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Protected area asset stewardship

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Protected areas (PAs) are the main strategy to conserve natural values and reduce biodiversity loss. However, with increasing global food requirements, using land for protecting landscapes and species is becoming increasingly difficult to justify. Here, we argue that framing PAs as spatial assets provides an ideal platform for generating investment and increasing their political/cultural resilience. Specifically, we define and characterize PAs in terms of their biophysical, human, infrastruct...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1016/j.biocon.2017.03.032

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, SOGE, Smith School
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, SOGE, Smith School
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, SOGE, Geography
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Grant:
CNPq-PVE Grant (No: 400325/2014-4); CNPq- Universal grant (No: 448966/2014-0)
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Biological Conservation Journal website
Volume:
212
Issue:
A
Pages:
183-190
Publication date:
2017-06-21
Acceptance date:
2017-03-31
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ISSN:
0006-3207
Pubs id:
pubs:687771
URN:
uri:de9408a6-ef84-4171-a1db-ae350962db84
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uuid:de9408a6-ef84-4171-a1db-ae350962db84
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pubs:687771

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