The Conservation Planning Group Applied conservation research

The Conservation Planning Group
Seminars
SEMINAR: Adriana Chacon – The contribution of the environment to wellbeing: a case study in Australia and Costa Rica.
SEMINAR: Adriana Chacon – The contribution of the environment to wellbeing: a case study in Australia and Costa Rica.

Adriana Chacon will be presenting her MPhil confirmation seminar: “The contribution of the environment to wellbeing: a case study in Australia and Costa Rica.” The aim of this project is to investigate the contribution of the environment to wellbeing. To accomplish this she will be testing the extent to which subjective measures of wellbeing (specifically, […]

SEMINAR: Bob Pressey – Towards an evidence base for conservation priorities
SEMINAR: Bob Pressey – Towards an evidence base for conservation priorities

The world is filling up with priority conservation areas. Using different methods, and at different extents and resolutions, people have identified countless places that warrant special attention for nature conservation. Systematic conservation planning turned 30 in 2013 and has played a large role in marking up the world map. A wide variety of more or […]

SEMINAR: Milena Kim – The human dimensions of species-based pioritisation: a case study from Queensland
Sunset at Orpheus Island © Milena Kim

Milena Kim will be presenting her PhD completion seminar at 11am: “’The human dimensions of species-based prioritisation: a case study from Queensland” When: Friday 4th October 2013; 11:00 to 12:00 hrs Where: Building 34, Room 124, JCU, Townsville (maps) Conservation planning initiatives have been subjected to limited evaluation. In the last 20 years, many prioritisation […]

SEMINAR: Forget the crystal ball: Applying spatial scenarios to conservation planning for the GBR coast
SEMINAR: Forget the crystal ball: Applying spatial scenarios to conservation planning for the GBR coast

UPDATE! Amélie’s seminar is now available online. Postdoc Amélie will be presenting a seminar this week exploring how spatially-explicit scenario planning might aid in future conservation planning for the GBR. When: Thursday 5th of September 2013; 12:00 to 13:00 hrs. Where: Building 19 (Kevin Stark Research Building), Room #106 (upstairs), JCU, Townsville; video-linked to the University of Queensland (GCI […]

About Us
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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