Article impact statement: Recognition that conservation, like mining, needs a social license to operate can help avoid dangerous assumptions of approval.
Garnett, S. T., Zander, K. K., & Robinson, C. J. (2018). Social license as an emergent property of political interactions: response to Kendal and Ford 2017. Conservation Biology, 32(3), 734-736. https://doi.org/10.1111/cobi.13113