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Title: Primates in Peril: The world's 25 most endangered primates 2008-2010
Authors: Mittermeier, Russell A
Wallis, Janette
Rylands, Anthony B
Ganzhorn, Jorg U
Oates, John F
Williamson, Elizabeth A
Palacios, Erwin
Heymann, Eckhard W
Kierulff, M Cecília M
Yongcheng, Long
Supriatna, Jatna
Roos, Christian
Walker, Sally
Cortes-Ortiz, Liliana
Schwitzer, Christoph
Contact Email: eaw1@stir.ac.uk
Issue Date: 2009
Publisher: IUCN/SSC Primate Specialist Group
Citation: Mittermeier RA, Wallis J, Rylands AB, Ganzhorn JU, Oates JF, Williamson EA, Palacios E, Heymann EW, Kierulff MCM, Yongcheng L, Supriatna J, Roos C, Walker S, Cortes-Ortiz L & Schwitzer C (2009) Primates in Peril: The world's 25 most endangered primates 2008-2010, Primate Conservation, 24, pp. 1-57.
Abstract: Introduction Here we report on the fifth iteration of the biennial listing of a consensus of 25 primate species considered to be amongst the most endangered worldwide and the most in need of urgent conservation measures. The first was drawn up in 2000 by the IUCN/SSC Primate Specialist Group, together with Conservation International (Mittermeier et al. 2000). The list was subsequently reviewed and updated in 2002 during an open meeting held during the 19th Congress of the International Primatological Society (IPS) in Beijing, China (Mittermeier et al. 2002). That occasion provided for debate among primatologists working in the field who had first-hand knowledge of the causes of threats to primates, both in general and in particular with the species or communities they study. The meeting and the review of the list of the World’s 25 Most Endangered Primates resulted in its official endorsement by the IPS, and became as such a combined endeavor of the Primate Specialist Group, the IPS, and Conservation International. A third revision was carried out at a meeting in August 2004, at the 20th Congress of the IPS in Torino, Italy (Mittermeier et al. 2006). The fourth, covering the biennium 2006–2008, was the result of a meeting held during the 21st Congress of the International Primatological Society (IPS), in Entebbe, Uganda, 26–30 June 2006 (Mittermeier et al. 2007).
Type: Journal Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/3142
URL: http://www.primate-sg.org/T25full07.htm
Rights: The editor has granted permission for use of this article in this Repository. The article was first published in Primate Conservation by IUCN/SSC Primate Specialist Group.
Affiliation: Conservation International
American University of Nigeria
Conservation International
University of Hamburg
City University of New York
Psychology
Conservation International
German Primate Center
Institute for the Conservation of Neotropical Carnivores
The Nature Conservancy
Conservation International
German Primate Center
Zoo Outreach Organisation
University of Michigan
Bristol Conservation and Science Foundation

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