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Echeverri et al., Iconic manakins and despicable grackles

Echeverri, A., R. Naidoo, D.S. Karp, K.M.A. Chan and J. Zhao (2019). “Iconic manakins and despicable grackles: Comparing cultural ecosystem services and disservices across stakeholders in Costa Rica.” Ecological Indicators 106: 105454. Doi: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2019.105454

Webinar | Landmark U.N. Biodiversity Report with Lead Co-Author

Webinar | Landmark U.N. Biodiversity Report with Lead Co-Author

Kai led a webinar hosted by the Smart Prosperity Institute (where he’s on sabbatical), CPAWS, Ducks Unlimited, Metcalf Foundation, Nature Conservancy of Canada, Nature United, and WWF Canada. See here for viewers’ thought-provoking questions (and their answers).

IPBES commentary, Citizen’s Call

IPBES commentary, Citizen’s Call

Kai’s Commentary was published on Global News for International Biodiversity Day. It gave an inside perspective on IPBES negotiations in Paris, and solutions toward transformative change, including this Citizen’s Call. Please help spread the word!

Karp et al., Remnant forest in Costa Rican working landscapes fosters bird communities that are indistinguishable from protected areas

Karp, D.S., A. Echeverri, J. Zook, P. Juárez, A. Ke, J. Krishnan, K.M.A. Chan, L.O. Frishkoff (2019). “Remnant forest in Costa Rican working landscapes fosters bird communities that are indistinguishable from protected areas.” Journal of Applied Ecology 0(0). Doi: 10.1111/1365-2664.13419

Echeverri et al., Precipitation and tree cover gradients structure avian alpha diversity in NW Costa Rica

Echeverri, A., L.O. Frishkoff, J.P. Gomez, J.R. Zook, P. Juárez, R. Naidoo, K.M.A. Chan, D.S. Karp “Precipitation and tree cover gradients structure avian alpha diversity in North-western Costa Rica.” Diversity and Distributions 0(0). Doi: 10.1111/ddi.12932

Westwood et al., Protecting biodiversity in British Columbia

Westwood, A.R., S.P. Otto, A. Mooers, C. Darimont, K.E. Hodges, C. Johnson, … K.M.A. Chan, … J. Whitton (2019). “Protecting biodiversity in British Columbia: Recommendations for developing species at risk legislation.” FACETS 4(1): 136-160. Doi: 10.1139/facets-2018-0042