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Search results for:  'Ecology Conservation and Man'
Updated 06-26-2019

To ensure a stable planet, 30% of Earth needs protections
To ensure a stable planet, 30% of Earth needs protections by 2030  National Geographic

This week a United Nations working group responded to a joint statement posted online in December by some of the world's largest conservation organizations ...


Thu, 31 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Nature's Nation: American Art and Environment At Princeton
Nature's Nation: American Art and Environment At Princeton University Art Museum  Forbes

"Nature has a language, you see, if only we'd learn to read it." Alan Bennett, 1978. Prologue: Restating the co-curators' premise of Nature's Nation from the ...


Tue, 30 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Smithsonian researcher in shark conservation to present
Smithsonian researcher in shark conservation to present Jonas Lecture  WSU News

Charles Bangley, an international expert in shark ecology and conservation, will present the 2019 Robert Jonas Lecture in Biological Sciences on Tuesday, Feb.


Wed, 30 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Cities could help conserve pollinator communities
Cities could help conserve pollinator communities  Mongabay.com

While cities are generally considered to be poorer in biodiversity than rural areas, new research finds that urban areas could actually play a key role in ...


Wed, 30 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Northern Bald Ibis: baldly leading the way in ibis
Northern Bald Ibis: baldly leading the way in ibis conservation  BirdLife International

With the setting sun still warming a sandstone ledge on Morocco's west coast one evening in November, a bulky bird tenderly preens its partner's feathers using ...


Wed, 29 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Creative approaches to rewilding - The Ecologist
Creative approaches to rewilding  The Ecologist

An upcoming exhibition in North London uses the rewilding movement as a lens for exploring the relationship between humans and ecosystems.


Fri, 29 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Urban Raptors: Q&A with authors of book on ecology
Urban Raptors: Q&A with authors of book on ecology and conservation of city-dwelling birds of prey  Mongabay.com

Nest cameras have been set up in cities across the United States to give viewers an intimate look into the nesting activities of urban-dwelling birds of prey like ...


Fri, 29 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Lawyer fighting palm oil industry wins ecology prize
Lawyer fighting palm oil industry wins ecology prize  The Hindu

When Alfred Brownell arrived in a remote Liberian village, the surrounding tropical rainforest had been levelled by bulldozers. Burial grounds were uprooted, ...


Mon, 29 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
India Eco Watch: Major ecological happenings of the
India Eco Watch: Major ecological happenings of the week (Apr 22-28)  Down To Earth Magazine

Down To Earth brings you the top happenings in the world of Indian ecology, botany and zoology.


Mon, 29 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Why the World Won't Be the Same if Turtles Disappear
Why the World Won't Be the Same if Turtles Disappear  National Geographic

One lovely thing about turtles is that they never look busy. They calmly browse the forest or sun themselves on a log, appearing to live a life of leisure.


Fri, 28 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
It's Better to Sleep Next to a Dog than a Man, Study
It's Better to Sleep Next to a Dog than a Man, Study Says  VICE

Throw out your man because a new study has found that women sleep better next to a dog than they do with a human partner. Woof! Dr. Christy L. Hoffman, ...


Wed, 28 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Man, 82, attacked by likely nesting hawk - Gainesville
Man, 82, attacked by likely nesting hawk  Gainesville Sun

Willis Clements had a late lunch of lobster in mind as he and a friend headed into the Red Lobster on Newberry Road Wednesday afternoon. Instead, he got ...


Thu, 28 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Indias ecological hotspots are on a slow-ticking time
Indias ecological hotspots are on a slow-ticking time bomb  Livemint

In the aftermath of Kerala floods, a status update on India's five ecological hotspots that must be protected from climate change and global warming.


Mon, 27 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
When Conservationists Kill Lots
When Conservationists Kill Lots (and Lots) of Animals  The Atlantic

Invasive species are sometimes trapped, poisoned, and shot in large numbers to save native species from extinction. Some scientists say the bloodshed isn't ...


