News tagged with conservation decisions

A better way to evaluate conservation policies found

Protected forested areas in Brazil, Costa Rica, Indonesia and Thailand have prevented the release of more than 1,000 million additional tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, an economic service provided by nature worth ...

dateJun 16, 2015 in Environment
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Hot spells threaten ringtail habitat

THE potential impacts of anthropogenic global warming on the western ringtail possum (Pseudocheirus occidentals) have been explored in a recent Edith Cowan University research paper.

dateSep 20, 2013 in Ecology
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Conservationists: 'Living with grief'

The scientists and conservation workers battling to save the world's dwindling forests, landscapes and endangered animals live constantly with grief, a leading Australian conservation scientist says.

dateJul 08, 2013 in Ecology
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Novel methods to support decision making processes

Mathematical analysis based on numbers and numerical estimates is widely used in decision making everywhere from public administration and business to environmental conservation. Methods for decision analysis evaluate different ...

dateJan 24, 2013 in Mathematics
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Satellite images tell tales of changing biodiversity

Analysis of texture differences in satellite images may be an effective way to monitor changes in vegetation, soil and water patterns over time, with potential implications for measuring biodiversity as well, ...

dateOct 24, 2012 in Ecology
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The sad tale of the urban frog

In the battle for survival, the impact of climate change may tip the balance against Australia's dwindling urban frog populations.

dateOct 10, 2012 in Ecology
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