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Integrated Natural Resource Management: linking knowledge to action or, when half a brain is not enough

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Contrasting actual performance of the system with the objectives (‘is there a problem’)B. Adjusting the expectations about ‘utility’ of interventions to the recent experienceC. Modifying the way management decisions are made and fine tuning the implementation of activitiesD. Adding to the pool of options through ‘innovation’E. Trying to get more control over the ‘influences outside of managers control’F. Understanding the complex system for what it is and adjusting the objectives to what is ‘realistic’

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