Research that shows the conventional wisdom about ESA consultations is very different from reality.
PapersPapers that we have published in peer-review publications, as Defenders of Wildlife reports, or as pre-print manuscripts.
A simple, sufficient, and consistent method to score the status of threats to a species and the species’ biological (demographic) status.
A systematic review of special rules for ESA-listed species.
Analysis of the completeness, timeliness, and age of recovery plans for ESA-listed species.
Comparative analysis of the quality of consultations performed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Marine Fisheries Service.
An analysis of how freely available aerial imagery might be used to aid in monitoring compliance with the ESA.
Analysis combining county-level imperiled species data and human population growth projections to aid conservation planning.