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Putting gender on the conservation agenda

Posted on: 08.03.13 In: General

To celebrate International Women’s Day today, Helen Schneider, Director of Livelihoods & Governance at Fauna & Flora International (FFI), reflects on the importance of gender as an issue with which conservationists need to engage.

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An appetite for the truth: why do people eat turtle eggs?

Posted on: 04.03.13 In: 10 Years of Turtle Conservation, Americas, Marine

Gena Abarca, Environmental Education Coordinator for Fauna & Flora International’s sea turtle programme in Nicaragua, shares some key findings from a recent study that looked to uncover the truth behind turtle egg consumption.

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The chronicles of Oryx: a history of conservation – part two (1914-1923)

This year, Fauna & Flora International (FFI) marks its 110th Anniversary. Over the next 12 months, FFI’s Elizabeth Allen will be searching through the archives, looking at how conservation has changed over the decades. In part two, she discusses how attitudes began to change during FFI’s second decade.

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Tall, stripy and mighty: introducing the African zebrawood

Posted on: 12.02.13 In: Africa & Madagascar, General, Remarkable Trees

In the latest instalment of the Global Trees Campaign’s ‘Remarkable Trees’ blog series, Fauna & Flora International’s David Gill describes his encounter with the African zebrawood from Cameroon.

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Final leg of Shackleton Epic underway

It’s true – a picture does tell a thousand words. The images below, taken in recent days, show the reality of the journey the crew of the Shackleton Epic are currently enduring.

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Setting an offsetting example

Fauna & Flora International (FFI) is assisting Rio Tinto’s Richards Bay Minerals mine to meet its commitment of Net Positive Impact on biodiversity. Angela Hawdon describes how the project is bringing a range of stakeholders together to identify and protect this wonderful Coastal Dune Forest habitat.

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The chronicles of Oryx: a history of conservation – part one (1903-1913)

This year, Fauna & Flora International (FFI) marks its 110th Anniversary. Over the next 12 months, FFI’s Elizabeth Allen will be searching through the archives, looking at how conservation has changed over the decades. She begins with the origins of FFI, and reflects on the utilitarian approach of early conservationists.

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Dart through the heart: Colombian frog becomes cherished mascot for conservation

Posted on: 29.01.13 In: Americas, General

During a trip to Colombia, Stuart Paterson (Conservation Leadership Programme Manager) took the opportunity to visit an amphibian research project that has spurred an entire community into action…

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Face to face with a tiger… in Australia?

As part of a Conservation Cultural Exchange arrangement, four tiger patrollers from Indonesia recently visited project partner Australia Zoo. For a bunch of guys who spend their lives protecting Sumatran tigers, it was the first time any of them had been able to get up close and personal with a live tiger. The trip opened their eyes to many other things too, and Andi Siswanto (with some help from his fellow travellers M Rosali, Jefri Yulius and Seven X) was inspired to document some of his thoughts in this lovely blog…

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Depressingly inspirational: 1920s film depicts a lost world

Posted on: 23.01.13 In: Asia-Pacific & Australasia

Stephen Browne, Fauna & Flora International’s Asia-Pacific Director of Operations, tries his hand as a film critic to highlight a film that gives an insight to a way of life and a time abundant with wildlife that we can only hope to see again.

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