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A horizon scan of global conservation issues for 2015

Sutherland, WJ and Clout, M and Depledge, M and Dicks, LV and Dinsdale, J and Entwistle, AC and Fleishman, E and Gibbons, DW and Keim, B and Lickorish, FA and Monk, KA and Ockendon, N and Peck, LS and Pretty, J and Rockström, J and Spalding, MD and Tonneijck, FH and Wintle, BC (2015) 'A horizon scan of global conservation issues for 2015.' Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 30 (1). 17 - 24. ISSN 0169-5347

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This paper presents the results of our sixth annual horizon scan, which aims to identify phenomena that may have substantial effects on the global environment, but are not widely known or well understood. A group of professional horizon scanners, researchers, practitioners, and a journalist identified 15 topics via an iterative, Delphi-like process. The topics include a novel class of insecticide compounds, legalisation of recreational drugs, and the emergence of a new ecosystem associated with ice retreat in the Antarctic.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
Divisions: Faculty of Science and Health > Life Sciences, School of
Depositing User: Jim Jamieson
Date Deposited: 03 Feb 2015 13:33
Last Modified: 07 Apr 2021 10:15

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