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By Eric Dinerstein, David M. Olson, Douglas J. Graham

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In each of the definitions below, we first describe the ecoregion's landscape integrity as assessed by the more quantifiable criteria listed in Appendix A. The remaining sentences describe qualitatively the predicted ecological and biological impacts of loss of landscape integrity. They reflect how with increasing habitat loss, degradation, and fragmentation, ecological processes cease to function Page 8 naturally, or at all, and major components of biodiversity are steadily eroded. The categories of conservation status are: Extinct.

Ayres (Universidade Federal do Pará, BRAZIL) P. Bacon (University of the West Indies, TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO) J. Barborak (Wildlife Conservation Society, USA) E. Barriga (USAID, COLOMBIA) G. Batmanian (World Wildlife Fund-US) M. Baudoin (Secretaría Nacional del Medio Ambiente, BOLIVIA) M. Bonifaz (World Bank, USA) P. Brandriss (World Bank, USA) J. Brokaw (USAID, USA) D. Brown (Southwestern Field Biologists, USA) K. Brown (Universidade de Campinas [UNICAMP], BRAZIL) D. Bryant (World Resources Institute, USA) E.

A. Peres (Universidade de São Paulo, BRAZIL) T. Pierce (USAID, GUATEMALA) J. Pitt (University of Grenada, GRENADA) C. Plaza (World Bank, USA) J. Podowski (World Wildlife Fund-US) B. Potter (Island Resources Foundation, USA) G. Powell (Centro Científico Tropical, COSTA RICA) S. Price (World Wildlife Fund-CANADA) G. Prickett (USAID, USA) A. Putney (IUCN, USA) L. Quevedo (World Wildlife Fund-BOLIVIA) J. Quinn (University of California, USA) K. Redford (The Nature Conservancy, USA) H. Reichart (World Wide Fund for Nature-NETHERLANDS) F.

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