Kai M A Chan
- Value and advocacy in conservation biology: crisis discipline or discipline in crisis?Kai M A Chan
Conserv Biol 22:1-3. 2008
- The payoff of conservation investments in tropical countrysideKai 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...
- Conservation planning for ecosystem servicesKai 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...
- When agendas collide: human welfare and biological conservationKai 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...
- 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...
- Satellite detection of bird communities in tropical countrysideJai 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...
- The challenges of incorporating cultural ecosystem services into environmental assessmentDebra 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. ..
- Sea otters homogenize mussel beds and reduce habitat provisioning in a rocky intertidal ecosystemGerald 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...
- Catching the right wave: evaluating wave energy resources and potential compatibility with existing marine and coastal usesChoong Ki Kim
The Natural Capital Project, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America
PLoS ONE 7:e47598. 2012....
- Quantifying potential propagule pressure of aquatic invasive species from the commercial shipping industry in CanadaVeronica 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...
- SYMMETREE: whole-tree analysis of differential diversification ratesKai 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: firstname.lastname@example.org...
- The Golden Rule and the potentiality principle: future persons and contingent interestsKai 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...
- Conservation: in a rut, we need rut-inspired solutionsKai M A Chan
Nature 451:127. 2008