Landscape planning and conservation biology: systems thinking revisited.

  title={Landscape planning and conservation biology: systems thinking revisited.},
  author={Joan Iverson Nassauer},
  journal={Conservation biology : the journal of the Society for Conservation Biology},
  volume={20 3},
Both conservation biology and landscape planning are fields enriched by their solid grounding in professional practice and the real world. Practicing conservation biologists know that landscape planning processes affect biodiversity on the ground, and practicing landscape planners know that biodiversity issues can decisively influence acceptance of planned change. Such pragmatic recognition, however, is not enough to advance the fields. Enormous ecological and public benefits could accrue if… CONTINUE READING