- Harnessing carbon payments to protect biodiversityOscar 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%...
- A climatic stability approach to prioritizing global conservation investmentsTakuya 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...
- Targeting global protected area expansion for imperiled biodiversityOscar Venter
Centre for Tropical Environmental and Sustainability Science and the School of Marine and Tropical Biology, James Cook University, Cairns, Australia School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
PLoS Biol 12:e1001891. 2014..If this expansion is to secure a future for imperiled species, new protected areas must be sited more strategically than is presently the case...
- Conservation Strategies for Orangutans: Reintroduction versus Habitat Preservation and the Benefits of Sustainably Logged ForestHoward B Wilson
Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Environmental Decisions, School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
PLoS ONE 9:e102174. 2014..Insights from this analysis should provide a better framework to prioritize financial investments, and facilitate improved integration between the organizations that implement these strategies. ..