Kerrie A Wilson

Summary

Affiliation: The Nature Conservancy
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Conserving biodiversity efficiently: what to do, where, and when
    Kerrie A Wilson
    The Ecology Centre, School of Integrative Biology, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS Biol 5:e223. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Replacing underperforming protected areas achieves better conservation outcomes
    Richard A Fuller
    The Ecology Centre, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland 4072, Australia
    Nature 466:365-7. 2010
  3. pmc The effect of carbon credits on savanna land management and priorities for biodiversity conservation
    Lucinda L Douglass
    The Australian Government National Environmental Research Program, The Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Environmental Decisions and The University of Queensland School of Biological Sciences, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS ONE 6:e23843. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Conservation planning when costs are uncertain
    Josie Carwardine
    The Ecology Centre, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
    Conserv Biol 24:1529-37. 2010
  5. pmc A climatic stability approach to prioritizing global conservation investments
    Takuya Iwamura
    Ecology Centre, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS ONE 5:e15103. 2010
  6. pmc Cost-effective global conservation spending is robust to taxonomic group
    Michael Bode
    The Ecology Center, School of Integrative Biology and Department of Mathematics, University of Queensland, St Lucia 4072, Australia
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:6498-501. 2008
  7. pmc Prioritizing conservation investments for mammal species globally
    Kerrie A Wilson
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland 4072, Australia
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 366:2670-80. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Harnessing carbon payments to protect biodiversity
    Oscar Venter
    The Ecology Centre, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland 4072, Australia
    Science 326:1368. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Influence of a threatened-species focus on conservation planning
    Simon P Drummond
    The University of Queensland, School of Biological Sciences, St Lucia, Queensland 4072, Australia
    Conserv Biol 24:441-9. 2010
  10. pmc Avoiding costly conservation mistakes: the importance of defining actions and costs in spatial priority setting
    Josie Carwardine
    The Ecology Centre, School of Integrative Biology, University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS ONE 3:e2586. 2008

