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“Fragile planet” – getting the right messages across

Posted on: 17.01.13 In: General, Africa & Madagascar, Marine

Conservationists often talk about “fragile ecosystems”, but just how fragile are they? Fauna & Flora International’s Mark Infield investigates, and asks whether “doom and gloom” messages are actually counter-productive…

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Crocodiles and conservation: how evolution gets it right

Posted on: 15.01.13 In: General, Asia-Pacific & Australasia

Jeremy Holden examines our strange fascination with crocodiles – some of the planet’s longest-serving residents – and asks whether even 200 million years of evolutionary progress can withstand mankind’s modern pressures.

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The plight of the pangolin

Posted on: 14.01.13 In: Asia-Pacific & Australasia

Prak Chanthy, Project Officer for Fauna & Flora International’s HARVEST programme in Cambodia, is passionate about pangolins. Here she shares a story she’s written, in both English and Khmer, to help us all understand the plight of the very unusual, scaled little mammal.

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Bicycles, green space and urban living

Posted on: 09.01.13 In: General, Asia-Pacific & Australasia

Liam Walsh, who until recently was Programme Development Officer for Fauna & Flora International in Vietnam, discusses the consequences of our increasingly urbanised planet, and suggests a simple remedy.

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Real life superheroes

Kassie Campbell, a regular contributor to our site, blogs on meeting a real life conservation Wonder Woman, deep in the Sumatran jungle.

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Discovering a new global biodiversity hotspot in China

Posted on: 01.01.13 In: General, Asia-Pacific & Australasia

Tony Whitten (Fauna & Flora International’s Asia-Pacific Regional Director) reports on a recent trip to southern China, where he and other staff attended a remarkable symposium that focused on a little-known component of biodiversity.

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Winter wonderland

Posted on: 27.12.12 In: General, Eurasia, Americas, Asia-Pacific & Australasia

For those in the Northern Hemisphere, the cold, dark days until spring can be a challenge. Here, Fauna & Flora International’s Sarah Rakowski shares a selection of beautiful “wintery” photographs that she hopes will help to show the world the bright side of winter….

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Conservation in New Zealand’s changing landscape

As the Hobbit reaches British cinemas, Pippa Howard shares her views about how the breathtaking and biodiverse landscapes of New Zealand are changing.

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Victorian diaries: getting to know Alfred Russel Wallace

Posted on: 18.12.12 In: General, Asia-Pacific & Australasia

Earlier in the year, Fauna & Flora International’s Tony Whitten reported on his cruise around the beautiful islands and reefs of far eastern Indonesia aboard Seatrek Bali’s Ombak Putih, planning an itinerary based on the travels and travails of Alfred Russel Wallace – ‘the Attenborough of the Victorian Age’. Now he is on a quest to get closer to the man…

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Bewitching baobabs

Posted on: 13.12.12 In: General, Africa & Madagascar, Remarkable Trees

In the second instalment of our ‘Remarkable Trees’ blog series, Richard Jenkins from IUCN shares his fascination with Madagascar’s iconic baobabs…

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