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Networks are a convenient way to represent many interactions among different entities as they provide an efficient and clear methodology to evaluate and organize relevant data. While there are many features for characterizing networks there is a quantity that seems rather elusive: Complexity. The quantification of the complexity of networks is nowa...
The construction of a network capturing the topological structure linked to the interactions among species and the analysis of its properties constitutes a clarifying way to understand the functioning of an ecosystem at different scales of analysis. Here, we present a novel systematic procedure to profit from the enhanced information derived from c...
International agreements aim to conserve 17% of Earth's land area by 2020 but include no area-based conservation targets within the working landscapes that support human needs through farming, ranching, and forestry. Through a review of country-level legislation, we found that just 38% of countries have minimum area requirements for conserving nati...