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  1. Core Texts: 6 items
    1. Key Topics in Conservation Biology - David W. Macdonald, Katrina Service 2007

      Book Recommended

    2. Key Topics in Conservation Biology - David W. Macdonald, Katrina Service 2007 (electronic book)

      Book Recommended

    3. Key Topics in Conservation Biology 2 - David W. Macdonald, K. J. Willis 2013

      Book Recommended

    4. Key Topics in Conservation Biology 2 - David W. Macdonald, K. J. Willis 2013 (electronic book)

      Book Recommended

    5. Invasive Species Management: A Handbook of Principles and Techniques - Michael N. Clout, P. A. Williams 2009

      Book Further

    6. Invasive Species Management: A Handbook of Principles and Techniques - Michael N. Clout, P. A. Williams 2009 (electronic book)

      Book Further

  2. Coursework Reading: Invasive Species Management Plan 7 items
    1. GB Non-native Species Information Portal: Documenting the Arrival of Non-native Species in Britain - Helen E. Roy, Chris D. Preston, Colin A. Harrower, Stephanie L. Rorke 2014

      Article Recommended

  3. Topic 1: What is Conservation Science? History and Approaches, Ethics and Equity 16 items
    1. What Is Conservation Science? - Peter Kareiva, Michelle Marvier 2012

      Article Essential

    2. What Is Conservation Biology? - Michael E. Soulé 1985

      Article Further

    3. Key Topics in Conservation Biology - David W. Macdonald et al 2007

      Book Essential Principles, practice and priorities: the quest for 'alignment'. p.271

    4. Key Topics in Conservation Biology - David W. Macdonald, Katrina Service 2007 (electronic book)

      Book Essential Principles, practice and priorities: the quest for 'alignment'. p.271

    5. Key Topics in Conservation Biology 2 - David W. Macdonald, K. J. Willis 2013

      Book Essential Elephants in the room: tough choices for a maturing discipline

    6. Key Topics in Conservation Biology 2 - David W. Macdonald, K. J. Willis 2013 (electronic book)

      Book Essential Elephants in the room: tough choices for a maturing discipline

    7. Sacred Groves: Potential for Biodiversity Management - Shonil A. Bhagwat, Claudia Rutte 2006

      Article Further

    8. The New Conservation Debate: The View From Practical Ethics - Thaddeus R. Miller, Ben A. Minteer, Leon-C. Malan 2011

      Article Further

    9. Social Equity and the Probability of Success of Biodiversity Conservation - Carissa Klein, Madeleine C. McKinnon, Becky Twohey Wright, Hugh P. Possingham 2015

      Article Recommended

    10. Eviction for Conservation: A Global Overview - Daniel Brockington, James Igoe 2006

      Article Further

    11. Popular News: 

      Stokstad, E (2012) Society for Conservation Biology in Turmoil Over Editor's Ouster. Published on 12/06/12, Science News (http://news.sciencemag.org/2012/06/society-conservation-biology-turmoil-over-editors-ouster)

  4. Topic 2: Monitoring Impacts, Prioritizing, and Evidence Based Approaches to Conservation 23 items
    1. Prioritizing Choices in Conservation - G. M. Mace, H. P. Possingham, N. Leader-Williams 2007

      Chapter Essential

    2. Prioritizing Choices in Conservation - G. M. Mace, H. P. Possingham, N. Leader-Williams 2007

      Chapter Essential

    3. Conservation Priorities: Identifying Need, Taking Action and Evaluating Success - Andrew S. Pullin, William Sutherland, Toby Gardner, Valier Kapos 2013

      Chapter Essential

    4. Conservation Priorities: Identifying Need, Taking Action and Evaluating Success - Andrew S. Pullin, William Sutherland, Toby Gardner, Valerie Kapos 2013

      Chapter Essential

    5. The 'Why', 'What' and 'How' of Monitoring for Conservation. - Julia P. G. Jones, Gregory P. Assner, Stuart H. M. Butchart, K. Ullas Karanth 2013

