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The Conservation Planning Group at SCBO2016

Several members and of the Conservation Planning Group will be in Brisbane this week for the Society for Conservation Biology Oceania Congress. Our scheduled presentations are below. Hope to see you there!

Name Presentation Session Day Time Room
Jessica Blythe Building Governance Capacity Through Social Networks Social Network Analysis for Conservation: Challenges and Opportunities Wed 6th July 11:40 P8
Georgina Gurney Integrated conservation and development: evaluating a community-based marine protected area project for equality of socioeconomic impacts Understanding the human dimensions of environmental problems: connecting the dots through interdisciplinary research Wed 6th July 11:50 P7
Jorge G. Álvarez-Romero The structure of collaboration networks among organisations reveals strengths and weaknesses in natural resource management (NRM) governance systems Social Network Analysis for Conservation: Challenges and Opportunities Wed 6th July 11:50 P8
Jessica Cheok Detailing the effects of planning unit size, thematic resolution of habitats and socioeconomic costs on spatial priorities for conservation Marine Conservation Thurs 7th July 09:50 P9
April Reside From frameworks to an action plan: how to manage for biodiversity under climate change Conservation planning / adaptive management Thurs 7th July 11:45 P9
Kerrie Fraser Putting marine policy into practice: The use of policy in marine protected area management  Integrative/interdisciplinary approaches to conservation: Community, Policy, Managers, Scientists Interface Thurs 7th July 12:00 P7
Jessica Blythe The paradox of tilapia farming in Solomon Islands: exploring the assimilation gap When conservation goes viral: Social science insights for understanding the spread of conservation initiatives in Oceania Thurs 7th July 14:50 P8
Bob Pressey Marine offsets for the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area: principles and practice in achieving no net loss Confronting threats to marine ecosystems through the use of biodiversity offsets Thurs 7th July 15:00 P9
Rebecca Weeks Expansion of marine reserve networks via diffusion benefits ecological connectivity When conservation goes viral: Social science insights for understanding the spread of conservation initiatives in Oceania Thurs 7th July 15:10 P8
Rebecca Weeks Scientists’ and practitioners’ research priorities for conservation in Oceania Poster Session 2 Thurs 7th July 16:00-18:00 Foyer
Bob Pressey Weakening of protected areas in Australia: downsizing, degazettement, and the multiple aspects of downgrading  PADDD decisions on land and in the sea and their implications for policy, practice, and nature conservation Fri 8th July 09:30 P8

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We are a multidisciplinary group of researchers at James Cook University, interested in all aspects of conservation planning and led by Prof. Bob Pressey. We are based at the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, the College of Marine & Environmental Sciences, the College of Business, Law & Governance, and the Cairns Institute. We collaborate widely with conservation biologists and practitioners worldwide. 

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