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Scientists’ Warning to Humanity: Rapid degradation of the world's large lakes

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Scientists’ Warning to Humanity : Rapid degradation of the world's large lakes. / Jenny, Jean Philippe; Anneville, Orlane; Arnaud, Fabien; Baulaz, Yoann; Bouffard, Damien; Domaizon, Isabelle; Bocaniov, Serghei A.; Chèvre, Nathalie; Dittrich, Maria; Dorioz, Jean Marcel; Dunlop, Erin S.; Dur, Gaël; Guillard, Jean; Guinaldo, Thibault; Jacquet, Stéphan; Jamoneau, Aurélien; Jawed, Zobia; Jeppesen, Erik; Krantzberg, Gail; Lenters, John; Leoni, Barbara; Meybeck, Michel; Nava, Veronica; Nõges, Tiina; Nõges, Peeter; Patelli, Martina; Pebbles, Victoria; Perga, Marie Elodie; Rasconi, Serena; Ruetz, Carl R.; Rudstam, Lars; Salmaso, Nico; Sapna, Sharma; Straile, Dietmar; Tammeorg, Olga; Twiss, Michael R.; Uzarski, Donald G.; Ventelä, Anne Mari; Vincent, Warwick F.; Wilhelm, Steven W.; Wängberg, Sten Åke; Weyhenmeyer, Gesa A.

In: Journal of Great Lakes Research, Vol. 46, No. 4, 08.2020, p. 686-702.

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Harvard

Jenny, JP, Anneville, O, Arnaud, F, Baulaz, Y, Bouffard, D, Domaizon, I, Bocaniov, SA, Chèvre, N, Dittrich, M, Dorioz, JM, Dunlop, ES, Dur, G, Guillard, J, Guinaldo, T, Jacquet, S, Jamoneau, A, Jawed, Z, Jeppesen, E, Krantzberg, G, Lenters, J, Leoni, B, Meybeck, M, Nava, V, Nõges, T, Nõges, P, Patelli, M, Pebbles, V, Perga, ME, Rasconi, S, Ruetz, CR, Rudstam, L, Salmaso, N, Sapna, S, Straile, D, Tammeorg, O, Twiss, MR, Uzarski, DG, Ventelä, AM, Vincent, WF, Wilhelm, SW, Wängberg, SÅ & Weyhenmeyer, GA 2020, 'Scientists’ Warning to Humanity: Rapid degradation of the world's large lakes', Journal of Great Lakes Research, vol. 46, no. 4, pp. 686-702. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jglr.2020.05.006

APA

Jenny, J. P., Anneville, O., Arnaud, F., Baulaz, Y., Bouffard, D., Domaizon, I., Bocaniov, S. A., Chèvre, N., Dittrich, M., Dorioz, J. M., Dunlop, E. S., Dur, G., Guillard, J., Guinaldo, T., Jacquet, S., Jamoneau, A., Jawed, Z., Jeppesen, E., Krantzberg, G., ... Weyhenmeyer, G. A. (2020). Scientists’ Warning to Humanity: Rapid degradation of the world's large lakes. Journal of Great Lakes Research, 46(4), 686-702. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jglr.2020.05.006

CBE

Jenny JP, Anneville O, Arnaud F, Baulaz Y, Bouffard D, Domaizon I, Bocaniov SA, Chèvre N, Dittrich M, Dorioz JM, Dunlop ES, Dur G, Guillard J, Guinaldo T, Jacquet S, Jamoneau A, Jawed Z, Jeppesen E, Krantzberg G, Lenters J, Leoni B, Meybeck M, Nava V, Nõges T, Nõges P, Patelli M, Pebbles V, Perga ME, Rasconi S, Ruetz CR, Rudstam L, Salmaso N, Sapna S, Straile D, Tammeorg O, Twiss MR, Uzarski DG, Ventelä AM, Vincent WF, Wilhelm SW, Wängberg SÅ, Weyhenmeyer GA. 2020. Scientists’ Warning to Humanity: Rapid degradation of the world's large lakes. Journal of Great Lakes Research. 46(4):686-702. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jglr.2020.05.006

MLA

Jenny, Jean Philippe et al. "Scientists’ Warning to Humanity: Rapid degradation of the world's large lakes". Journal of Great Lakes Research. 2020, 46(4). 686-702. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jglr.2020.05.006

