Recognizing the quiet extinction of invertebrates

Published on Jan 3, 2019in Nature Communications11.878
· DOI :10.1038/S41467-018-07916-1
Nico Eisenhauer50
Estimated H-index: 50
(Leipzig University),
Aletta Bonn30
Estimated H-index: 30
(FSU: University of Jena),
Carlos A. Guerra17
Estimated H-index: 17
(MLU: Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg)
Invertebrates are central to the functioning of ecosystems, yet they are underappreciated and understudied. Recent work has shown that they are suffering from rapid decline. Here we call for a greater focus on invertebrates and make recommendations for future investigation.
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