The Unglamorous Essential Foundation of Conservation Science
This editorial describes the need for a standard taxonomy to create a common language that conservationists can use to talk about the problems we all face. The authors also formally release the first public versions of the IUCN-CMP Taxonomy of Direct Threats and the Taxonomy of Conservation Actions.
Salafsky, N. and D. Salzer. 2005. The unglamorous essential foundation of conservation science. Oryx, 39(3): 235–236.