Vancouver

Jenny JP, Anneville O, Arnaud F, Baulaz Y, Bouffard D, Domaizon I et al. Scientists’ Warning to Humanity: Rapid degradation of the world's large lakes. Journal of Great Lakes Research. 2020 Aug;46(4):686-702. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jglr.2020.05.006

Author

Jenny, Jean Philippe ; Anneville, Orlane ; Arnaud, Fabien ; Baulaz, Yoann ; Bouffard, Damien ; Domaizon, Isabelle ; Bocaniov, Serghei A. ; Chèvre, Nathalie ; Dittrich, Maria ; Dorioz, Jean Marcel ; Dunlop, Erin S. ; Dur, Gaël ; Guillard, Jean ; Guinaldo, Thibault ; Jacquet, Stéphan ; Jamoneau, Aurélien ; Jawed, Zobia ; Jeppesen, Erik ; Krantzberg, Gail ; Lenters, John ; Leoni, Barbara ; Meybeck, Michel ; Nava, Veronica ; Nõges, Tiina ; Nõges, Peeter ; Patelli, Martina ; Pebbles, Victoria ; Perga, Marie Elodie ; Rasconi, Serena ; Ruetz, Carl R. ; Rudstam, Lars ; Salmaso, Nico ; Sapna, Sharma ; Straile, Dietmar ; Tammeorg, Olga ; Twiss, Michael R. ; Uzarski, Donald G. ; Ventelä, Anne Mari ; Vincent, Warwick F. ; Wilhelm, Steven W. ; Wängberg, Sten Åke ; Weyhenmeyer, Gesa A. / Scientists’ Warning to Humanity : Rapid degradation of the world's large lakes. In: Journal of Great Lakes Research. 2020 ; Vol. 46, No. 4. pp. 686-702.

Bibtex

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title = "Scientists{\textquoteright} Warning to Humanity: Rapid degradation of the world's large lakes",
abstract = "Large lakes of the world are habitats for diverse species, including endemic taxa, and are valuable resources that provide humanity with many ecosystem services. They are also sentinels of global and local change, and recent studies in limnology and paleolimnology have demonstrated disturbing evidence of their collective degradation in terms of depletion of resources (water and food), rapid warming and loss of ice, destruction of habitats and ecosystems, loss of species, and accelerating pollution. Large lakes are particularly exposed to anthropogenic and climatic stressors. The Second Warning to Humanity provides a framework to assess the dangers now threatening the world's large lake ecosystems and to evaluate pathways of sustainable development that are more respectful of their ongoing provision of services. Here we review current and emerging threats to the large lakes of the world, including iconic examples of lake management failures and successes, from which we identify priorities and approaches for future conservation efforts. The review underscores the extent of lake resource degradation, which is a result of cumulative perturbation through time by long-term human impacts combined with other emerging stressors. Decades of degradation of large lakes have resulted in major challenges for restoration and management and a legacy of ecological and economic costs for future generations. Large lakes will require more intense conservation efforts in a warmer, increasingly populated world to achieve sustainable, high-quality waters. This Warning to Humanity is also an opportunity to highlight the value of a long-term lake observatory network to monitor and report on environmental changes in large lake ecosystems.",
keywords = "Biodiversity loss, Ecosystem services, Eutrophication, Global change, Large lakes, Second Warning to Humanity",
author = "Jenny, {Jean Philippe} and Orlane Anneville and Fabien Arnaud and Yoann Baulaz and Damien Bouffard and Isabelle Domaizon and Bocaniov, {Serghei A.} and Nathalie Ch{\`e}vre and Maria Dittrich and Dorioz, {Jean Marcel} and Dunlop, {Erin S.} and Ga{\"e}l Dur and Jean Guillard and Thibault Guinaldo and St{\'e}phan Jacquet and Aur{\'e}lien Jamoneau and Zobia Jawed and Erik Jeppesen and Gail Krantzberg and John Lenters and Barbara Leoni and Michel Meybeck and Veronica Nava and Tiina N{\~o}ges and Peeter N{\~o}ges and Martina Patelli and Victoria Pebbles and Perga, {Marie Elodie} and Serena Rasconi and Ruetz, {Carl R.} and Lars Rudstam and Nico Salmaso and Sharma Sapna and Dietmar Straile and Olga Tammeorg and Twiss, {Michael R.} and Uzarski, {Donald G.} and Ventel{\"a}, {Anne Mari} and Vincent, {Warwick F.} and Wilhelm, {Steven W.} and W{\"a}ngberg, {Sten {\AA}ke} and Weyhenmeyer, {Gesa A.}",
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language = "English",
volume = "46",
pages = "686--702",
journal = "Journal of Great Lakes Research",
issn = "0380-1330",
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RIS

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T2 - Rapid degradation of the world's large lakes

AU - Jenny, Jean Philippe

AU - Anneville, Orlane

AU - Arnaud, Fabien

AU - Baulaz, Yoann

AU - Bouffard, Damien

AU - Domaizon, Isabelle

AU - Bocaniov, Serghei A.