      Chapter Essential

    6. The 'Why', 'What' and 'How' of Monitoring for Conservation. - Julia P. G. Jones, Gregory P. Asner, Stuart H. M. Butchart, K. Ullas Karanth 2013

      Chapter Essential

    7. Quantifying Species Recovery and Conservation Success to Develop an IUCN Green List of Species - H. Resit Akçakaya, Elizabeth L. Bennett, Thomas M. Brooks, Molly K. Grace 2018

      Article Recommended

    8. Using a Systematic Approach to Select Flagship Species for Bird Conservation - Diogo Verissimo, Tatiana Pongiluppi, Maria Cintia M. Santos, Pedro F. Develey 2014

      Article Further

    9. Monitoring and Evaluation in Conservation: a Review of Trends and Approaches - Marcia Brown, Caroline Stem, Richard Margoluis, Nick Salafsky 2005

      Article Further

    10. Rising to the Challenge of Sustaining Coral Reef Resilience - Terry P. Hughes, Nicholas A. J. Graham, Jeremy B. C. Jackson, Peter J. Mumby 2010

      Article Further

    11. Evidence for Shifting Baseline Syndrome in Conservation - S. K. Papworth, J. Rist, L. Coad, E. J. Milner-Gulland 2009

      Article Further

  5. Topic 3:Introduced Species, Homogenisation and Competition 32 items
    1. Key Topics in Conservation Biology - David W. Macdonald et al 2007

      Book Essential Chapters 11 & 12

    2. Key Topics in Conservation Biology - David W. Macdonald, Katrina Service 2007 (electronic book)

      Book Essential Chapters 11 & 12

    3. Intercepting the First Rat Ashore - James C. Russell, David R. Towns, Sandra H. Anderson, Mick N. Clout 2005

      Article Further

    4. How Should Beta-Diversity Inform Biodiversity Conservation? - Jacob B. Socolar, James J. Gilroy, William E. Kunin, David P. Edwards 2016

      Article Further

    5. The Role of Life History Traits in Mammalian Invasion Success - Isabella Capellini, Joanna Baker, William L. Allen, Sally E. Street 2015

      Article Further

    6. Alien Species as a Driver of Recent Extinctions - Céline Bellard, Phillip Cassey, Tim M. Blackburn 2016

      Article Further

    7. The Invasion of Southern South America by Imported Bumblebees and Associated Parasites - Regula Schmid-Hempel, Michael Eckhardt, David Goulson, Daniel Heinzmann 2014

      Article Further

    8. The Impact of Invasive Cane Toads on Native Wildlife in Southern Australia - Christopher J. Jolly, Richard Shine, Matthew J. Greenlees 2015

      Article Further

    9. Zebra Versus Quagga Mussels: A Review of Their Spread, Population Dynamics, and Ecosystem Impacts - Alexander Y. Karatayev, Lyubov E. Burlakova, Dianna K. Padilla 2015

      Article Further

    10. Impacts of the Brown Tree Snake: Patterns of Decline and Species Persistence in Guam's Avifauna - Gary J. Wiles, Jonathan Bart, Robert E. Beck Jr., Celestino F. Aguon 2003

      Article Further

    11. Successful Eradication of Invasive Vertebrates on Rangitoto and Motutapu Islands, New Zealand - Richard Griffiths, Fin Buchanan, Keith Broome, John Neilsen 2015

      Article Further

    12. Websites:

  6. Topic 4: Agriculture and Impacts on Biodiversity: Human Populations and Land Use Change 27 items
    1. Can Farming and Wildlife Coexist? - R. E. Feber, E. J. Asteraki, I. G. Firbank 2007

