About Giovanni Rapacciuolo
Giovanni Rapacciuolo is a biodiversity data scientist and macroecologist. His work at the macroecology–conservation practice interface takes advantage of emerging approaches for analyzing and visualizing big datasets to improve our predictive understanding of large-scale biodiversity change and support conservation decisions. Giovanni is currently a Research Scientist at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco. Find out more about Giovanni at giorapacciuolo.com.
Nature Eco Evo
Our paper, published today in Nature Ecology & Evolution, provides a direct test of the quality of species diversity as a surrogate for conserving phylogenetic and functional diversity