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 The Science Chronicles -- May 2010. A Special on Rethinking Planning


Letter From Your Editor  2
Special Issue: Rethinking Planning  3

  • The Evolution of Conservation Planning as Reported by One Person Who Lived Through it All  4
  • The What, the Where, and the Bottom Dollar—Conservation Planning in the 21st Century  6
  • First Planning Methods Team Meeting in Tucson, AZ  8

Essays  10

  • Avatar Firmly Keeps the Con in Conservation 10
  • Adaptation Overload! 11
  • New charismatic mega‐fauna species discovered in Archbold: the TNC scientist.  12

Science Shorts  13

  • A Must Read for All TNC scientists: Poverty and Conservation Analysis Done Right  13
  • Barnacle Specialist Needed to Prevent Korean War  13
  • Climate Science Funding in U.S. Government on the Rise: Lasting Momentum or Shooting Star?  14
  • Jane Lubchenco’s Vision for Saving the World’s Oceans: Social Change  14
  • Ponderosa pine regeneration following severe fire events in northern Arizona and New Mexico  15

Orgspeak and News 16

  • Submit your Science Today: Science Peer Review Help Desk Up and Running 16
  • Fellowship Opportunity: Conservation Planning and Climate Change in Africa  16
  • Ecosystem Services Communication Workshop  17

About the Authors 18
TNC Publications (2010)  19