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

In the current issue of Decision Point (#78 - April 2014 – 1.3 Mb) you’ll find the following stories:

Charting the road to koala recovery
Evaluating threats and identifying recovery priorities for a species in decline – page 4

Turning up the heat on freshwater interactions
Riparian restoration mitigates the impacts of climate change – page 6

Threat information and extinction risk
Improving comparative extinction risk analysis – page 8

Prioritising species for monitoring conservation actions
Combining cost-effectiveness with complementarity – page 10

Strategic approaches to planning for conservation and development
Putting a stop to cumulative impacts on threatened species – page 12

Ex situ conservation at the Australian National Botanic Gardens
Summer scholar research on the ANBG's Living Collection – page 13

Assessing the automated species mapping tool
Summer scholar research on government species mapping – page 14

Research briefs
On ski resorts and reptiles; paying farmers for biodiversity conservation; an early warning index for vulnerable 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. )