Conservation research, policy and practice [E-Book] / edited by William J. Sutherland, Peter N. M. Brotherton, Zoe G. Davies, Nancy Ockendon, Nathalie Pettorelli, Juliet A. Vickery.
Sutherland, William J., (editor)
Brotherton, Peter N. M., (editor) / Davies, Zoe G., (editor) / Ockendon, Nancy, (editor) / Pettorelli, Nathalie, (editor) / Vickery, Juliet A., (editor)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2020
1 online resource (xvi, 335 pages)
Ecological reviews
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Conservation research is essential for advancing knowledge but to make an impact scientific evidence must influence conservation policies, decision making and practice. This raises a multitude of challenges. How should evidence be collated and presented to policymakers to maximise its impact? How can effective collaboration between conservation scientists and decision-makers be established? How can the resulting messages be communicated to bring about change? Emerging from a successful international symposium organised by the British Ecological Society and the Cambridge Conservation Initiative, this is the first book to practically address these questions across a wide range of conservation topics. Well-renowned experts guide readers through global case studies and their own experiences. A must-read for practitioners, researchers, graduate students and policymakers wishing to enhance the prospect of their work 'making a difference'. This title is also available as Open Access on Cambridge Core.