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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 is the EDG’s monthly magazine presenting articles, views and ideas on environmental decision making, biodiversity, conservation planning and monitoring.

In the current issue of Decision Point (#83 – October 20141.3 Mb) you’ll find the following stories:

National parks and threatened species
Expanding the protected area network so it makes a difference – page 4

Citizen science and valuing Protected areas
Can bird lists tell us how valuable our national parks are? – page 6

Saving reptiles on Christmas Island
Melissa Wynn on threatened reptiles in Christmas Island National Park – page 8

Testing the focal species approach
Conservation decisions using a subset of species – page 10

Policy and primary forest
Last chance to save a biodiversity cornerstone – page 11

The scientist and the Parks manager
Parks Australia and NERP ED – page 12

Science Nature-based tourism and PAs
Lessons from South Africa's national parks – page 13

Resilience and requisite simplicities
EDG at the 3rd International Resilience Conference.

Managing invasive birds wisely
A CEED workshop – page 15

How many dollars to save biodiversity?
A: $75billion or $42 billion (depending on your approach) – page 16

Research briefs
Conservation through anthromes; Who uses urban parks (and why); Marine conservation planning across national borders – 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. )