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A Decision-Support Tool to Augment Global Mountain Protection and Conservation, including a Case Study from Western Himalaya Jacobs, Peter; Carbutt, Clinton; Beever, Erik A.; Foggin, J. Marc; Martin, Madeline; Orchard, Shane; Sayre, Roger

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Mountains are remarkable storehouses of global biodiversity that provide a broad range of ecosystem services underpinning billions of livelihoods. The world’s network of protected areas includes many iconic mountain landscapes. However, only ca. 19% of mountain areas globally are protected (excluding Antarctica); many mountain areas are inadequately (

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