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Horizon scan of global conservation issues for 2011

Sutherland, WJ and Bardsley, S and Bennun, L and Clout, M and Côté, IM and Depledge, MH and Dicks, LV and Dobson, AP and Fellman, L and Fleishman, E and Gibbons, DW and Impey, AJ and Lawton, JH and Lickorish, F and Lindenmayer, DB and Lovejoy, TE and Mac Nally, R and Madgwick, J and Peck, LS and Pretty, J and Prior, SV and Redford, KH and Scharlemann, JPW and Spalding, M and Watkinson, AR (2011) 'Horizon scan of global conservation issues for 2011.' Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 26 (1). 10 - 16. ISSN 0169-5347

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Abstract

This review describes outcomes of a 2010 horizon-scanning exercise building upon the first exercise conducted in 2009. The aim of both horizon scans was to identify emerging issues that could have substantial impacts on the conservation of biological diversity, and to do so sufficiently early to encourage policy-relevant, practical research on those issues. Our group included professional horizon scanners and researchers affiliated with universities and non- and inter-governmental organizations, including specialists on topics such as invasive species, wildlife diseases and coral reefs. We identified 15 nascent issues, including new greenhouse gases, genetic techniques to eradicate mosquitoes, milk consumption in Asia and societal pessimism. © 2010 Elsevier Ltd.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > QH Natural history > QH301 Biology
Divisions: Faculty of Science and Health > Biological Sciences, School of
Faculty of Science and Health > Sport, Rehabilitation and Exercise Sciences, School of
Depositing User: Jim Jamieson
Date Deposited: 06 Oct 2011 15:44
Last Modified: 30 Jan 2019 16:17
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/902

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