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Preventing perverse outcomes from global protected area policy. Shifting the focus from quantity to quality to avoid perverse outcomes.

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It is way past time to move past outdated rhetoric of area protected. We identify #perverse outcomes associated with pursuing area based targets https://t.co/GUw5J1cJLi How much area is the wrong question - how much IMPACT is the right one #beyondarea #morethatmatters #ECCB2018
@DrG_Williams I'm broadly a supporter of protection, but has to be clear aim of them, and then resources for them to be effectively managed. Making more for the sake of more doesn't really achieve much! See this for a global biodiversity conservation perspective: https://t.co/r5sQ559PSw
218 days ago
RT @ultimatemegs: #PlacesIlove need management not area-based targets https://t.co/pHJ8DEETeR f #OBP Orange Bellied Parrot, Melaleuca NP #o…
RT @ultimatemegs: #PlacesIlove need management not area-based targets https://t.co/pHJ8DEETeR f #OBP Orange Bellied Parrot, Melaleuca NP #o…
RT @ultimatemegs: #PlacesIlove need management not area-based targets https://t.co/pHJ8DEETeR f #OBP Orange Bellied Parrot, Melaleuca NP #o…
RT @ultimatemegs: #PlacesIlove need management not area-based targets https://t.co/pHJ8DEETeR f #OBP Orange Bellied Parrot, Melaleuca NP #o…
RT @ultimatemegs: #PlacesIlove need management not area-based targets https://t.co/pHJ8DEETeR f #OBP Orange Bellied Parrot, Melaleuca NP #o…
RT @EJMilnerGulland: Couldn't agree more, @ultimatemegs @louiseglew! We should ditch area-based targets in favour of outcome targets for pr…
RT @EJMilnerGulland: Couldn't agree more, @ultimatemegs @louiseglew! We should ditch area-based targets in favour of outcome targets for pr…
RT @EJMilnerGulland: Couldn't agree more, @ultimatemegs @louiseglew! We should ditch area-based targets in favour of outcome targets for pr…
230 days ago
RT @EJMilnerGulland: Couldn't agree more, @ultimatemegs @louiseglew! We should ditch area-based targets in favour of outcome targets for pr…
@sawyatt You might like the extra detail in the solution/options boxes here: https://t.co/abXIGz6X5S Or in the pre-print https://t.co/pHJ8DEETeR
231 days ago
RT @ultimatemegs: #PlacesIlove need management not area-based targets https://t.co/pHJ8DEETeR f #OBP Orange Bellied Parrot, Melaleuca NP #o…
RT @ultimatemegs: #PlacesIlove need management not area-based targets https://t.co/pHJ8DEETeR f #OBP Orange Bellied Parrot, Melaleuca NP #o…
231 days ago
RT @EJMilnerGulland: Couldn't agree more, @ultimatemegs @louiseglew! We should ditch area-based targets in favour of outcome targets for pr…
RT @ultimatemegs: #PlacesIlove need management not area-based targets https://t.co/pHJ8DEETeR f #OBP Orange Bellied Parrot, Melaleuca NP #o…
#PlacesIlove need management not area-based targets https://t.co/pHJ8DEETeR f #OBP Orange Bellied Parrot, Melaleuca NP #ourwild #notjustarea https://t.co/zpvQJ27tJD
Check out our work at #spacefornature No more area based targets #notjustarea #morethatmatters https://t.co/pHJ8DEETeR https://t.co/UmEfeVC8Dz
Today’s #ourwild feat. Slow Loris in Tannum Nagara National Park comes w/ our pre-print! https://t.co/pHJ8DEETeR PC: @j_ringma #notjustarea https://t.co/EcRrLKMVyQ
RT @EJMilnerGulland: Couldn't agree more, @ultimatemegs @louiseglew! We should ditch area-based targets in favour of outcome targets for pr…
RT @EJMilnerGulland: Couldn't agree more, @ultimatemegs @louiseglew! We should ditch area-based targets in favour of outcome targets for pr…
231 days ago
RT @EJMilnerGulland: Couldn't agree more, @ultimatemegs @louiseglew! We should ditch area-based targets in favour of outcome targets for pr…
RT @EJMilnerGulland: Couldn't agree more, @ultimatemegs @louiseglew! We should ditch area-based targets in favour of outcome targets for pr…
RT @EJMilnerGulland: Couldn't agree more, @ultimatemegs @louiseglew! We should ditch area-based targets in favour of outcome targets for pr…
RT @EJMilnerGulland: Couldn't agree more, @ultimatemegs @louiseglew! We should ditch area-based targets in favour of outcome targets for pr…
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Author Contributions

Megan Barnes conceived and designed the experiments, analyzed the data, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Louise Glew conceived and designed the experiments, analyzed the data, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Carina Wyborn analyzed the data, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Ian D. Craigie conceived and designed the experiments, analyzed the data, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

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