      Chapter Essential

    2. Can Farming and Wildlife Coexist? - R. E. Feber, E. J. Asteraki, L. G. Firbank 2007

      Chapter Essential

    3. Biological Corridors and Connectivity - Samuel A. Cushman, Brad McRae, Frank Adriaensen, Paul Beier 2013

      Chapter Essential

    4. Biological Corridors and Connectivity - Samuel A. Cushman, Brad McRae, Frank Adriaensen, Paul Beier 2013

      Chapter Essential

    5. Aquaculture: Global Status and Trends - John Bostock, Brendan McAndrew, Randolph Richards, Kim Jauncey 2010

      Article Recommended

    6. Assessing the Impacts of Agricultural Intensification on Biodiversity: A British Perspective - Les G. Firbank, Sandrine Petit, Simon Smart, Alasdair Blain 2008

      Article Recommended

    7. Global Consequences of Land Use - Jonathan A. Foley, Ruth DeFries, Gregory P. Asner, Carol Barford 2005

      Article Recommended

    8. Agricultural Expansion and Its Impacts on Tropical Nature - William F. Laurance, Jeffrey Sayer, Kenneth G. Cassman 2014

      Article Recommended

    9. EU Agricultural Reform Fails on Biodiversity - G. Pe'er, L. V. Dicks, P. Visconti, R. Arlettaz 2014

      Article Recommended

    10. Wildlife-Friendly Farming Increases Crop Yield: Evidence for Ecological Intensification - Richard F. Pywell, Matthew S. Heard, Ben A. Woodcock, Shelley Hinsley 2015

      Article Recommended

    11. Forecasting Agriculturally Driven Global Environmental Change - David Tilman, Joseph Fargione, Brian Wolff, Carla D'Antonio 2001

      Article Recommended

    12. Leverage Points for Improving Global Food Security and the Environment - P. C. West, J. S. Gerber, P. M. Engstrom, N. D. Mueller 2014

      Article Recommended

    13. Websites:

  7. Topic 5: Parasites and Disease. the Impact of Climate Change 17 items
    1. Disease Control - Peter D. Walsh 2013

      Chapter Essential

    2. Disease Control - Peter D. Walsh 2013

      Chapter Essential

    3. Extinction by Infection - P. Daszak, A.A. Cunningham 1999

      Article Further

    4. Low-Coverage Vaccination Strategies for the Conservation of Endangered Species - D. T. Haydon, D. A. Randall, L. Matthews, D. L. Knobel 2006

      Article Further

    5. Species Coextinctions and the Biodiversity Crisis - Lian Pin Koh, Robert R. Dunn, Navjot S. Sodhi, Robert K. Colwell 2004

      Article Further

    6. Nations Approve Historic Global Climate Accord - Jeff Tollefson, Kenneth R. Weiss 2015

      Article Further

    7. Climate Change Impacts on Bumblebees Converge Across Continents - J. T. Kerr, Alana Pindar, Paul Galpern, Laurence Packer 2015

      Article Further

    8. Rapid and Recent Changes in Fungal Fruiting Patterns - A. C. Gange, E. G. Gange, T. H. Sparks, L. Boddy 2007

      Article Further

    9. Impact of Sea Level Rise on the 10 Insular Biodiversity Hotspots - Céline Bellard, Camille Leclerc, Franck Courchamp 2014

      Article Further

    10. Observed and Predicted Effects of Climate Change on Species Abundance in Protected Areas - Alison Johnston, Malcolm Ausden, Andrew M. Dodd, Richard B. Bradbury 2013

      Article Further

  8. Topic 7: The Conservation of Natural Resources: Management of Harvesting and Fishing, Use of Non-Living Resources 26 items
    1. Does Sport Hunting Benefit Conservation? - A. J. Loveridge, J. C. Reynolds, E. J. Milner-Gulland 2007

      Chapter Essential

    2. Does Sport Hunting Benefit Conservation? - A. J Loveridge, J. C. Reynolds, E. J. Milner-Gulland 2007

      Chapter Essential

    3. How Nature-Based Tourism Might Increase Prey Vulnerability to Predators - Benjamin Geffroyet al, Diogo S. M. Samia, Eduardo Bessa, Daniel T. Blumstein 2015

