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The identification of priority policy options for UK nature conservation. / Sutherland, William J.; Albon, Steve D.; Allison, Hilary; Armstrong-Brown, Sue; Bailey, Mark J.; Brereton, Tom; Boyd, Ian L.; Carey, Peter; Edwards, Joan; Gill, Maggie; Hill, David; Hodge, Ian; Hunt, Alexander J.; Le Quesne, Will J. F.; Macdonald, David W.; Mee, Laurence D.; Mitchell, Roger; Norman, Tim; Owen, Roger P.; Parker, David; Prior, Stephanie V.; Pullin, Andrew S.; Rands, Michael R. W.; Redpath, Steve; Spencer, Jonathan; Spray, Chris J.; Thomas, Chris D.; Tucker, Graham M.; Watkinson, Andrew R.; Clements, Andy.

In: Journal of Applied Ecology, Vol. 47, No. 5, 10.2010, p. 955-965.

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Sutherland, WJ, Albon, SD, Allison, H, Armstrong-Brown, S, Bailey, MJ, Brereton, T, Boyd, IL, Carey, P, Edwards, J, Gill, M, Hill, D, Hodge, I, Hunt, AJ, Le Quesne, WJF, Macdonald, DW, Mee, LD, Mitchell, R, Norman, T, Owen, RP, Parker, D, Prior, SV, Pullin, AS, Rands, MRW, Redpath, S, Spencer, J, Spray, CJ, Thomas, CD, Tucker, GM, Watkinson, AR & Clements, A 2010, 'The identification of priority policy options for UK nature conservation' Journal of Applied Ecology, vol 47, no. 5, pp. 955-965., 10.1111/j.1365-2664.2010.01863.x

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Sutherland, W. J., Albon, S. D., Allison, H., Armstrong-Brown, S., Bailey, M. J., Brereton, T., ... Clements, A. (2010). The identification of priority policy options for UK nature conservation. Journal of Applied Ecology, 47(5), 955-965. 10.1111/j.1365-2664.2010.01863.x

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Sutherland WJ, Albon SD, Allison H, Armstrong-Brown S, Bailey MJ, Brereton T et al. The identification of priority policy options for UK nature conservation. Journal of Applied Ecology. 2010 Oct;47(5):955-965. Available from: 10.1111/j.1365-2664.2010.01863.x

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Sutherland, William J.; Albon, Steve D.; Allison, Hilary; Armstrong-Brown, Sue; Bailey, Mark J.; Brereton, Tom; Boyd, Ian L.; Carey, Peter; Edwards, Joan; Gill, Maggie; Hill, David; Hodge, Ian; Hunt, Alexander J.; Le Quesne, Will J. F.; Macdonald, David W.; Mee, Laurence D.; Mitchell, Roger; Norman, Tim; Owen, Roger P.; Parker, David; Prior, Stephanie V.; Pullin, Andrew S.; Rands, Michael R. W.; Redpath, Steve; Spencer, Jonathan; Spray, Chris J.; Thomas, Chris D.; Tucker, Graham M.; Watkinson, Andrew R.; Clements, Andy / The identification of priority policy options for UK nature conservation.

In: Journal of Applied Ecology, Vol. 47, No. 5, 10.2010, p. 955-965.

Research output: Contribution to journalScientific review

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title = "The identification of priority policy options for UK nature conservation",
keywords = "conservation, horizon scanning, planning, policy, practice, priority setting, research, ECOSYSTEM SERVICES, BIODIVERSITY, GOVERNANCE, QUESTIONS, CARBON",
author = "Sutherland, {William J.} and Albon, {Steve D.} and Hilary Allison and Sue Armstrong-Brown and Bailey, {Mark J.} and Tom Brereton and Boyd, {Ian L.} and Peter Carey and Joan Edwards and Maggie Gill and David Hill and Ian Hodge and Hunt, {Alexander J.} and {Le Quesne}, {Will J. F.} and Macdonald, {David W.} and Mee, {Laurence D.} and Roger Mitchell and Tim Norman and Owen, {Roger P.} and David Parker and Prior, {Stephanie V.} and Pullin, {Andrew S.} and Rands, {Michael R. W.} and Steve Redpath and Jonathan Spencer and Spray, {Chris J.} and Thomas, {Chris D.} and Tucker, {Graham M.} and Watkinson, {Andrew R.} and Andy Clements",
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journal = "Journal of Applied Ecology",
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TY - JOUR

T1 - The identification of priority policy options for UK nature conservation

A1 - Sutherland,William J.

A1 - Albon,Steve D.

A1 - Allison,Hilary

A1 - Armstrong-Brown,Sue

A1 - Bailey,Mark J.

A1 - Brereton,Tom

A1 - Boyd,Ian L.

A1 - Carey,Peter

A1 - Edwards,Joan

A1 - Gill,Maggie

A1 - Hill,David

A1 - Hodge,Ian

A1 - Hunt,Alexander J.

