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Prioritizing threat management for biodiversity conservation

Carwardine, Josie; O'Connor, Trudy; Legge, Sarah; Mackey, Brendan; Possingham, Hugh P; Martin, Tara

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Calls for threat management actions to protect biodiversity and restore ecosystem function are rarely coupled with costed and prioritized sets of management actions for use in decision making. We present a cost-effectiveness approach for prioritizing threat management to maximize the in situ protection of biodiversity per dollar spent. The approach draws on empirical data and expert knowledge of major threats to biodiversity, feasible threat management actions, and likely responses of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/64836
Source: Conservation Letters
DOI: 10.1111/j.1755-263X.2012.00228.x

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