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Table of Contents

  1. Introduction: AIACC: Climate Change and Conservation Planning
    1. Chapter1: Evidence for climate change
      1. Chapter 2: Global circulation models
        1. Chapter 4: Biodiversity responses to past changes in climate
          1. Chapter 5: Adaptation of biodiversity to climate change
            1. Chapter 6: Approaches to niche-based modelling
              1. Chapter 7: Ecosystem function modelling
                1. Chapter 8: Climate change implications for conservation planning
                  1. Chapter 9: The economic costs of conservation response options for climate change
                    1. Slide 1: The economic costs of conservation response options to climate change: the case of the Cape Floristic Region
                    2. Slide 2: Outline
                    3. Slide 3: Aim & objectives
                    4. Slide 4: Response options to climate change
                    5. Slide 5: Total cost (TC) versus total economic value (TEV)
                    6. Slide 6: The components of total economic value
                    7. Slide 7: Determinants of cost of PAN
                    8. Slide 8: Study Area
                    9. Slide 9: Habitat classes and associated management requirements
                    10. Slide 10: Methods
                    11. Slide 11: Types of cost
                    12. Slide 12: Once-off costs of acquiring different habitat types
                    13. Slide 13: Operating cost per various park sizes
                    14. Slide 14: Capital requirement per park size
                    15. Slide 15: Cost of gene/ seed banking
                    16. Slide 16: Providing incentives to private landowners
                    17. Slide 17: Types of incentives
                    18. Slide 18: Land required in extended PAN
                    19. Slide 19: Total costs of expanding protected area network
                    20. Slide 20: Benefits associated with different adaptation options
                    21. Slide 21: Test yourself
                    22. Slide 22: Links to other chapters
                  2. Course Resources
                    1. Practical: Conservation for Climate Change
                      1. Tests to Assess your Understanding
                        1. How to run a GAM model in R

                          Slide 18: Land required in extended PAN

                          Duration: 00:01:19

                          Notes:

                          An assessment of the amount of land which would be required to adequately protect all proteas threatened by climate change showed a total area of more than 430 000 hectares. However, of this land, nearly 132 600 is already in type 2 formal reserves, leaving a shortfall of almost 300 000 hectares. 44 561 hectares of this is already conserved within conservancies, and a further 342 hectares in the core of the Kogelberg Biosphere reserve, leaving 252 000 hectares still required. The biosphere reserve is typified by a buffer area in which minimal impact activities are engaged, including conservation, so another 5152 ha is conserved in this area. Thus, the final area required is 247 639 ha. The state owns just over 6 000 ha of this, and could feasibly grant it as conservation areas. However, 241 500ha of the required total (just over half) falls within the bounds of privately-owned land. Clearly, this means that climate change protection for the proteas must necessarily engage with landowners in some form, and on a large scale.