Species vs Landscape: A False Dichotomy

Possingham, Hugh
September 2011
Australasian Science;Sep/Oct2011, Vol. 32 Issue 7, p46
The article focuses on studies on single species conservation launched in Australia. It details the factors that drive the move to landscape-scale conservation. A cost-effectiveness plan for biodiversity conservation was launched by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organizations (CSIRO) for the Kimberley landscape. It mentions how EDG researcher Megan Evans determined the biodiversity threats in Australia.


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