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Towards consistency, rigour and compatibility of risk assessments for ecosystems and ecological communities

Nicholson, Emily; Regan, Tracey J; Auld, Tony; Burns, Emma; Chisholm, Laurie A.; English, Valerie; Harris, Stephen; Harrison, P.; Kingsford, R T; Leishman, Michelle R; Metcalfe, Daniel; Pisanu, Phil; Watson, Christopher J.; White, Michael; White, Matt D.; Williams, Richard J.; Wilson, Bruce; Keith, David


Ecosystem-level conservation is increasingly important at global, national and local levels. Many jurisdictions have developed and apply their own protocols for assessing the threat status of ecosystems, often independently, leading to inconsistencies between and within countries which are problematic for cross-jurisdictional environmental reporting. Australia is a good example of these historic legacies, with different risk assessment methods applied nationally and in most states. The newly...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Austral Ecology
DOI: 10.1111/aec.12148


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