Articles | Volume 20, issue 1
Special issue:
AGORA: Ideas and Concepts
05 May 2020
AGORA: Ideas and Concepts |  | 05 May 2020

Toward a new generation of effective problem solvers and project-oriented applied ecologists

Corrado Battisti, Giovanni Amori, and Luca Luiselli

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In an era of environmental crises, conservation and management strategies need a new generation of applied ecologists. Here, we stimulate the next generation of applied ecologists to acquire a pragmatic mentality of problems solvers in real contexts, using the wide arsenal of concepts, approaches and techniques available in the project management (PM) arena and using a road map based on the main steps of the conservation project cycle.