A framework for systematic conservation planning.

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...
A framework for systematic conservation planning.

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...
A framework for systematic conservation planning.

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...
A framework for systematic conservation planning.

What is conservation planning?

What is conservation planning? Habitat loss and degradation, climate change, and economic pressures for resource extraction have all led to a global loss of biodiversity. The limited resources available for conservation need to be used both effectively and efficiently...