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Conservation planning and priorities

Thomas Brooks

in Conservation Biology for All

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199554232
eISBN:
9780191720666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554232.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

In this chapter, Thomas Brooks charts the history, state, and prospects of conservation planning and prioritization in terrestrial and aquatic habitats. Conservation planning and prioritization are ... More


Conservation Biology for All

Navjot S. Sodhi and Paul R. Ehrlich (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199554232
eISBN:
9780191720666
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554232.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This book provides cutting-edge but basic conservation science for the inhabitants of both developing as well as developed countries. Authoritative chapters are written by top names in conservation ... More


Conservation Planning and Climate Change Effects

A. Townsend Peterson, Jorge Soberón, Richard G. Pearson, Robert P. Anderson, Enrique Martínez-Meyer, Miguel Nakamura, and Miguel Bastos Araújo

in Ecological Niches and Geographic Distributions (MPB-49)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691136868
eISBN:
9781400840670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691136868.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter discusses the use of niche models to help address the “what” and “where” questions in conservation biology as well as climate change effects. It first reviews the conceptual aspects of ... More


Incorporating Historical Perspectives into Systematic Marine Conservation Planning

Natalie C. Ban, John N. Kittinger, John M. Pandolfi, Robert L. Pressey, Ruth H. Thurstan, Matt J. Lybolt, and Simon Hart

in Marine Historical Ecology in Conservation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780520276949
eISBN:
9780520959606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276949.003.0010
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

Historical perspectives are relevant to marine conservation, yet rarely integrated into planning efforts. Marine conservation planning is concerned with measures that should be taken in the future. ... More


Introduction

Navjot S. Sodhi and Paul R. Ehrlich

in Conservation Biology for All

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199554232
eISBN:
9780191720666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554232.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This introduction briefly introduces all the chapters. This book provides cutting‐edge but basic conservation science for the inhabitants of both developing as well as developed countries. ... More


The Legal Status of Greater Sage-Grouse: Organizational Structure of Planning Efforts

San J. Stiver

in Greater Sage-Grouse: Ecology and Conservation of a Landscape Species and Its Habitats

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267114
eISBN:
9780520948686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267114.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

Declining Greater Sage-Grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) populations and habitat trends warranted concern for their long-term viability by state and provincial wildlife management, land management ... More


The Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan and Ranch Conservation in Pima County, Arizona

Thomas E. Sheridan

in Stitching the West Back Together: Conservation of Working Landscapes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226165684
eISBN:
9780226165851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226165851.003.0021
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Pima County administrators in southern Arizona designed the Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan (SDCP) to promote ranch conservation, protection of critical habitats and biological corridors, riparian ... More


Integrating Ex Situ Management Options as Part of a One Plan Approach to Species Conservation

Kathy Traylor-Holzer, Kristin Leus, and Onnie Byers

in The Ark and Beyond: The Evolution of Zoo and Aquarium Conservation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226538327
eISBN:
9780226538631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226538631.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

In-situ and ex-situ communities often develop their species conservation plans independently, which may result in ex-situ activities that are not structured appropriately for maximum conservation ... More


Conserving the Cape Floristic Region

Mathieu Rouget, Mandy Barnett, Richard M. Cowling, Tracey Cumming, Fahiema Daniels, M. Timm Hoffman, Andrew Knight, Jeff Manuel, Jeanne Nel, Azisa Parker, Domitilla Raimondo, and Tony Rebelo

in Fynbos: Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation of a Megadiverse Region

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199679584
eISBN:
9780191791949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679584.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter reviews the history of conservation in the Cape Floristic Region (CFR), highlights recent planning and implementation programmes, and suggests future avenues for research and ... More


PRACTICAL CONSEQUENCES

Lev Ginzburg and Mark Colyvan

in Ecological Orbits: How Planets Move and Populations Grow

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195168167
eISBN:
9780199790159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168167.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

There are practical consequences for the debate over the appropriate mathematical model of population growth. This chapter outlines a few of the possible applications of the inertial model. It ... More


Putting ecosystem service models to work: conservation, management, and trade-offs

