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Expanding the role of targets in conservation policy
journal contributionposted on 2018-11-01, 00:00 authored by Tim DohertyTim Doherty, Lucie Bland, Brett BryanBrett Bryan, Timothy NealeTimothy Neale, Emily NicholsonEmily Nicholson, Euan RitchieEuan Ritchie, Don DriscollDon Driscoll
Conservation targets perform beneficial auxiliary functions that are rarely acknowledged, including raising awareness, building partnerships, promoting investment, and developing new knowledge. Building on these auxiliary functions could enable more rapid progress towards current targets and inform the design of future targets.