- Modeling opportunity costs of conservation in transitional landscapes
Conservation Science Program, World Wildlife Fund US, 1250 24th Street NW, Washington, D C 20037, USA
Conserv Biol 20:490-500. 2006
..Incorporating not only biological attributes but also socioeconomic data can help in the design of efficient networks of protected areas that represent biodiversity at minimum costs...
- Home on the range: factors explaining partial migration of African buffalo in a tropical environment
Conservation Science Program, World Wildlife Fund United States WWF US, Washington, DC, USA
PLoS ONE 7:e36527. 2012
..Understanding the factors driving migratory decisions of wildlife will lead to better-informed conservation and land-use decisions in this area...
- Global mapping of ecosystem services and conservation priorities
Conservation Science Program, World Wildlife Fund United States, 1250 24th Street NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:9495-500. 2008
..An ambitious interdisciplinary research effort is needed to move beyond these preliminary and illustrative analyses to fully assess synergies and trade-offs in conserving biodiversity and ecosystem services...
- Mapping the economic costs and benefits of conservation
Conservation Science Program, World Wildlife Fund, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
PLoS Biol 4:e360. 2006
..It can help us understand the synergies between biodiversity conservation and economic development when the two are indeed aligned and to clearly understand the trade-offs when they are not...
- Integrating economic costs into conservation planning
Conservation Science Program, WWF US, 1250 24th Street NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA
Trends Ecol Evol 21:681-7. 2006
..We assess how costs fit into this new framework and consider prospects for integrating them into conservation planning...
- Emergence of indigenous vegetation classifications through integration of traditional ecological knowledge and remote sensing analyses
Conservation Science Program, World Wildlife Fund US, Washington, DC 20037, USA
Environ Manage 38:377-87. 2006
- Economic benefits of biodiversity exceed costs of conservation at an African rainforest reserve
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:16712-6. 2005
..These results suggest that local biodiversity markets could play a positive role in tropical conservation strategies if the appropriate institutions for redistribution can be developed...
- Impacts of marine protected areas on fishing communities
Michael B Mascia
World Wildlife Fund, Conservation Science Program, 1250 24th Street NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA
Conserv Biol 24:1424-9. 2010
..To inform policy making, further research must better document and explain variation in the positive and negative social impacts of MPAs...
- Pinpointing and preventing imminent extinctions
Taylor H Ricketts
Conservation Science Program, World Wildlife Fund, Washington, DC 20037, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:18497-501. 2005
..Only one-third of the sites are legally protected, and most are surrounded by intense human development. These sites represent clear opportunities for urgent conservation action to prevent species loss...
- Cost-effective priorities for global mammal conservation
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...