Our blog provides news, updates and insights related to evidence-based conservation from the Conservation Evidence team as well as our partner organisations and others in the conservation community. To get in touch about the blog please contact Nigel Taylor at email@example.com. We’re always happy to receive suggestions for new guest blog posts.
The Evidence Toolkit: supporting evidence-based decision making in conservation
Rebecca Smith and William Morgan outline The Evidence Toolkit co-developed by Conservation Evidence over the past two decades.
What are we working on at Conservation Evidence?
This blog post is a quick overview of what the Conservation Evidence team are working on. We’ve listed some of our recent and ongoing activities. Please follow the links, or contact us, if you want to know more about any of our work.
Tangled Banks and Sentinel Plants: generating evidence for plant conservation
Beccy Middleton and Harry Watkins showcase the imminent Biodiversity Plan at St Andrews Botanic Garden, and explain its links to evidence-based conservation.
How funders can make conservation more effective
Nida Al-Fulaij and Becky Holmes consider the role of environmental funders in evidence-based conservation.
Expert insights into alpine peatland conservation complement global scientific evidence
Jessica Rowland, Jessica Walsh and Joslin Moore discuss their recent paper on conservation evidence in Australian peatlands.
Future infrastructure expansion poses severe biodiversity risks and requires effective, evidence-based and transparent mitigation strategies
Tom White and Ashley Simkins outline the threats that infrastructure poses to biodiversity, and how impacts might be effectively mitigated.
Do we know what plants need?
Tim Pankhurst shares his thoughts on the need for evidence in plant conservation.
How do you solve a problem like Spartina?
Sam Reynolds discusses a recent project providing evidence to support management of an invasive grass on the Chinese coast.
Transforming Conservation: A Practical Guide to Evidence and Decision Making
“Transforming Conservation is a new book that brings together 75 leading experts in different elements of good decision making in conservation. It guides the reader through the decision-making process, from how to identify stakeholders and frame the problem, to actually making the decision…”