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Resilience thinking and a decision-analytic approach to conservation: strange bedfellows or essential partners?

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Resilience thinking and a decision-analytic approach to conservation: strange bedfellows or essential partners?; 2013; Article; Journal; Ecology and Society; Johnson, Fred A.; Williams, Byron K.; Nichols, James D.

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There has been some tendency to view decision science and resilience theory as opposing approaches, or at least as contending perspectives, for natural resource management. Resilience proponents have been especially critical of optimization in decision science, at least for those cases where it is focused on the aggressive pursuit of efficiency. In general, optimization of resource systems is held to reduce spatial, temporal, or organizational heterogeneity that would otherwise limit efficiency, leading to homogenization of a system and making it less able to cope with unexpected changes or disturbances. For their part, decision analysts have been critical of resilience proponents for not providing much practical advice to decision [...]

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