Kerrie A Wilson

Summary

Affiliation: University of Queensland
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Measuring and incorporating vulnerability into conservation planning
    Kerrie Wilson
    The Ecology Centre, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, 4072, Australia
    Environ Manage 35:527-43. 2005
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. ncbi request reprint Conserving biodiversity in production landscapes
    K A Wilson
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland 4072, Australia
    Ecol Appl 20:1721-32. 2010
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint Measuring and incorporating vulnerability into conservation planning
    Kerrie Wilson
    The Ecology Centre, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, 4072, Australia
    Environ Manage 35:527-43. 2005
    ..Our review highlights the need for further development and evaluation of approaches to assess vulnerability and for comparisons of their relative effectiveness...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. ncbi request reprint Conserving biodiversity in production landscapes
    K A Wilson
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland 4072, Australia
    Ecol Appl 20:1721-32. 2010
    ..Our approach reveals not only where to invest, but which strategies to invest in, in order to effectively and efficiently conserve biodiversity...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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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  11. 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%...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. ncbi request reprint Incorporating ecological and evolutionary processes into continental-scale conservation planning
    Carissa Klein
    University of Queensland, Centre for Applied Environmental Decision Analysis, St Lucia, Queensland 4072, Australia
    Ecol Appl 19:206-17. 2009
    ..Priority areas for conservation investment are more likely to have long-term benefits to biodiversity if ecological and evolutionary processes are considered in their identification...
  18. pmc Prioritizing land and sea conservation investments to protect coral reefs
    Carissa J Klein
    The Ecology Centre, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS ONE 5:e12431. 2010
    ..g. warming water and ocean acidification). Limited resources for conservation require that we efficiently prioritize where and how to best sustain coral reef ecosystems...
  19. doi request reprint Incorporating climate change into ecosystem service assessments and decisions: a review
    Rebecca K Runting
    School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Management, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, 4072, QLD, Australia
    Glob Chang Biol . 2016
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  20. doi request reprint Does more mean less? The value of information for conservation planning under sea level rise
    Rebecca K Runting
    ARC Centre of Excellence for Environmental Decisions, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Glob Chang Biol 19:352-63. 2013
    ..A future research priority is to determine how this cost-effectiveness varies among different regions across the globe...
  21. 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...
  22. pmc Conservation Research Is Not Happening Where It Is Most Needed
    Kerrie A Wilson
    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS Biol 14:e1002413. 2016
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  23. doi request reprint Effects of threat management interactions on conservation priorities
    Nancy A Auerbach
    The University of Queensland, ARC Centre of Excellence for Environmental Decisions, The NERP Environmental Decisions Hub, Centre for Biodiversity and Conservation Science, Brisbane, Queensland, 4072, Australia
    Conserv Biol 29:1626-35. 2015
    ..Threatened species management that does not consider interactions between actions may result in misplaced investments or misguided expectations of the effort required to mitigate threats to species. ..
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. pmc Alternative futures for Borneo show the value of integrating economic and conservation targets across borders
    Rebecca K Runting
    1 Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Environmental Decisions, School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane 4072, Queensland, Australia 2 Borneo Futures Project, Country Woods 306, Jalan WR Supratman, Pondok Ranji Rengas, Ciputat 15412, Tangerang, Indonesia 3 School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Management, The University of Queensland, Brisbane 4072, Queensland, Australia
    Nat Commun 6:6819. 2015
    ..Such coordination would depend on enhanced information sharing and reforms to land-use planning, which could be supported by the increasingly international nature of economies and conservation efforts. ..
  27. 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...
  28. 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
  29. ncbi request reprint Biodiversity: turning up the heat on hotspots
    Hugh P Possingham
    Nature 436:919-20. 2005
  30. 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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  31. 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...