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In the wake of Wallace – part two – birds of paradise

Posted on: 17.02.12 In: Asia-Pacific & Australasia, General

In the continuation of his blog on Alfred Russel Wallace, Fauna & Flora International’s Tony Whitten spends another day in paradise, retracing the steps of one of his conservation heroes.

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The problem is hazy, but the solution is clear

Stephen Browne, Senior Programme Manager with Fauna & Flora International’s Asia-Pacific team, squints through the haze and suggests where there’s smoke, there’s fire.

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What’s in a name – the perils of naming new species

Posted on: 03.02.12 In: Asia-Pacific & Australasia, General

Living a life less ordinary, wildlife photographer and field biologist Jeremy Holden’s white picket fence and ‘happily ever after’ turns out to be – a carnivorous plant. Uncomfortable with the honour of this new species taking his name, Jeremy ponders the process.

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In the wake of Wallace – the legacy of an original conservation champion

Posted on: 30.01.12 In: Asia-Pacific & Australasia, General

Fauna & Flora International’s Tony Whitten, Regional Director of Asia-Pacific shares his thoughts on both the history – and future – of conservation, with a grateful nod to a little known hero. Part two of Tony’s blog will be posted on Friday 17 February.

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Helping turtles head in the right direction

Karen Winnick, a Board member for Fauna & Flora International in the United States, is the author and illustrator of children’s books and an avid supporter of wildlife conservation. Recently she joined US Executive Director Katie Frohardt on a visit to our turtle project in Nicaragua.

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Lynx lineage lies with good breeding

Posted on: 23.01.12 In: Eurasia, General

Alex Rowell responded to a call from Fauna & Flora International, asking for voyeuristic volunteers to monitor lynx breeding in Portugal. Tour of duty complete, Alex blogs about his experience and what it will take to have lynx once again roaming the Iberian peninsula.

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We work the black seam together – the sting of energy impact

Posted on: 19.01.12 In: Business & Biodiversity, General

Michelle Pfaffenthaler, technical advisor for Fauna & Flora International’s Business & Biodiversity programme, blogs about the demand for coal and the alternatives to fuel the world’s insatiable energy requirements.

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Water, water everywhere and every drop to drink

Stephen Browne, Senior Programme Manager with Fauna & Flora International’s Asia-Pacific team, ponders payment for providing a cool glass of H2O.

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Photographing the Myanmar snub-nosed monkey

Posted on: 10.01.12 In: Asia-Pacific & Australasia, General

Wildlife photographer and field biologist Jeremy Holden led the camera trapping team responsible for the first ever photos of the latest large mammal to be discovered, the Myanmar snub-nosed monkey.

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Chilli chocolate, cool capuchins and a changing climate

Posted on: 06.01.12 In: Americas, General

Helen Schneider, FFI’s Programme Director, Conservation, Livelihoods and Governance, takes a journey to Central America to explore how we can work in a changing climate.

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