7. Planning for Persistence in a Changing World

  1. Richard J. Ladle3,4 and
  2. Robert J. Whittaker3
  1. Richard A. Fuller1,2,
  2. Richard J. Ladle3,4,
  3. Robert J. Whittaker3 and
  4. Hugh P. Possingham1

Published Online: 7 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444390001.ch7

Conservation Biogeography

Conservation Biogeography

How to Cite

Fuller, R. A., Ladle, R. J., Whittaker, R. J. and Possingham, H. P. (2011) Planning for Persistence in a Changing World, in Conservation Biogeography (eds R. J. Ladle and R. J. Whittaker), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444390001.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 3

    School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

  2. 4

    Department of Agricultural Engineering, Federal University of Viçosa, Brazil

Author Information

  1. 1

    School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

  2. 2

    CSIRO Climate Adaptation Flagship and CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems, Brisbane, Australia

  3. 3

    School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

  4. 4

    Department of Agricultural Engineering, Federal University of Viçosa, Brazil

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 18 FEB 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444335040

Online ISBN: 9781444390001

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Keywords:

  • conservation planning in a changing world - planning for persistence in a changing world;
  • conservation community, biodiversity pattern - features, mapped spatially and ‘captured’ by conservation management activity;
  • integrating evolutionary considerations - into conservation planning;
  • phylogenetic diversity (PD), biodiversity index - measuring length of evolutionary pathways connecting set of taxa;
  • history of human intervention, conservation theory and practice - natural and anthropogenic;
  • dynamic processes of extinction and colonization - patterns in species' distributions, how distributions change;
  • dynamic geography of range collapse - extinction of a species, and population decline;
  • geographical range collapses, temporal patterns - designing conservation interventions;
  • predicting biodiversity change;
  • methods, forecasting climate-induced range changes and extinction - and species distribution models

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Using the past to understand the present and predict the future

  • Predicting biodiversity change

  • What do we do about it? Dynamic conservation planning

  • Closing remarks

  • For discussion

  • Suggested reading