Fuller, R.A., J.R. Lee and J.E.M. Watson (2014). Choosing Open Access. Conservation Biology, 6:1443-1444.
Only 9% of conservation science papers are freely downloadable and only 5% are fully open access.
This compares poorly with evolutionary biology, where a whopping 32% of papers are freely downloadable!!
We discuss some remedies in an editorial accompanying our paper here.
Download the paper here.