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 The Science Chronicles -- November 2010. Land's End? The Future(s) of Protected Areas


Editor’s Note and Letters 3
The Lead 5

  • Ray Hilborn: Apocalypse Forestalled — Why All the World’s Fisheries Aren’t Collapsing

Land’s End? The Future(s) of Protected Areas 10

Articles 20

Peer Review: Jay Odell 24
Viewpoints 29

  • Peter Kareiva & James Fitzsimons: Making Sense of ‘Biodiversity’ Nonsense:
  • A Call for a Return to Species
  • Jonathan Adams: How the Conservancy Can (Finally) Enter the Digital Age
  • Erik Meijaard: Fear and Conformity in Conservation

New Conservancy Research 38

Science Shorts 41

  • Rob McDonald: Are Cities (and Babies) Bad for Climate Change?
  • Evan Girvetz: Son of Dust Bowl?

News, Announcements and Orgspeak 44
Conservancy Publications 45