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No. 282
June 2008

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One Planet – Ours!

This year the United States Botanic Garden’s ever-popular summer exhibition will focus on sustainability - not only how it applies to gardens and the landscape, but also how each of us and our communities can live for tomorrow, as well as for today.

"Cool Globe" comprising 2,000 seed packets, by artist Douglas Hoerr

One Planet - Ours! will showcase garden displays on the Conservatory Terrace and interpretive and sculptural displays in the National Garden and Bartholdi Park. The U.S. Botanic Garden has once again invited other organizations from around the country to participate in the exhibition: One Planet - Ours! will feature government agencies, non-governmental organizations, and individuals who are leading efforts toward sustainable lifestyles. Included are the National Museum of Natural History, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), U.S. Department of Energy, American Horticultural Society, Longwood Gardens, National Wildlife Federation, North American Pollinator Protection Campaign (NAPPC), and many more. Tying it all together will be "Cool Globes," an exhibit of more than 40 sculptures of “whole earth” solutions to the problems of living unsustainably. The One Planet - Ours! exhibition opened on May 24 and will remain on display through October 13, 2008.

The U.S. Botanic Garden Conservatory and the adjacent National Garden are open to the public, free of charge, every day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Bartholdi Park is open every day from dawn to dusk. The USBG Conservatory is located in Washington, D.C., at 100 Maryland Avenue SW, on the west side of the U.S. Capitol.Further information is available by calling 202-225-8333 or visiting

Current Literature

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Ashton, I.W., and Lerdau, M.T. 2008. Tolerance to herbivory, and not resistance, may explain differential success of invasive, naturalized, and native North American temperate vines. Divers. Distrib. 14(2):169-178.

Astaras, C., Mühlenberg, M., and Waltert, M. 2008. Note on drill (Mandrillus leucophaeus) ecology and conservation status in Korup National Park, southwest Cameroon. Am. J. Primatol. 70(3):306-310.

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Borghes, L. 2008. Effects of human subsistence activities on forest birds in Northern Kenya. Conserv. Biol. 22(2):384-394.

Boulton, R.L., Richard, Y., and Armstrong, D.P. 2008. Influence of food availability, predator density and forest fragmentation on nest survival of New Zealand robins. Biol. Conserv. 141(2):580-589.

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Büscher, B.E. 2008. Conservation, neoliberalism, and social science: a critical reflection on the SCB 2007 annual meeting in South Africa. Conserv. Biol. 22(2):229-231.

Calmeron, E.Z. 2008. Productivity in conservation research in the southern hemisphere. Conserv. Biol. 22(2):232-233.

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Chabrerie, O., Verheyen, K., Saguez, R., and Decocq, G. 2008. Disentangling relationships between habitat conditions, disturbance history, plant diversity, and American black cherry (Prunus serotina Ehrh.) invasion in a European temperate forest. Divers. Distrib. 14(2):204-212.

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Chen, B.Y., Zheng, D.M., Zhai, F.F., Xu, X., Sun, P., Wang, Q., and Yang, G. 2008. Abundance, distribution and conservation of Chinese White Dolphins (Sousa chinensis) in Xiamen, China. Mamm. Biol. 73(2):156-164.

Chen, X.Y., Cui, G.H., and Yang, J.X. 2008. Threatened fishes of the world: Pseudobagrus medianalis (Regan) 1904 (Bagridae). Environ. Biol. Fish. 81(3):253-254.

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Daniels, A.E., and Cumming, G.S. 2008. Conversion or conservation? Understanding wetland change in northwest Costa Rica. Ecol. Appl. 18(1):49-63.

Dapporto, L., and Dennis, R.L.H. 2008. Species richness, rarity and endemicity on Italian offshore islands: complementary signals from island-focused and species-focused analyses. J. Biogeogr. 35(4):664-674.

Davidson, T.M., Hewitt, C.L., and Campbell, M. 2008. Distribution, density, and habitat use among native and introduced populations of the Australasian burrowing isopod Sphaeroma quoianum. Biol. Invasions 10(4):399-410.

