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Archive: Biodiversity

02 Sep 2014

Badru’s Story: Early Warnings From Inside an Impenetrable African Forest

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28 Aug 2014

Fate of the Passenger Pigeon Looms as a Somber Warning

by JOEL GREENBERG
This September 1 marks the 100th anniversary of the death of Martha, the last known passenger pigeon on earth. The extinction of this once-abundant North American bird still stands as a cautionary tale. READ MORE

20 Aug 2014

How Drones Are Emerging As Valuable Conservation Tool

by CRYSTAL GAMMON
Lian Pin Koh believes drones can be a key part of conservation efforts, particularly in remote regions. In a Yale Environment 360 interview, he talks about how his project, ConservationDrones, is promoting the use of drones for everything from counting orangutans to stopping poaching. READ MORE

11 Aug 2014

Africa’s Vultures Threatened By An Assault on All Fronts

by MADELINE BODIN
Vultures are being killed on an unprecedented scale across Africa, with the latest slaughter perpetrated by elephant poachers who poison the scavenging birds so they won’t give away the location of their activities. READ MORE

28 Jul 2014

Why Restoring Wetlands Is More Critical Than Ever

by BRUCE STUTZ
Along the Delaware River estuary, efforts are underway to restore wetlands lost due to centuries of human activity. With sea levels rising, coastal communities there and and elsewhere in the U.S. and Europe are realizing the value of wetlands as important buffers against flooding and tidal surges. READ MORE

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29 Aug 2014: New Database Tracks Ecological Health Impacts of Dams on World's Rivers

20 Aug 2014: Interview: Drones Are Emerging As Valuable Conservation Tool

23 Jul 2014: Earth Observation Satellites Help Scientists Understand Global Change

10 Jul 2014: A Possible Advance in Fight To Combat a Deadly Amphibian Fungus

08 Jul 2014: Protection of Parrotfish Could Slow Decline of Caribbean Reefs

30 Jun 2014: Antarctica's Emperor Penguins To Be in Serious Decline By 2100, Study Says

26 Jun 2014: Major U.S. Retailers to Limit Pesticides That May Be Harmful to Bees

23 Jun 2014: How Citizen Scientists Are Using The Web to Track the Natural World

17 Jun 2014: Livestock Maps Highlight Regions Prone to Disease and Pollution

11 Jun 2014: Group Will Pay Farmers To Create Temporary Migratory Bird Habitat


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