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Archive: Biodiversity

20 Nov 2014

In Romania, Highway Boom Poses Looming Threat to Bears

by ALASTAIR BLAND
Romania, one of Europe’s poorest nations, badly needs a modern highway system. But conservationists warn that unless the movements of wildlife are accommodated, a planned boom in road construction could threaten one of the continent’s last large brown bear populations. READ MORE

17 Nov 2014

Fast-Warming Gulf of Maine Offers Hint of Future for Oceans

by REBECCA KESSLER
The waters off the coast of New England are warming more rapidly than almost any other ocean region on earth. Scientists are now studying the resulting ecosystem changes, and their findings could provide a glimpse of the future for many of the world’s coastal communities. READ MORE

13 Nov 2014

A Scientist's Call for Civility And Diversity in Conservation

by DIANE TOOMEY
The ongoing debate over how to value the natural world has become rancorous and counterproductive, says marine biologist Jane Lubchenco. It is time, she tells Yale Environment 360, for the dispute to end and for conservation efforts to become more diverse. READ MORE

04 Nov 2014

Fostering Community Strategies For Saving the World's Oceans

by CRYSTAL GAMMON
To conservationist Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, getting coastal communities involved in plans to protect their waters is critical for protecting the planet's oceans. In an interview with Yale Environment 360, she talks about her work in one Caribbean island and how it shows how such a strategy can get results. READ MORE

30 Oct 2014

A Conservationist Sees Signs of Hope for the World’s Rainforests

by RHETT BUTLER
After decades of sobering news, a prominent conservationist says he is finally finding reason to be optimistic about the future of tropical forests. Consumer pressure on international corporations and new monitoring technology, he says, are helping turn the tide in efforts to save forests from Brazil to Indonesia. READ MORE

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24 Nov 2014: Record Number of Rhinos Poached In South Africa, Government Says

13 Nov 2014: Interview: Bringing Civility and Diversity to Conservation Debate

07 Nov 2014: Organized Chinese Crime Behind Tanzania's Elephant Slaughter, Report Says

04 Nov 2014: Interview: Saving World’s Oceans Begins With Coastal Communities

31 Oct 2014: Giant Galapagos Tortoises Are Making a Strong Comeback, Researchers Say

29 Oct 2014: Weather and Climate Key in Weights of Penguin Chicks, Researchers Say

23 Oct 2014: Drones Can Help Map Spread Of Infectious Diseases, Researchers Say

22 Oct 2014: In East Coast Marshes, Goats Take On a Notorious Invader

21 Oct 2014: Desert and Mediterranean Plants More Resistant to Drought than Expected

13 Oct 2014: E360 Video Winner: Intimate Look At the Bighorn Sheep of the Rockies


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