rouget, AT Lombard
Biological conservation 112 (1-2), 191-216, 2003
An operational model for implementing conservation action
AT Knight, RM Cowling, BM Campbell
Conservation biology 20 (2), 408-419, 2006
Canopy seed storage in woody plants
BB Lamont, DC Le Maitre, RM Cowling, NJ Enright
The Botanical Review 57, 277-317, 1991
Integrating ecosystem services into conservation assessments: a review
B Egoh, M Rouget, B Reyers, AT Knight, RM Cowling, AS Van Jaarsveld, ...
Ecological economics 63 (4), 714-721, 2007
Formulating conservation targets for biodiversity pattern and process in the Cape Floristic Region, South Africa
RL Pressey, RM Cowling, M Rouget
Biological conservation 112 (1-2), 99-127, 2003
Vegetation of southern Africa
RM Cowling, DM Richardson, SM Pierce
Cambridge University Press, 2004
Current patterns of habitat transformation and future threats to biodiversity in terrestrial ecosystems of the Cape Floristic Region, South Africa
M Rouget, DM Richardson, RM Cowling, JW Lloyd, AT Lombard
Biological conservation 112 (1-2), 63-85, 2003
Predicting the landscape‐scale distribution of alien plants and their threat to plant diversity
SI Higgins, DM Richardson, RM Cowling, TH Trinder‐Smith
Conservation biology 13 (2), 303-313, 1999
Fusion or failure? The future of conservation biology
A Balmford, RM Cowling
Conservation biology 20 (3), 692-695, 2006
Can We Defy Nature's End?
SL Pimm, M Ayres, A Balmford, G Branch, K Brandon, T Brooks, ...
Science 293 (5538), 2207-2208, 2001
The Ecology of Fynbos: Nutrients, Fire and Diversity.
RM Cowling
The ecology of fynbos: nutrients, fire and diversity., 1992
Designing large‐scale conservation corridors for pattern and process
M Rouget, RM Cowling, AT Lombard, AT Knight, GIH Kerley
Conservation biology 20 (2), 549-561, 2006
Magnitude and distribution of biodiversity
DL Hawksworth, MT Kalin-Arroyo, PM Hammond, RE Ricklefs, ...
Global biodiversity assessment, 111-191, 1995
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