• Issue

    Conservation Biology: Volume 35, Issue 3

    i, 759-1056
    June 2021

Cover Caption

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Cover Caption: Conservation Biology

  • Pages: i
  • First Published: 27 May 2021

Issue Information

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Issue Information - TOC

  • Pages: 759-762
  • First Published: 27 May 2021

ANNOUNCEMENT

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Conservation Biology Awards

  • Pages: 763
  • First Published: 30 April 2021

Conservation Practice and Policy

Reduction in global habitat loss from fossil-fuel-dependent increases in cropland productivity

  • Pages: 766-774
  • First Published: 17 August 2020

Article impact statement: Fossil fuel technologies saved at least 20% of global land area from agricultural conversion; by contrast, 15% is protected in nature preserves.

Essays

Conservation lessons from taboos and trolley problems

  • Pages: 794-803
  • First Published: 27 August 2020

Article impact statement: Implementation may be improved by understanding psychological barriers in making tragic choices between biodiversity and human well-being.

Open Access

Adapting participatory processes to fine-tune conservation approaches in multiactor decision settings

  • Pages: 804-815
  • First Published: 12 October 2020

Article impact statement: Conservationists should use tools based on institutional economics to fine-tune strategies and overcome disagreements due to value pluralism.

Open Access

Markets and the crowding out of conservation-relevant behavior

  • Pages: 816-823
  • First Published: 11 August 2020

Article impact statement: Markets are important to conservation-solution space but can crowd out 3 aspects of human behavior relevant for conservation.

Open Access

An economic evaluation framework for land-use-based conservation policy instruments in a changing climate

  • Pages: 824-833
  • First Published: 03 September 2020

Article impact statement: Evaluation of policy instruments for species conservation under climate change should include both ecological and economic criteria.

Contributed Papers

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Trends in seabird breeding populations across the Great Barrier Reef

  • Pages: 846-858
  • First Published: 03 September 2020

Article Impact Statement: Four decades of monitoring reveals troubling trends for seabird breeding populations across the Great Barrier Reef.

Using long-term data for a reintroduced population to empirically estimate future consequences of inbreeding

  • Pages: 859-869
  • First Published: 30 September 2020

Article Impact Statement: Empirically estimating the future consequences of inbreeding allows rational long-term management of reintroduced populations.

Open Access

Determinants of population persistence and abundance of terrestrial and arboreal vertebrates stranded in tropical forest land-bridge islands

  • Pages: 870-883
  • First Published: 27 August 2020

Article impact statement: Tropical forest islands created by major hydroelectric dams can only retain very small, if any, vertebrate populations.

Geology-dependent impacts of forest conversion on stream fish diversity

  • Pages: 884-896
  • First Published: 14 October 2020

Article impact statement: Forest restoration projects should consider the potentially significant influences of the interaction between land use and the underlying geology on biodiversity.

Open Access

Automated conservation assessment of the orchid family with deep learning

  • Pages: 897-908
  • First Published: 25 August 2020

Article impact statement: An automated conservation assessment with deep learning reveals global centers of orchid extinction risk.

Incorporating putatively neutral and adaptive genomic data into marine conservation planning

  • Pages: 909-920
  • First Published: 12 August 2020

Article impact statement: Genomic metrics derived from neutral and adaptive genomic data result in different spatial conservation prioritization solutions.

Open Access

Evaluating the social and ecological effectiveness of partially protected marine areas

  • Pages: 921-932
  • First Published: 14 January 2021

Article impact statement: Partially protected areas create an illusion of protection and consume conservation resources for little or no social–ecological gain.

Open Access

Global protected-area coverage and human pressure on tidal flats

  • Pages: 933-943
  • First Published: 23 September 2020

Article impact statement: Thirty-one percent of the world's tidal flats are protected, but more is needed to counter human pressure and avoid further global tidal flat loss.

Consequences of ignoring dispersal variation in network models for landscape connectivity

  • Pages: 944-954
  • First Published: 25 September 2020

Article impact statement: Including biologically meaningful dispersal in network models alters understanding of connectivity between fragmented habitat patches.

Reallocating budgets among ongoing and emerging conservation projects

  • Pages: 955-966
  • First Published: 09 July 2020

Article impact statement: Reallocating funding among conservation projects in response to shifting or emerging priorities may improve outcomes.

Gillnet illumination as an effective measure to reduce sea turtle bycatch

  • Pages: 967-975
  • First Published: 30 September 2020

Article impact statement: Net illumination reduces capture rates of 3 species of sea turtles, including the imperiled leatherback.

Relative influence of environmental factors and fishing on coral reef fish assemblages

  • Pages: 976-990
  • First Published: 16 September 2020

Article impact statement: Prioritizing strategic land–sea management that protects habitat for coral reef fishes will support biodiversity and fisheries.

Open Access

The importance of Indigenous Peoples’ lands for the conservation of terrestrial mammals

  • Pages: 1002-1008
  • First Published: 27 August 2020

Article impact statement: Indigenous Peoples’ lands are important for the successful implementation of international conservation and sustainable development agendas.

Understanding the distribution of bushmeat hunting effort across landscapes by testing hypotheses about human foraging

  • Pages: 1009-1018
  • First Published: 19 August 2020

Article impact statement: Locations of bushmeat hunter kill sites in Guyana seem driven by where hunters go currently rather than by historical influences of harvest.

Open Access

How the diversity of human concepts of nature affects conservation of biodiversity

  • Pages: 1019-1028
  • First Published: 29 September 2020

Article impact statement: The idea of nature exists in most cultures, so awareness of the diversity of the concepts of nature is essential for nature conservation.

Conservation Methods

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Developing shared qualitative models for complex systems

  • Pages: 1039-1050
  • First Published: 05 September 2020

Article Impact Statement: Integration of knowledge sets across disciplines improves understanding and conservation of complex systems.

BOOK REVIEW

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Cats among the Conservationists

  • Pages: 1054-1055
  • First Published: 22 April 2021

NOTED WITH INTEREST

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Noted with Interest

  • Pages: 1055-1056
  • First Published: 16 May 2021