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Geography of conservation spending, biodiversity, and culture.

Conserv Biol 2016 10 15;30(5):1089-101. Epub 2016 Jun 15.

ARC Centre of Excellence for Environmental Decisions, School of Biological Sciences, and The Life Course Centre, Institute for Social Science Research, The University of Queensland, St. Lucia, 4072, Queensland, Australia.

We used linear and multivariate models to examine the associations between geography, biodiversity, per capita economic output, national spending on conservation, governance, and cultural traits in 55 countries. Cultural traits and social metrics of modernization correlated positively with national spending on conservation. The global distribution of this spending culture was poorly aligned with the distribution of biodiversity. Read More

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October 2016
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"A mission-driven discipline": the growth of conservation biology.

Conserv Biol 2006 Jun;20(3):631-51

Aldo Leopold Foundation/International Crane Foundation, P.O. Box 38, Prairie du Sac, WI 53578, USA.

Conservation biology emerged in the mid-1980s, drawing on established disciplines and integrating them in pursuit of a coherent goal: the protection and perpetuation of the Earth's biological diversity. Opportunistic in its borrowing and application of knowledge, conservation biology had its roots within the established biological sciences and resource management disciplines but has continually incorporated insights from the empirical experience of resource managers, from the social sciences and humanities, and from diverse cultural sources. The Society for Conservation Biology (SCB) has represented the field's core constituency, while expanding that constituency in keeping with the field's integrative spirit. Read More

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June 2006
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