      Article Further

    4. Demographic Side Effects of Selective Hunting in Ungulates and Carnivores - Jos M. Milner, Erlend B. Nilsen, Harry P. Andreassen 2007

      Article Further

    5. Hunted Woolly Monkeys (Lagothrix Poeppigii) Show Threat-Sensitive Responses to Human Presence - Sarah Papworth, E. J. Milner-Gulland, Katie Slocombe, Ronald Noë 2013

      Article Further

    6. Sustainable Trophy Hunting of African Lions - Karyl Whitman, Anthony M. Starfield, Henley S. Quadling, Craig Packer 2004

      Article Further

    7. Dispersal Limitation Induces Long-Term Biomass Collapse in Overhunted Amazonian Forests - Carlos A. Peres, Carlos A. Peres, Thaise Emilio, Juliana Schietti 2016

      Article Recommended

    8. The Impact of Gold Mining and Agricultural Concessions on the Tree Cover and Local Communities in Northern Myanmar - Sarah Papworth, Madhu Rao, Myint Myint Oo, Kyaw Thinn Latt 2017

      Article Recommended

    9. Embargo on Lion Hunting Trophies From West Africa: An Effective Measure or a Threat to Lion Conservation? - Philippe Bouché, William Crosmary, Pierre Kafando, Benoit Doamba 2016

      Article Recommended

    10. Undesirable evolutionary consequences of trophy hunting - David W. Coltman, Paul O'Donoghue, Jon T. Jorgenson, John T. Hogg 11/12/2003

      Article Recommended

  9. Topic 6: Focus on Conservation Institutions and Biodiversity Conservation Policy 22 items
    1. Key topics in conservation biology 2 - Dawsonera (electronic book)

      Book Essential

    2. Understanding and Managing Conservation Conflicts - Steve M. Redpath, Juliette Young, Anna Evely, William M. Adams 2013

      Article Recommended

    3. The Dark Side of Street Lighting: Impacts on Moths and Evidence for the Disruption of Nocturnal Pollen Transport - Callum J. Macgregor, Darren M. Evans, Richard Fox, Michael J. O. Pocock 2017

      Article Recommended

    4. The Invasive Buddleja davidii (Butterfly Bush) - Nita G. Tallent-Halsell, Michael S. Watt 2009

      Article Recommended

    5. The Pigeon Paradox: Dependence of Global Conservation on Urban Nature - Robert R. Dunn, Michael C. Gavin, Monica C. Sanchez, Jennifer N. Solomon 2006

      Article Recommended

    6. Useful Websites:

    7. Scaling up from gardens: biodiversity conservation in urban environments - Mark A. Goddard, Andrew J. Dougill, Tim G. Benton 2010-2

      Article Recommended

    8. Lower bumblebee colony reproductive success in agricultural compared with urban environments - Ash E. Samuelson, Richard J. Gill, Mark J. F. Brown, Ellouise Leadbeater 27/06/2018

      Article Recommended

    9. Climate change accelerates growth of urban trees in metropolises worldwide - Hans Pretzsch, Peter Biber, Enno Uhl, Jens Dahlhausen 12/2017

      Article Further

  10. Topic 8: Conservation Translocations: Reintroductions, Rewilding, and Ecological Restoration 17 items
    1. Righting Past Wrongs and Ensuring the Future: Challenges and Opportunities for Effective Reintroductions Amidst a Biodiversity Crisis - Axel Moehrenschlager, Debra M. Shier, Tom P. Moorhouse, Mark R. Stanley Price 2013

      Chapter Essential

    2. Has the Earth’s Sixth Mass Extinction Already Arrived? - Anthony D. Barnosky, Anthony D. Barnosky, Nicholas Matzke, Susumu Tomiya 2011

      Article Further

    3. Bringing Back a Healthy Buzz? Invertebrate Parasites and Reintroductions: A Case Study in Bumblebees - Mark J. F. Brown, Anthony W. Sainsbury, Rebecca J. Vaughan-Higgins, Gavin H. Measures 2016