Dawson, I.K., Hollingsworth, P.M., Doyle, J.J., Kresovich, S., Weber, J.C., Montes, C.S., Pennington, T.D., and Pennington, R.T. 2008. Origins and genetic conservation of tropical trees in agroforestry systems: a case study from the Peruvian Amazon. Conserv. Genet. 9(2):361-372.

De Barro, P.J., Hidayat, S.H., Frohlich, D., Subandiyah, S., and Ueda, S. 2008. A virus and its vector, pepper yellow leaf curl virus and Bemisia tabaci, two new invaders of Indonesia. Biol. Invasions 10(4):411-433.

Delibes-Mateos, M., Ferreras, P., and Villafuerte, R. 2008. Rabbit populations and game management: the situation after 15 years of rabbit haemorrhagic disease in central-southern Spain. Biodivers. Conserv. 17(3):559-574.

Disney, R.H.L., and Durska, E. 2008. Conservation evaluation and the choice of faunal taxa to sample. Biodivers. Conserv. 17(3):449-451.

Driscoll, D.A., and Henderson, M.K. 2008. How many common reptile species are fire specialists? A replicated natural experiment highlights the predictive weakness of a fire succession model. Biol. Conserv. 141(2):460-471.

Duarte, M.C., Rego, F., Romeiras, M.M., and Moreira, I. 2008. Plant species richness in the Cape Verde islands - eco-geographical determinants. Biodivers. Conserv. 17(3):453-466.

Ebeling, S.K., Hensen, I., and Auge, H. 2008. The invasive shrub Buddleja davidii performs better in its introduced range. Divers. Distrib. 14(2):225-233.

Ens, E.J., and French, K. 2008. Exotic woody invader limits the recruitment of three indigenous plant species. Biol. Conserv. 141(2):590-595.

Ewing, S.R., Nager, R.G., Nicoll, M.A.C., Aumjaud, A., Jones, C.G., and Keller, L.F. 2008. Inbreeding and loss of genetic variation in a reintroduced population of Mauritius Kestrel. Conserv. Biol. 22(2):395-404.

Fan, C.C., Pecchioni, N., and Chen, L.Q. 2008. Genetic structure and proposed conservation strategy for natural populations of Calycanthus chinensis Cheng and SY Chang (Calycanthaceae). Can. J. Plant Sci. 88(1):179-186.

Fargione, J., Hill, J., Tilman, D., Polasky, S., and Hawthorne, P. 2008. Land clearing and the biofuel carbon debt. Science 319(5867):1235-1238.

Farwig, N., Braun, C., and Böehning-Gaese, K. 2008. Human disturbance reduces genetic diversity of an endangered tropical tree, Prunus africana (Rosaceae). Conserv. Genet. 9(2):317-326.

Favé, M.J., and Turgeon, J. 2008. Patterns of genetic diversity in Great Lakes bloaters (Coregonus hoyi) with a view to future reintroduction in Lake Ontario. Conserv. Genet. 9(2):281-293.

Felton, A., Wood, J., Felton, A.M., Hennessey, B., and Lindenmayer, D.B. 2008. Bird community responses to reduced-impact logging in a certified forestry concession in lowland Bolivia. Biol. Conserv. 141(2):545-555.

Fernández-Alonso, J.L. 2008. Studies on Labiatae VII. Salvia yukoyukparum, new species and first representative of the Tomentellae section in Colombia. Novon 18(1):38-42.

Field, C.B., Campbell, J.E., and Lobell, D.B. 2008. Biomass energy: the scale of the potential resource. Trends Ecol. Evol. 23(2):65-72.

Fischer, A.P., and Bliss, J.C. 2008. Behavioral assumptions of conservation policy: conserving oak habitat on family-forest land in the Willamette Valley, Oregon. Conserv. Biol. 22(2):275-283.

