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Managed relocation: Integrating the scientific, regulatory, and ethical challenges

Schwartz, Mark W; Hellmann, Jessica J; Mclachlan, Jason M; Sax, Dov F; Borevitz, Justin; Brennan, Jean; Camacho, Alejandro E.; Ceballos, Gerardo; Clark, Jamie R; Doremus, Holly; Early, Regan


Managed relocation is defined as the movement of species, populations, or genotypes to places outside the areas of their historical distributions to maintain biological diversity or ecosystem functioning with changing climate. It has been claimed that a major extinction event is under way and that climate change is increasing its severity. Projections indicating that climate change may drive substantial losses of biodiversity have compelled some scientists to suggest that traditional management...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: BioScience
DOI: 10.1525/bio.2012.62.8.6


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