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02 Sep 2014

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

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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

04 Aug 2014

As Small Hydropower Expands, So Does Caution on Its Impacts

by DAVE LEVITAN
Small hydropower projects have the potential to bring electricity to millions of people now living off the grid. But experts warn that planners must carefully consider the cumulative effects of constructing too many small dams in a single watershed. READ MORE

21 Jul 2014

Primate Rights vs Research: Battle in Colombian Rainforest

by CHRIS KRAUL
A Colombian conservationist has been locked in a contentious legal fight against a leading researcher who uses wild monkeys in his search for a malaria vaccine. A recent court decision that banned the practice is seen as a victory in efforts to restrict the use of monkeys in medical research. READ MORE

14 Jul 2014

The Soil Pollution Crisis in China: A Cleanup Presents Daunting Challenge

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e360 digest

22 Aug 2014: Drought in Western U.S. Has Caused Land to Rise, Researchers Say

21 Aug 2014: Antarctica and Greenland Losing Ice at Fastest Rate Ever Recorded

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

18 Aug 2014: Recent Glacier Losses Are Mostly Driven by Human Activity, Study Says

15 Aug 2014: New Citizen Science Software Aims to Document and Curb Illegal Fishing

12 Aug 2014: Media Still Disproportionately Including Views of Climate Change Skeptics

06 Aug 2014: Green Innovations Are Bringing Energy-Saving Technology Home

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

14 Jul 2014: Human Activity Has Caused Long-term Australian Drought, Model Shows

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


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