Governance factors in the identification of global conservation priorities for mammals

  title={Governance factors in the identification of global conservation priorities for mammals},
  author={Johanna Eklund and Anni Arponen and Piero Visconti and M. Luisa C{\'o}rdoba Cabeza},
  booktitle={Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences},
Global conservation priorities have often been identified based on the combination of species richness and threat information. With the development of the field of systematic conservation planning, more attention has been given to conservation costs. This leads to prioritizing developing countries, where costs are generally low and biodiversity is high. But many of these countries have poor governance, which may result in ineffective conservation or in larger costs than initially expected. We… CONTINUE READING
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