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A horizon scan of global conservation issues for 2014

Sutherland, WJ and Aveling, R and Brooks, TM and Clout, M and Dicks, LV and Fellman, L and Fleishman, E and Gibbons, DW and Keim, B and Lickorish, F and Monk, KA and Mortimer, D and Peck, LS and Pretty, J and Rockström, J and Rodríguez, JP and Smith, RK and Spalding, MD and Tonneijck, FH and Watkinson, AR (2014) 'A horizon scan of global conservation issues for 2014.' Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 29 (1). 15 - 22. ISSN 0169-5347

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This paper presents the output of our fifth annual horizon-scanning exercise, which aims to identify topics that increasingly may affect conservation of biological diversity, but have yet to be widely considered. A team of professional horizon scanners, researchers, practitioners, and a journalist identified 15 topics which were identified via an iterative, Delphi-like process. The 15 topics include a carbon market induced financial crash, rapid geographic expansion of macroalgal cultivation, genetic control of invasive species, probiotic therapy for amphibians, and an emerging snake fungal disease. © 2013 Elsevier Ltd.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
Q Science > QH Natural history
Divisions: Faculty of Science and Health > Life Sciences, School of
Depositing User: Jim Jamieson
Date Deposited: 12 Feb 2014 13:05
Last Modified: 08 Aug 2019 14:15

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