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Over the years, Stephen Browne has amassed an impressive collection of folk art. Set against the background of the economics vs aesthetics debate, he talks about some of his favourite pieces and discusses what these say about the cultures they come from…
With another update from the Iberian lynx breeding centre in Portugal, volunteers Maike Demski and Tom Smith tell of the astonishing success of this year’s breeding season, and introduce a few of the characters…
With the publication of a report into the sacred sites of Uganda’s Rwenzori Mountains, Dr Mark Infield asks whether we are doing enough to ensure that conservation and cultural values go hand-in-hand.
While in transit on her way back from a trip to Chile with Anglo American, Pippa Howard shares her reflections on the importance of sustainable water management high in the Andes Mountains. Mining, agriculture and people’s livelihoods all depend on the fresh water that cycles through the alpine wetlands.
In his latest blog, Fauna & Flora International’s Dr Mark Infield asks whether simple economic arguments for conservation are enough.
Whales, dolphins and tropical fish are all very well, but here Elizabeth Allen, Programme Officer for Conservation Partnerships at Fauna & Flora International, extols the virtues of the humble oyster, and reflects on its potency as a symbol for the relationship between mankind and the sea.
Jeremy Holden ponders how an encounter with a herd of elephants has influenced his thoughts – both waking and asleep.
With the Saint Lucia racer recently dubbed ‘the world’s rarest snake’, Fauna & Flora International’s Dr Jenny Daltry looks back at the hugely successful Antiguan Racer Conservation Project, which may hold the answers to saving this species.
The October 2012 issue of Oryx – The International Journal of Conservation, contains a collection of articles examining marine conservation in Aceh, Indonesia. In this blog Matthew Linkie, FFI’s Aceh Programme Manager, explains the processes involved in the creation of these six articles.