Oscar Venter

Summary

Affiliation: University of Queensland
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. doi request reprint Catastrophic Declines in Wilderness Areas Undermine Global Environment Targets
    James E M Watson
    School of Geography, Planning, and Environmental Management, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia Wildlife Conservation Society, Global Conservation Program, Bronx, NY 10460, USA Electronic address
    Curr Biol 26:2929-2934. 2016
  4. pmc Targeting global protected area expansion for imperiled biodiversity
    Oscar 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
  5. pmc Conservation strategies for orangutans: reintroduction versus habitat preservation and the benefits of sustainably logged forest
    Howard 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

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. 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%...
  2. 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...
  3. doi request reprint Catastrophic Declines in Wilderness Areas Undermine Global Environment Targets
    James E M Watson
    School of Geography, Planning, and Environmental Management, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD 4072, Australia Wildlife Conservation Society, Global Conservation Program, Bronx, NY 10460, USA Electronic address
    Curr Biol 26:2929-2934. 2016
    ..Our findings underscore an immediate need for international policies to recognize the vital values of wilderness and the unprecedented threats they face and to underscore urgent large-scale, multifaceted actions needed to maintain them...
  4. pmc Targeting global protected area expansion for imperiled biodiversity
    Oscar 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...
  5. pmc Conservation strategies for orangutans: reintroduction versus habitat preservation and the benefits of sustainably logged forest
    Howard 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. ..