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From Botswana, Parts I-IV
From Botswana, Parts I-IV

by Sophy Burnham

Thank you for joining us on our series of Field Notes blogs from writer Sophy Burnham, an award-winning playwright, novelist, and nonfiction writer whose books have appeared on the New York Times bestseller…

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- Oct 31, 2011
Revisiting Gay Bradshaw’s Work
Revisiting Gay Bradshaw’s Work

by Zoe Krasney

Gay Bradshaw, founder of The Kerulos Center and of trans-species psychology, discusses animal forgiveness, extinction and genocide with Voices for Biodiversity’s Zoe Krasney.

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- Oct 30, 2011
The New Face of Wildlife Filmmaking: a report from the 2011 Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival
The New Face of Wildlife Filmmaking: a report from the 2011 Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival

by Kathryn Pardo

Join Kathryn Pardo on her journey to the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival. She explores numerous newcomer films and takes a look at one of the new, unofficial themes of the festival: conservation.

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- Oct 30, 2011
A Conservation Conversation with Dr. Stuart Pimm
A Conservation Conversation with Dr. Stuart Pimm

by Julia Osterman

Stuart Pimm discusses the ethics behind conservation and the importance of involving local peoples in protecting their own local biodiversity.

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- Oct 17, 2011
Taos Youth Biodiversity Art Project: Giving Children a Global Voice
Taos Youth Biodiversity Art Project: Giving Children a Global Voice

by Carolyn Lopez

Join our eager interns as they work to educate children about the natural world and the need to protect it through art.

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- Oct 17, 2011
Conservation Group Sues NPS Cypress Management Plan
Conservation Group Sues NPS Cypress Management Plan

by Kathryn Pardo, Jessica Gottlieb, Jessica Schmonsky

A conservation organization has filed suit against the National Park Service, accusing the government agency of failing to protect critical Florida panther habitat in Big Cypress National Preserve. The…

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- Oct 13, 2011
Connecting Habitats: Thinking like a Roaming Species
Connecting Habitats: Thinking like a Roaming Species

by Alexander Gilbert

Large animal species like wolves and bears require vast amounts of land to find food and mates. However, their habitats have become increasingly fragmented as development encroaches on once-wild areas.…

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- Oct 10, 2011
The Mozambique Horse Safari
The Mozambique Horse Safari

by Oriane Lee Johnston

In 2010, Oriane Lee Johnston Googled the terms Africa, Horse and Volunteer, ready for a new adventure. What she found was the website for Mozambique Horse Safari, complete with some of the most beautiful…

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- Oct 02, 2011
Biodiversity Continues to Decrease
Biodiversity Continues to Decrease

by Kathryn Pardo

A new study, published in Marine Ecology Progress Series on July 28, shows that while protected areas are increasing throughout the world, they are not adequate to stymie the loss of biodiversity.

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- Sep 27, 2011
The Spirit of Crow Creek
The Spirit of Crow Creek

by Matt Kasik

The intense poverty and complicated social issues facing the Lakota people are ominous reminders of their historical hardships. In spite of such difficulties, hope for prosperity endures. The Lakota tribe’s…

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- Sep 26, 2011
Q&A with Lee Berger
Q&A with Lee Berger

by Julia Osterman

Voices for Biodiversity speaks with paleoanthropologist and National Geographic Explorer Lee Berger about his newest research and revelations regarding the newly discovered hominid species, Australopithecus…

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- Sep 12, 2011
Studying Visitors at the Gorilla Exhibit
Studying Visitors at the Gorilla Exhibit

by Beth Kelley

At Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle, researcher Beth Kelley studies humans interacting with gorillas. Her studies tell us much about ourselves as primates, as well as illustrating what interests us about other…

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- Aug 31, 2011