Wed, 26 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Its very easy to save a species: how Carl Jones rescued
Its very easy to save a species: how Carl Jones rescued more endangered animals than anyone else  The Guardian

Without Jones, the world might have lost the Mauritius kestrel, the pink pigeon, the echo parakeet and more but the biologist's methods are controversial.


Mon, 26 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Ted Nordhaus Is Wrong: We Are Exceeding Earth's Capacity
Ted Nordhaus Is Wrong: We Are Exceeding Earth's Capacity for Humans  Undark Magazine

In his article, The Earth's Carrying Capacity for Human Life is Not Fixed, Ted Nordhaus, co-founder of the Breakthrough Institute, a California-based energy and ...


Thu, 26 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Researchers seek public input on Howe Sound ecology
Researchers seek public input on Howe Sound ecology map  Coast Reporter

An online map that can display more than 140 layers of information about Howe Sound's ecology is set to be revealed at a public event in Gibsons next week.


Tue, 26 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Fake Islands Bring a Dutch Lake Back to Life - The
Fake Islands Bring a Dutch Lake Back to Life  The New York Times

LELYSTAD, Netherlands Wildlife is flourishing inside an artificial archipelago on a lake just northeast of Amsterdam. Red clover, reeds and more than 100 ...


Wed, 26 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
UW Researchers Explore Genetics of California Mountain
UW Researchers Explore Genetics of California Mountain Lions to Inform Future Conservation  YubaNet

Dec. 26, 2018 Fragmentation of wildlife populations is increasing on a global scale, and understanding current genetic structure, genetic diversity and genetic ...


Wed, 26 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Why theme parks are now like mixtapes - Polygon
Why theme parks are now like mixtapes  Polygon

Disneyland's new Star Wars land marks a shift for its Imagineers. Under CEO Bob Iger, Disney's theme parks are mixing and matching their rides, becoming ...


Tue, 25 Jun 2019 15:01:46 GMT
Protected areas and the stateless - India Today
Protected areas and the stateless  India Today

Marichjhapi was taken up by many social anthropologists with notable accounts by Ross Mallick, and later even got popular citation in Amitav Ghosh's The ...


Tue, 25 Jun 2019 14:51:00 GMT
Hidden hotel cameras lead to arrests in China - The
Hidden hotel cameras lead to arrests in China  The Star Online

Manager detained for 'spreading rumours and disturbing social order' after claiming cameras commonplace in rooms.


Mon, 24 Jun 2019 10:39:32 GMT
'We're losing these': Man campaigns to save native
'We're losing these': Man campaigns to save native species in Toronto's ravines  CBC News

Determined to save native species in Toronto's ravines, University of Toronto PhD forestry student Eric Davies has begun a campaign. It involves lobbying the ...


Mon, 24 Jun 2019 08:00:00 GMT
North Carolina's Famed Shipwrecks Are Now Home to a
North Carolina's Famed Shipwrecks Are Now Home to a Shark Conservation Research Study  Smithsonian.com

Old shipwrecks are pretty cool, so it's no surprise why scuba divers like to visit and photograph the hundreds of sunken ships in the Graveyard of the Atlantic ...


Wed, 24 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Conservation bias: People often play favorites with
Conservation bias: People often play favorites with species control  Earth.com

We often 'play favorites' allowing destructive species we care about to go unchecked while waging endless war on species we don't care about.


Thu, 23 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Wolf-dog 'swarms' threaten Europe's wolves - Science
Wolf-dog 'swarms' threaten Europe's wolves  Science Daily

'Swarms' of wolf-dog crossbreeds could drive Europe's wolves out of existence, according to the lead author of new research.


Thu, 23 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Ten Of The Best Books About Climate Change, Conservation
Ten Of The Best Books About Climate Change, Conservation And The Environment of 2018  Forbes

Whether you are giving gifts to others or to yourself, this list of the best popular science books of 2018 about climate change, conservation and the environment ...


Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
New Interactive Panda House Exhibit Opens at Smithsonian
New Interactive Panda House Exhibit Opens at Smithsonian National Zoo  NBC4 Washington

A new interactive exhibit in the Panda House at the Smithsonian National Zoo opened Saturday, drawing fans of D.C.'s famous Chinese expatriates.


