Prevent perverse outcomes from global protected area policy

Barnes, Megan, Glew, Louise, Wyborn, Carina, and Craigie, Ian D. (2018) Prevent perverse outcomes from global protected area policy. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 2 (5). pp. 759-762.

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Aichi Target 11 has galvanized expansion of the global protected area network, but there is little evidence that this brings real biodiversity gains. We argue that area-based prioritization risks unintended perverse consequences and that the focus of protected area target development should shift from quantity to quality.

Item ID: 56350
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 2397-334X
Copyright Information: Copyright © 2018 Macmillan Publishers Limited, part of Springer Nature.
Funders: Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Environmental Decisions (ARC)
Projects and Grants: CE11001000104
Date Deposited: 28 Nov 2018 08:52
FoR Codes: 41 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES > 4104 Environmental management > 410401 Conservation and biodiversity @ 100%
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