Tag Archives: conservation

QAECO’s tips for running a successful workshop

Our group runs a lot of workshops in many forms: structured decision making processes; expert elicitation; targeted analyses with many participants; brainstorming of broad issues; and everything in between. Collectively we’ve learnt a few dos and don’ts. In a previous post … Continue reading

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Strategic approaches to planning for conservation and development: Putting a stop to cumulative impacts on threatened species

By Brendan Wintle (This article was first published in the April 2014 issue of Decision Point, The Monthly Magazine of the Environmental Decisions Group) NERP Environmental Decisions (NERP ED) is working closely with the Strategic Approaches Branch (Department of the Environment) to apply state-of-the-art decision … Continue reading

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Qaecologists at INTECOL, London 2013

As if the lab couldn’t get any quieter, next week 13 Qaecologists will be in London for the 11th INTECOL congress. Here are the details of their talks and posters. Check them out!! ORAL PRESENTATIONS Monday Freya Thomas, Cindy Hauser … Continue reading

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Qaecologists at ESA Minneapolis 2013

Conference season in the northern hemisphere continues and it’s still pretty quiet back home in the QAECO lab. In the coming week, three qaecologists are presenting at the 98th annual meeting of the Ecological Society of America. Here are the … Continue reading

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Evidence and the conservation manager: what evidence does a manager need?

By Carly Cook (This article was first published in the June 2013 issue of Decision Point, The Monthly Magazine of the Environmental Decisions Group) It’s often said that there’s a gap between conservation science and conservation management, that the work of conservation researchers … Continue reading

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WE NEED YOUR HELP! A study on technical information in conservation decision making

Sana Bau is recruiting participants for a PhD study investigating technical information in conservation decision making. Your participation in this research will provide important information on the interplay between technical (science-based) information and value judgements in decision making for conservation, … Continue reading

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Recent Qaecologist blog posts (May 2013, Weeks 3 & 4)

Another fortnight has gone by in the QAECO lab and  there is another smorgasbord of science writing for us all to feast on. QAECO PhD student Sana Bau is conducting a study on technical information and conservation decisions and is looking for … Continue reading

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It’s make or break time for Australia’s national parks

This post was originally published on The Conversation and is authored by Euan Ritchie, William Laurance, Corey Bradshaw (re-blogged on his site), David Watson, Emma Johnston, Hugh Possingham, Ian Lunt and QAECO’s Mick McCarthy (re-blogged on his site too). It arose from a … 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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