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A Conservation Success Story: Reserva Monte Mojino

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When Dr. Jennifer Calkins visited Reserva Monte Mojino (ReMM), the landscape captured her attention. “A cactus flower blooming next to a lush fig tree, a desert tortoise resting beneath an elegant trogon…

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- Feb 22, 2017
Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve

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Apalachicola Bay has long been famous around the world for its thousands of acres of oyster beds. In fact, in the past, 90 percent of Eastern oysters served in Florida were from Apalachicola.

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- Feb 15, 2017
Anthro versus Ecocentric Conservation Perspectives: An Academic Comparison

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Conservation is most often discussed from two main ethical standpoints: the preservation of natural resources for human use (an anthropocentric position that supports biodiversity protection for the well-being…

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- Feb 09, 2017
National Monuments: A President Obama Legacy

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The historic presidency of Barack Obama, 44th President of the United States, came to an end on January 20, 2017, but not without leaving behind a legacy.

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- Jan 31, 2017
Weeks Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

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Made up of over 6,000 acres along the coast of Alabama, the Weeks Bay National Estuarine Research is one of 28 sites around the country that are “protected for long-term research, water-quality monitoring,…

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- Jan 26, 2017
Letter from the President

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It has been almost eight years since the conservation-media magazine Voices for Biodiversity was born. The changes that have occurred over these years, both for the world and for Voices for Biodiversity,…

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- Jan 26, 2017
I Dream of Bison

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I grew up on an organic farm in Germany. By the time I was born, we Germans had already wiped out our large mammals; the wisent (German bison), wolf, bear, lynx, wild cats, auroxen, moose and elk were…

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- Jan 13, 2017
The Return of Eastern Elk

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“Elk are not the first animals that come to mind when thinking of native Appalachian wildlife, but the species was a common sight in these hills prior to European settlement,” writes Dr. Walter Smith in…

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- Jan 03, 2017
Conservation Partnerships Protect Species at Eglin Air Force Base

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Eglin Air Force Base (Eglin AFB) on the Florida Panhandle does more than fulfill its military mission. In its over 700 square miles of territory, base staff and federal agents oversee the management of…

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- Nov 05, 2016
Peaceful Coexistence: Snow Leopards and Humans Share Pakistan’s Mountains

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Confession: I am a lifelong lover of snow leopards. So, a couple of months ago, when I was sick of politics, I was happy to follow a Facebook-suggested link to Snow Leopard Trust. I eagerly read their…

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- Oct 04, 2016
Loktak Lake: The World’s Only Floating Lake

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Picture a lake where massive landmasses covered in shaggy green vegetation naturally generate over its surface. They have no base, yet still become so dense that they can bear not only the load of occupants,…

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- Jan 27, 2016
Zoos: Confinement or Conservation?

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Four years ago, I was living with a couple of friends in Shenyang, Northeast China. We spent a lot of our time exploring old ruins, knockoff shops and other tourist traps throughout the industrial city.…

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- Dec 06, 2015