Connectivity conservation: The time is now

Gabriel Oppler, Jodi A. Hilty, Aaron T. Laur, Gary Tabor
2021 Parks Stewardship Forum  
The theory and practice of connectivity conservation have matured, and we are now at the point where intentional, landscape-scale ecological networks are poised to play an indispensable role in the drive to protect and conserve at least 30% of the earth's lands and waters by 2030. Clearly, achieving the "30x30" goal is an urgent matter and a big step toward what nature needs. The stark conclusions of the latest IPCC report leave no doubt that the 2020s will be a decisive decade for the planet,
more » ... nd there is broad scientific agreement that the biodiversity and climate change emergencies must be met in tandem. For conservationists, this means scaling up both our Tanaya Creek tumbles into Yosemite Valley,
doi:10.5070/p537354717 fatcat:zlt2aw2wqjegjbolei5anjdyaq