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Interdisciplinarity in biodiversity project evaluation: a work in progress
(CSIRO Publishing, 2013)
A range of methodological frameworks is available to assist decision-makers with evaluations of projects concerned with biodiversity conservation (the protection, management or restoration of biodiversity), but their uptake ...
Prioritising and evaluating biodiversity projects
Introduction to a special issue of Wildlife Research. Biodiversity-project prioritisation and evaluation can contribute to better-targeted and more cost-effective conservation action. The overall goal for the Special Issue ...
Are predator-proof fences the answer to New Zealand's terrestrial faunal biodiversity crisis?
(New Zealand Ecological Society, 2011)
A review of pest-exclusion fences throughout New Zealand shows that the goals of fence projects are frequently not achieved and cost-benefit analyses often do not adequately quantify ongoing costs. The creation of these ...
Assignment of measureable costs and benefits to wildlife conservation projects
(CSIRO Publishing, 2012-12-11)
Success of wildlife conservation projects is determined by a suite of biological and economic factors. Donor and public understanding of the economic factors is becoming increasingly central to the longevity of funding for ...
Biodiversity protection prioritisation: a 25-year review
(CSIRO Publishing, 2012-09-04)
There are insufficient resources available globally, nationally and in many regions, to conserve all species, habitats and ecosystems. Prioritisation of targets or actions is a rational response to resource scarcity. ...
Fenced sanctuaries need critical evaluation: a reply to Innes et al. (2012)
(New Zealand Ecological Society, 2012)
We welcome a reply by Innes et al. (2012) to our article (Scofield et al. 2011) questioning the contribution of ‘predator-proof’ fences. We note that Innes et al. do not question the fundamental points of our thesis: (1) ...