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Protecting birds in the Bush Capital: the role of community-based activities to improve biodiversity conservation

An overview of Canberra’s bird diversity

The “Bush Capital” is surrounded by grasslands, woodlands and wetlands that provide breeding and foraging habitats for many animal species. 1,689 more words

Biodiversity Conservation

New Report Reveals Disturbing Trends in Tiger Trafficking

Bengal Tiger in Kamataka, India. Photo: Paul Mannix

Johannesburg, South Africa, 29th September 2016—a new report from TRAFFIC and WWF found no evidence of any diminution in tiger trafficking across Asia. 132 more words

Biodiversity Conservation

Energy exploration and development in protected areas


Several protected areas in the Philippines are now confronted with proposals for the exploration and development of energy resources. The Northern Negros Natural Park in Negros Occidental is one of these PAs being eyed for geothermal survey. 2,114 more words

Biodiversity Conservation

New paper: can biodiversity, carbon and agricultural development coexist in Australia’s northern savannas?

*This is a slighly edited version of the press release note on our latest paper in Conservation letters (mainly, I´ve added here some interesting maps and figures). 1,095 more words

Scientific Articles

The environmental impacts of alien birds

Thousands of species have been moved by people to areas where they do not naturally occur. These alien species can have negative impacts on the environments into which they are introduced. 559 more words

Invasive Alien Species

New paper on urban biodiversity

Biodiversity functions of urban cemeteries: evidence from one of the largest Jewish cemeteries in Europe has been accepted for publication in Urban Forestry & Urban Greening… 275 more words


World Environment Day

Today is world environment day. Happy, it depends. Happy to stay hopeful, yes. Happy about what we have been able to achieve towards environment, no. 140 more words