Michael Soulé's research while affiliated with Society for Conservation Biology and other places

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There has been much recent interest in the concept of rewilding as a tool for nature conservation, but also confusion over the idea, which has in turn limited its utility. We outline a unified definition and a series of ten guiding principles for rewilding, drawing on a global advisory group of rewilding experts. These were developed through a surv...


... This indicates that small habitat islands are more likely to be invaded by weed species, which may lead to habitat degradation and species homogenization on small habitat islands (Büchi & Vuilleumier, 2014). Furthermore, we found that increasing habitat heterogeneity and decreasing isolation could significantly Therefore, our study suggests that increasing habitat heterogeneity and connectivity could be an effective rewilding strategy for safeguarding and restoring native biodiversity in fragmented landscapes (Carver et al., 2021). ...