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- Parker, Sophie S.; Pauly, Gregory B.; Moore, James; Fraga, Naomi S.; Knapp, John J.; Principe, Zachary; Brown, Brian V.; Randall, John M.; Cohen, Brian S.; Wake, Thomas A.
- Conservation biology 2018 v.32 no.5 pp. 1007-1019
- biodiversity conservation; botanical gardens; decision making; experts; funding; government agencies; nonprofit corporations; surveys; universities; California
- ... When conservation strategies require new, field‐based information, practitioners must find the best ways to rapidly deliver high‐quality survey data. To address this challenge, several rapid‐assessment approaches have been developed since the early 1990s. These typically involve large areas, take many months to complete, and are not appropriate when conservation‐relevant survey data are urgently n ...
- Squires, Dale; Garcia, Serge
- Conservation biology 2018 v.32 no.5 pp. 989-997
- biodiversity; biodiversity conservation; bycatch; consumer behavior; decision making; ecosystems; marine fisheries; motivation; prices
- ... Least‐cost implementation of the mitigation hierarchy of impacts on biodiversity minimizes the cost of a given level of biodiversity conservation, at project or ecosystem levels, and requires minimizing costs across and within hierarchy steps. Incentive‐based policy instruments that price biodiversity to alter producer and consumer behavior and decision making are generally the most effective way ...