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  • 7 Feb 2020
    Martin Drechsler

    The Conflict between Agriculture and Biodiversity Conservation: How can it be Solved?

    Martin Drechsler, author of 'Ecological-Economic Modelling for Biodiversity Conservation', discusses how we can help solve the conflict between agriculture and biodiversity conservation. Photo by 童 彤 on Unsplash

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  • 15 Apr 2019
    Sergei Volis

    Plant Conservation

    Sergei Volis' book, Plant Conservation, argues that existing practises of plant conservation are inadequate and firmly supports the placement of ecological restoration at the cornerstone of biodiversity conservation. The author unifies different aspects of conservation into one coherent concept, including natural area protection, ex situ conservation and in situ interventions through either population management or ecological restoration.

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  • 31 Jan 2019
    Nathalie Pettorelli

    Rewilding: a captivating, controversial, 21st century concept to address ecological degradation in a changing world

    As you’ll hopefully discover, rewilding pushes the boundaries of our comfort zone by forcing us to recognize the dynamic nature of biological systems, and factor in change instead of fearing it. Ultimately, the rise of the rewilding concept is a sign that new approaches are urgently needed to conserve biodiversity and maintain ecosystem services under increasingly unpredictable global conditions, as traditional approaches on their own are demonstrably unfit for the challenges ahead.

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  • 26 Sep 2018
    Jamie Copsey

    Species Conservation: Lessons from Islands

    Until recently one of the most intensively managed bird species in the world, having been reduced to around 12 individuals in the 1990s. In 2007 it was the only species globally to be down-listed from Critically Endangered to Endangered; an excellent illustration as to how work on islands is providing positive conservation success stories and lessons for parrot recovery projects internationally.

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  • 21 Mar 2018
    In celebration of the International Day of Forests,
    Grzegorz Mikusiński

    Ecology and Conservation of Forest Birds

    Grzegorz Mikusiński tells us why his book Ecology and Conservation of Forest Birds is so important

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  • 21 Mar 2018
    Will Allen, Kent Messer

    Protecting More with Less: Forest Protection Using the Science of Strategic Conservation

    As a conservation planner, Will is engaged in advancing structured decision making tools able to quantify the benefits of potential conservation investments that result in better project selection and decision making. As a behavioral economist, Kent is engaged in cutting-edge research and outreach efforts related to efficient and effective environmental conservation. Read what they have to say about forest protection using the science of strategic conservation

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  • 1 Feb 2017
    Timothy H. Dixon

    #MuslimBan The Importance of Diversity

    Timothy H. Dixon author of Curbing Catastrophe is a Professor of Geosciences at the University of South Florida, in his newest article he discusses the need for diversity in the natural world as well as human society.

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