Sat, 23 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
New research reveals it's better to sleep next to a
New research reveals it's better to sleep next to a dog than a man  Buzz.ie

A new study has found that women sleep better with the pet dog than they do with a man and honestly we are not surprised.


Wed, 22 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
If Thanos Actually Wiped Out Half of All Life, How
If Thanos Actually Wiped Out Half of All Life, How Would Earth Fare in the Aftermath?  Smithsonian.com

The aftereffects of such a mass extinction don't require a supervillain's intelligence to understand.


Mon, 22 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Steven Apfelbaum: Renaissance Man of Restoration Ecology
Steven Apfelbaum: Renaissance Man of Restoration Ecology In the age of climate change, the acclaimed ecologist will speak about Mauis 100-year opportunity  Maui Time

Steven Apfelbaum may be one of the most unpretentious, down-to-earth people you will meet. This preeminent restoration ecologist, with more than 9,000 ...


Thu, 21 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Spirit of the Sahara | Conservation - Earth Touch News
Spirit of the Sahara | Conservation  Earth Touch News

For the residents of the world's most iconic desert, including tiny fennec foxes, it will take grit and perseverance to weather a challenging suite of threats.


Fri, 21 Jun 2019 15:18:51 GMT
Cost-effective conservation of amphibian ecology and
Cost-effective conservation of amphibian ecology and evolution  Science Advances

Habitat loss is the most important threat to species survival, and the efficient selection of priority areas is fundamental for good systematic conservation planning.


Wed, 21 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Researchers explore genetics of California mountain
Researchers explore genetics of California mountain lions to inform future conservation  EurekAlert

Mountain lions in California exhibited strong population genetic structure, and some California populations had extremely low levels of genetic diversity, with ...


Fri, 21 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
China builds an 'Ecological Civilization' while the
China builds an 'Ecological Civilization' while the world burns  People's World

BEIJING - Record heat waves and massive forest fires are sounding the alarm - nature and humanity face an existential crisis. To avert the rapidly growing ...


Tue, 21 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
According to science, it's better to sleep next to
According to science, it's better to sleep next to a dog than a man  Her.ie

Women sleep better next to their doggos, not shocking.


Wed, 20 Mar 2019 19:27:37 GMT
Predatory fish invasion induces within and across ecosystem
Predatory fish invasion induces within and across ecosystem effects in Yellowstone National Park  Science Advances

Predatory fish introduction can cause cascading changes within recipient freshwater ecosystems. Linkages to avian and terrestrial food webs may occur, but ...


Wed, 20 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
How one man's mission to save an island created an
How one man's mission to save an island created an inspiring retreat for artists  Mother Nature Network

Located on the pristine waters of Lake Superior, Rabbit island is a remote place that is largely uninhabited. While this tiny island may not look like much from up ...


Wed, 20 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
In the dry grasslands of AP's Anantapur, conservation
In the dry grasslands of AP's Anantapur, conservation biologist Siddharth Rao is on a mission to revive forgotten ecosystems  EdexLive

In peninsular India, savannah grasslands are classified as wastelands because the foresters of the erstwhile British empire only viewed the ecosystem as a ...


Thu, 20 Jun 2019 13:03:22 GMT
Zoom in on Borneo ecology - Forests News, Center for
Zoom in on Borneo ecology  Forests News, Center for International Forestry Research

Indonesia - The forests of Borneo are some of the most ecologically diverse in the world, home to thousands of unique species of trees, plants, and wildlife.


Thu, 20 Jun 2019 10:52:21 GMT
Woman bitten by rattlesnake dies after being placed
Woman bitten by rattlesnake dies after being placed in coma, Georgia family says  Charlotte Observer

Chances of an adult dying because of a snakebite are rare, 1-in-50 million, but a Georgia woman's family said she died in the hospital, in a medically induced ...