Franks, S.J., Pratt, P.D., Dray, F.A., and Simms, E.L. 2008. No evolution of increased competitive ability or decreased allocation to defense in Melaleuca quinquenervia since release from natural enemies. Biol. Invasions 10(4):455-466.

Galbraith-Kent, S.L., and Handel, S.N. 2008. Invasive Acer platanoides inhibits native sapling growth in forest understorey communities. J. Ecology 96(2):293-302.

Gapare, W.J., Yanchuk, A.D., and Aitken, S.N. 2008. Optimal sampling strategies for capture of genetic diversity differ between core and peripheral populations of Picea sitchensis (Bong.) Carr. Conserv. Genet. 9(2):411-418.

Garcia, C., Sérgio, C., and Jansen, J. 2008. The bryophyte flora of the natural park of Serra da Estrela (Portugal): conservation and biogeographical approaches. Cryptogamie Bryol. 29(1):49-73.

Gaudeul, M., and Till-Bottraud, I. 2008. Genetic structure of the endangered perennial plant Eryngium alpinum (Apiaceae) in an alpine valley. Biol. J. Linn. Soc. 93(4):667-677.

Geburek, T., and Konrad, H. 2008. Why the conservation of forest genetic resources has not worked. Conserv. Biol. 22(2):267-274.

Gherardi, F., Bertolino, S., Bodon, M., Casellato, S., Cianfanelli, S., Ferraguti, M., Lori, E., Mura, G., Nocita, A., Riccardi, N., Rossetti, G., Rota, E., Scalera, R., Zerunian, S., and Tricarico, E. 2008. Animal xenodiversity in Italian inland waters: distribution, modes of arrival, and pathways. Biol. Invasions 10(4):435-454.

Gillespie, T.R., and Chapman, C.A. 2008. Forest fragmentation, the decline of an endangered primate, and changes in host-parasite interactions relative to an unfragmented forest. Am. J. Primatol. 70(3):222-230.

Githae, E.W., Chuah-Petiot, M., Mworia, J.K., and Odee, D.W. 2008. A botanical inventory and diversity assessment of Mt. Marsabit forest, a sub-humid montane forest in the arid lands of northern Kenya. Afr. J. Ecol. 46(1):39-45.

Glenn, S., and Holway, D. 2008. Consumption of introduced prey by native predators: Argentine ants and pit-building ant lions. Biol. Invasions 10(3):273-280.

Gomez-Aparicio, L., and Canham, C.D. 2008. Neighborhood models of the effects of invasive tree species on ecosystem processes. Ecol. Monogr. 78(1):69-86.

Good, T.P., Davies, J., Burke, B.J., and Ruckelshaus, M.H. 2008. Incorporating catastrophic risk assessments into setting conservation goals for threatened Pacific Salmon. Ecol. Appl. 18(1):246-257.

Gordon, D.R., Onderdonk, D.A., Fox, A.M., and Stocker, R.K. 2008. Consistent accuracy of the Australian weed risk assessment system across varied geographies. Divers. Distrib. 14(2):234-242.

Gruenthal, K.M., and Burton, R.S. 2008. Genetic structure of natural populations of the California black abalone (Haliotis cracherodii Leach, 1814), a candidate for endangered species status. J. Exp. Marine Biol. Ecol. 355(1):47-58.

Guadarram-Maillot, V. 2008. The popularity of biodiversity. Conserv. Biol. 22(2):233-234.

Guo, J. 2008. A renowned field station rises from the ashes. Science 320(5875):444-445.

Hajji, G.M., Charfi-Cheikrouha, F., Lorenzini, R., Vigne, J.D., Hartl, G.B., and Zachos, F.E. 2008. Phylogeography and founder effect of the endangered Corsican red deer (Cervus elaphus corsicanus). Biodivers. Conserv. 17(3):659-673.

Halsing, D.L., and Moore, M.R. 2008. Cost-effective management alternatives for Snake River Chinook Salmoon: a biological-economic synthesis. Conserv. Biol. 22(2):338-350.

