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DPoint masthead5 Aug2012

Decision Point - EDG's monthly magazine
The EDG (Environmental Decision Group) and Decision Point are all about smart science for wise decisions, and are funded by

the ARC Centre of Excellence for Environmental Decisions (CEED) and
the National Environmental Research Program (NERP) Environmental Decisions Hub

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Decision Point presents articles, views and ideas on environmental decision making, biodiversity, conservation planning and monitoring.

In the current issue of Decision Point (#80 - July 2014 – 1.3 Mb) you’ll find the following stories:

The matrix reloaded
Don Driscoll asks have you considered producing a video to sell your latest ecological breakthrough? – page 4

The Great EDG 2014 Video Competition
Six fabulous finalists – two outstanding winners – page 5

Eradicating hawkweed in Victoria
How an enduring research-management partnership controlled a devilish invader – page 6

Carbon plantings on Indigenous land
Anna Renwick looks at what’s possible for biodiversity? What’s optimal – page 8

Socially-acceptable conservation planning
Integrating biological and social values to improve conservation outcomes – page 10

Developing an offsets assessment guide
The many benefits of bridging the science-policy divide – page 12

EDG workshops
Adaptive management for species reintroductions (p13); tools for NRM and monitoring (p14); marine conservation planning in a changing world (p15).

Research briefs
Counting species is an inaccurate science; Inferring extinctions from sighting records; Decisions about commercially valuable invasive species – see page 3

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Enjoy! David Salt, Editor (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )