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Protecting the Helena Aurora Range: art, inspiration, and action

On the 19th of February the Wilderness Society, will be teaming up with the Wildflower Society of Western Australia, Helena and Aurora Range Advocates, Western Australian Indigenous Tourism Operators Council, Perth Bushwalkers, Gondwana Link, the conservation Council of Western Australia and others to host a very special evening. 314 more words

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BBC News report - the Pangolin is the world's most trafficked mammal

5 February 2015, BBC News reported that the Pangolin Manis spp. is the world’s most trafficked mammal, with roughly 100,000 pangolins a year are being taken from the wild and sent to China and Vietnam. 125 more words

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WHICH CONSERVATION SCIENCE GETS INTO ONLINE NEWS?

A ONE OFF CASE STUDY

In 2013, a group of us at Rimba noted something extra-ordinary which we published as a short note in the Scientist… 314 more words

A Binding Agreement to Protect Biodiversity in the High Seas: Let the Negotiations Begin

In the early morning hours on Saturday 24th January 2015 the UN General Assembly’s Ad Hoc Informal Working Group on the Protection of Marine Biodiversity Beyond Areas of National Jurisdiction* concluded four days of intense negotiations with a groundbreaking document paving the way for a legally binding international agreement to protect and conserve ocean life in the High Seas. 572 more words

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The monkey sanctuary in Calatrava, Negros Occ.

BY: ERROL A. GATUMBATO

I had the opportunity to visit the famous monkey sanctuary in Calatrava town in northern

Negros Occidental sometime last year and, indeed, it has potential for ecotourism if only proper conservation measures, especially in the management of animals, are applied.  611 more words

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Conservation matters to His Holiness

BY: ERROL A. GATUMBATO

The pastoral and state visit of His Holiness, Pope Francis, in the Philippines from January 15  to 19, 2015, did not only focus on issues concerning Christian faith, social justice, equality, and other social and moral concerns, but also touched on matters relating to environment and natural resources.  523 more words

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