A standard lexicon for biodiversity conservation: unified classifications of threats and actions.

  title={A standard lexicon for biodiversity conservation: unified classifications of threats and actions.},
  author={Nick Salafsky and Daniel W. Salzer and Alison J. Stattersfield and Craig Hilton-Taylor and Rachel A Neugarten and Stuart H. M. Butchart and Ben Collen and Neil A. Cox and Lawrence L. Master and Sheila J M O'connor and David Wilkie},
  journal={Conservation biology : the journal of the Society for Conservation Biology},
  volume={22 4},
An essential foundation of any science is a standard lexicon. Any given conservation project can be described in terms of the biodiversity targets, direct threats, contributing factors at the project site, and the conservation actions that the project team is employing to change the situation. These common elements can be linked in a causal chain, which represents a theory of change about how the conservation actions are intended to bring about desired project outcomes. If project teams want to… CONTINUE READING
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