The CARE Principles.

The CARE Principles.

The CARE Principles. Connectivity, Adequacy, Representation, and Effectiveness are four key principles that should be considered when designing a conservation network. These CARE principles are fundamental to conserve biodiversity in the long term. Most systematic...
The CARE Principles.

Problem formulation: What are you trying to achieve?

Problem formulation: What are you trying to achieve? The most important, and often overlooked, step in carrying out a conservation planning exercise is adequately defining the problem that you are trying to achieve. What is the question you are trying to answer? What...
The CARE Principles.

A framework for systematic conservation planning.

A framework for systematic conservation planning. In this section we summarise the framework presented in Pressey and Bottrill (2009). They suggest that the systematic conservation planning process occurs in eleven stages. The process is not unidirectional — there are...
The CARE Principles.

What is Marxan?

What is Marxan? Marxan comprises a suite of different software applications to support conservation planning decisions by providing cost-efficient solutions to complex conservation problems. It is the most widely used spatial planning software in the world with...
Planning units.

Planning units.

Planning units. Planning units are the building blocks of any conservation or zoning plan. They convert the world into smaller more manageable pieces that can be treated separately from one another, similar to a jigsaw puzzle. Each planning unit contains information...
Beta version of Marxan MaPP has been released! Please try it HERE
Beta version of Marxan MaPP has been released! Please try it HERE
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