Lifting baselines to address the consequences of conservation success.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Biologists and policymakers are accustomed to managing species in decline, but for the first time in generations they are also encountering recovering populations of ocean predators. Many citizens perceive these species as invaders and conflicts are increasing. It is time to celebrate these hard-earned successes and lift baselines for recovering species.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Roman, J; Dunphy-Daly, MM; Johnston, DW; Read, AJ

Published Date

  • June 2015

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 30 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 299 - 302

PubMed ID

  • 26042680

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1872-8383

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0169-5347

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.tree.2015.04.003


  • eng