Thu, 20 Jun 2019 02:53:00 GMT
In Korean DMZ, Wildlife Thrives. Some Conservationists
In Korean DMZ, Wildlife Thrives. Some Conservationists Worry Peace Could Disrupt It  NPR

The heavily fortified no man's land separating North and South Korea, largely untouched by humans, has become an ecological niche for the region's flora and ...


Sat, 20 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The environment: what's in a word? - Nature.com
The environment: what's in a word?  Nature.com

Huw Lewis-Jones reflects on how conceptualizing nature anew changed our relationship to it.


Mon, 19 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Conservation's Biggest Challenge? The Legacy of Colonialism
Conservation's Biggest Challenge? The Legacy of Colonialism (Op-Ed)  Live Science

Species appear and disappear in the blink of a geologic eye; that's a rule of life. There have been five mass extinctions in Earth's past, when changes to the ...


Sun, 19 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Eco-fascism is undergoing a revival in the fetid culture
Eco-fascism is undergoing a revival in the fetid culture of the extreme right  The Guardian

Some see looming ecological collapse as an opportunity to re-order society along their preferred, frankly genocidal, lines.


Tue, 19 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
GEORGIA WOMAN DIES FROM SNAKE BITE: Southeast Georgia
GEORGIA WOMAN DIES FROM SNAKE BITE: Southeast Georgia woman dies after being bitten by rattlesnake  ActionNewsJax.com

A Southeast Georgia woman has died after being bitten by a canebrake rattlesnake.


Wed, 19 Jun 2019 13:52:30 GMT
In the Solomon Islands, making amends in the name of
In the Solomon Islands, making amends in the name of conservation  Mongabay.com

The Kwaio people of the Solomon Islands have been working with scientists to protect their homeland from resource extraction and development. But violent ...


Tue, 19 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Tracking turtles with an expert from the Bruce Museum
Tracking turtles with an expert from the Bruce Museum  Greenwich Time

GREENWICH Tim Walsh remembers the exact moment he became fascinated with the natural world. He was 3 and pointing at something at a backyard canal ...


Tue, 19 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
A Global Deal For Nature: Guiding principles, milestones
A Global Deal For Nature: Guiding principles, milestones, and targets  Science Advances

The Global Deal for Nature (GDN) is a time-bound, science-driven plan to save the diversity and abundance of life on Earth. Pairing the GDN and the Paris ...


Fri, 19 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Not all doom and gloom: Q&A with conservation job market
Not all doom and gloom: Q&A with conservation job market researchers  Mongabay.com

Intense competition, a flood of unpaid internships, a prevalence of short-term work, high student-loan debt: young conservationists are reporting a tough, rough ...


Mon, 18 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Genome of aquarium sea otter to contribute to research
Genome of aquarium sea otter to contribute to research, conservation efforts  Daily Bruin

A UCLA graduate student sequenced a sea otter genome to understand how the species almost went extinct hundreds of years ago. Annabel Beichman, the ...


Mon, 18 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Clemson professor J. Drew Lanham to be honored by National
Clemson professor J. Drew Lanham to be honored by National Audubon Society  Clemson Newsstand

Clemson University Alumni Distinguished Professor of Wildlife Ecology J. Drew Lanham will be honored by the National Audubon Society with one of its top ...


Tue, 18 Dec 2018 16:05:35 GMT
Voices from the Rainforest: Oldrich Van Schalkwyk
Voices from the Rainforest: Oldrich Van Schalkwyk, Conservation Fellow  Rainforest Trust

Rainforest Trust projects thrive thanks to the important conservation work of people on the ground. Our Voices from the Rainforest series brings you news from ...


Fri, 17 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Sex Gender | PLOS Ecology Community - PLoS Blogs
Sex Gender | PLOS Ecology Community  PLoS Blogs

A guest post from Talia Young, Ph.D., David H. Smith Conservation Postdoctoral Fellow, Princeton University & Director of I recently saw another ecology talk.


Thu, 17 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
After outcry, Battelle reinstates science panel at
After outcry, Battelle reinstates science panel at ecological observatory  Science Magazine

The contractor running a major U.S. ecological research facility has reversed its decision to disband a scientific advisory panel. The move had drawn fierce ...


