A 2017 horizon scan of emerging issues for global conservation and biological diversity

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dc.contributor.author Sutherland, William J.
dc.contributor.author Barnard, Phoebe
dc.contributor.author Broad, Steven
dc.contributor.author Clout, Mick
dc.contributor.author Connor, Ben
dc.contributor.author Côté, Isabelle M.
dc.contributor.author Dicks, Lynn V.
dc.contributor.author Doran, Helen
dc.contributor.author Entwistle, Abigail C.
dc.contributor.author Fleishman, Erica
dc.contributor.author Fox, Marie
dc.contributor.author Gaston, Kevin J.
dc.contributor.author Gibbons, David W.
dc.contributor.author Jiang, Zhigang
dc.contributor.author Keim, Brandon
dc.contributor.author Lickorish, Fiona A.
dc.contributor.author Markillie, Paul
dc.contributor.author Monk, Kathryn A.
dc.contributor.author Pearce-Higgins, James W.
dc.contributor.author Peck, Lloyd S.
dc.contributor.author Pretty, Jules
dc.contributor.author Spalding, Mark D.
dc.contributor.author Tonneijck, Femke H.
dc.contributor.author Wintle, Bonnie C.
dc.contributor.author Ockendon, Nancy
dc.date.accessioned 2017-04-06T14:53:25Z
dc.date.available 2017-04-06T14:53:25Z
dc.date.issued 2016-12-10
dc.identifier.citation Sutherland WJ, Barnard P, Broad S, et al., A 2017 horizon scan of emerging issues for global conservation and biological diversity. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, Volume 32, Issue 1, January 2017, pp. 31-40 en_UK
dc.identifier.issn 0169-5347
dc.identifier.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2016.11.005
dc.identifier.uri http://dspace.lib.cranfield.ac.uk/handle/1826/11748
dc.description.abstract Open Access We present the results of our eighth annual horizon scan of emerging issues likely to affect global biological diversity, the environment, and conservation efforts in the future. The potential effects of these novel issues might not yet be fully recognized or understood by the global conservation community, and the issues can be regarded as both opportunities and risks. A diverse international team with collective expertise in horizon scanning, science communication, and conservation research, practice, and policy reviewed 100 potential issues and identified 15 that qualified as emerging, with potential substantial global effects. These issues include new developments in energy storage and fuel production, sand extraction, potential solutions to combat coral bleaching and invasive marine species, and blockchain technology. en_UK
dc.language.iso en en_UK
dc.publisher Elsevier en_UK
dc.rights Attribution 4.0 International
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
dc.subject futures en_UK
dc.subject novel issues en_UK
dc.subject predictions en_UK
dc.subject environment en_UK
dc.subject climate change en_UK
dc.subject invasive species en_UK
dc.subject management en_UK
dc.subject energy security en_UK
dc.title A 2017 horizon scan of emerging issues for global conservation and biological diversity en_UK
dc.type Article en_UK


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