Stephen Polasky, Giorgio Caldarone, T. Ka’eo Duarte, Joshua Goldstein, Neil Hannahs, Taylor Ricketts, and Heather Tallis

in Natural Capital: Theory and Practice of Mapping Ecosystem Services

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199588992
eISBN:
9780191774638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588992.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

This chapter describes four approaches to analysing trade-offs among objectives under land-management alternatives. First, it analyses conservation planning where a planner chooses sites to include ... More


Energy Development and Conservation Tradeoffs: Systematic Planning for Greater Sage-Grouse in their Eastern Range

Kevin E. Doherty, David E. Naugle, Holly E. Copeland, Amy Pocewicz, and Joseph M. Kiesecker

in Greater Sage-Grouse: Ecology and Conservation of a Landscape Species and Its Habitats

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267114
eISBN:
9780520948686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267114.003.0022
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

A framework for conservation planning was developed to evaluate options for reducing development impacts on Greater Sage-Grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) in Wyoming, Montana, Colorado, Utah, North ... More


Conservation issues around cheetahs

M.G.L. Mills and M.E.J. Mills

in Kalahari Cheetahs: Adaptations to an arid region

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198712145
eISBN:
9780191780639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198712145.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Habitat loss and fragmentation are the main threats to the cheetah. Current dogma on cheetah conservation maintains that most protected areas are not large enough to sustain viable populations ... More


Science-Based Grizzly Bear Conservation in a Co-Management Environment: The Kluane Region Case, Yukon

Douglas Clark, Linaya Workman, and D. Scott Slocombe

in Large Carnivore Conservation: Integrating Science and Policy in the North American West

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226107400
eISBN:
9780226107547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226107547.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The biological rationale for collaborative regional-scale grizzly bear conservation is now widely accepted. This approach was attempted in Kluane National Park and Reserve, Yukon Territory, Canada, ... More


Taking a Different Approach: Forestland Mmanagement in the Redwood Region

Mike Jani

in Stitching the West Back Together: Conservation of Working Landscapes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226165684
eISBN:
9780226165851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226165851.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

In northern California’s Mendocino County, tensions between longtime residents who worked the timber industry and environmentalists peaked in 1990s. One outcome was the departure of the county’s ... More


Last Words

Ken Nicolson

in The Happy Valley: A History and Tour of the Hong Kong Cemetery

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028108
eISBN:
9789882207561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028108.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter provides suggestions on how the significant and natural heritage sources found in the Hong Kong Cemetery can be protected and preserved. Happy Valley is a significant historical ... More


Historical Development, Principal Federal Legislation, and Current Management of Sagebrush Habitats: Implications for Conservation

Steven T. Knick

in Greater Sage-Grouse: Ecology and Conservation of a Landscape Species and Its Habitats

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267114
eISBN:
9780520948686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267114.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

The historical disposition and development of sagebrush (Artemisia spp.) landscapes have resulted in land ownership mosaics and differences in environmental qualities among land managers that ... More


Terrestrial biodiversity

Erik Nelson, D. Richard Cameron, James Regetz, Stephen Polasky, and Gretchen Daily

in Natural Capital: Theory and Practice of Mapping Ecosystem Services

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199588992
eISBN:
9780191774638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588992.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

This chapter models biodiversity alongside ecosystem services to identify potential win–win protected areas that capture both biodiversity and other ecosystem services, and also models biodiversity ... More


Conservation in the real world: Pragmatism does not equal surrender

Joseph M. Kiesecker, Kei Sochi, Jeff Evans, Michael Heiner, Christina M. Kennedy, and James R. Oakleaf

in Effective Conservation Science: Data Not Dogma

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198808978
eISBN:
9780191846687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808978.003.0024
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

This chapter highlights the challenge of meeting conservation goals in the face of a rapidly expanding human population, and advocates for the conservation community to expand its focus from the ... More


How Biologists Can Involve Developers, Planners, and Policymakers in Urban Avian Conservation

Mark Hostetler

in Urban Bird Ecology and Conservation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520273092
eISBN:
9780520953895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273092.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

Conserving avian biodiversity in urban environments is contingent on the collective decisions made by homeowners, developers, planners, and policymakers. Often, decisions made by developers, ... More


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