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Adaptive management of biological systems: A review

Westgate, Martin; Likens, Gene; Lindenmayer, David B


Adaptive Management (AM) is widely considered to be the best available approach for managing biological systems in the presence of uncertainty. But AM has arguably only rarely succeeded in improving biodiversity outcomes. There is therefore an urgent need for reflection regarding how practitioners might overcome key problems hindering greater implementation of AM. In this paper, we present the first structured review of the AM literature that relates to biodiversity and ecosystem management,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Biological Conservation
DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2012.08.016
Access Rights: Open Access


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