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WWF Walk for Nature 2016

Walk for Nature is an annual fundraising event held in Hong Kong’s iconic Mai Po Nature Reserve. Participants gather sponsorship and walk a set route around the Reserve, which is located in the Inner Deep Bay wetlands. 255 more words

Hong Kong

Moving a State Bed

With the conservation work going in the showrooms at Knole our various contractors need ever changing access to our spaces. This means taking off paneling, lifting floorboards and crawling through attics to make sure they can do everything they need to. 617 more words

Conservation

Conservation of Texas Supreme Court Dockets

TSLAC Conservation has recently been working on a collection of 89 19th century Texas Supreme Court dockets.  These volumes document state Supreme Court proceedings and are frequently accessed by staff and patrons. 193 more words

Conservation

Learnings from the Tetons and Yellowstone

We spent nine nights in the Tetons and Yellowstone in September 2016.  They are both small relative to the Adirondacks yet handle 2x the visitors.  They are managed by the Park Service. 1,262 more words

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CITES CoP17

In Johannesburg right now, the 17th CITES Conference of the Parties (#CoP17) is taking place. From September 23rd to October 5th, over 2000 government representatives from all over the world will decide which species will see new international protection. 97 more words

Sharks

It Is About The Roses

We find it difficult to resist stories of restoration, and when it involves a former convent we have a particular reason to be interested (as we attest below); the article had us at the mention of Patmos, one of our favorite islands, but there is more: 461 more words

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