May 22 2013

12:00 LSB 2320

This seminar is sponsored by EEB & The La Kretz Center for California Conservation Science

Tim Caro
Department of Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology, UC Davis

Surrogate Species in Conservation: Conceptual Issues and the Curious Case of Retaliatory Lion Killing


Conservation effort and funding is limited forcing us to use surrogate species as shortcuts to tackling conservation problems. I discuss five conceptual challenges with this approach and then use a study of retaliatory lion killing to highlight how flagship, umbrella and indicator buzzwords should not be conflated.











































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































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