The Golden-cheeked Warbler and Conservation Banks

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One way developers are navigating the warbler’s endangered status is by utilizing conservation banks. What is a conservation bank? # # #. Under Section 10 of ESA, an “incidental take permit” must be obtained and one requirement of that permit is a “ habitat conservation plan ” (HCP).

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Treating pain Disease: Biologics at a Glance

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The post Treating pain Disease: Biologics at a Glance appeared first on Conservation Hawai‘i. The prescription drug marketed as Triaminic cough & runny nose, Tricodene sugar free, has hardly found a new, unintended use.

International day for biological diversity

Green (Living) Review

On the UN International Day for Biological Diversity, The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) calls for a greater awareness of the threats to marine biodiversity as without life in the ocean there would be no life on Earth. The Convention on Biological Diversity has established a target of 10 percent of all coastal and marine waters being protected in reserves by 2020.

Recovery: The Return of Native Fish, Victims of Bucket Biology

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Conservation” is no longer enough. Photo: The Nature Conservancy/Silliker 3 of 4 Arctic Char. Photo: The Nature Conservancy/Patterson Click to enlarge | 1 of 4 X. I asked Jeff Reardon, New England conservation director for Trout Unlimited.

Genetic Engineers and Conservation Biologists: Scenes From a First Date

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by Craig Groves, Director, Conservation Methods and Learning. You may already be asking yourself, just what is synthetic biology? It is but one high-profile tip of the iceberg of the vast and rapidly growing field of synthetic biology. PLOS Biology 11:e10011530.

Conserving Nature’s Stage

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Hausheer, science writer for The Nature Conservancy. Geodiversity As Strategy for Conservation. Old-school conservation identifies places to protect by looking at the locations of key species or ecosystems. Incorporating Geodiversity into Current Conservation Planning.

10 Ways to Conserve Biodiversity


Biodiversity is the “biological diversity in an environment as indicated by numbers of different species of plants and animals.”. Quick Navigation for 10 Ways to Conserve Biodiversity. The role of science and technology in conserving biodiversity.

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Eddie Game Takes Over Conservation Letters, a Top Conservation Journal

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Eddie Game, lead scientist, Asia-Pacific Region, The Nature Conservancy. So what’s the state of conservation science in a time of bad news for science in general? The editors-in-chief of the other major conservation journals are real leaders of the field.

When conservation and animal rights collide

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In responding to Suzie’s post defending wildlife rehabilitation I began to think again about the areas in which animal rights and animal welfare overlap with the field of conservation, and the ways in which they don’t. Conservation Animal Rights

The Cooler: Conservation’s Identity Crisis

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Welcome to The Cooler , where we note interesting links and developments in conservation, science and conservation science. You might call it a conservation identity crisis. While bitter fights over conservation may seem detrimental, she sees hope. Identity crisis?

Rising to the Challenge of Biodiversity Conservation in a Human-dominated World

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Morrison, Director of Science, The Nature Conservancy, California. In a recent peer-reviewed article in the scientific journal Conservation Biology , I propose a framework that conservation organizations can use in today’s complex world to set objectives and plan strategies to achieve them.

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. Conservation is no exception. So what does it mean to be smart about pursuing conservation objectives? Arlington: The Nature Conservancy.

What biologic heart are used to treat moderate or severe psoriasis?

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The post What biologic heart are used to treat moderate or severe psoriasis? appeared first on Conservation Hawai‘i. The traditional medicines used for the early treatment of serum sickness but are Acthar and anticoagulants.

Quick Study: Six Common Mistakes in Conservation Planning

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Quick Study is just what it says — a rapid-fire look at a new conservation science study that might turn some heads. . Six common mistakes in conservation priority setting. Conservation Biology 44(4):1-6. So why isn’t conservation making more of a dent?

Why Conservation Should Embrace a Diversity of People & Values

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Willie Atu (on left), showing a map of the conserved and threatened areas of the Solomons to the Mothers Union, a group of Kia women who have worked with the Conservancy to raise conservation awareness. By Heather Tallis, lead scientist, The Nature Conservancy.

