Choosing the Appropriate Scale of Reserves for Conservation

@article{Schwartz1999ChoosingTA,
  title={Choosing the Appropriate Scale of Reserves for Conservation},
  author={Mark W. Schwartz},
  journal={Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics},
  year={1999},
  volume={30},
  pages={83-108}
}
  • M. Schwartz
  • Published 1999
  • Geography
  • Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics
▪ Abstract Over the past ten years the scientific basis for reserve selection and design have rapidly developed. This period has also been characterized by a shift in emphasis toward large spatial and organizational scales of conservation efforts. I discuss the evidence in support of this shift toward larger scale conservation by contrasting the success of fine-filter (genes, populations, species) conservation and coarse-filter (communities, habitats, ecosystems, landscapes) conservation… Expand
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