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“Cockles & mangroves, alive, alive-o”

Posted on: 30.03.12 In: Americas, General

With apologies to the Irish for a bit of poetic licence with the lyrics of the folk song, ‘Cockles and Mussels’, Fauna & Flora International’s Dr Helen Schneider reflects on a recent visit to fishing communities on Ecuador’s Pacific coast.

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Shared interest: offsetting biodiversity impacts in Mongolia and Australia

Jack Whelan, Executive Director of Fauna & Flora International Australia, discusses progress made during a recent visit by Mongolian government officials who were looking to learn more about Australia’s biodiversity offset schemes.

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Sumatra’s Tiger Saviours

Posted on: 26.03.12 In: Asia-Pacific & Australasia, General

With encouraging reports that Sumatran tiger numbers are increasing in some areas, wildlife photographer and field biologist Jeremy Holden shares his thoughts on the secret to this success.

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Would you like pork blood stew with your fertilised egg, Sir?

Posted on: 20.03.12 In: Asia-Pacific & Australasia, General

Fauna & Flora International’s Dr Aldrin Mallari salutes the balut, and suggests lessons learnt from tasting and tolerance can be just as useful in conservation.

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When patience pays off

Posted on: 16.03.12 In: Asia-Pacific & Australasia, General

David de Beer – External Consultant to the Delegation of the European Union to Indonesia – shares some thoughts from his recent visit to Fauna & Flora International’s EU-funded Livelihood Programme for Community Rangers (one of a suite of projects known as Aceh Peace Process Support, or APPS).

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Mr What’s-His-Name

Posted on: 14.03.12 In: Asia-Pacific & Australasia, General

Fauna & Flora International’s Tony Whitten, Regional Director of Asia-Pacific, continues his travels and blogs in the wake of Alfred Russel Wallace and encounters a dogged local conservationist.

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Far from the madding crowd: restored mangroves provide an oasis of calm in Jakarta

Posted on: 09.03.12 In: Asia-Pacific & Australasia, General

In the north of Jakarta mangroves are springing up once more, restoring a wasteland to its former, verdant glory. Dr Stephen Browne of Fauna & Flora International tells the story of this remarkable recovery, and explains what this means for both people and wildlife.

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There are many pieces in a monkey puzzle

Posted on: 06.03.12 In: Asia-Pacific & Australasia, General

In his latest blog, Dr Stephen Browne talks about the remarkable progress made towards conserving the recently discovered Myanmar snub-nosed monkey, and the work that still needs to be done.

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A conservation conundrum: people love nature but not protected areas

Posted on: 05.03.12 In: General

Dr Mark Infield, Fauna & Flora International’s Cultural Values Programme Director laments the lack of local support for protected areas, and points the finger – toward himself.

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I’m not really one to boast, but …

Dr Tony Whitten, Fauna & Flora International’s Asia-Pacific Director blogs about how REDD is providing the green light for Village Forests and local management in Indonesia

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