Are conservation biologists working too hard?

Overview of attention for article published in Biological Conservation, October 2013
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  • In the top 5% of all articles scored by Altmetric
  • One of the highest-scoring articles from this source (#1 of 1,463)
  • High score compared to articles of the same age (99th percentile)
  • High score compared to articles of the same age and source (97th percentile)

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Article title
Are conservation biologists working too hard?
Published in
Biological Conservation, October 2013
DOI 10.1016/j.biocon.2013.06.029
Authors

Ahimsa Campos-Arceiz, Lian Pin Koh, Richard B. Primack

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Brazil 13 7%
United States 4 2%
United Kingdom 3 2%
Chile 3 2%
Spain 3 2%
Portugal 3 2%
Finland 2 1%
Japan 1 1%
Netherlands 1 1%
Other 12 6%
Unknown 143 76%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Ph.D. Student 44 23%
Student (Master) 27 14%
Student (Bachelor) 12 6%
Professor 12 6%
Researcher (at an Academic Institution) 11 6%
Other 50 27%
Unknown 32 17%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Biological Sciences 108 57%
Environmental Sciences 39 21%
Earth Sciences 4 2%
Mathematics 1 1%
Education 1 1%
Other 3 2%
Unknown 32 17%

Score in context

This article has an Altmetric score of 205.49. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that this article has received. This score was calculated when the article was last mentioned on 26 April 2015.
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#6,771
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Altmetric has tracked 3,799,748 articles across all sources so far. Compared to these this article has done particularly well and is in the 99th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all articles ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 1,463 articles from this source. They typically receive a little more attention than average, with a mean score of 6.7. This article has done particularly well, scoring higher than 99% of its peers.
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