Tag Archives: Conservation Biology

Eureka for the IUCN Red List of Ecosystems!

Last night, David Keith and team won the 2015 NSW Office of Environment and Heritage Eureka Prize for Environmental Research, recognising their work on The Red List of Ecosystems. The IUCN Red List of Ecosystems establishes a standard method to … Continue reading

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QAECO’s favourite ecology and conservation papers of 2013

We asked everyone to nominate their favourite paper of 2013, and here’s what they said. What we’ve learnt from this exercise is that as a group we have diverse interests, but particularly enjoy papers published in Methods in Ecology and … Continue reading

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Qaecologists presenting at ICCB in Baltimore

It’s going to be pretty quiet in the lab next week with lots of Qaecologists travelling to Baltimore, Maryland, USA for the 26th International Congress for Conservation Biology. So if you’re in town for the conference as well, stop by … Continue reading

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What could be wrong with transparent conservation decision-making?

By Michael Bode (This article first appeared in the Spring 2013 newsletter of the Resource Modelling Association. The newsletter and society journal – Natural Resource Modelling – contain some great articles on modelling that contains both biological and economic processes). There is a … Continue reading

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Recent Qaecologist blog posts (March 2013, Weeks 1 & 2)

The first two weeks of March continued the trend of quality blogging by qaecologists. As always, Amy Whitehead treated us to more great shots of wildlife that has passed in front of her camera lens. Also blogging this month, QAECO … Continue reading

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Conservation tools – back to basics

A rough guide to fauna surveys, distribution models, and PVAs By Brendan Wintle (This article was first published in the February 2013 issue of Decision Point, The Monthly Magazine of the Environmental Decisions Group) Imagine you’re a forest manager responsible for … Continue reading

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Recent Qaecologist blog posts (Feb 2013, Weeks 1 & 2)

Blogging is now a big part of the QAECO lab. New blog posts by members of the lab are coming out almost on a daily basis. You can always find the latest posts in the sidebar of the lab website, but in … Continue reading

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Role of protected areas in species’ range expansions

In this week’s QAECO Reading Group we talked about whether and how protected areas (PAs) may facilitate species’ range expansions – a topic that is becoming increasingly important as the global climate changes. In their recent PNAS paper, Thomas et … Continue reading

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