A case for habitat-centric conservation strategy instead of flagship-species approach

Massive conservation projects have relied around single flagship species and the surrounding ecological niche that supports it. Conservation of giant panda, tiger, and bald eagle are examples of such a species-centric or flagship-species strategy for conservation. While such flagship-species app...

By Sukant Khurana, Naveen Tripathi, Srijoni Basu, Nabajit Das, Arindam Sikdar, Shail Adrian Jagmag

Towards a unified framework for studying the impact of linear infrastructures

Linear infrastructures such as roads, railways and power lines have considerable negative impacts on biodiversity and ecosystems ([van der Ree et al. 2015](https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/book/10.1002/9781118568170); [Borda-de-Água et al. 2017](https://www.springer.com/gp/book/9783319574950)...

By Marcello D'Amico, Fernando Ascensão, Rafael Barrientos

Entrepreneurial Competitions to Control Invasive Species

Commercializing certain invasive species creates business opportunities while controlling harmful populations, if it respects population biology(1). To exert effective control, harvest efforts must outstrip a population’s reproductive potential and solely aim to reach eradication, without confli...

By Ian Buchta