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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 (96th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
4 news outlets
twitter
93 tweeters
facebook
2 Facebook pages

Citations

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37 Dimensions

Readers on

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202 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 93 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 202 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 197 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 38 19%
Researcher 37 18%
Student > Master 27 13%
Student > Bachelor 20 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 10 5%
Other 32 16%
Unknown 38 19%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 77 38%
Environmental Science 55 27%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 5 2%
Engineering 4 2%
Social Sciences 3 1%
Other 11 5%
Unknown 47 23%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 95. 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
#333,423
of 21,277,666 outputs
Outputs from BioScience
#147
of 2,894 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#9,423
of 419,943 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BioScience
#2
of 28 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 21,277,666 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 2,894 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 32.0. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 94% 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 419,943 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 28 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 96% of its contemporaries.