An introduction to evidence-based conservation (content tailored for research scientists).

Published online
24 Feb 2021
Published by
Evidence in Conservation Teaching Initiative
Content type
Educational material

Downey, H. & Amano, T. & Walsh, J.

Publication language


This paper focuses on the importance of scientific evidence (systematic reviews, systematic maps, summaries and decision support tools, among others) and its use in conservation. The various obstacles in the use of scientific evidence in conservation and how these barriers are addressed are also discussed.

Key words