Optimal conservation investment for a biodiversity-rich agricultural landscape *

@inproceedings{White2011OptimalCI,
  title={Optimal conservation investment for a biodiversity-rich agricultural landscape *},
  author={Ben White and Rohan Sadler},
  year={2011}
}
This study develops a theoretical and empirical framework for optimal conservation planning using satellite land cover data and economic data from a farm survey. A case study is presented for a region within the South-west Australia Biodiversity Hotspot (Nature 403, 853). This Biodiversity Hotspot is a focus for conservation investment as it combines a relatively high level of biodiversity with severe threat to the biodiversity from agriculture. The conservation planning model developed… CONTINUE READING