Conservation planning in a changing world

Pressey, Robert L., Cabeza, Mar, Watts, Matthew E., Cowling, Richard M., and Wilson, Kerrie A. (2007) Conservation planning in a changing world. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 22 (11). pp. 583-592.

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Abstract

Conservation planning is the process of locating, configuring, implementing and maintaining areas that are managed to promote the persistence of biodiversity and other natural values. Conservation planning is inherently spatial. The science behind it has solved important spatial problems and increasingly influenced practice. To be effective, however, conservation planning must deal better with two types of change. First, biodiversity is not static in time or space but generated and maintained by natural processes. Second, humans are altering the planet in diverse ways at ever faster rates.

Item ID: 2530
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1872-8383
Keywords: conservation; planning; changing world; processes; ecological impacts
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Date Deposited: 20 Jul 2009 04:23
FoR Codes: 05 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES > 0502 Environmental Science and Management > 050202 Conservation and Biodiversity @ 100%
SEO Codes: 96 ENVIRONMENT > 9606 Environmental and Natural Resource Evaluation > 960699 Environmental and Natural Resource Evaluation not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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