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  1. We will add key references to this reading list through the course of the module

  2. General to module 9 items
    1. Living Planet Report 2016 | WWF

      Webpage  New: 2016 living planet report. 58% of wildlife lost since 1970 (based on over 18,000 populations of more than 3,600 mammal, bird, fish, reptile and amphibian species from around the world)

    2. living_blue_planet_report_2015.pdf

      Document  Status, threats and examples of solutions for marine conservation

    3. Analysis and valuation of the health and climate change cobenefits of dietary change - Marco Springmann, H. Charles J. Godfray, Mike Rayner, Peter Scarborough 12/04/2016

      Article  Vegetarianism will do more to reduce greenhouse gas emissions than geo-engineering

    4. Solutions for a cultivated planet - Jonathan A. Foley, Navin Ramankutty, Kate A. Brauman, Emily S. Cassidy 12/10/2011

      Article  one billion malnourished, 35% cropland production used to feed livestock

    5. Attenborough: poorer countries are just as concerned about the environment | Environment | The Guardian

      Webpage  ironic convergence with this weeks lecture! Attenborough: "We have a finite environment – the planet. Anyone who thinks that you can have infinite growth in a finite environment is either a madman or an economist." "Wherever women are literate and have political power, birth rates fall. "

    6. Positive biodiversity-productivity relationship predominant in global forests - J. Liang, T. W. Crowther, N. Picard, S. Wiser 14/10/2016

      Article  Biodiversity and Ecosystem function ?

  3. Prioritisation - general 3 items
    1. Global Distribution and Conservation of Evolutionary Distinctness in Birds - Walter Jetz 2014

      Article  Prioritisation by EDGE and Rarity maximises efficiency of conserving Phylogenetic diversity / uniqueness

    2. The price of conserving avian phylogenetic diversity: a global prioritization approach - L. A. Nunes, S. T. Turvey, J. Rosindell 05/01/2015

      Article  Cost-effective prioritisation of avian phylogenetic diversity!

    3. OneZoom Tree of Life Explorer

      Webpage  Evolutionary distinctiveness - birds

  4. Specific to CW topics 18 items
    1. NCA 7 items
      1. The biodiversity audit approach challenges regional priorities and identifies a mismatch in conservation - Paul M. Dolman, Christopher J. Panter, Hannah L. Mossman 10/2012

        Article  Biodiversity prioritisation by species data within UK bioregional context, and evidence base for management

      2. Human activities and biodiversity opportunities in pre-industrial cultural landscapes: relevance to conservation - Robert J. Fuller, Tom Williamson, Gerry Barnes, Paul M. Dolman 09/2016

        Article  Provides generic guidance for conservation management of 'semi-natural' habitats in cultural landscapes

      3. Ecological Status

        Webpage  index synthesising biological records to indicate relative ecological status at 10km resolution

      4. TWT A Living Landscape vision FINAL.pdf

        Document  Wildlife Trusts Living Landscape Vision

      5. Scaling up from protected areas in England: The value of establishing large conservation areas - Assaf Shwartz, Zoe G. Davies, Nicholas A. Macgregor, Humphrey Q.P. Crick 08/2017


    2. Coral Reefs 2 items
      1. MCZ Project Ecological Network Guidance - 100705_ENG_v10.pdf

        Document  Network considerations useful in selecting MPAs

    3. Urban 9 items
      1. What are the Benefits of Interacting with Nature? - Lucy Keniger, Kevin Gaston, Katherine Irvine, Richard Fuller 06/03/2013

        Article  biodiversity and human wellbeing?

      2. Outdoor & Experiential Learning Research Network (OelResNet) - Plymouth University

        Webpage  See "Transforming Outdoor Learning in Schools" - interesting content, but evidence base will need to be developed

      3. Recreational Use of the Countryside: No Evidence that High Nature Value Enhances a Key Ecosystem Service - Karen Hornigold, Iain Lake, Paul Dolman 2016-11-9

        Article  Green infrastructure to benefit wellbeing does not necessarily give biodiversity, but can absorb pressure from sensitive conservation sites

      4. Determinants of species richness within and across taxonomic groups in urban green spaces - Sarah A. Matthies, Stefan Rüter, Frank Schaarschmidt, Rüdiger Prasse 2017-8