Voices for Biodiversity

Interviews-Reviews

Françoise Malby-Anthony’s Memoir of Conservation, Determination and Inspiration
Françoise Malby-Anthony’s Memoir of Conservation, Determination and Inspiration

by Georgia Woodroffe

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- Sep 19, 2018
Book Review: Continental Divide
Book Review: Continental Divide

by Vicky Ramakka

This could be a coffee table book. It’s large, with the dimensions of a three-ring binder. It’s fat, at 292 pages, and it’s full of pictures. But don’t let your dinner guests flip through it — the full-page…

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- Jul 18, 2018
Terralingua and Biocultural Diversity
Terralingua and Biocultural Diversity

by Nejma Belarbi

Terralingua is an international nonprofit organization devoted to protecting and sustaining the biocultural diversity of life, which is the diversity of life in nature, culture and languages. All three…

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- May 30, 2018
An Interview with Senator Mike Phillips
An Interview with Senator Mike Phillips

by Kira Sadler

One of the most conservation-minded politicians currently serving in the United States is a Democratic state senator from Montana, Mike Phillips.

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- Jan 24, 2018
An Interview with Frans de Waal
An Interview with Frans de Waal

by John Richardson

In November 2017, world-renowned primatologist, ethologist and author of numerous books Frans de Waal was interviewed by John Richardson, the founding Executive Director of the Blackstone Ranch Institute.

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- Jan 03, 2018
Q and A with Daniel Hudon
Q and A with Daniel Hudon

by Kira Sadler

I used to be involved in a team-taught course at Boston University called Biodiversity: Causes and Consequences. I gave two lectures: one on the fossil evidence of biodiversity and another on the history…

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- Dec 21, 2017
Book Review: Brief Eulogies for Lost Animals
Book Review: Brief Eulogies for Lost Animals

by Erika Zambello, Kira Sadler

As individuals who work in the environmental field and whose hobbies involve being outdoors, we had heard of some of the extinct species featured in Brief Eulogies for Lost Animals by Daniel Hudon before…

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- Dec 20, 2017
Everyday Extinction: Q&A with Sean Gallagher
Everyday Extinction: Q&A with Sean Gallagher

by Kira Sadler

As extinction quietly steals earth’s species, photographer and filmmaker Sean Gallagher is tapping into the popularity of social media to bring global attention to the crisis.

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- Nov 01, 2017
Book Review: Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?
Book Review: Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?

by John Richardson

Many readers of Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are? written by renowned Dutch primatologist and ethologist Franz de Waal would be intrigued but perhaps not surprised to learn that chimpanzees…

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- Sep 12, 2017
The Alternative of Real Ecology: A Review
The Alternative of Real Ecology: A Review

by Erika Zambello

Kveldulf Gunnar Larsson offers an important critique of the modern environmental movement and a stark assessment of what people are doing to the planet.

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- Aug 20, 2017
The Animals’ Agenda: An Important Look at Human Relationships with Other Animals
The Animals’ Agenda: An Important Look at Human Relationships with Other Animals

by Sarah Abdelrahim

Humans interact with other animals in a number of ways. When we think about other animals, we might think about our pet dogs, the squirrels we see in our backyards or the giraffes we visit at the zoo.…

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- May 07, 2017
The Last Unicorn: William deBuy's Search for the Elusive Saola
The Last Unicorn: William deBuy's Search for the Elusive Saola

by Zoe Krasney, Casey Johnson

The Last Unicorn taps into a primal human instinct — the search for pure and innocent beauty. This quest has captured our attention for hundreds of years, and is perhaps the reason unicorns are ubiquitous…

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- Nov 29, 2016