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Environmental monitoring: the scale and speed of implementation varies according to the degree of people's involvement.

Published online: 01 Dec 2010

Authors: Danielsen, F. & Burgess, N. D. & Jensen, P. M. & Pirhofer-Walzl, K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Solutions to the global environmental crisis require scientific knowledge and responses spanning different spatial scales and levels of societal organ...

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Connecting spirituality, identity, and other intangibles to ecosystem decision-making.

Published online: 04 Nov 2020

Authors: Gould, R. & Morse, J. & Adams, A.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper explores how research on cultural ecosystem services (intangible connections and values related to beauty, heritage, identity and spiritual...

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Generating more integrated biodiversity objectives - rationale, principles and practice.

Published online: 14 May 2021

Published by: Natural England

Authors: Mainstone, C. & Jefferson, R. & Diack, I. & Alonso, I. & Crowle, A. & Rees, S. & Goldberg, E. & Webb, J. & Drewitt, A. & Taylor, I. & Cox, J. & Edger, P. & Walsh, K.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Effective biodiversity conservation can be hampered by the compartmentalisation of technical advice, guidance, objectives and strategy according to ha...

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Use of evidence for decision-making by conservation practitioners in the illegal wildlife trade.

Published online: 13 Oct 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Arias, M. & Hinsley, A. & Milner-Gulland, E. J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

There are calls to ground policies aimed at addressing the illegal wildlife trade (IWT), and biodiversity conservation more generally, on the best ava...

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Robust decisions for declaring eradication of invasive species.

Published online: 05 Aug 2009

Authors: Rout, T. M. & Thompson, C. J. & McCarthy, M. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Invasive species threaten biodiversity, and their eradication is desirable whenever possible. Deciding whether an invasive species has been successful...

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An introduction to evidence-based conservation (content tailored for decision-makers).

Published online: 27 Nov 2020

Published by: Evidence in Conservation Teaching Initiative

Authors: Walsh, J. & Downey, H.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper highlights the importance of integrating scientific evidence into environmental policy and practice, such as evidence-based decision-making...

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Environmental valuation involves political choices that must be justified.

Published online: 13 Nov 2020

Authors: Tadaki, M. & Sinner, J. & Šunde, C. & Giorgetti, A. & Glavovic, B. & Awatere, S. & Lewis, N. & Stephenson, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

To know what do stakeholders and decision makers want in a valuation process, and what would 'best practice' valuation look like, indigenous Māori cus...

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Using sighting records to declare eradication of an invasive species.

Published online: 04 Mar 2009

Authors: Rout, T. M. & Salomon, Y. & McCarthy, M. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

A major challenge for eradication managers is deciding when a programme can be deemed successful. Regan et al. (2006) were the first to pose this prob...

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Probabilistic decision modelling to determine impacts on natural resource management and livelihood resilience in Marsabit County, Kenya.

Published online: 14 Aug 2019

Authors: Tamba, Y. & Muchiri, C. & Luedeling, E. & Shepherd, K.

Content type: Bulletin

Decision makers, from the household to state level, are frequently faced with decisions that need to be made within a context of risks, uncertainties,...

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Informed multi-objective decision-making in environmental management using Pareto optimality.

Published online: 26 Mar 2008

Authors: Kennedy, M. C. & Ford, E. D. & Singleton, P. & Finney, M. & Agee, J. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Effective decision-making in environmental management requires the consideration of multiple objectives that may conflict. Common optimization methods...

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