Managing consequences of climate‐driven species redistribution requires integration of ecology, conservation and social science

@article{Bonebrake2018ManagingCO,
  title={Managing consequences of climate‐driven species redistribution requires integration of ecology, conservation and social science},
  author={Timothy C. Bonebrake and Christopher J. Brown and Johann D. Bell and Julia L. Blanchard and Alienor L. M. Chauvenet and Curtis Champion and I-Ching Chen and Timothy D. Clark and Robert K. Colwell and Finn Danielsen and Anthony I. Dell and Jennifer M. Donelson and Birgitta Eveng{\aa}rd and Simon Ferrier and Stewart Frusher and Raquel A. Garcia and Roger B. Griffis and Alistair J. Hobday and Marta A. Jarzyna and Emma Lee and Jonathan Lenoir and Hlif I. Linnetved and Victoria Y. Martin and Phillipa C. McCormack and Jan McDonald and Eve McDonald‐Madden and Nicola J. Mitchell and Tero Mustonen and John M. Pandolfi and Nathalie Pettorelli and Hugh P. Possingham and Peter L. Pulsifer and Mark Reynolds and Brett R. Scheffers and Cascade J. B. Sorte and Jan M. Strugnell and Mao‐Ning Tuanmu and Samantha Twiname and Adriana Verg{\'e}s and Cecilia Villanueva and Erik Wapstra and Thomas Wernberg and Gretta T. Pecl},
  journal={Biological Reviews},
  year={2018},
  volume={93}
}
Climate change is driving a pervasive global redistribution of the planet's species. Species redistribution poses new questions for the study of ecosystems, conservation science and human societies that require a coordinated and integrated approach. Here we review recent progress, key gaps and strategic directions in this nascent research area, emphasising emerging themes in species redistribution biology, the importance of understanding underlying drivers and the need to anticipate novel… 

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