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Should conservation science be united against the common enemy?

I’m sure most people know the scene from from Monty Python’s Life of Brian, where the text goes something like: “Brothers, we should be united against the common enemy! 721 more words

Ecology

Why everyone needs to care about Biodiversity

Even if you personally are one of those people that don’t really like “nature” and much prefer the comfort of walking on concrete, you should care about our current trend of losing biodiversity. 276 more words

What we’ve been reading this week

This week’s summary on the news stories, reports and blogs that have grabbed our attention. We welcome your thoughts and comments on these articles.

A meta-analysis of crop yield under climate change and adaptation… 147 more words

Africa

Contingent choice valuation of Florida's coastal ecosystems

What would the impact be of contingent choice valuation studies on environmental decision-making in Florida?

Florida is no stranger to controversial environmental disasters making the news. 449 more words

Ecosystem Services

Yellowstone is News in Buffalo, NY

Dear friend, colleague and former college instructor Joe Allen is one of our local Western New York wildlife experts on the Rocky Mountains region. He spent his college years studying in the area and has led many course-based excursions to the Yellowstone region for the University at Buffalo (the photo below was taken during one of those UB trips). 109 more words

Nature Education

Páramo las Delicias and Puracé

Sedge Wren (Cistothorus platensis)

I have to admit that after a month falling in love with Villa de Leyva, Popayán, another of Colombia’s famously colonial cities was a little under-whelming.  363 more words

Birding

Natural Capital Valuation and Protection of Marine Megafauna

I’ve noticed a number of positive and interesting developments as of late in the area of marine species protection, pointing to an increasing recognition, by policymakers, of the… 497 more words

Eco-tourism