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Consider climate change.

In gen­er­al, con­ser­va­tion invest­ments should be tar­get­ed toward areas that are more like­ly to be resilient to cli­mate change, while remain­ing rep­re­sen­ta­tive of the range of land­scape fea­tures (e.g. geol­o­gy, soils, topog­ra­phy) nec­es­sary to pro­tect the full suite of cur­rent and future bio­di­ver­si­ty. Invest­ments in areas whose con­ser­va­tion val­ues are expect­ed to be sig­nif­i­cant­ly erod­ed by cli­mate change (e.g. pur­chas­ing lands expect­ed to be sub­merged by ris­ing sea lev­el) should gen­er­al­ly be avoid­ed. If they are cho­sen, they require addi­tion­al jus­ti­fi­ca­tion (e.g. a viable plan for inland migra­tion of coastal habitat).