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Why conserve biodiversity? A multi-national exploration of stakeholders’ views on the arguments for biodiversity conservation

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Given the concern about biodiversity loss, there are a number of arguments used for biodiversity conservation ranging from those emphasising the intrinsic value of biodiversity to those on the direct use value of ecosystems. Yet arguing the case for biodiversity conservation effectively requires an understanding of why people value biodiversity. We used Q methodology to explore and understand how different conservation practitioners (social and na...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted manuscript

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10.1007/s10531-016-1173-z

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Oxford, SSD, SOGE, Geography, Environmental Change Institute
Blicharska, M More by this author
Bredin, YK More by this author
Llorente, MG More by this author
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Spanish National Institute for Agriculture and Food Research and Technology More from this funder
European Social Fund More from this funder
Publisher:
Springer Publisher's website
Journal:
Biodiversity and Conservation Journal website
Publication date:
2016-07-05
Acceptance date:
2016-06-21
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EISSN:
1572-9710
ISSN:
0960-3115
Pubs id:
pubs:634858
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uri:a096e080-146c-4ac7-a69f-53ca2abad9e0
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uuid:a096e080-146c-4ac7-a69f-53ca2abad9e0
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pubs:634858

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