Journal article

Assessment of the response of pollinator abundance to environmental pressures using structured expert elicitation

Martine J Barons, Anca M Hanea, Sophia K Wright, Katherine CR Baldock, Lena Wilfert, David Chandler, Samik Datta, Jessica Fannon, Chris Hartfield, Andrew Lucas, Jeff Ollerton, Simon G Potts, Norman L Carreck

JOURNAL OF APICULTURAL RESEARCH | TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD | Published : 2018

Abstract

Policy-makers often need to rely on experts with disparate fields of expertise when making policy choices in complex, multi-faceted, dynamic environments such as those dealing with ecosystem services. For policy-makers wishing to make evidence-based decisions which will best support pollinator abundance and pollination services, one of the problems faced is how to access the information and evidence they need, and how to combine it to formulate and evaluate candidate policies. This is even more complex when multiple factors provide influence in combination. The pressures affecting the survival and pollination capabilities of honey bees (Apis mellifera), wild bees, and other pollinators are w..

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Funding Acknowledgements

The workshop was generously funded jointly by two of the University of Warwick's Global Research Priorities (GRPs), the GRP for Behavioral Science and the Food GRP. MJB was funded by EPSRC grant number EP/K007580/1 and SKW was funded by EPSRC grant EP/L016710/1.