Putting parks where they’re needed and avoiding paper parks

The question of where to best place new protected areas remains hotly debated by both scientists and managers. In a recent letter, my colleagues and I argue that parks should be placed in areas where they have the most potential to reduce biodiversity loss, which is discussed more HERE

Craigie, I. D., R. L. Pressey and M. Barnes (2014). “Remote regions – The last places where conservation efforts should be intensified. A reply to McCauley et al.” Biological Conservation 172(0): 221-222.

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