Conservation

Peru – Forging Friendships through Conservation

Peru – Forging Friendships through Conservation

23rd December 2016 by Mark Paul

Written by and Photos Courtesy of Mark Paul The next time you despair over the latest, depressing news in conservation, just think about how desperate things would be if not for the hundreds of organizations, big and small, and the thousands of…

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Transylvania – Getting my bearings

Transylvania – Getting my bearings

23rd September 2016 by Adele Brand

Written by Adele Brand Photos Courtesy of Ben Porter I am in bear country. Bears, those symbols of non-human places. The embodiment of wilderness. The stars of the roadside billboards in Yellowstone warning tourists to admire wildlife from afar. Our culture has…

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Honduras – Saving Coral Reefs

Honduras – Saving Coral Reefs

26th February 2016 by Grace Young

Written by Grace Young Feature Photo Courtesy of Dave Smith We know coral reefs are degrading at an alarming rate. They’re becoming less complex and ultimately disappearing due to the effects of climate change, acidification, overfishing, and pollution. Despite covering less than…

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Indonesia – Reducing Overfishing by Farming Seaweed

Indonesia – Reducing Overfishing by Farming Seaweed

12th October 2015 by Dr Dan Exton

Words and photos courtesy of Dr Dan Exton Sometimes the numbers just don’t add up, and the sheer volume of people who rely on Indonesia’s coral reefs for their livelihood and food security is the perfect example. But how exactly do you…

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Mexico – The Long and Winding Road…to Success

Mexico – The Long and Winding Road…to Success

9th October 2015 by Caroline Acton

Written by Caroline Acton Photos Courtesy of Sam Leaney and Saskia Van Dongen Cover Photo Courtesy of Amanda Richards and Kathy Slater We hear bad news related to the environment so often it almost comes as a bit of a shock when…

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Indonesia – The Plastic Problem

Indonesia – The Plastic Problem

7th August 2015 by

Written by and Photos Courtesy of Emma Camp Plastic pollution accounts for 60-80 % of marine litter worldwide that totals approximately 14 billion pounds each year.  Due to ocean gyres, trash will accumulate in massive islands with an example of the Great…

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Guyana – Reduced Impact Logging – is this a workable concept for biodiversity protection?

Guyana – Reduced Impact Logging – is this a workable concept for biodiversity protection?

19th June 2015 by Dr Tim Coles

Written by Dr Tim Coles Protecting forests from any form of exploitation as National Parks, Wildlife Preserves or any of a number of conservation categories, is a key component of forest and wildlife protection in most countries.  However, this strategy is never…

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Indonesia – Tracks and signs in the Buton forest

Indonesia – Tracks and signs in the Buton forest

12th June 2015 by Tom Martin

Written by Tom Martin Photos courtesy of Peter Taylor The forests of Buton Island (the location of our Indonesian terrestrial study site) are home to several species of large endemic mammal. All these mammals remain poorly studied, partly because Wallacean species have…

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