Thu, 17 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
It Will Take 10 Million Years to Recover From This
It Will Take 10 Million Years to Recover From This Man-Made Apocalypse  EcoWatch

The climate crisis humanity has caused has us spiraling towards higher temperatures while also knocking out marine life and insect species at an alarming rate ...


Wed, 17 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The internet of animals that could help to save vanishing
The internet of animals that could help to save vanishing wildlife  Nature.com

Martin Wikelski has spent 17 years getting an antenna into space to track animals around the world. That's the first step in his plan to revolutionize biology.


Tue, 16 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
How Conservation Became Colonialism - Foreign Policy
How Conservation Became Colonialism  Foreign Policy

In February, a group of Cofn men dressed in dark tunics and bandoliers studded with forest seeds gathered around a fire pit in northeastern Ecuador. In the thin ...


Mon, 16 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Time for Korean wildlife conservation - Science Magazine
Time for Korean wildlife conservation  Science Magazine

Although the populations of many species in the Republic of Korea have declined, fewer species have gone extinct than in other similarly developed countries (1 ...


Fri, 15 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Invertebrate scavengers matter - Science Magazine
Invertebrate scavengers matter  Science Magazine

Recent assessment reports by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) for Europe and Central Asia (1) ...


Fri, 15 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The Contemporary Adventure Canon - Outside
The Contemporary Adventure Canon  Outside

What does it mean to be a well-read outdoorsperson in 2019? We have 54 new ideas. Yes, we still love Cheryl Strayed and John McPhee, but here's an updated ...


Sat, 15 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Florida man gets attention by using alligator for gender
Florida man gets attention by using alligator for gender reveal  TCPalm

Of course the alligator, Amos, is a pet, but a Florida couple used it for a gender reveal.


Fri, 14 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
In praise of parasites - Knowable Magazine
In praise of parasites  Knowable Magazine

They worm into snails and infect the brains of fish. They've also found their way into Kevin Lafferty's heart. He sees them as beautiful examples of sophisticated ...


Fri, 14 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Tribes, conservation groups cry foul after Trump administration
Tribes, conservation groups cry foul after Trump administration signals rollback of Spokane River quality standards  The Spokesman-Review

State regulators, local Native American tribes and environmental groups are crying foul after an apparent attempt this week by the Trump administration to begin ...


Sun, 14 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
How Puma Leftovers Help Shape the Forest Ecosystem
How Puma Leftovers Help Shape the Forest Ecosystem  Atlas Obscura

A male elk can weigh in at 700 pounds or moreover three times the size of a male puma. Yet pumasalso known as mountain lionsare extraordinarily ...


Wed, 13 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The Staggering Worldwide Decline of Insects Is a Warning
The Staggering Worldwide Decline of Insects Is a Warning of Ecosystem Collapse  Popular Mechanics

Insect biomass is falling by 2.5 percent a year, eight times faster than the rate of decline for mammals, birds, or reptiles.


Wed, 13 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Community-based conservation management has positive
Community-based conservation management has positive effect on wildlife  Science Daily

Putting land management in the hands of local communities helps the wildlife within, according to new research. A new study demonstrates the positive ...


Mon, 13 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Kennebec Land Trust lecture series to focus on Maine
Kennebec Land Trust lecture series to focus on Maine insects  Lewiston Sun Journal

WAYNE The Kennebec Land Trust has announced the dates and speakers for its 17th annual conservation lecture series. This year's program is Maine ...


Tue, 12 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Elephant Conservation conflict reflects postcolonial
Elephant Conservation conflict reflects postcolonial periphery-centre dynamics  The Patriot On Sunday

A joint research by Israel Blackie, a University of Botswana PHD candidate and Jan Sowa from the Committee of Cultural Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences, ...


Wed, 12 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Xinhua Headlines: George Schaller, exploring the beauty
Xinhua Headlines: George Schaller, exploring the beauty of nature on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

XINING, June 12 (Xinhua) -- American scientist George Schaller is no stranger to the cold and wildness of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. Wearing a down jacket and ...


