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Evidence-based environmental management is being hindered by difficulties in locating, interpreting and synthesizing relevant information among vast scientific outputs. But software developments that allow enhanced collation and sharing of data will help.

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  1. Fenner School of Environment and Society, The Australian National University, Acton, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

    • Martin J. Westgate
    •  & David B. Lindenmayer
  2. Mistra EviEM, Stockholm Environment Institute, Stockholm, Sweden

    • Neal R. Haddaway
  3. NCEAS, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, USA

    • Samantha H. Cheng
  4. Center for Biodiversity Outcomes, Julie Ann Wrigley School of Sustainability, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA

    • Samantha H. Cheng
  5. School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

    • Emma J. McIntosh
  6. York Health Economics Consortium, University of York, York, UK

    • Chris Marshall

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