Voices for Biodiversity

Interviews-Reviews

Bees, Balm and Biodiversity
Bees, Balm and Biodiversity

by Moira O’Hanlon

Three years ago, beekeeper Moira O’Hanlon was taking care of her mom, who had advanced dementia. Her mother’s skin was in really bad shape but her doctors kept prescribing chemical-laden lotions that didn’t…

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- Oct 01, 2019
Wildlife in Civilization’s Image: A Review of Inanimate
Wildlife in Civilization’s Image: A Review of Inanimate

by Zoe Krasney

The book Inanimate: A Field Guide to Wild Animals in Civilization was born from a dead bear on the side of the road in Eastern Pennsylvania. After stopping to check on the animal, authors Dan and Ellen…

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- Feb 22, 2019
A World Without Elephants
A World Without Elephants

by Zoe Krasney

As I write this, I just learned about the horror of 87 elephants slaughtered for their ivory in Botswana in early September.

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- Oct 17, 2018
F. Malby-Anthony’s Memoir of Conservation and Inspiration
F. Malby-Anthony’s Memoir of Conservation 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 Johnson

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 Johnson

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 22, 2017
Book Review: Brief Eulogies for Lost Animals
Book Review: Brief Eulogies for Lost Animals

by Erika Zambello, Kira Johnson

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 Johnson

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 02, 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