AU - Chèvre, Nathalie

AU - Dittrich, Maria

AU - Dorioz, Jean Marcel

AU - Dunlop, Erin S.

AU - Dur, Gaël

AU - Guillard, Jean

AU - Guinaldo, Thibault

AU - Jacquet, Stéphan

AU - Jamoneau, Aurélien

AU - Jawed, Zobia

AU - Jeppesen, Erik

AU - Krantzberg, Gail

AU - Lenters, John

AU - Leoni, Barbara

AU - Meybeck, Michel

AU - Nava, Veronica

AU - Nõges, Tiina

AU - Nõges, Peeter

AU - Patelli, Martina

AU - Pebbles, Victoria

AU - Perga, Marie Elodie

AU - Rasconi, Serena

AU - Ruetz, Carl R.

AU - Rudstam, Lars

AU - Salmaso, Nico

AU - Sapna, Sharma

AU - Straile, Dietmar

AU - Tammeorg, Olga

AU - Twiss, Michael R.

AU - Uzarski, Donald G.

AU - Ventelä, Anne Mari

AU - Vincent, Warwick F.

AU - Wilhelm, Steven W.

AU - Wängberg, Sten Åke

AU - Weyhenmeyer, Gesa A.

PY - 2020/8

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N2 - Large lakes of the world are habitats for diverse species, including endemic taxa, and are valuable resources that provide humanity with many ecosystem services. They are also sentinels of global and local change, and recent studies in limnology and paleolimnology have demonstrated disturbing evidence of their collective degradation in terms of depletion of resources (water and food), rapid warming and loss of ice, destruction of habitats and ecosystems, loss of species, and accelerating pollution. Large lakes are particularly exposed to anthropogenic and climatic stressors. The Second Warning to Humanity provides a framework to assess the dangers now threatening the world's large lake ecosystems and to evaluate pathways of sustainable development that are more respectful of their ongoing provision of services. Here we review current and emerging threats to the large lakes of the world, including iconic examples of lake management failures and successes, from which we identify priorities and approaches for future conservation efforts. The review underscores the extent of lake resource degradation, which is a result of cumulative perturbation through time by long-term human impacts combined with other emerging stressors. Decades of degradation of large lakes have resulted in major challenges for restoration and management and a legacy of ecological and economic costs for future generations. Large lakes will require more intense conservation efforts in a warmer, increasingly populated world to achieve sustainable, high-quality waters. This Warning to Humanity is also an opportunity to highlight the value of a long-term lake observatory network to monitor and report on environmental changes in large lake ecosystems.

AB - Large lakes of the world are habitats for diverse species, including endemic taxa, and are valuable resources that provide humanity with many ecosystem services. They are also sentinels of global and local change, and recent studies in limnology and paleolimnology have demonstrated disturbing evidence of their collective degradation in terms of depletion of resources (water and food), rapid warming and loss of ice, destruction of habitats and ecosystems, loss of species, and accelerating pollution. Large lakes are particularly exposed to anthropogenic and climatic stressors. The Second Warning to Humanity provides a framework to assess the dangers now threatening the world's large lake ecosystems and to evaluate pathways of sustainable development that are more respectful of their ongoing provision of services. Here we review current and emerging threats to the large lakes of the world, including iconic examples of lake management failures and successes, from which we identify priorities and approaches for future conservation efforts. The review underscores the extent of lake resource degradation, which is a result of cumulative perturbation through time by long-term human impacts combined with other emerging stressors. Decades of degradation of large lakes have resulted in major challenges for restoration and management and a legacy of ecological and economic costs for future generations. Large lakes will require more intense conservation efforts in a warmer, increasingly populated world to achieve sustainable, high-quality waters. This Warning to Humanity is also an opportunity to highlight the value of a long-term lake observatory network to monitor and report on environmental changes in large lake ecosystems.

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KW - Ecosystem services

KW - Eutrophication

KW - Global change

KW - Large lakes

KW - Second Warning to Humanity

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SP - 686

EP - 702

JO - Journal of Great Lakes Research

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SN - 0380-1330

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