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- Irga, Peter J.; Barker, Katherine; Torpy, Fraser R.
- Conservation biology 2018 v.32 no.5 pp. 1031-1037
- biodiversity; citizen scientists; curriculum; ecosystems; environmental science; fungal communities; fungi; issues and policy; mycology; research institutions; surveys; Australia
- ... Fungi are undoubtedly important for ecosystem functioning; however, they have been omitted or given scant attention in most biodiversity policy documents, management plans, and formal conservation schedules throughout the world. This oversight may be due to a general lack of awareness in the scientific community and compounded by a scarcity of mycology‐associated curricula at the tertiary level an ...
- Leiper, Ian; Zander, Kerstin K.; Robinson, Cathy J.; Carwadine, Josie; Moggridge, Bradley J.; Garnett, Stephen T.
- Conservation biology 2018 v.32 no.5 pp. 1038-1047
- biodiversity; ecosystems; indigenous peoples; nongovernmental organizations; plants (botany); threatened species; Australia
- ... Formal engagement of indigenous peoples in conservation is increasing globally and leads to multiple benefits to communities while contributing to national and international biodiversity goals and obligations. This and ongoing declines in biodiversity have led to calls to increase opportunities for indigenous people to engage in managing their estates. However, there is no overarching understandin ...