Prioritizing conservation investments for mammal species globally

Kerrie A. Wilson, Megan C. Evans, Moreno Di Marco, David C. Green, Luigi Boitani, Hugh P. Possingham, Federica Chiozza and Carlo Rondinini Prioritizing conservation investments for mammal species globally. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 366:2670-2680. doi:10.1098/rstb.2011.0108 Abstract We need to set priorities for conservation because we cannot do everything, everywhere, at the same time.…

What to do in the face of multiple threats? Incorporating dependencies within a return on investment framework for conservation

Megan C. Evans, Hugh P. Possingham, and Kerrie A. Wilson. What to do in the face of multiple threats? Incorporating dependencies within a return on investment framework for conservation. Diversity and Distributions 17:437-450. doi.10.1111/j.1472-4642.2011.00747.x Abstract Aim  Our study aimed to determine priority areas for conservation investment with explicit consideration of the impacts of multiple threatening processes, and…

Conservation for a changing planet – report back from ICCB 2010

By Megan Evans I recently arrived back from attending the 24th International Congress for Conservation Biology, which took place in Edmonton, Canada.  I was especially excited to take part in a symposium investigating Strategic Priorities for the Conservation of the World’s Mammalian Fauna, where I presented research that Kerrie,  Moreno and I have been working…