Harewood, A., and Horrocks, J. 2008. Impacts of coastal development on hawksbill hatchling survival and swimming success during the initial offshore migration. Biol. Conserv. 141(2):394-401.

Harker, R.J., and Shreeve, T.G. 2008. How accurate are single site transect data for monitoring butterfly trends? Spatial and temporal issues identified in monitoring Lasiommata megera. J. Insect Conserv. 12(2):125-133.

Harper, G.L., Maclean, N., and Goulson, D. 2008. Molecular evidence for a recent founder event in the UK populations of the Adonis blue butterfly (Polyommatus bellargus). J. Insect Conserv. 12(2):147-153.

Hastwell, G.T., Daniel, A.J., and Vivian-Smith, G. 2008. Predicting invasiveness in exotic species: do subtropical native and invasive exotic aquatic plants differ in their growth responses to macronutrients? Divers. Distrib. 14(2):243-251.

Hayes, K.R., and Barry, S.C. 2008. Are there any consistent predictors of invasion success? Biol. Invasions 10(4):483-506.

Heaton, J.S., Nussear, K.E., Esque, T.C., Inman, R.D., Davenport, F.M., Leuteritz, T.E., Medica, P.A., Strout, N.W., Burgess, P.A., and Benvenuti, L. 2008. Spatially explicit decision support for selecting translocation areas for Mojave desert tortoises. Biodivers. Conserv. 17(3):575-590.

Hedges, S.B., Duellman, W.E., and Heinicke, M.P. 2008. New World direct-developing frogs (Anura: Terrarana): molecular phylogeny, classification, biogeography, and conservation. Zootaxa 1737:3-182.

Hedin, J., Ranius, T., Nilsson, S.G., and Smith, H.G. 2008. Restricted dispersal in a flying beetle assessed by telemetry. Biodivers. Conserv. 17(3):675-684.

Heller, N.E., Sanders, N.J., Shors, J.W., and Gordon, D.M. 2008. Rainfall facilitates the spread, and time alters the impact, of the invasive Argentine ant. Oecologia 155(2):385-395.

Hinam, H.L., and Clair, C.C.S. 2008. High levels of habitat loss and fragmentation limit reproductive success by reducing home range size and provisioning rates of Northern saw-whet owls. Biol. Conserv. 141(2):524-535.

Hollebone, A.L., and Hay, M.E. 2008. An invasive crab alters interaction webs in a marine community. Biol. Invasions 10(3):347-358.

Hollmen, A., Välimäki, P., Itämies, J., and Oksanen, J. 2008. The value of open power line habitat in conservation of ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) associated with mires. J. Insect Conserv. 12(2):163-177.

Hood, G.A., and Bayley, S.E. 2008. Beaver (Castor canadensis) mitigate the effects of climate on the area of open water in boreal wetlands in western Canada. Biol. Conserv. 141(2):556-567.

Howard, R.J., Travis, S.E., and Sikes, B.A. 2008. Rapid growth of a Eurasian haplotype of Phragmites australis in a restored brackish marsh in Louisiana, USA. Biol. Invasions 10(3):369-379.

Huber, S.K. 2008. Effects of the introduced parasite Philornis downsi on nestling growth and mortality in the medium ground finch (Geospiza fortis). Biol. Conserv. 141(2):601-609.

Hufbauer, R.A., and Sforza, R. 2008. Multiple introductions of two invasive Centaurea taxa inferred from cpDNA haplotypes. Divers. Distrib. 14(2):252-261.

Hull, J.M., Anderson, R., Bradbury, M., Estep, J.A., and Ernest, H.B. 2008. Population structure and genetic diversity in Swainson's Hawks (Buteo swainsoni): implications for conservation. Conserv. Genet. 9(2):305-316.

Humphries, H.C., Bourgeron, P.S., and Reynolds, K.M. 2008. Suitability for conservation as a criterion in regional conservation network selection. Biodivers. Conserv. 17(3):467-492.

