Conservation focus on Europe: major conservation policy issues that need to be informed by conservation science.

@article{Pullin2009ConservationFO,
  title={Conservation focus on Europe: major conservation policy issues that need to be informed by conservation science.},
  author={Andrew S Pullin and Andr{\'a}s B{\'a}ldi and Ozgun Emre Can and Martin Dieterich and Vassiliki I. Kati and Barbara Livoreil and G{\'a}bor L L{\"o}vei and Barbara Mih{\'o}k and Owen T. Nevin and Nuria Selva and Isabel Sousa-Pinto},
  journal={Conservation biology : the journal of the Society for Conservation Biology},
  year={2009},
  volume={23 4},
  pages={818-24}
}
Europe is one of the world's most densely populated continents and has a long history of human-dominated land- and seascapes. Europe is also at the forefront of developing and implementing multinational conservation efforts. In this contribution, we describe some top policy issues in Europe that need to be informed by high-quality conservation science. These include evaluation of the effectiveness of the Natura 2000 network of protected sites, implications of rapid economic and subsequent land… CONTINUE READING
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