Conservation and sustainability
Address: The Lodge, Potton Road, Sandy, Bedfordshire, SG19 2DL
Department: Conservation Science
Themes of work: Agriculture, Climate change, Identifying problems, UK species, Woodland
Research interests of my team are split between monitoring and research-based projects. Our work includes biodiversity monitoring and indicators, climatic change impacts, setting conservation priorities, reporting, autecological studies around uplands, wetlands, woodlands, wet grassland bird species, and ecological processes such as predation and climatic change.
Results are often synthesised into overview reports, such as the State of Birds and State of Nature reports, red lists and indicators, giving a measure of the wider health of the natural world. Particular interest in turning conservation science into policy actions and biological outcomes, linking science, policy and the management of natural resources.
Advocate of simple biodiversity measures as a communication tool to promote and enhance nature conservation.
There is compelling evidence that Afro-Palaearctic (A-P) migrant bird populations have declined in Europe in recent decades, often to a greater degree than resident or short-distance migrants. There a...
Date: 1 January 2014Authors: Vickery, Juliet A. and colleaguesPublished in: Ibis
Numerous indicator approaches are found in the scientific literature to describe changes in biodiversity. It is however far from clear which indicators are most appropriate and which are less suitable...
Date: 1 January 2012Authors: van Strien, A. J. and colleaguesPublished in: Ecological Indicators
Date: 1 January 2013Authors: Pereira, H. M. and colleaguesPublished in: Science
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