Kai M A Chan

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Value and advocacy in conservation biology: crisis discipline or discipline in crisis?
    Kai M A Chan
    Conserv Biol 22:1-3. 2008
  2. pmc The payoff of conservation investments in tropical countryside
    Kai M A Chan
    Center for Conservation Biology, Department of Biological Sciences, 371 Serra Mall, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5020, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:19342-7. 2008
  3. pmc Conservation planning for ecosystem services
    Kai M A Chan
    Center for Conservation Biology, Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
    PLoS Biol 4:e379. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint When agendas collide: human welfare and biological conservation
    Kai M A Chan
    Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Conserv Biol 21:59-68. 2007
  5. pmc Ecosystem services in conservation planning: targeted benefits vs. co-benefits or costs?
    Kai M A Chan
    Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    PLoS ONE 6:e24378. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Satellite detection of bird communities in tropical countryside
    Jai Ranganathan
    Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305 5020, USA
    Ecol Appl 17:1499-510. 2007
  7. pmc The challenges of incorporating cultural ecosystem services into environmental assessment
    Debra Satz
    Department of Philosophy, Stanford University, Bldg 90, Stanford, CA, 94305, USA
    Ambio 42:675-84. 2013
  8. pmc Sea otters homogenize mussel beds and reduce habitat provisioning in a rocky intertidal ecosystem
    Gerald G Singh
    Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e65435. 2013
  9. pmc Catching the right wave: evaluating wave energy resources and potential compatibility with existing marine and coastal uses
    Choong Ki Kim
    The Natural Capital Project, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e47598. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Quantifying potential propagule pressure of aquatic invasive species from the commercial shipping industry in Canada
    Veronica B Lo
    Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability, University of British Columbia, 438 2202 Main Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z4
    Mar Pollut Bull 64:295-302. 2012

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Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Value and advocacy in conservation biology: crisis discipline or discipline in crisis?
    Kai M A Chan
    Conserv Biol 22:1-3. 2008
  2. pmc The payoff of conservation investments in tropical countryside
    Kai M A Chan
    Center for Conservation Biology, Department of Biological Sciences, 371 Serra Mall, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5020, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:19342-7. 2008
    ..Our planning framework reveals the small, targeted changes on farms that can make big differences for biodiversity...
  3. pmc Conservation planning for ecosystem services
    Kai M A Chan
    Center for Conservation Biology, Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
    PLoS Biol 4:e379. 2006
    ..We found that although there are important potential trade-offs between conservation for biodiversity and for ecosystem services, a systematic planning framework offers scope for identifying valuable synergies...
  4. ncbi request reprint When agendas collide: human welfare and biological conservation
    Kai M A Chan
    Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Conserv Biol 21:59-68. 2007
    ..3) We must better acknowledge the social concerns that accompany biodiversity conservation; accordingly, sometimes we must argue for conservation for biodiversity's sake, not for its direct human benefits...
  5. pmc Ecosystem services in conservation planning: targeted benefits vs. co-benefits or costs?
    Kai M A Chan
    Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    PLoS ONE 6:e24378. 2011
    ..By explicitly valuing the costs and benefits associated with services, we may be able to achieve meaningful biodiversity conservation at lower cost and with greater co-benefits...
  6. ncbi request reprint Satellite detection of bird communities in tropical countryside
    Jai Ranganathan
    Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305 5020, USA
    Ecol Appl 17:1499-510. 2007
    ..Our study shows the strong potential of the tasseled-cap transformation as a tool for assessing the conservation value of countryside for biodiversity...
  7. pmc The challenges of incorporating cultural ecosystem services into environmental assessment
    Debra Satz
    Department of Philosophy, Stanford University, Bldg 90, Stanford, CA, 94305, USA
    Ambio 42:675-84. 2013
    ..There is a need for a single, accessible treatment of the importance and feasibility of integrating cultural ecosystem services alongside others. ..
  8. pmc Sea otters homogenize mussel beds and reduce habitat provisioning in a rocky intertidal ecosystem
    Gerald G Singh
    Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    PLoS ONE 8:e65435. 2013
    ..Our study indicates that by reducing populations of habitat-providing intertidal mussels, sea otters may have substantial indirect effects on associated communities...
  9. pmc Catching the right wave: evaluating wave energy resources and potential compatibility with existing marine and coastal uses
    Choong Ki Kim
    The Natural Capital Project, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e47598. 2012
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  10. doi request reprint Quantifying potential propagule pressure of aquatic invasive species from the commercial shipping industry in Canada
    Veronica B Lo
    Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability, University of British Columbia, 438 2202 Main Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z4
    Mar Pollut Bull 64:295-302. 2012
    ..These methods have different biological efficacy for AIS removal, influencing PPP. Our study illustrates benefits and limitations of using different PPP proxies to estimate invasion risk...
  11. ncbi request reprint SYMMETREE: whole-tree analysis of differential diversification rates
    Kai M A Chan
    Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5020, USA
    Bioinformatics 21:1709-10. 2005
    ..AVAILABILITY: http://www.phylodiversity.net/bmoore/software.html CONTACT: brian.moore@yale.edu...
  12. ncbi request reprint The Golden Rule and the potentiality principle: future persons and contingent interests
    Kai M A Chan
    Center for Conservation Biology, Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5020, USA
    J Appl Philos 21:33-42. 2004
    ..In contrast to Hare's interpretation of TGR, this application provides solid justification for rejecting the potentiality principle...
  13. doi request reprint Conservation: in a rut, we need rut-inspired solutions
    Kai M A Chan
    Nature 451:127. 2008