The ACE Strategic Framework embraces the following concepts:

  • applied and fundamental research; 
  • training of postgraduate student; 
  • community service, involving three major activities:
    • representation on committees, statutory and civil non-governmental;
    • organizations, that influence conservation interventions, and
    • communicating information to the public; 
  • service to science through representation on professional committees,
  •   including referee, review and editorial duties; and 
  • providing professional services through consulting work.