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If we acknowledged the pretzel logic of current conservation thinking – attempting to preserve a historically intact nature while managing it to be futuristically flexible – would we open space for more effective outcomes? Nicole Heller and Richard Hobbs believe it’s worth a shot. Read more…

If we applied offset policies from different countries to one case study in Uzbekistan, would they yield the same outcomes (after all, they all share the same basic goal: no net loss)? Joe Bull tried it, and they don’t! Read more…

If we attempted to include Data Deficient species (it’s an IUCN Red List category) into our conservation analysis, would it alter our perception of conservation risk? Lucie Bland looked into it and it makes an enormous difference. Read more…

If enforcement of fishing rights was more widely practiced along Chile’s coastline, would conservation benefit? Katrina Davis thinks it would. Read more…

If environmental researchers made more of an effort to communicate to conservatives, would it make a difference? Winnifred Louis makes a compelling argument that it’s worth a go. Read more…

If you were attending a conservation conference, would you ask if the fish being served was sustainably sourced? Carissa Klein did some checking and, on average, you probably don’t. Read more…

If Decision Point was to appear in Spanish, how many more potential readers might we reach? Duan Biggs estimates around 500 million; so we’re putting out a Spanish version. Read more…

And if everyone with an interest in conservation outcomes were to read Decision Point cover to cover, would the world be a better place? Undoubtedly!

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