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Conserving the World's Megafauna and Biodiversity: The Fierce Urgency of Now

Overview of attention for article published in BioScience, January 2017
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (97th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (93rd percentile)

Mentioned by

news
4 news outlets
twitter
97 tweeters
facebook
2 Facebook pages

Citations

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18 Dimensions

Readers on

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158 Mendeley
Title
Conserving the World's Megafauna and Biodiversity: The Fierce Urgency of Now
Published in
BioScience, January 2017
DOI 10.1093/biosci/biw168
Authors

William J. Ripple, Guillaume Chapron, José Vicente López-Bao, Sarah M. Durant, David W. Macdonald, Peter A. Lindsey, Elizabeth L. Bennett, Robert L. Beschta, Jeremy T. Bruskotter, Ahimsa Campos-Arceiz, Richard T. Corlett, Chris T. Darimont, Amy J. Dickman, Rodolfo Dirzo, Holly T. Dublin, James A. Estes, Kristoffer T. Everatt, Mauro Galetti, Varun R. Goswami, Matt W. Hayward, Simon Hedges, Michael Hoffmann, Luke T. B. Hunter, Graham I. H. Kerley, Mike Letnic, Taal Levi, Fiona Maisels, John C. Morrison, Michael Paul Nelson, Thomas M. Newsome, Luke Painter, Robert M. Pringle, Christopher J. Sandom, John Terborgh, Adrian Treves, Blaire Van Valkenburgh, John A. Vucetich, Aaron J. Wirsing, Arian D. Wallach, Christopher Wolf, Rosie Woodroffe, Hillary Young, Li Zhang

Twitter Demographics

The data shown below were collected from the profiles of 97 tweeters who shared this research output. Click here to find out more about how the information was compiled.

Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 158 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Netherlands 1 <1%
France 1 <1%
Botswana 1 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
United States 1 <1%
Unknown 153 97%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 32 20%
Student > Ph. D. Student 29 18%
Student > Master 22 14%
Student > Bachelor 17 11%
Student > Postgraduate 10 6%
Other 24 15%
Unknown 24 15%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 69 44%
Environmental Science 44 28%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 4 3%
Engineering 3 2%
Social Sciences 3 2%
Other 5 3%
Unknown 30 19%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 99. 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 12 September 2018.
All research outputs
#166,872
of 13,692,912 outputs
Outputs from BioScience
#62
of 2,281 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#7,977
of 375,501 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BioScience
#2
of 29 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 13,692,912 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 98th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 2,281 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 20.2. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 97% 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 375,501 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 97% of its contemporaries.
We're also able to compare this research output to 29 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 93% of its contemporaries.