Conservation in a changing world• Climate change, and the new challenges it poses to ecologists & land managers working to protect habitats & species• Changes in the global N (nitrogen) cycle, and their implications for forest, grassland, and desert ecosystems• The global, human-driven re-mixing of biota (i.e. the problem of non-native species & biological invasions) – how do we manage ecosystems in the face of such profound & often irreversible disruption?
The changing world of conservation• Changing economic interests & changing uses of nature• Changes in societal perceptions & values• from “reclamation” to conservation• Changing access to natural resources, and changing philosophies governing natural resources• Changing scientific knowledge
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