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  • 15 Apr 2019
    Jamie Copsey

    Reimagining a Novel World In Which We Live Alongside Nature

    Jamie A. Copsey, Author of Species Conservation, tells us how he thinks the world needs more positive perspectives on the future we want to shape, and then we can really start thinking about how we get there.

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  • 15 Apr 2019
    David Johns

    Doing Battle With The Next Asteroid

    David Johns, Author of, Conservation Politics; The Last Anti-Colonial Battle, tells us how ultimately global conservation is failing. Why, when the majority of people say they value nature and its protection? David Johns argues that the loss of species and healthy ecosystems is best understood as human imposition of a colonial relationship on the non-human world - one of exploitation and domination.

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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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  • 1 Mar 2019
    Silvio Marchini, Jenny A. Glikman, Beatrice Frank

    Human–Wildlife Interactions: Conflict or Coexistence?

    Authors, Beatrice, Jenny and Silvio tell us about how the research emphasis has recently expanded from a focus on conflicts to include the broad spectrum of interactions between people and wildlife that range from negative to neutral to positive.

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  • 12 Feb 2019
    Chadwick D. Oliver, Fatma Arf Oliver

    Sustainability through knowledge, innovation, and optimism, not fear and pessimism

    Global environmental issues were identified as a crisis in the 1960’s (1). The alarmist rhetoric caught the public’s attention, but stimulated a pessimistic attitude (2) that human beings were destabilizing an otherwise harmonious, “steady state” world. The focus on the environment accomplished much. It raised public awareness of issues from species extinctions to air and […]

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  • 16 Apr 2018
    Kent D. Messer and William L. Allen III tell us why the next generation of conservation needs to embrace another type of science
    Will Allen, Kent Messer

    This Earth Day 2018, the next generation of conservation needs to embrace another type of science

    In nearly every article about Earth Day, whether it is about water scarcity in South Africa or algal blooms in Great Lakes, the same traditional message is underscored: embrace environmental science and change wasteful and polluting behavior. This message is fine, but frankly it is not enough.  The next generation of conservation need to strike […]

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  • 13 Apr 2017
    Christopher Wright, Daniel Nyberg

    Putting Out Fire With Gasoline!

    Christopher Wright and Daniel Nyberg, authors of Climate Change, Capitalism and Corporations: Processes of Creative Self-Destruction, explore how climate change now represents an existential crisis.

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  • 12 Apr 2017
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    Fred D. Singer

    What is reality? – Why I’m Marching for Science on Earth Day

    On April 22 we march across the globe to celebrate and affirm the reality of our senses, the truth of our observations, and the beauty of our complicated world.

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