The North American Model of Wildlife Conservation and Who Pays for It

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The North American Model of Wildlife Conservation (NAMWC) is often held up as the best system of wildlife management and conservation in the world. Now, in 21st century America, we’re entertaining new considerations, in keeping with our modern understanding of wild animals and conservation. Serious examination of the national funding paradigm and how it contributes to the conservation choices made on both federal and state levels. New Ideas In Conservation.

What biologic nightmares are used to treat moderate or severe psoriasis?

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The post What biologic nightmares are used to treat moderate or severe psoriasis? appeared first on Conservation Hawai‘i. The levoamphetamine component of Mylanta maximum strength has been reported to improve the treatment response priming in some individuals is relative to Magnesium hydroxide alone. prescription drug (freely and sold in some spectral regions) has the advantage of fewer CNS and his gastrointestinal tract side effects in comparison to Haloperidol.

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Can Common Names Help Avian Subspecies Conservation?

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A new paper argues that standardized English names are key to conservation success for Australia’s fantastic avifauna, and creates a definitive list for every subspecies on the continent. Despite the “sub” moniker, subspecies have significant conservation value. What’s in a name?

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Why Is It Important to Conserve Biodiversity?


Quick Navigation for Why Is It Important to Conserve Biodiversity. METHODS OF BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION. In-situ and ex-situ conservation methods. What is biodiversity conservation? Why should we conserve biodiversity? What is biodiversity conservation?

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7 Science Innovations That Are Changing Conservation

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And at The Nature Conservancy, science has guided everything we do for more than 65 years. Today, more than 600 Conservancy scientists are working all over the world to discover and apply solutions to the biggest challenges facing people and the planet.

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Why Conservation Letters is Going 100% Open Access

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By Bob Lalasz, director of science communications for The Nature Conservancy. Conservation science: You’re finally about to get a little freer. Most insiders, however, know conservation is notorious for lagging behind other disciplines in terms of data- and knowledge sharing.

2014 NatureNet Fellowships: A Call for Conservation Scientists

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Conservation scientist Judy Haner taking GPS data in Mobile Bay, Alabama. The Nature Conservancy is soliciting applications for its 2014 NatureNet Science Fellows hips. The fellowship program is a set of new interdisciplinary conservation science postdoctoral fellowships.

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Conservation Future: Announcing the 2013 NatureNet Fellows

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These fellows will help the Conservancy lead in developing solutions relevant to the lives of billions of people on the planet.”. The fellows begin their two-year assignments this fall, working within the Conservancy’s U.S. Daniel Karp, Stanford, agriculture and conservation.

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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. So far, the evidence suggests that conservation projects rarely have the consumer appeal of i-phones.

Is Natural History Still Relevant for Conservation Science?

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Is field observation still relevant to conservation science? As conservation science increasingly draws from sophisticated models and genomics , does natural history still have relevance? And it has played a similarly central role in conservation science.

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

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And most of them had never even visited the Arnavon Islands, where their communities have led conservation efforts to protect this endangered species for more than 20 years. Photo © The Nature Conservancy (Justine E. Sex refers to the biological differences between males and females.

Protecting Marine Biodiversity with ‘New’ Conservation

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Image credit: Tim Calver for The Nature Conservancy. The debate raging within the conservation community over “new conservation” appears to be essentially a religious war, with doctrinal beliefs well defined and the rancor and defamation appearing to grow each month.

Dogfish Head’s Sam Calagione on Archaeology, Conservation and Beer

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His books on the topic combine archaeology, history and biology – a fascinating glimpse at yet another aspect of humanity’s rich relationship to a diverse earth. I recently learned Calagione also has a connection to The Nature Conservancy. Connecting Beer and Conservation.

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Walt Reid on Conservation Bright Spots & Systems Versus Species Thinking

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Walt Reid, director of Conservation and Science at the Packard Foundation and past director of the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment. Conservation science has changed a lot in the past two decades. Walt Reid is director of the Conservation and Science Program for the Packard Foundation.

Emerald Edge: Old Growth Forest Injects New Life into Conservation

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In many places around the world, The Nature Conservancy partners closely with indigenous communities like these, working together on a sustainable development agenda that benefits people, nature and the climate. Justin Adams is The Nature Conservancy’s Global Managing Director of Lands.

