By Mary Hoff and Kaitlyn Kubat
More than two dozen futurists, environmental scientists and others from around the world recently put their heads together to do a “horizon scan”of emerging trends that are getting relatively little attention but have the potential to have substantial impact on biodiversity conservation in the future.
The research team, led by William Sutherland, professor of conservation biology at Cambridge University in the United Kingdom, then narrowed the list down to 15 top trends poised to affect biodiversity for better or for worse in the months ahead.
“By increasing recognition of the issues described in this paper, we aim to encourage dialogue about their potential negative and positive impacts on conservation, in order to guide proactive solutions and harness future opportunities,” the researchers write.
Continue reading by clicking the name of the source below.