Digests for Debate
Questions, concerns and conservations in the field of conservation corridors
The goals of establishing conservation corridors are frequently to allow animals to shift ranges with climate change, maintain gene flow, or avoid inbreeding. To achieve these goals, the corridors need to facilitate dispersal movements or [...]
A push for connectivity conservation has generated increasing need for methods that can identify priority areas for connectivity, and given fresh life to a long-running debate regarding the use of coarse-filter and fine-filter approaches to conservation planning.
If you build it, will they come? I often find myself asking this question as I’m reading through the latest work on corridor modeling or planning for connectivity conservation. Although methods to predict corridor locations [...]
Barry Brook and Corey Bradshaw argue that nuclear power should be considered a key component of future energy production to both mitigate anthropogenic climate change and reduce habitat degradation. Their open-access article in Conservation Biology [...]
Haddad and colleagues have published another useful assessment of the current state of affairs in the corridor world, this time focusing on the possible negative effects of corridors. Their paper includes a well-defined literature review [...]