MCD, Madagascar Conservation & Development Volume 9|Issue 1

Publishing for conservation and development?

Charlie J. Gardner




research-practitioner divide

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Arlettaz, R., Schaub, M., Fournier, J., Reichlin, T. S., Sierro, A., Watson, J. E. M. and Braunisch, V. 2010. From publications to public actions: when conservation biologists bridge the gap between research and implementation. BioScience 60, 10: 835–842. (doi:10.1525/bio.2010.60.10.10)

Cook, C. N., Hockings, M. and Carter, R. W. 2010. Conservation in the dark? The information used to support management decisions. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 8, 4: 181–186. (doi:10.1890/090020)

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Gardner, C. J. 2012. Social learning and the researcher-practitioner divide. Oryx 46, 3: 313–314. (doi:10.1017/S0030605312000737)

Harris, A. 2007. “To live with the sea”: development of the Velondriake community-managed protected area network, southwest Madagascar. Madagascar Conservation & Development 2, 1: 43–49. (doi:10.4314/mcd.v2i1.44129)

Hulme, P. E. 2011. Practitioner’s perspectives: introducing a different voice in applied ecology. Journal of Applied Ecology 48, 1: 1–2. (doi:10.1111/j.1365-2664.2010.01938.x)

Milner-Gulland, E. J., Fisher, M., Browne, S., Redford, K. H., Spencer, M. and Sutherland, W. J. 2010. Do we need to develop a more relevant conservation literature? Oryx 44, 1: 1–2. (doi:10.1017/S0030605309991001)

Pullin, A. S. and Knight, T. M. 2005. Assessing conservation management’s evidence base: a survey of management-plan compilers in the United Kingdom and Australia. Conservation Biology 19, 6: 1989–1996. (doi:10.1111/j.1523-1739.2005.00287.x)

Rabearivony, J., Fanameha, E., Mampiandra, J. and Thorstrom, R. 2008. Taboos and social contracts: Tools for ecosystem management – lessons from the Manambolomaty Lakes Ramsar site, western Madagascar. Madagascar Conservation & Development 3, 1: 7–16. (doi:10.4314/mcd.v3i1.44130)

Richard, A. F. and Ratsirarson, J. 2013. Partnership in practice: making conservation work at Bezà Mahafaly, southwest Madagascar. Madagascar Conservation & Development 8, 1: 12–20. (doi:10.4314/mcd.v8i1.3)

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Sunderland, T., Sunderland-Groves, J., Shanley, P. and Campbell, B. 2009. Bridging the gap: how can information access and exchange between conservation biologists and field practitioners be improved for better conservation outcomes? Biotropica 41, 5: 549–554. (doi:10.1111/j.1744-7429.2009.00557.x)

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