Iguchi, K., and Kitano, S. 2008. Local specialists among endangered populations of medaka, Oryzias latipes, harboring in fragmented patches. Environ. Biol. Fish. 81(3):267-276.

Inoue, M.N., Yokoyama, J., and Washitani, I. 2008. Displacement of Japanese native bumblebees by the recently introduced Bombus terrestris (L.) (Hymenoptera: Apidae). J. Insect Conserv. 12(2):135-146.

Irwin, M.T. 2008. Feeding ecology of Propithecus diadema in forest fragments and continuous forest. Int. J. Primatol. 29(1):95-115.

Isabirye-Basuta, G.M., and Lwanga, J.S. 2008. Primate populations and their interactions with changing habitats. Int. J. Primatol. 29(1):35-48.

Ishengoma, D.R.S., Shedlock, A.M., Foley, C.A.H., Foley, L.J., Wasser, S.K., Balthazary, S.T., and Mutayoba, B.M. 2008. Effects of poaching on bull mating success in a free ranging African elephant (Loxodonta africana) population in Tarangire National Park, Tanzania. Conserv. Genet. 9(2):247-255.

Jansen, K.P., Mushinsky, H.R., and Karl, S.A. 2008. Population genetics of the mangrove salt marsh snake, Nerodia clarkii compressicauda, in a linear, fragmented habitat. Conserv. Genet. 9(2):401-410.

Jardim, J.G., and Zappi, D.C. 2008. Two new species of Faramea (Rubiaceae, Coussareeae) from eastern Brazil. Novon 18(1):67-71.

Jeschke, J.M., and Strayer, D.L. 2008. Are threat status and invasion success two sides of the same coin? Ecography 31(1):124-130.

Jiménez, A., Pauchard, A., Cavieres, L.A., Marticorena, A., and Bustamante, R.O. 2008. Do climatically similar regions contain similar alien floras? A comparison between the Mediterranean areas of central Chile and California. J. Biogeogr. 35(4):614-624.

Jongejans, E., Skarpaas, O., and Shea, K. 2008. Dispersal, demography and spatial population models for conservation and control management. Perspect. Plant Ecol. Evol. Syst. 9(3-4):153-170.

Jule, K.R., Leaver, L.A., and Lea, S.E.G. 2008. The effects of captive experience on reintroduction survival in carnivores: a review and analysis. Biol. Conserv. 141(2):355-363.

Kilroy, C., Snelder, T.H., Floerl, O., Vieglais, C.C., and Dey, K.L. 2008. A rapid technique for assessing the suitability of areas for invasive species applied to New Zealand's rivers. Divers. Distrib. 14(2):262-272.

King, J.J., and Roche, W.K. 2008. Aspects of anadromous Allis shad (Alosa alosa Linnaeus) and Twaite shad (Alosa fallax Lacépède) biology in four Irish Special Areas of Conservation (SACs): status, spawning indications and implications for conservation designation. Hydrobiologia 602:145-154.

Kirika, J.M., Farwig, N., and Böhning-Gaese, K. 2008. Effects of local disturbance of tropical forests on frugivores and seed removal of a small-seeded afrotropical tree. Conserv. Biol. 22(2):318-328.

Kobelt, M., and Nentwig, W. 2008. Alien spider introductions to Europe supported by global trade. Divers. Distrib. 14(2):273-280.

Kozlowski, G. 2008. Is the global conservation status assessment of a threatened taxon a utopia? Biodivers. Conserv. 17(3):445-448.

Kremen, C., Cameron, A., Moilanen, A., Phillips, S.J., Thomas, C.D., Beentje, H., Dransfield, J., Fisher, B.L., Glaw, F., Good, T.C., Harper, GJ., Hijmans, R.J., Lees, D.C., Louis, E., Nussbaum, R.A., Raxworthy, C.J., Razafimpahanana, A., Schatz, G.E., Vences, M., Vieites, D.R., Wright, P.C., and Zjhra, M.L. 2008. Aligning conservation priorities across taxa in Madagascar with high-resolution planning tools. Science 320(5873):222-226.