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. pmc Conserving biodiversity efficiently: what to do, where, and when
    Kerrie A Wilson
    The Ecology Centre, School of Integrative Biology, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS Biol 5:e223. 2007
    ..Applying this new framework will ensure investment in actions that provide the most cost-effective outcomes for biodiversity conservation. This will help to minimise the misallocation of scarce conservation resources...
  2. doi request reprint Replacing underperforming protected areas achieves better conservation outcomes
    Richard A Fuller
    The Ecology Centre, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland 4072, Australia
    Nature 466:365-7. 2010
    ..This new paradigm for protected area system expansion could yield huge improvements to global conservation at a time when competition for land is increasingly intense...
  3. pmc The effect of carbon credits on savanna land management and priorities for biodiversity conservation
    Lucinda L Douglass
    The Australian Government National Environmental Research Program, The Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Environmental Decisions and The University of Queensland School of Biological Sciences, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS ONE 6:e23843. 2011
    ..Our research illustrates that the duel objective of conserving biodiversity and reducing the release of greenhouse gases offers important opportunities for cost-effective land management investments...
  4. doi request reprint Conservation planning when costs are uncertain
    Josie Carwardine
    The Ecology Centre, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
    Conserv Biol 24:1529-37. 2010
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  5. pmc A climatic stability approach to prioritizing global conservation investments
    Takuya Iwamura
    Ecology Centre, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS ONE 5:e15103. 2010
    ..Accounting for the ecological stability of ecoregions provides a realistic approach to incorporating climate change into global conservation planning, with potential to save more species from extinction in the long term...
  6. pmc Cost-effective global conservation spending is robust to taxonomic group
    Michael Bode
    The Ecology Center, School of Integrative Biology and Department of Mathematics, University of Queensland, St Lucia 4072, Australia
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:6498-501. 2008
    ..Hence, if socioeconomic factors are considered, we can be more confident about global-scale decisions guided by single taxonomic groups...
  7. pmc Prioritizing conservation investments for mammal species globally
    Kerrie A Wilson
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland 4072, Australia
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 366:2670-80. 2011
    ..The resolution of the analysis and the incorporation of likelihood of success made little difference to this result, but affected the spatial location of these investments...
  8. doi request reprint Harnessing carbon payments to protect biodiversity
    Oscar Venter
    The Ecology Centre, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland 4072, Australia
    Science 326:1368. 2009
    ..Because trade-offs are nonlinear, we discover that minor adjustments to the allocation of funds could double the biodiversity protected by REDD, while reducing carbon outcomes by only 4 to 8%...
  9. doi request reprint Influence of a threatened-species focus on conservation planning
    Simon P Drummond
    The University of Queensland, School of Biological Sciences, St Lucia, Queensland 4072, Australia
    Conserv Biol 24:441-9. 2010
    ..Our methods allowed us to identify areas of the region that require the most urgent conservation action...
  10. pmc Avoiding costly conservation mistakes: the importance of defining actions and costs in spatial priority setting
    Josie Carwardine
    The Ecology Centre, School of Integrative Biology, University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS ONE 3:e2586. 2008
    ..This demonstrates inadequate problem specification and may lead to inefficiency: the cost of alternative conservation actions can differ throughout a landscape, and may result in dissimilar conservation priorities...
  11. doi request reprint Setting conservation priorities
    Kerrie A Wilson
    The University of Queensland, School of Integrative Biology, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1162:237-64. 2009
    ..Finally, they suggest ways that current priority-setting approaches may be improved...
  12. doi request reprint Is conservation triage just smart decision making?
    Madeleine C Bottrill
    The University of Queensland, The Applied Environmental Decision Analysis Centre, The Ecology Centre, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
    Trends Ecol Evol 23:649-54. 2008
    ..However, triage is no more than the efficient allocation of conservation resources and we risk wasting scarce resources if we do not follow its basic principles...
  13. pmc Cost-effective priorities for global mammal conservation
    Josie Carwardine
    The Ecology Centre, University of Queensland, QLD 4072, Australia
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:11446-50. 2008
    ..We uncover shortfalls in the allocation of conservation funds in many threatened priority areas, highlighting a global conservation challenge...
  14. doi request reprint Scale mismatches, conservation planning, and the value of social-network analyses
    Angela M Guerrero
    ARC Centre of Excellence for Environmental Decisions, Centre for Biodiversity and Conservation Science, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland 4072, Australia
    Conserv Biol 27:35-44. 2013
    ..Results of network analyses can be used to mitigate scale mismatches in assessing, planning, implementing, and monitoring conservation projects...
  15. doi request reprint Delaying conservation actions for improved knowledge: how long should we wait?
    Hedley S Grantham
    The Ecology Centre, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia
    Ecol Lett 12:293-301. 2009
    ..If the delay is too long, it can sometimes be more effective just using a readily available habitat map. These results reveal the opportunity costs of delaying conservation action to improve knowledge...
  16. ncbi request reprint Conservation planning in a changing world
    Robert L Pressey
    The Ecology Centre, University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD, 4072, Australia
    Trends Ecol Evol 22:583-92. 2007
    ..First, biodiversity is not static in time or space but generated and maintained by natural processes. Second, humans are altering the planet in diverse ways at ever faster rates...
  17. ncbi request reprint Prioritizing global conservation efforts
    Kerrie A Wilson
    The Ecology Centre, Schools of Integrative Biology and Physical Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland 4072, Australia
    Nature 440:337-40. 2006
    ..We demonstrate the approach with an example of optimal resource allocation among five priority regions in Wallacea and Sundaland, the transition zone between Asia and Australasia...
  18. pmc Change the IUCN protected area categories to reflect biodiversity outcomes
    Luigi Boitani
    Department of Animal and Human Biology, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    PLoS Biol 6:e66. 2008
  19. pmc Protecting biodiversity when money matters: maximizing return on investment
    Emma C Underwood
    Department of Environmental Science and Policy, University of California Davis, Davis, California, USA
    PLoS ONE 3:e1515. 2008
    ..However, density of species does not necessarily imply conservation 'efficiency'. Here we explicitly consider conservation efficiency in terms of species protected per dollar invested...
  20. doi request reprint Incorporating the effects of socioeconomic uncertainty into priority setting for conservation investment
    Marissa F McBride
    Environmental Science, School of Botany, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
    Conserv Biol 21:1463-74. 2007
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  21. ncbi request reprint Tradeoffs of different types of species occurrence data for use in systematic conservation planning
    Carlo Rondinini
    Department of Animal and Human Biology, Universita di Roma La Sapienza, Viale dell Università 32, 00185 Roma, Italy
    Ecol Lett 9:1136-45. 2006
    ..Conservation plans should include an estimation of commission and omission errors in underlying species data and explicitly use this information to influence conservation planning outcomes...
  22. ncbi request reprint Biodiversity: turning up the heat on hotspots
    Hugh P Possingham
    Nature 436:919-20. 2005