• Fear of failure in conservation: The problem and potential solutions to aid conservation of extremely small populations

      Meek, Mariah H.; Wells, Caitlin; Tomalty, Katharine M.; Ashander, Jaime; Cole, Esther M.; Gille, Daphne A.; Putman, Breanna J.; Rose, Jonathan P.; Savoca, Matthew S.; Yamane, Lauren; et al. (2015)
      …We describe methods for increased information sharing and improved decision-making in the face of uncertainty, and recommend a shift in focus to cooperative actions and improving methods for evaluating success. Our hope is that by tackling stumbling blocks due to the apprehension of failure, conservation and management organizations can take steps to move from fear to action.