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1.7: Suggested Readings

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  • Bottrill, M.C., L.N. Joseph, J. Carwardine, et al. 2008. Is conservation triage just smart decision making? Trends in Ecology and Evolution 23: 649–54. Should we let some species go extinct?

    Elosegi, A., M.O. Gessner, and R.G. Young. 2017. River doctors: Learning from medicine to improve ecosystem management. Science of the Total Environment 595: 294–302. Comparing conservation to the health sciences

    Illingworth, S. 2017. Delivering effective science communication: Advice from a professional science communicator. Seminars in Cell and Developmental Biology 70: 10–16. Tips to help you better communicate with public audiences.

    Kareiva, P., and M. Marvier. 2012. What is conservation science? BioScience 62: 962–69. A review of an article published in 1985, offering a revised set of core principles that should guide conservation biology today.

    Meyer, J.L., P.C. Frumhoff, S.P. Hamburg, et al. 2010. Above the din but in the fray: environmental scientists as effective advocates. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 8: 299–305. Scientists have a responsibility to be advocates as well as researchers.

    Sutherland, W.J., A.S. Pullin, P.M. Dolman, et al. 2004. The need for evidence-based conservation. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 19: 305–08. How do conservationists make decisions?

    Tallis, H., and J. Lubchenco. 2014. Working together: A call for inclusive conservation. Nature 515: 27–28. There is a risk that conservation can be polarising. We should rather be working together.

    Tear, T.H., P. Kareiva, P.L. Angermeier, et al. 2005. How much is enough? The recurrent problem of setting measurable objectives in conservation. BioScience 55: 835–49.[0835:HMIETR]2.0.CO;2 Guidelines for setting goals in conservation.

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