A horizon scan of global conservation issues for 2015

Sutherland, William J., Clout, Mick, Depledge, Michael, Dicks, Lynn V., Dinsdale, Jason, Entwistle, Abigail C., Fleishman, Erica, Gibbons, David W., Keim, Brandon, Lickorish, Fiona A., Monk, Kathryn A., Ockendon, Nancy, Peck, Lloyd S., Pretty, Jules, Rockstrom, Johan, Spalding, Mark D., Tonneijck, Femke H. and Wintle, Bonnie C. (2015) A horizon scan of global conservation issues for 2015. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 30 (1). pp. 17-24. ISSN 0169-5347

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Abstract

This paper presents the results of our sixth annual horizon scan, which aims to identify phenomena that may have substantial effects on the global environment, but are not widely known or well understood. A group of professional horizon scanners, researchers, practitioners, and a journalist identified 15 topics via an iterative, Delphi-like process. The topics include a novel class of insecticide compounds, legalisation of recreational drugs, and the emergence of a new ecosystem associated with ice retreat in the Antarctic.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: environment,public health,priority setting,future,drugs,antarctica,trade
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Science > School of Biological Sciences
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 10 Oct 2016 14:00
Last Modified: 24 Apr 2020 23:50
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/60806
DOI: 10.1016/j.tree.2014.11.002

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