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Biodiversity and Conservation

, Volume 27, Issue 3, pp 791–793 | Cite as

Clarifying the key biodiversity areas partnership and programme

  • Simon N. Stuart
  • Thomas M. Brooks
  • Stuart H. M. Butchart
  • Wendy Elliott
  • Melanie Heath
  • Dieter Hoffmann
  • Leslie Honey
  • Irina Kostadinova
  • Penny Langhammer
  • Olivier Langrand
  • Susan Lieberman
  • Daniel Marnewick
  • Daniela Raik
  • Jon Paul Rodríguez
  • Wes Sechrest
  • Jane Smart
  • Sheila Vergara
  • Stephen Woodley
  • Alberto Yanosky
  • Mark Zimsky
Letter to the Editor

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Simon N. Stuart
    • 1
  • Thomas M. Brooks
    • 2
  • Stuart H. M. Butchart
    • 3
  • Wendy Elliott
    • 4
  • Melanie Heath
    • 3
  • Dieter Hoffmann
    • 5
  • Leslie Honey
    • 6
  • Irina Kostadinova
    • 7
  • Penny Langhammer
    • 8
    • 9
  • Olivier Langrand
    • 10
  • Susan Lieberman
    • 11
  • Daniel Marnewick
    • 12
  • Daniela Raik
    • 13
  • Jon Paul Rodríguez
    • 14
  • Wes Sechrest
    • 9
  • Jane Smart
    • 2
  • Sheila Vergara
    • 15
  • Stephen Woodley
    • 16
  • Alberto Yanosky
    • 17
  • Mark Zimsky
    • 18
  1. 1.KBA PartnershipLondonUK
  2. 2.International Union for Conservation of NatureGlandSwitzerland
  3. 3.BirdLife InternationalCambridgeUK
  4. 4.WWF International, c/o International Gorilla Conservation ProgrammeGishushuRwanda
  5. 5.Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, The LodgeSandyUK
  6. 6.NatureServeArlingtonUSA
  7. 7.Bulgarian Society for the Protection of BirdsSofiaBulgaria
  8. 8.Amphibian Survival AllianceAustinUSA
  9. 9.Global Wildlife ConservationAustinUSA
  10. 10.Critical Ecosystem Partnership FundArlingtonUSA
  11. 11.Wildlife Conservation SocietyBronxUSA
  12. 12.BirdLife South AfricaParklandsSouth Africa
  13. 13.Conservation InternationalArlingtonUSA
  14. 14.IUCN Species Survival Commission, Provita, Instituto Venezolano de Investigaciones CientíficasCaracasVenezuela
  15. 15.ASEAN Center for BiodiversityCollegePhilippines
  16. 16.IUCN World Commission on Protected AreasChelseaCanada
  17. 17.Guyra ParaguayAsunciónParaguay
  18. 18.Global Environment FacilityWashingtonUSA

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