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Decision Point - EDG's monthly magazine
The EDG (Environmental Decision Group) and Decision Point are all about smart science for wise decisions, and are funded by

the ARC Centre of Excellence for Environmental Decisions (CEED) and
the National Environmental Research Program (NERP) Environmental Decisions Hub

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Decision Point is the EDG’s monthly magazine presenting articles, views and ideas on environmental decision making, biodiversity, conservation planning and monitoring.

In the current issue of Decision Point (#84 – December 2014 1.3 Mb) you’ll find the following stories:

Species numbers & phylogenetic diversity
Joe Bennett on how you might prioritise genetic values - page 4

Burning issues for black cockatoos
Fire may hold the key to the future of Carnaby's cockatoo - page 6

Ecological disturbance & genes
Sam Banks on how genetic information can help manage biodiversity - page 8

Genes and geography
In search of surrogates of genetic variation - page 10

Conservation in the West Indian Ocean
A CEED/NERP workshop report - page 11

A new list to frame conservation
Moving from species to ecosystems - page 12

Conservation talk in Oceania
2014 Conference of the SCB –Oceania - page 13

Cultivating environmental leaders
EDG's new leadership program - page 14

Research briefs
Lizards, fire and genes; incorporation genetic data into conservation plans; genes in fragmented habitat – page 3.

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Enjoy! David Salt, Editor (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )