Browsing by Author "Fischer, Joern"

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  • Fazey, Ioan Raymond Albert; Garcia-Perez Gamarra, Javier; Fischer, Joern; Reed, Mark S.; Stringer, Lindsay C.; Christie, Mike (2010-10)
    Many adaptation strategies focus on improving short-term capacities to cope with environmental change, but ignore the possibility that they might inadvertently increase vulnerability to unforeseen changes in the future. ...
  • Warren, John M.; Fischer, Joern; Fazey, John A.; Dovers, Stephen R.; Sherren, Kate; Noss, Reed F.; Fazey, Ioan (2007-09)
    Adaptive capacity is increasingly recognized as essential for maintaining the resilience of social–ecological systems and for coping with environmental change. Four main requirements enable societies to successfully adapt ...
  • Fischer, Joern; Lindenmayer, David B.; Fazey, Ioan (2004-10-01)
    Organisms respond to their surroundings at multiple spatial scales, and different organisms respond differently to the same environment. Existing landscape models, such as the 'fragmentation model' (or patch-matrix-corridor ...
  • Fazey, Ioan; Fischer, Joern (2009-09-01)
    In a recent Opinion article in Trends in Ecology & Evolution, Ricciardi and Simberloff argue that species translocations are not a viable conservation strategy to deal with threats such as climate change, because conservation ...
  • Felton, Adam; Fischer, Joern; Lindenmayer, David B.; Montague-Drake, R.; Lowe, Arianne R.; Saunders, Debbie; Felton, Annika M.; Steffen, Will; Munro, Nicola T.; Youngentob, Kata; Gillen, Jake; Gibbons, Phil; Bruzgul, J. E.; Fazey, I.; Bond, Suzi J.; Elliott, Carole P.; Macdonald, Ben C. T.; Porfirio, Luciana L.; Westgate, Martin; Worthy, Martin (2009-07-01)
    Recent reviews of the conservation literature indicate that significant biases exist in the published literature regarding the regions, ecosystems and species that have been examined by researchers. Despite the global ...
  • Peterson, Gary D.; Gordon, Line J.; Dovers, Stephen; Felton, Adam M.; Fazey, Ioan; Folke, Carl; Elmqvist, Thomas; Fischer, Joern; Gardner, Toby A. (2009-10-01)
    Conservation strategies need to be both effective and efficient to be successful. To this end, two bodies of research should be integrated, namely ‘resilience thinking’ and ‘optimisation for conservation,’ both of which ...
  • Fazey, Ioan; Lindenmayer, David B.; Fischer, Joern (2005-07)
    We provide an overview of publications from three prominent conservation journals (Biodiversity & Conservation, Biological Conservation and Conservation Biology) published in 2001 (n = 547 papers). We found a wide breadth ...