Dwarfs and giants on islands more likely to go extinct
- Press Release
Lecturer Mugino Kubo of the Department of Environmental Studies in the Graduate School of Frontier Sciences contributed to the research project by collecting data on Japanese insular mammals.
iDiv press release (March 9, 2023)
Title: Dwarfism and gigantism drive human-mediated extinctions on islands.
Authors: Roberto Rozzi, Mark V. Lomolino, Alexandra A. E. van der Geer, Daniele Silvestro, S. Kathleen Lyons, Pere Bover, Josep A. Alcover, Ana Benítez-López, Cheng-Hsiu Tsai, Masaki Fujita, Mugino O. Kubo, Janine Ochoa, Matthew E. Scarborough, Samuel T. Turvey, Alexander Zizka, Jonathan M. Chase