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Leading the way to better bat conservation

Posted on: 23.11.12 In: Asia-Pacific & Australasia, General

After three years of academic graft, the bat signal flashes in the sky for Dr Neil Furey, writes Jeremy Holden.

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Are we rearranging deckchairs on the Titanic, or can we avoid the iceberg?

Anna Lyons describes three recent events that have underlined the importance and urgency of scaling up responsible business practices, and argues that Singapore may be rising as a centre for sustainable action.

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The art of conservation

Posted on: 15.11.12 In: Asia-Pacific & Australasia, General

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…

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A record-breaking season at the Iberian lynx breeding centre

Posted on: 13.11.12 In: Eurasia, General

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…

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Some things are sacred

Posted on: 09.11.12 In: Africa & Madagascar, FFI US, General

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.

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Mining copper amid glaciers in the Chilean Andes

Posted on: 01.11.12 In: Americas, Business & Biodiversity, General

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.

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What is nature for?

Posted on: 26.10.12 In: Africa & Madagascar, General

In his latest blog, Fauna & Flora International’s Dr Mark Infield asks whether simple economic arguments for conservation are enough.

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Oysters: the best ambassador of them all?

Posted on: 15.10.12 In: General, Marine

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.

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Elephant dreams

Jeremy Holden ponders how an encounter with a herd of elephants has influenced his thoughts – both waking and asleep.

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A race against the odds

Posted on: 08.10.12 In: Americas, General

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.

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