Wed, 12 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Insects Are Dying Off at an Alarming Rate - Smithsonian
Insects Are Dying Off at an Alarming Rate  Smithsonian.com

Ecosystems can't function without the millions of insects that make up the base of the food chain, and a new review in the journal Biological Conservation ...


Tue, 12 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Heres what the massive public-lands bill means for
Heres what the massive public-lands bill means for conservation, climate change in Washington state  The Seattle Times

The bipartisan legislation, co-sponsored by Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., could go to a vote in the Senate as soon as Tuesday.


Tue, 12 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Top ocelot researcher calls conservation strategy ecological
Top ocelot researcher calls conservation strategy ecological fairy tale  Austin American-Statesman

KINGSVILLE In the early 1980s, many scientists believed the endangered ocelot, a spotted wildcat that once roamed as far north as Arkansas and Louisiana, ...


Fri, 12 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Lifetime achievement award for UH Manoa botany professor
Lifetime achievement award for UH Manoa botany professor  UH System Current News

University of Hawaii at Manoa's David Duffy was awarded the Pacific Seabird Group's Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions to seabird management ...


Mon, 11 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The women who talk to trees - Forbes India
The women who talk to trees  Forbes India

A new book combines scientific rigour with anecdotes and nostalgia to highlight the significance of trees in urban life.


Tue, 11 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
The Legacy of 'Design With Nature' 50 Years Later
The Legacy of 'Design With Nature' 50 Years Later  CityLab

Fifty years ago, a Scottish landscape architect revolutionized how designers and planners think about ecology. His legacy matters now more than ever.


Mon, 10 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
6 ways the border wall could disrupt the environment
6 ways the border wall could disrupt the environment  National Geographic

Trump's plan to build a wall from the Gulf of Mexico to the Pacific could come with unintended consequences for wildlife and people.


Thu, 10 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
University of Florida leads effort to restore Cedar
University of Florida leads effort to restore Cedar Key oysters  Gainesville Sun

CEDAR KEY Here, on a barge a little more than a mile off of Shell Mound Campground, about 60 scientists, conservation officials, builders and oystermen ...


Mon, 10 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Global patterns and drivers of ecosystem functioning
Global patterns and drivers of ecosystem functioning in rivers and riparian zones  Science Advances

River ecosystems receive and process vast quantities of terrestrial organic carbon, the fate of which depends strongly on microbial activity. Variation in and ...


Wed, 09 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
How to preserve nature on a tight budget - The Economist
How to preserve nature on a tight budget  The Economist

THE NORTHERN spotted owl, pictured above, is a handsome creature. Dark brown and, as the name implies, dappled with white flecks, it stands up to half a ...


Sat, 09 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Unprecedented loss of biodiversity threatens humanity
Unprecedented loss of biodiversity threatens humanity, report finds  Mongabay.com

The U.N.'s Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services released a summary of far-reaching research on the threats to ...


Tue, 07 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
What Ecologists Can Learn From Memes - WIRED
What Ecologists Can Learn From Memes  WIRED

Some scientists are studying YouTube comments and trying to do their part for the worldby going viral.


Mon, 07 May 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Guy Harvey fundraiser highlights marine conservation
Guy Harvey fundraiser highlights marine conservation  Cayman Compass

It was a colourful night of art and auctions at LUCA Restaurant on Friday, as more than 150 people gathered for the 4th Annual Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation ...


Sun, 07 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
What is the exact procedure to remove a man eater
What is the exact procedure to remove a man eater?  Down To Earth Magazine

The killing of Avni, the Yavatmal tigress, has raised this question. Here are the answers.


Tue, 06 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Man pleads guilty in fatal hit-and-run of cyclist along
Man pleads guilty in fatal hit-and-run of cyclist along Mall  Washington Post

A man who fatally struck a cyclist in a hit-and-run incident along the Mall in Washington pleaded guilty Tuesday to a charge of involuntary manslaughter.


Tue, 06 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
We're destroying the biodiversity we depend on - High
We're destroying the biodiversity we depend on  High Country News

A new U.N. study shows that up to 1 million species risk extinction because humans use up nature much faster than it can be replenished.