      Article Further

    4. Restoration of an Inbred Adder Population - Thomas Madsen, Richard Shine, Mats Olsson, Håkan Wittzell 1999

      Article Further

    5. Megafauna and Ecosystem Function From the Pleistocene to the Anthropocene - Yadvinder Malhi, Yadvinder Malhi, Christopher E. Doughty, Mauro Galetti 2016

      Article Further

    6. Rewilding Is the New Pandora’s Box in Conservation - David Nogués-Bravo, Daniel Simberloff, Carsten Rahbek, Nathan James Sanders 2016

      Article Further

    7. From Pleistocene to Trophic Rewilding: A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing - Dustin R. Rubenstein, Daniel I. Rubenstein 2016

      Article Further

    8. Megafauna and Ecosystem Function From the Pleistocene to the Anthropocene - Jens-Christian Svenning, Yadvinder Malhi, Christopher E. Doughty, Mauro Galetti 2016

      Article Further

    9. Reply to Rubenstein and Rubenstein: Time to Move on From Ideological Debates on Rewilding - Jens-Christian Svenning, Pil B. M. Pedersen, C. Josh Donlan, Rasmus Ejrnæs 2016

      Article Further

    10. Successful Conservation of a Threatened Maculinea Butterfly - J. A. Thomas, D. J. Simcox, R. T. Clarke 2009

      Article Further

  11. Topic 9: Human Dimensions of Conservation Biology: Citizen Science, Environmental Education and Ecosystem Services 24 items
    1. What Is Biodiversity Worth? Economics as a Problem and a Solution - D. Pearce, S. Hecht, F. Vorhies 2007

      Chapter Essential

    2. Living With Wildlife: The Roots of Conflict and the Solutions - C. Sillero-Zubiri, N. M Collins, R. Wrangham 2007

      Chapter Essential

    3. The Human Dimension in Addressing Conflict With Large Carnivores - Amy Dickman, Silvio Marchini, Michael Manfredo 2013

      Chapter Essential

    4. The Human Dimension in Addressing Conflict With Large Carnivores - Amy Dickman, Silvio Marchini, Michael Manfredo 2013

      Chapter Essential

    5. Citizen Science and Nature Conservation - Jonathan Silvertown, Christina D. Buesching, Susan K. Jacobson, Tony Rebelo 2013

      Chapter Essential

    6. Citizen Science and Nature Conservation - Jonathon Silvertown, Christina D. Buesching, Susan K. Jacobson, Tony Rebelo 2013

      Chapter Essential

    7. The UK Nest Record Scheme: Its Value for Science and Conservation - Humphrey Q. P. Crick, Stephen R. Baillie, David I. Leech 2003

      Article Further

    8. Marine Invasive Species: Validation of Citizen Science and Implications for National Monitoring Networks - David G. Delaney, Corinne D. Sperling, Christiaan S. Adams, Brian Leung 2008

      Article Further

    9. The UK Nest Record Scheme: its value for science and conservation - Humphrey Q.P. Crick, Stephen R. Baillie, David I. Leech 2003

      Article Further

    10. UK Birds Are Laying Eggs Earlier - Humphrey Q. P. Crick, Caroline Dudley, David E. Glue, David L. Thomson 1997

      Article Further

    11. 10 Controversial Environmental Ads That Will Blow Your Mind (VIDEO) | HuffPost

      Webpage Further What is their message, and is this effectively communicated?

    12. UK NEA

      Website Further the UK National Ecosystem Assessment website

    13. Considering connections between Hollywood and biodiversity conservation - Matthew J. Silk, Sarah L. Crowley, Anna J. Woodhead, Ana Nuno 06/2018

      Article Recommended

  12. Topic 10: Conservation Sucess Stories. What Is the Future of Conservation Biology? 2 items
    1. Conservation Successes at Micro-, Meso- and Macroscales - Navjot S. Sodhi, Rhett Butler, William F. Laurance, Luke Gibson 2011

      Article Further

    2. Wildcam Gorongosa

      Webpage Further An example of citizen science

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