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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 research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • One of the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#8 of 2,752)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (97th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
5 news outlets
blogs
4 blogs
twitter
209 tweeters
facebook
32 Facebook pages
googleplus
2 Google+ users

Readers on

mendeley
286 Mendeley
citeulike
5 CiteULike
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

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Brazil 18 6%
United Kingdom 6 2%
Spain 5 2%
Portugal 4 1%
United States 4 1%
South Africa 3 1%
Chile 2 <1%
Mexico 2 <1%
Finland 2 <1%
Other 16 6%
Unknown 224 78%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 71 25%
Researcher 66 23%
Student > Master 42 15%
Student > Bachelor 24 8%
Student > Doctoral Student 21 7%
Other 62 22%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 187 65%
Environmental Science 71 25%
Earth and Planetary Sciences 7 2%
Social Sciences 5 2%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2 <1%
Other 14 5%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 220. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 04 December 2016.
All research outputs
#25,987
of 7,719,496 outputs
Outputs from Biological Conservation
#8
of 2,752 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#445
of 126,114 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Biological Conservation
#1
of 40 outputs
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