Kumar, S. 2008. Nonviolent change, a good idea. Conserv. Biol. 22(2):239-240.

Kuparinen, A., and Schurr, F.M. 2008. Assessing the risk of gene flow from genetically modified trees carrying mitigation transgenes. Biol. Invasions 10(3):281-290.

Lantz, V., and Martínez-Espiñeira, R. 2008. Testing the envrionmental Kuznets curve hypothesis with bird populations as habitat-specific environmental indiactions: evidence from Canada. Conserv. Biol. 22(2):428-438.

Le Gouar, P., Rigal, F., Boisselier-Dubayle, M.C., Sarrazin, F., Arthur, C., Choisy, J.P., Hatzofe, O., Henriquet, S., Lécuyer, P., Tessier, C., Susic, G., and Samadi, S. 2008. Genetic variation in a network of natural and reintroduced populations of Griffon vulture (Gyps fulvus) in Europe. Conserv. Genet. 9(2):349-359.

Lees, A.C., and Peres, C.A. 2008. Conservation value of remnant riparian forest corridors of varying quality for Amazonian birds and mammals. Conserv. Biol. 22(2):439-449.

Lehnert, M.S. 2008. The population biology and ecology of the Homerus swallowtail, Papilio (Pterourus) homerus, in the Cockpit Country, Jamaica. J. Insect Conserv. 12(2):179-188.

Leonardos, I.D., Kagalou, I., Tsoumani, M., and Economidis, P.S. 2008. Fish fauna in a Protected Greek lake: biodiversity, introduced fish species over a 80-year period and their impacts on the ecosystem. Ecol. Freshw. Fish 17(1):165-173.

Lepczyk, C.A., Flather, C.H., Radeloff, V.C., Pidgeon, A.M., Hammer, R.B., and Liu, J.G. 2008. Human impacts on regional avian diversity and abundance. Conserv. Biol. 22(2):405-416.

Leprieur, F., Beauchard, O., Hugueny, B., Grenouillet, G., and Brosse, S. 2008. Null model of biotic homogenization: a test with the European freshwater fish fauna. Divers. Distrib. 14(2):291-300.

Levick, S., and Rogers, K. 2008. Patch and species specific responses of savanna woody vegetation to browser exclusion. Biol. Conserv. 141(2):489-498.

Linares, C., Coma, R., and Zabala, M. 2008. Restoration of threatened red gorgonian populations: an experimental and modelling approach. Biol. Conserv. 141(2):427-437.

Lindbladh, M., Niklasson, M., Karlsson, M., Björkman, L., and Churski, M. 2008. Close anthropogenic control of Fagus sylvatica establishment and expansion in a Swedish protected landscape - implications for forest history and conservation. J. Biogeogr. 35(4):682-697.

Lubben, J., Tenhumberg, B., Tyre, A., and Rebarber, R. 2008. Management recommendations based on matrix projection models: the importance of considering biological limits. Biol. Conserv. 141(2):517-523.

Lynch, T.P. 2008. The difference between spatial and temporal variation in recreational fisheries for planning of marine protected areas: response to Steffe. Conserv. Biol. 22(2):486-491.

Maes, J., Stevens, M., and Breine, J. 2008. Poor water quality constrains the distribution and movements of twaite shad Alosa fallax fallax (Lacépède, 1803) in the watershed of river Scheldt. Hydrobiologia 602:129-143.

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Rundlöf, M., Nilsson, H., and Smith, H.G. 2008. Interacting effects of farming practice and landscape context on bumblebees. Biol. Conserv. 141(2):417-426.

Safina, C., and Klinger, D.H. 2008. Collapse of bluefin tuna in the Western Atlantic. Conserv. Biol. 22(2):243-246.

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Sethi, S.A., and Hilborn, R. 2008. Interactions between poaching and management policy affect marine reserves as conservation tools. Biol. Conserv. 141(2):506-516.

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