A guiding process


Using the conservation hierarchy entails a process of goal-setting, action planning, implementation of actions and monitoring towards progress. This table illustrates general steps and considerations in this process.

We outline applications of the Conservation Hierarchy in our case studies, which demonstrate its wide applicability across goals, sectors, stakeholders and contexts…

Different actions steps will also be more appropriate for different types of biodiversity.

This decision tree can guide which kinds of approaches may be suitable for different biodiversity features and impacts