A1 - Le Quesne,Will J. F.

A1 - Macdonald,David W.

A1 - Mee,Laurence D.

A1 - Mitchell,Roger

A1 - Norman,Tim

A1 - Owen,Roger P.

A1 - Parker,David

A1 - Prior,Stephanie V.

A1 - Pullin,Andrew S.

A1 - Rands,Michael R. W.

A1 - Redpath,Steve

A1 - Spencer,Jonathan

A1 - Spray,Chris J.

A1 - Thomas,Chris D.

A1 - Tucker,Graham M.

A1 - Watkinson,Andrew R.

A1 - Clements,Andy

AU - Sutherland,William J.

AU - Albon,Steve D.

AU - Allison,Hilary

AU - Armstrong-Brown,Sue

AU - Bailey,Mark J.

AU - Brereton,Tom

AU - Boyd,Ian L.

AU - Carey,Peter

AU - Edwards,Joan

AU - Gill,Maggie

AU - Hill,David

AU - Hodge,Ian

AU - Hunt,Alexander J.

AU - Le Quesne,Will J. F.

AU - Macdonald,David W.

AU - Mee,Laurence D.

AU - Mitchell,Roger

AU - Norman,Tim

AU - Owen,Roger P.

AU - Parker,David

AU - Prior,Stephanie V.

AU - Pullin,Andrew S.

AU - Rands,Michael R. W.

AU - Redpath,Steve

AU - Spencer,Jonathan

AU - Spray,Chris J.

AU - Thomas,Chris D.

AU - Tucker,Graham M.

AU - Watkinson,Andrew R.

AU - Clements,Andy

PY - 2010/10

Y1 - 2010/10

N2 - <p>P&gt;1. The conservation of biodiversity depends upon both policy and regulatory frameworks. Here, we identify priority policy developments that would support conservation in the UK in the light of technological developments, changes in knowledge or environmental change.</p><p>2. A team of seven representatives from governmental organizations, 17 from non-governmental organizations and six academics provided an assessment of the priority issues. The representatives consulted widely and identified a long-list of 117 issues.</p><p>3. Following voting and discussion during a 2-day meeting, these were reduced to a final list of 25 issues and their potential policy options and research needs were identified. Many of the policies related to recent changes in approaches to conservation, such as increased interest in ecosystem services, adaptation to climate change and landscape ecology.</p><p>4. We anticipate that this paper will be useful for policy makers, nature conservation delivery agencies, the research community and conservation policy advocates.</p><p>5. Although many of the options have global significance, we suggest that other countries consider an equivalent exercise. We recommend that such an exercise be carried out in the UK at regular intervals, say every 5 years, to explore how biodiversity conservation can best be supported by linked policy development and research in a changing world.</p><p>6. Synthesis and applications. Opportunities for policy development were prioritized and for each of the top 25 we identified the current context, policy options and research questions. These largely addressed new issues relating to developing topics such as ecosystem services, landscape planning and nanotechnology. We envisage that this will largely be used by researchers wishing to make a contribution to potential policy debates.</p>

AB - <p>P&gt;1. The conservation of biodiversity depends upon both policy and regulatory frameworks. Here, we identify priority policy developments that would support conservation in the UK in the light of technological developments, changes in knowledge or environmental change.</p><p>2. A team of seven representatives from governmental organizations, 17 from non-governmental organizations and six academics provided an assessment of the priority issues. The representatives consulted widely and identified a long-list of 117 issues.</p><p>3. Following voting and discussion during a 2-day meeting, these were reduced to a final list of 25 issues and their potential policy options and research needs were identified. Many of the policies related to recent changes in approaches to conservation, such as increased interest in ecosystem services, adaptation to climate change and landscape ecology.</p><p>4. We anticipate that this paper will be useful for policy makers, nature conservation delivery agencies, the research community and conservation policy advocates.</p><p>5. Although many of the options have global significance, we suggest that other countries consider an equivalent exercise. We recommend that such an exercise be carried out in the UK at regular intervals, say every 5 years, to explore how biodiversity conservation can best be supported by linked policy development and research in a changing world.</p><p>6. Synthesis and applications. Opportunities for policy development were prioritized and for each of the top 25 we identified the current context, policy options and research questions. These largely addressed new issues relating to developing topics such as ecosystem services, landscape planning and nanotechnology. We envisage that this will largely be used by researchers wishing to make a contribution to potential policy debates.</p>

KW - conservation

KW - horizon scanning

KW - planning

KW - policy

KW - practice

KW - priority setting

KW - research

KW - ECOSYSTEM SERVICES

KW - BIODIVERSITY

KW - GOVERNANCE

KW - QUESTIONS

KW - CARBON

U2 - 10.1111/j.1365-2664.2010.01863.x

DO - 10.1111/j.1365-2664.2010.01863.x

M1 - Scientific review

JO - Journal of Applied Ecology

JF - Journal of Applied Ecology

SN - 0021-8901

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VL - 47

SP - 955

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