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Elk in the Neighborhood: On Conservation and Lost Hope

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The first story takes place in what may seem a peculiar locale for a seminal moment in conservation history to occur, at least by modern sensibilities. It was a facility specifically designed to conserve animals. Conservation is not just big names and big ideas.

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Can Conservation Provide Water for Cape Town in a Time of Drought?

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But a conservation tool can help address these seemingly disparate issues. Around the world, The Nature Conservancy and partners have used a tool called water funds to invest in conservation activities in watersheds, improving water quantity and quality for urban residents downstream.

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Getting to Know Your National Wildlife Refuge: Comprehensive Conservation Plans

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But one way less obvious way to learn a great deal about a specific refuge is to locate and read its Comprehensive Conservation Plan (CCP). But most can be located via any search engine using the name of the refuge and “Comprehensive Conservation Plan” or “CCP” as search terms. Jason A.

Convention on Biological Diversity Meeting Hopes To Reach Governments Through Cost Indicators Of Loss

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In 1992, the United Nations’ Convention on Biological Diversity was created at the Rio Earth Summit. Unfortunately, world leaders have not met this goal despite the Convention on Biological Diversity being nearly twenty years in the making.

Review: When Conservation is Successful (Too Successful)

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The recovery of the white-tailed deer is one of wildlife conservation’s great success stories. In contrast to the stories of rhinos and forest elephants, Cambronne’s book is about a seemingly hopeless wildlife situation that turned into a wildly successful conservation story.

Global Wilderness Areas in Decline Despite Conservation Targets

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Conservation today operates in a world of targets: Protect 17 percent of terrestrial systems and 10 percent of marine systems by 2020; keep global climate change below 1.5 Putting Conservation on the Map: A Blueprint for a Healthy Planet. Current Biology, 26, 1-6.

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Weird Nature: A Bat that Eats Scorpions

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Photo: Merlin Tuttle/Bat Conservation International. By Craig Leisher, s enior social scientist, The Nature Conservancy. After reading the scientific literature on Antrozous pallidus and looking at the Bat Conservation International website, here’s the pallid bat’s story.

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Giveaway of the Wildlife Conservation Society Birds of Brazil: The.

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home about advertise archives birds conservation contact galleries links reviews subscribe Browse: Home / competitions / Giveaway of the Wildlife Conservation Society Birds of Brazil: The Pantanal & Cerrado of Central Brazil Giveaway of the Wildlife Conservation Society Birds of Brazil: The Pantanal & Cerrado of Central Brazil By Corey • March 3, 2011 • 7 comments Tweet Share Yes, ladies and gentlemen, it is that time again!

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Can we talk about Cecil the Lion?

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Today I want to talk about how it also damages conservation by, in much the same way as other media does, by reducing issues to pithy statements, devoid of nuance and heavily laden with emotion, and shaping the opinion of millions as it does so. Cecil the Lion reached millions, and it exploded all over my social media in a way few conservation stories do (even with my social media heavily biased towards conservation). But the story wasn’t really one about conservation.

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Drones in Conservation? Twitter in Conservation? Gaming Google Scholar? & More

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Conservation drone. Image credit: Lian Pin Koh /Conservation through a Creative Commons license. Can being Twitter-literate benefit conservation scientists ? Conservation Biology). Conservation Letters). Conservation Bytes).

How to Make ‘Local’ Food Good Conservation, Too

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But is “going locavore” also good conservation — or just an exercise in feeling good? If we consume more local food, we assume, we reduce our GHG emissions, slow the impending impacts of climate change, and thus contribute to environmental protection and conservation.

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Getting the Best Value for Conservation in Africa

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The project, described in a recent article in the journal Biological Conservation, was the first to compare terrestrial, freshwater and coastal habitats in the same analysis and helped inform the Conservancy’s recent decision to establish a new conservation program in Gabon.

Big Fish: Rodent-Eating Trout

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The Nature Conservancy, who owns Silver Creek Preserve, is constantly working with agencies and biologists to study aspects of Silver Creek ranging from water quality to bird populations to vegetation patterns. Or they could lead to important conservation actions.

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