Horizon scan of global conservation issues for 2011

Sutherland, William J, Bardsley, Sarah, Bennun, Leon, Clout, Mick, Côté, Isabelle M, Depledge, Michael H, Dicks, Lynn V, Dobson, Andrew P, Fellman, Liz, Fleishman, Erica, Gibbons, David W, Impey, Andrew J, Lawton, John H, Lickorish, Fiona, Lindenmayer, David B, Lovejoy, Thomas E, Nally, Ralph Mac, Madgwick, Jane, Peck, Lloyd S, Pretty, Jules, Prior, Stephanie V, Redford, Kent H, Scharlemann, Jörn P W, Spalding, Mark and Watkinson, Andrew R (2011) Horizon scan of global conservation issues for 2011. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 26 (1). pp. 10-6. 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

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Life Sciences > Evolution, Behaviour and Environment
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences > GE170 Environmental policy
Q Science > QH Natural history > QH0001 Natural history (General) > QH0075 Nature conservation
Depositing User: Jorn Scharlemann
Date Deposited: 16 Nov 2012 11:21
Last Modified: 13 Mar 2017 12:21
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/42583

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