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The Loss of Species: Mangrove Extinction Risk and Geographic Areas of Global Concern

  • Beth A. Polidoro mail,

    bpolidor@odu.edu

    Affiliation: IUCN Species Programme/SSC/Conservation International Global Marine Species Assessment, Biological Sciences, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, United States of America

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  • Kent E. Carpenter,

    Affiliation: IUCN Species Programme/SSC/Conservation International Global Marine Species Assessment, Biological Sciences, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, United States of America

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  • Lorna Collins,

    Affiliations: Center for Global Trends, The Nature Conservancy, Arlington, Virginia, United States of America, School of Biological Sciences, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, United Kingdom

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  • Norman C. Duke,

    Affiliation: Centre for Marine Studies, University of Queensland, St. Lucia, Queensland, Australia

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  • Aaron M. Ellison,

    Affiliation: Harvard Forest, Harvard University, Petersham, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Joanna C. Ellison,

    Affiliation: School of Geography and Environmental Studies, University of Tasmania, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

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  • Elizabeth J. Farnsworth,

    Affiliation: New England Wild Flower Society, Framingham, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Edwino S. Fernando,

    Affiliation: Department of Forest Biological Sciences, University of the Philippines Los Baños College, Laguna, Philippines

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  • Kandasamy Kathiresan,

    Affiliation: Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Annamalai University, Parangipettai, India

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  • Nico E. Koedam,

    Affiliation: Faculty of Sciences and Bioengineering Sciences, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium

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  • Suzanne R. Livingstone,

    Affiliation: IUCN Species Programme/SSC/Conservation International Global Marine Species Assessment, Biological Sciences, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, United States of America

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  • Toyohiko Miyagi,

    Affiliation: Faculty of Liberal Art, Department of Regional Management, Tohoku-Gakuin University, Sendai, Japan

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  • Gregg E. Moore,

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences and Jackson Estuarine Laboratory, University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire, United States of America

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  • Vien Ngoc Nam,

    Affiliation: Faculty of Forestry, Nong Lam University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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  • Jin Eong Ong,

    Affiliation: Centre for Marine and Coastal Studies, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia

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  • Jurgenne H. Primavera,

    Affiliation: Aquaculture Department, Southeast Asian Fisheries Development Center, Tigbauan, Iloilo, Philippines

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  • Severino G. Salmo III,

    Affiliations: Centre for Marine Studies, University of Queensland, St. Lucia, Queensland, Australia, College of Agriculture, Central Luzon State University, Science City of Munoz, Nueva Ecija, Philippines

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  • Jonnell C. Sanciangco,

    Affiliation: IUCN Species Programme/SSC/Conservation International Global Marine Species Assessment, Biological Sciences, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, United States of America

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  • Sukristijono Sukardjo,

    Affiliation: Center for Oceanological Research and Development, Indonesian Institute of Sciences, Jakarta, Indonesia

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  • Yamin Wang,

    Affiliation: College of Ocean, Shandong University, Weihai, China

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  • Jean Wan Hong Yong

    Affiliation: Natural Sciences and Science Education Academic Group, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Singapore

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  • Published: April 08, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0010095

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