Mon, 06 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Species Are Going Extinct At An Unprecedented Rate
Species Are Going Extinct At An Unprecedented Rate Heres Why You Should Care  HuffPost

In her first conservation job, Ashley Dayer watched a species go extinct. It's a picture that haunts me, she told HuffPost. When she arrived in Maui in 2001, there ...


Mon, 06 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
UW Hires Professor in Animal Movement, Migration Ecology
UW Hires Professor in Animal Movement, Migration Ecology | News  University of Wyoming News

Understanding of Wyoming's unmatched big-game migrations will be advanced with the creation of a new professorship at the University of Wyoming.


Mon, 06 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Ecology Expert: Man-Made Wetlands Fall Short Of Natural
Ecology Expert: Man-Made Wetlands Fall Short Of Natural Ones  Wisconsin Public Radio News

Despite statewide efforts to restore and replace wetlands that are filled in or disturbed during development projects, those man-made solutions don't match up to ...


Tue, 05 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Implicit gender, racial biases may hinder effectiveness
Implicit gender, racial biases may hinder effectiveness of conservation science, experts warn  Mongabay.com

Implicit gender and racial biases are just as prevalent in the conservation science community as elsewhere, experts say, and could be harming the effectiveness ...


Wed, 04 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
A strategy for the conservation of biodiversity on
A strategy for the conservation of biodiversity on mid-ocean ridges from deep-sea mining  Science Advances

Mineral exploitation has spread from land to shallow coastal waters and is now planned for the offshore, deep seabed. Large seafloor areas are being approved ...


Wed, 04 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Capturing Ecology: British Ecological Society photo
Capturing Ecology: British Ecological Society photo competition in pictures  The Guardian

The BES photography competition features images by ecologists and students and captures rare and exotic flora from around the world.


Tue, 04 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Vandana Shiva: Everything I Need to Know I Learned
Vandana Shiva: Everything I Need to Know I Learned in the Forest  YES! Magazine

This article from the YES! Media archives was originally published in the Winter 2012 issue of YES! Magazine. It has not been updated. My ecological journey ...


Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Photos: Here are the winners of the 2018 British Ecological
Photos: Here are the winners of the 2018 British Ecological Society photo contest  Mongabay.com

Chris Oosthuizen of South Africa's University of Pretoria won the top prize in the British Ecological Society's Capturing Ecology photo competition this year with ...


Mon, 03 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Biodiversity and the society of superlatives
Biodiversity and the society of superlatives (commentary)  Mongabay.com

The media is full of references to the vast number of species in tropical ecosystems: Megadiverse Ecuador; Colombia, the most biodiverse country on Earth; ...


Fri, 03 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Navigating the complexities of coordinated conservation
Navigating the complexities of coordinated conservation along the river Nile  Science Advances

The river Nile flows across 11 African countries, supporting millions of human livelihoods, and holding globally important biodiversity and endemism yet remains ...


Wed, 03 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Boone County Conservation District purchases 2 properties
Boone County Conservation District purchases 2 properties - News  Rockford Register Star

GARDEN PRAIRIE Two new conservation areas have been established in Boone County to help preserve important habitats and expand the public's ...


Wed, 03 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Wilson billionaire pledges $1B in land, ocean conservation
Wilson billionaire pledges $1B in land, ocean conservation  Jackson Hole News&Guide

A Wyoming billionaire philanthropist has made a strong pledge in support of land conservation.


Fri, 02 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Man admits to using homemade pickax and crossbow pistol
Man admits to using homemade pickax and crossbow pistol to kill fish in Cayuga Inlet  Ithaca Journal

A man used a pickax to take 42 fish from the Cayuga Inlet.


Wed, 01 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Ecological conservation and restoration facilities
Ecological conservation and restoration facilities launched in Nansha  Global Times

Chinese ecological conservation and restoration facilities in Yongshu Reef, Zhubi Reef and Meiji Reef of the Nansha Islands in the South China Sea went ...


Tue, 01 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



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