Chapter 3. Setting Convservation Priorities

  1. William J. Sutherland

Published Online: 28 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470999356.ch3

The Conservation Handbook: Research, Management and Policy

The Conservation Handbook: Research, Management and Policy

How to Cite

Sutherland, W. J. (ed) (2000) Setting Convservation Priorities, in The Conservation Handbook: Research, Management and Policy, Blackwell Publishing, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470999356.ch3

Editor Information

  1. Professor of Biological Sciences, School of Biological Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 3 OCT 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632053445

Online ISBN: 9780470999356

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Keywords:

  • conservation priorities;
  • taxonomic isolation;
  • fagship species;
  • species recovery;
  • habitat prioritising

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Why set conservation priorities?

  • Prioritising species

  • Prioritising habitats

  • Hot spots of global biodiversity

  • Prioritising areas and selecting reserves