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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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Making robust decisions for conservation with restricted money and knowledge.

Published online: 10 Dec 2008

Authors: McDonald-Madden, E. & Baxter, P. W. J. & Possingham, H. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In conservation decision-making, we operate within the confines of limited funding. Furthermore, we often assume particular relationships between mana...

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Western science, indigenous, and local knowledge are valued and used but are outweighed by political considerations in decisions concerning wildlife.

Published online: 28 Apr 2021

Published by: British Ecological Society

Authors: Kadykalo, A. N. & Cooke, S. J. & Young, N.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This paper describes an assessment how decision-makers and other potential knowledge users (1) perceive, evaluate, and use western-based scientific, i...

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

Published online: 27 Nov 2020

Published by: Evidence in Conservation Teaching Initiative

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

Content type: Miscellaneous

Scientific knowledge for conservation has been accumulated rapidly across the globe but the research practice interface needs strengthening. Evidence ...

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Acoustic risk balancing by marine mammals: anthropogenic noise can influence the foraging decisions by seals.

Published online: 21 Oct 2021

Authors: Hastie, G. D. & Lepper, P. & McKnight, J. C. & Milne, R. & Russell, D. J. F. & Thompson, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Avoidance of anthropogenic sounds has been measured in many species. The results, which are typically based on observations in limited exposure contex...

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Optimization of salt marsh management at the Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge, Delaware, through use of structured decision making.

Published online: 11 Sep 2019

Authors: Neckles, H. A. & Lyons, J. E. & Nagel, J. L. & Adamowicz, S. C. & Mikula, T. & Guiteras, S. T. & Mitchell, L. R.

Content type: Bulletin

Structured decision making is a systematic, transparent process for improving the quality of complex decisions by identifying measurable management ob...

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Optimally managing under imperfect detection: a method for plant invasions.

Published online: 09 Feb 2011

Authors: Regan, T. J. & Chadès, I. & Possingham, H. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Failing to account for uncertainty in the detection of invasive plants may lead to inefficient management strategies and wasted resources. Smart strat...

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The role of western-based scientific, indigenous and local knowledge in wildlife management and conservation.

Published online: 22 Oct 2021

Authors: Kadykalo, A. N. & Cooke, S. J. & Young, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Managers of wildlife are faced with decisions and issues that are increasingly complex, spanning natural and human dimensions (i.e. values, preference...

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User-friendly and evidence-based tool to evaluate probability of eradication of aquatic non-indigenous species.

Published online: 06 Aug 2014

Authors: Drolet, D. & Locke, A. & Lewis, M. A. & Davidson, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The gap between practitioners and conservation or environmental management science is difficult to bridge. Managers sometimes use limited scientific i...

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