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Linking regional planning and local action: Towards using social network analysis in systematic conservation planning
Social networks play an important role in facilitating effective and sustained connections between people responsible for regional conservation plans and those responsible for local conservationExpand
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Theorizing benefits and constraints in collaborative environmental governance : a transdisciplinary social-ecological network approach for empirical investigations
When environmental processes cut across socioeconomic boundaries, traditional top-down government approaches struggle to effectively manage and conserve ecosystems. In such cases, governanceExpand
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Achieving cross-scale collaboration for large scale conservation initiatives
Large-scale conservation requires the involvement of numerous stakeholders to plan for and implement a range of activities across multiple scales. Establishing and sustaining the effectiveExpand
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Scale mismatches, conservation planning, and the value of social-network analyses.
Social networks link organizations and individuals across space and time and determine the scale of conservation actions; thus, an understanding of the social networks associated with conservation planning will help determine the potential for implementing conservation actions at the required scales. Expand
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Achieving social-ecological fit through bottom-up collaborative governance: an empirical investigation
Significant benefits can arise from collaborative forms of governance that foster self-organization and flexibility. Likewise, governance systems that fit with the extent and complexity of the systemExpand
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The social structural foundations of adaptation and transformation in social-ecological systems
Social networks are frequently cited as vital for facilitating successful adaptation and transformation in linked social-ecological systems to overcome pressing resource management challenges. YetExpand
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Using a social–ecological framework to inform the implementation of conservation plans
  • A. Guerrero, K. Wilson
  • Business, Medicine
  • Conservation biology : the journal of the Society…
  • 1 April 2017
One of the key determinants of success in biodiversity conservation is how well conservation planning decisions account for the social system in which actions are to be implemented. UnderstandingExpand
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Achieving the Promise of Integration in Social-Ecological Research: A Review and Prospectus
An integrated understanding of both social and ecological aspects of environmental issues is essential to address pressing sustainability challenges. An integrated social-ecological systemsExpand
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Mental models for conservation research and practice
Conservation practice requires an understanding of complex social-ecological processes of a system and the different meanings and values that people attach to them. Mental models research offers aExpand
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Predicting willingness‐to‐sell and its utility for assessing conservation opportunity for expanding protected area networks
Translating maps of priority areas for conservation into activities which actually secure these places is a complex process, overwhelmingly influenced by human and social factors. SpatialExpand
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