Conservation Ecology
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​​​​​​Conservation Ecology & Entomo​​logy​


Conservation Management and Spatial P​lanning

Research is based on active collaboration with NGOs and government departments on a range of conservation and sustainability planning initiatives focused upon testing conceptual frameworks and operational models which improve the links between research and implementation, measuring sustainability and the effectiveness of conservation actions, improving the adaptive capacity of resource management institutions through improved understanding of social networks, knowledge and innovation management, and spatial conservation prioritisation for landscape planning

Contact: Prof Karen Esler (