Academic Articles Mar. 25

The latest academic papers on conservation. If you have a paper that you would like to share, please get in contact with us. Click on the title to follow the link to each article. Please note that some of these articles are behind a paywall.


  • Progress, challenges and opportunities for Red Listing
    • Source: Biological Conservation, Volume 234
    • Author(s): Steven P. Bachman, Richard Field, Tom Reader, Domitilla Raimondo, John Donaldson, George E. Schatz, Eimear Nic Lughadha
    • Abstract: Despite its recognition as an important global resource for conservation, the International Union…
  • Where to draw the line? Using movement data to inform protected area design and conserve mobile species 
    • Source: Biological Conservation, Volume 234
    • Author(s): Chi-Yeung Choi, He-Bo Peng, Peng He, Xiao-Tong Ren, Shen Zhang, Micha V. Jackson, Xiaojing Gan, Ying Chen, Yifei Jia, Maureen Christie, Tony Flaherty, Kar-Sin Katherine Leung, Chenxing Yu, Nicholas J. Murray, Theunis Piersma,…
    • Abstract: Protected areas (PAs) are a cornerstone of modern conservation. For PAs that are established to conserve mobile species, it is important to cover all the key areas regularly used by these species. However, zonation and boundaries of PAs have often been established with limited knowledge of animal movements…
  • Evolution of a transboundary landscape approach in the Hindu Kush Himalaya: Key learnings from the Kangchenjunga Landscape
    • Source: Global Ecology and Conservation, Volume 17
    • Author(s): Janita Gurung, Nakul Chettri, Eklabya Sharma, Wu Ning, Ram P. Chaudhary, Hemant K. Badola, Sonam Wangchuk, Yadav Uprety, Kailash S. Gaira, Namgay Bidha, Karma Phuntsho, Kabir Uddin, Ghulam M. Shah
    • Abstract: The transboundary landscape approach builds on principles of integrated social-ecological systems with conservation and development perspectives at a transboundary level. The evolution of one such transboundary landscape in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) from the 1990’s../
  • Everyone Loves a Success Story: Optimism Inspires Conservation Engagement
    • Source: BioScience
    • Author(s): Dominic McAfee  Zoë A Doubleday  Nathaniel Geiger  Sean D Connell
    • Abstract: In this era of unprecedented environmental change, optimism could help unite people to act. In the present article, we bring together insights from psychology, business, politics, and media to illustrate humanity’s innate attraction to optimism and the influence it can yield in driving positive…
  • Manage forests as protection against warming
    • We disagree with those who caution against relying on forests as a solution to global warming until the warming effects of trees themselves are better understood (see Nature 565, 280–282; 2019). Forests are currently the safest, most cost-effective way to avoid dangerous increases in global warming…



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