Chapter 20. Another Entangled Bank: Making Conservation Trade-Offs More Explicit

  1. Nigel Leader-Williams Professor of Biodiversity Management Director1,
  2. William M. Adams1 and
  3. Robert J. Smith Research Fellow Senior Fellow2
  1. Robert J. Smith Research Fellow Senior Fellow2,
  2. William M. Adams1 and
  3. Nigel Leader-Williams Professor of Biodiversity Management Director1

Published Online: 3 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444324907.ch20

Trade-Offs in Conservation: Deciding What to Save

Trade-Offs in Conservation: Deciding What to Save

How to Cite

Smith, R. J., Adams, W. M. and Leader-Williams, N. (2010) Another Entangled Bank: Making Conservation Trade-Offs More Explicit, in Trade-Offs in Conservation: Deciding What to Save (eds N. Leader-Williams, W. M. Adams and R. J. Smith), Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444324907.ch20

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geography, University of Cambridge, Downing Place, Cambridge CB2 3EN, UK

  2. 2

    Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology, School of Anthropology and Conservation, Marlowe Building, University of Kent, Canterbury CT2 7NR, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geography, University of Cambridge, Downing Place, Cambridge CB2 3EN, UK

  2. 2

    Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology, School of Anthropology and Conservation, Marlowe Building, University of Kent, Canterbury CT2 7NR, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 AUG 2010
  2. Published Print: 10 SEP 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405193832

Online ISBN: 9781444324907

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Keywords:

  • another entangled bank - making conservation trade-offs explicit;
  • conservation planning and decision making - highly entangled process;
  • trade-offs, ubiquitous feature of conservation planning and action;
  • conservation ethic, and value judgments - from personal appreciation of nature;
  • diversity of opinions - conservation objectives possible;
  • valuing biodiversity, people influenced by direct experiences of nature;
  • conservation decisions, interested parties or limited resources - involving trade-offs;
  • trade-off optimization approaches - improving efficiency, transparency and encourage self-reflection;
  • countries signing up to Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) - maintaining globally threatened biodiversity;
  • focus on new tool development - for effectiveness and guiding decision making

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Why are trade-offs in conservation so severe?

  • Improving the decision-making process: toolkits and beyond

  • Widening the discussion

  • Widening support

  • Final conclusions

  • References