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Solving Wicked Problems

Nearly every problem in conservation is a wicked problem — difficult or impossible to solve because of inherently incomplete information, unresolvable conflicts among interested players, changing requirememts, and so on. Believe it or not, counterinsurgency might offer some clues. At least, so say some researchers in a recent study. For a slightly different but related take, see this blog from TNC’s Peter Kareiva.

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