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Scientists must act on our own warnings to humanity

Overview of attention for article published in Nature Ecology & Evolution, September 2019
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • One of the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#3 of 974)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (98th percentile)

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Title
Scientists must act on our own warnings to humanity
Published in
Nature Ecology & Evolution, September 2019
DOI 10.1038/s41559-019-0979-y
Pubmed ID
Authors

Charlie J. Gardner, Claire F. R. Wordley

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 46 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 13 28%
Student > Master 8 17%
Student > Ph. D. Student 7 15%
Professor > Associate Professor 6 13%
Other 3 7%
Other 9 20%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Environmental Science 14 30%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 13 28%
Earth and Planetary Sciences 4 9%
Social Sciences 4 9%
Medicine and Dentistry 3 7%
Other 8 17%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 2044. 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 07 November 2019.
All research outputs
#805
of 13,902,741 outputs
Outputs from Nature Ecology & Evolution
#3
of 974 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#31
of 253,261 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Nature Ecology & Evolution
#1
of 60 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 13,902,741 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 99th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 974 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 150.5. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 99% of its peers.
Older research outputs will score higher simply because they've had more time to accumulate mentions. To account for age we can compare this Altmetric Attention Score to the 253,261 tracked outputs that were published within six weeks on either side of this one in any source. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 99% of its contemporaries.
We're also able to compare this research output to 60 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 98% of its contemporaries.