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Slither me timbers: snakes and scorpions of the Caribbean

Posted on: 25.05.17 In: General, Americas

Wildlife photographer and biologist Jeremy Holden recalls his encounter with the world’s scarcest snake in Saint Lucia, and asks what the future holds for this rare reptile…

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Seals, sharks and stunning sea life: recollections from a Whitley Award winner

Posted on: 19.05.17 In: General, Eurasia, Marine

Whitley Gold Award winner Zafer Kizilkaya shares his experiences from over 20 years in conservation…

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Voyaging deep into Myanmar’s caves

Posted on: 11.05.17 In: Asia-Pacific & Australasia

In this vivid post, wildlife photographer and biologist Jeremy Holden guides us down into Myanmar’s limestone caves, and describes how these delicate – and often inhospitable – ecosystems offer a rather unexpected source of income for people living in the vicinity.

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Closing the gender gap in conservation

Posted on: 04.05.17 In: Africa & Madagascar

“We really have this gender gap in the conservation world. We knew we had a gap but now we are thinking: what can we do about it? During the training I realised we can do something to coach our sisters and children to be involved in conservation.” – Madeleine Nyiratuza, Rwanda.

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Fact meets fiction: Kong’s kingdom harbours a very real endangered primate

Posted on: 29.03.17 In: Asia-Pacific & Australasia

As you watch a mythical giant ape battle for survival against a dramatic backdrop of limestone peaks and primeval forest, spare a thought for the real-life primates clinging precariously to existence within the very same landscape where Kong: Skull Island was filmed.

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Artificial reefs – what’s in the name?

Posted on: 14.03.17 In: General, Marine, Conservation concepts

Artificial reefs are sometimes posited as a way to help tackle the decline in coral reefs around the world. But are they up to the job?

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Be bold for change this International Women’s Day

Posted on: 08.03.17 In: General, Africa & Madagascar

This International Women’s Day, FFI’s Helen Anthem explains why gender equality in wildlife conservation is essential and explores some of the consequences of projects that aim to empower women but don’t engage men.

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Efficient stoves and elephant grass aid primate conservation in Vietnam

Posted on: 28.02.17 In: Asia-Pacific & Australasia

Conservation groups and local authorities are collaborating to improve the livelihoods of poor farmers in Vietnam’s northern frontier while protecting nearby forests that house critically endangered gibbons.

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Why conserve a “killer”?

Posted on: 30.01.17 In: Americas

Lenn Isidore (Saint Lucia Projects Coordinator) explores why snakes are one of the harder groups of species to conserve, and yet, despite this why Fauna & Flora International is campaigning to conserve the Saint Lucia fer-de-lance…

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On the right road? Paving the way for wiser development decisions

Posted on: 24.01.17 In: General, Business & Biodiversity

In the conservationist’s lexicon, development is by no means a dirty word, but decision-makers sometimes need to be reminded to take full account of its implications for people and wildlife, as Fauna & Flora International’s Tim Knight explains. Given all the political turmoil and global conflict that characterised 2016, a year in which the unthinkable had a nasty habit of becoming reality overnight, it is no surprise that one or two surreal moments slipped by unnoticed. Last June, news reached…

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