Voices for Biodiversity

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Universities Turn to Green Energy
Universities Turn to Green Energy

by Kathryn Pardo

WASHINGTON, D.C. — At least seven colleges and universities now receive 100 percent of the electricity they use from green power sources, according to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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- Nov 09, 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 14, 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 28, 2011
Ecosystem Services: A Solution to Extinction
Ecosystem Services: A Solution to Extinction

by Altaire Cambata

Here is the theory: by assessing the true monetary value that plants, animals, and ecosystems hold for the health of humankind, policy-makers are more likely to respond to their rapid degradation.

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- Aug 26, 2011
Student of the Horse
Student of the Horse

by Susan Ramsey

"I'm not a horse whisperer. I am a student of the horse. Our body language becomes the curious discourse of give and take, of pressure and release, direct and indirect -- a dance if you will," explained.…

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- Sep 24, 2010
Philippine Marine Life
Philippine Marine Life

by Amy Carfagno

Scuba diver Brian Kramer photographed some of the vast marine life in the 7,107 islands of the Philippines. The islands of the Philippines lie within the coral triangle, an area that encompasses more than…

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- Sep 22, 2010