Trade-Offs in Identifying Global Conservation Priority Areas

William Murdoch, Michael Bode, Jon Hoekstra, Peter Kareiva, Steve Polasky, Hugh P. Possingham, Kerrie A. Wilson

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationTrade-Offs in Conservation
Subtitle of host publicationDeciding What to Save
Number of pages21
ISBN (Print)9781405193832
StatePublished - Aug 3 2010


  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation international (CI), flexible global conservation resources on Biodiversity Hotspots
  • Conservation non-governmental organizations (NGOs)-sharing a common mission
  • Global conservation priority areas-tackling fundamental trade-off of biodiversity conservation
  • Global conservation priority schemes-tools focusing on conservation actions
  • Key biodiversity Areas (KBAs)-reactive conservation tools in tackling extinction causes
  • Scoring systems identifying priority regions
  • Threshold, second problem-and their critical value
  • Thresholds identifying priority regions
  • Trade-offs, in identifying global conservation priority areas

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