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The Relevance Imperative in Conservation

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Simply put, biodiversity conservation is a societal value not everyone shares. It is not enough for conservation to benefit people.

Why Conservation Should Embrace a Diversity of People & Values

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By Heather Tallis, lead scientist, The Nature Conservancy. We don’t have to converge on one answer for conservation. How Do We Get There?

Global Wilderness Areas in Decline Despite Conservation Targets

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Putting Conservation on the Map: A Blueprint for a Healthy Planet. Protecting Wilderness in an Era of Conservation Targets. Wilderness.

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The Deceit of Yes/No Conservation

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Not long ago, the questions and answers conservation and environmentalism faced seemed straightforward: Should we save the whales? Not So Fast.

Evidence-based Conservation: An Economic Perspective

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The San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area. Timm Kroeger is senior environmental economist for The Nature Conservancy. 2013).

Video: Infrared Technology for Wildlife Conservation

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Video courtesy of Nature Conservancy partner John Romero of Owyhee Air Research. Hummingbird as seen in infrared.

A Hackathon for Fish Conservation

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Could a hackathon ever be used to solve a conservation challenge? But I run a map and design shop for the Conservancy. And quickly.

Toward Decolonizing Conservation

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Humpback whale breaching, Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve, National Marine Conservation Area Reserve and Haida Heritage Site, Haida Gwaii.

Headhunters, Poaching, & Arson: Community Conservation in the Arnavons

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The government built a monitoring station and passed a trespassing law, forbidding access for anyone but government conservation officers.

Weird Conservation: The Strange Side of Saving Endangered Species

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But conservation is weirder. Photo © Department of Conservation / Flickr. Nature is weird. Spying on Sage Grouse with Robots. Enticing.

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10 Innovations That Are Changing Conservation

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Camera traps have helped land managers spy on the movements of over-abundant elk and conduct inventories of wildlife roaming on conservation easements.

From Rattlesnakes to Turquoise Rivers: Unlikely Connections Hold Key to Conservation Success

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That’s because most present knew him as “John, the guy that’s leading our new conservation program on Balkan rivers with WWF.”

Pupfish: Conserving a Mojave Desert Survivor

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In the early 1970s, The Nature Conservancy purchased one pool in the Ash Meadows area to protect the Ash Meadows Amargosa pupfish. Photo: U.S.

Effective Communications for Conservation Action

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Hausheer, science writer for The Nature Conservancy. Scientific data influences conservation, but so does communicating or not communicating.”.

Tell Congress To Fully Fund The Land And Water Conservation Fund

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Created by Congress in 1965, the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) was a bipartisan commitment to safeguard natural areas, water resources and our cultural heritage, and to provide recreation opportunities to all Americans. References: 1 Land and Water Conservation Fund , 2 50 Years of Conserving America the Beautiful.

What the Conservation Movement Can Learn from Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Mark Tercek is the president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy and author of Nature’s Fortune: How Business and Society Thrive By Investing in Nature.

Sanjayan: The Art of Communication is Conservation’s Best Hope

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Peter Kareiva is chief scientist of The Nature Conservancy. David Banks is director of the Conservancy’s Africa program. Sanjayan.

Poop, Parasites, and Whooping Crane Conservation

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Hausheer, science writer for The Nature Conservancy. Science bird conservation research whooping cranePhoto © Kendal Larson. PLoS One.

Conservation Next? Getting Real about Rural Stewardship

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Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Laikipia District, Kenya — a place with an active ranch and wildlife on the same property. Many millions of them.

Are the Best Years for Tropical Forest Conservation Still Ahead?

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The Nature Conservancy works with logging companies to practice reduced-impact logging. You can follow Justin on Twitter @JustinCMAdams.

On Understanding Varying Approaches among Conservation Professionals

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Science global conservation Human Ecology journals measures social science Madang Lagoon in Papua New Guinea. Catherine Benson Wahle?n Wahle?n

Conservation Science 101: Understand Coral Bleaching

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focus of the Conservancy is restoring resilient reefs – reefs that are better able to withstand the impacts of climate change and other factors.

Respecting Human Rights is Essential for Sustainable Conservation

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Gina Cosentino is The Nature Conservancy’s Director of Indigenous and Communal Conservation. Image source: Gina Cosentino].

The Conservative Bias in Economics?

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  But the extent to which conservative ideology is represented within the profession is much larger than a simple tally of the number of conservatives versus liberals indicates.    The conservative viewpoint is accorded significant weight despite the fact that it is often a minority viewpoint. 203-208).

New report will help advance health and water conservation in Sub-Saharan Africa

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The guidelines are based upon the experience of 19 different development and conservation organizations, as well as US Government agencies.

How Hollywood Is Helping California Conserve Water

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The governor instructed the Read More The post How Hollywood Is Helping California Conserve Water appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Coyote Scat and Native Plant Conservation

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Preserve manager Max Pons runs the nursery, which can produce as many as 80,000 plants a year for conservation purposes. Photo: Max Pons/TNC.

Plight of the Bumble Bee: Conserving Imperiled Native Pollinators

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Bumble bee on rosinweed flower at The Nature Conservancy’s Dahms Tract along the Central Platte River in Nebraska. But they’re in decline.

Protecting Marine Biodiversity with ‘New’ Conservation

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Image credit: Tim Calver for The Nature Conservancy. Initiatives using the  “old conservation” of protected areas have been hard at work.

Why Conservation Needs Women: Supporting Women’s Networks for Community Conservation

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Photo © The Nature Conservancy (Justine E. And as it turns out, how culture dictates gender roles is a significant issue for conservation.

For-Profit Conservation: A New Tool to Mobilize Investment?

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Renter’s Market: BirdReturns Offers Innovative Conservation. Photo © Ami Vitale for The Nature Conservancy. The answer is to mobilize.

Why The Nature Conservancy is Restoring Streams by Acting like a Beaver

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Beavers Versus Old Growth: The Tough Reality of Conservation. Photo © The Nature Conservancy (Sierra Harris) Click to enlarge | 1 of 3 X.

Emerald Edge: Old Growth Forest Injects New Life into Conservation

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At The Nature Conservancy, we are aiming to help conserve more land by 2020 than we have over our entire history. The land here is wild.

2015 NatureNet Fellowships: Call for Conservation Scientists

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A group of TNC scientists, program staff, ranchers and employees of Ovis XXI examine the grasslands on a ranch in Patagonia. Photo © Nick Hall.

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Scaling up Conservation: Replication or Coordination?

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The Ngemelis Islands Conservation Area in Palau supports many kinds of fish, including this school of common bluestripe snappers. Of course not!

My Awesome Inspirational Conservation Mix (Vol 1-Mongolia)

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Making conservation happen around the world will take more Awesome Inspirational Mixes and many more Guardians. Bruce McKenney Nomads. Saiga.

The Verdict is In: We Can Grow Safe Food and Conserve Nature at the Same Time

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To understand the significance of this finding to both food safety and conservation, we have to go back to 2006, when a notorious E. farmland.

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When conservation and animal rights collide

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People would often express surprise that I, someone that cared about wildlife conservation, would eat meat. Conservation Animal Rights

Risky Conservation: How to Identify and Manage It

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Conservation projects occur under many types of uncertainty. know the same is true for other major conservation organizations. 045027. 3.”

Fishing, Conservation and Marine Protected Areas: Let’s Work Together

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by Mark Spalding, senior scientist, The Nature Conservancy’s Global Marine Team. Can fishing and conservation goals go hand-in-hand?