Improving the Practice of Conservation
This article outlines a framework and research agenda for conservation that uses the principles of adaptive management to help conservation practitioners to identify goals, measure progress, take effective action, and learn to do conservation better.
Salafsky, Nick, Richard Margoluis, Kent H. Redford, and John G. Robinson. 2002. Improving the Practice of Conservation: A Conceptual Framework and Research Agenda for Conservation Science. Conservation Biology 16 (6): 1469–1479.