Summoning compassion to address the challenges of conservation

@article{Wallach2018SummoningCT,
  title={Summoning compassion to address the challenges of conservation},
  author={Arian D. Wallach and Marc Bekoff and Chelsea Batavia and Michael Paul Nelson and Daniel Ramp},
  journal={Conservation Biology},
  year={2018},
  volume={32}
}
Conservation practice is informed by science, but it also reflects ethical beliefs about how humanity ought to value and interact with Earth's biota. As human activities continue to drive extinctions and diminish critical life‐sustaining ecosystem processes, achieving conservation goals becomes increasingly urgent. However, the determination to react decisively can drive conservationists to handle complex challenges without due deliberation, particularly when wildlife individuals are sacrificed… 
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