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The National Wilderness Stewardship Alliance has made several presentations available for viewing in their online. These are from the 2019 annual conference.
This podcast is a follow up to our broadcast, “Combating Wildlife Crime: Toward an Integrated Approach”, which provides an overview of the need for and application of social science to holistically address wildlife crime.
Understanding of the magnitude of the adaptation challenge at a global scale is incomplete and constrained by a limited understanding of if and how adaptation is taking place. Here we develop and apply a methodology to track and characterize adaptation action; we apply these methods to the peer-reviewed, English-language literature.
16,000 natural resource remote web cameras provide users around the world with an opportunity to view wildlife. The web cameras are free to view, so we are left with evaluating viewer's opportunity cost of time to estimate the consumer surplus.
This interactive tool is a collaboration between the National Park Service and the U.S. Geological Survey and displays results from the Visitor Spending Effects report series. Economic contributions of National Park Service visitor spending are displayed at the national, state, and local levels.
For 30 years, the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) has created substantial habitat for birds and other wildlife species by providing landowners with a financial incentive to remove marginal land from agricultural production and establish grasslands. Declines in the number of acres enrolled in the program over the last decade, however, raise concerns about the fate of these grasslands once incentives end.
This series within The Chronicle of Higher Education focuses on thoughtful approaches to academic writing, and balancing the quest to publish with work and life.
This report evaluates geotagged photographs taken and posted to social media by members of the public to lakes show that improved water clarity is associated with an increased numbers of recreational visits to lakes, demonstrating the potential for social-media data to inform socio-ecological research.
This issue goes into factors that can influence behavior.
Surrogate species approaches have been applied in various contexts in attempts to simplify or focus conservation efforts. Four different types of surrogate species have been identified: indicators, umbrellas, keystones, and flagships.