Tag Archives: Hugh Possingham

Triage does not mean abandoning the most threatened species

Species triage has been in the news lately. The reports might create the impression that we should give up trying to save the most threatened species. Let me be clear: The science underpinning species triage does not say saving the … Continue reading

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It’s make or break time for Australia’s national parks

This post was published originally at The Conversation. It is authored by Euan Ritchie, Bill Laurance, Corey Bradshaw (re-blogged on his site too), David Watson, Emma Johnston, Hugh Possingham, Ian Lunt and me, and arose from a conversation that Euan initiated … Continue reading

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Conservation triage, and how the public values species

This article was co-authored with Hugh Possingham, and originally appeared in The Conversation, where comments can be posted. At current levels of funding, it is not possible to save all threatened species in Australia from extinction. Trade-offs are required. For … Continue reading

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