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The Center for Biodiversity Outcomes

The Center for Biodiversity Outcomes

The Center for Biodiversity Outcomes

Collaborating across diverse disciplines and practices to identify and create solutions that conserve and help manage biodiversity for the long term.

Collaborating to identify and pursue questions that lead to use-inspired research and action.

Establishing relationships with partners to create biodiversity outcomes.

Providing a platform of training and research experiences for students and scholars.

Bringing together individuals and groups to address biodiversity issues.


Reflections on the NatureNet Science Fellowship

Reflections on the NatureNet Science Fellowship

By Kelly Gravuer As I boarded the plane to Washington, D.C. to take on new science policy challenges, my thoughts drifted to the NatureNet Science Fellowship I had just wrapped up and how it had prepared me for this new adventure. Through NatureNet, I had the incredible opportunity to work closely with scientists and conservation practitioners at...

Making the most of conservation money

Making the most of conservation money

One of the balancing acts faced by conservation agencies is how to conserve and protect as many species as possible from extinction with limited funding and finite resources. In the U.S., conservation agencies are supported and guided by the Endangered Species Act, the seminal wildlife conservation law signed by President Nixon in 1973 that is...

Efficient resource allocations for species protection

Efficient resource allocations for species protection

ASU Center for Biodiversity Outcomes Founding Director Leah Gerber co-authored a paper published today by Science magazine titled “Endangered species recovery: A resource allocation problem” [PDF]. The article highlights a new decision-tool recently developed in partnership with the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The tool will help inform USFWS on best funding allocations for...