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Toward a biocultural theory of avoided extinction

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Avoiding extinction is one of the main aims of the global conservation movement and its study has historically been dominated by ecological thinking about the consequences of small population size and the identification of the proximate causes of population decline. Here we argue that any successful theorization on avoiding extinction has to look beyond ecology to incorporate the behavior of conservationists, conservation organizations, and other societal actors. We develop a “biocultural” fr...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1111/j.1755-263X.2008.00016.x

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University of Oxford
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Oxford, SSD, SOGE
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, SOGE
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Author
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Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Conservation Letters Journal website
Publication date:
2008-06-28
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1755-263X
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uuid:fb1f4da3-b11a-49fa-8a88-bed44f2d4e3d
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607747
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pubs:607747

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