This post was originally published on http://decision-point.com.au/article/a-good-decision-is-a-fair-decision/ and was co-authored by the amazing Rachel Friedman and Carla Archibald. There are many reasons to consider social equity in conservation decisions. On the one hand, it’s a nice thing to strive for – we all would like to think we are being ‘fair’ in the decisions we are … More ‘Good’ and ‘fair’ decisions
Successful decision-making needs to predict the future. How can we do this best? In most cases, this is not easy: in biodiversity conservation, predicting future outcomes is complicated by complex ecological, economic, and social contexts. But these challenges do not negate the need for us to make these predictions when deciding what conservation interventions to … More Using the past to predict the future
I’ve just had a co-author paper published, not just in Science, but also featured on the cover! No, not the “Mystery of the Macho Crocs” paper (that sounds fun!) – the one on climatic control of leaf size across the globe. Working in the field of conservation I often think that the work we do (as … More A paper in Science – and how does that happen?