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Blogs under category: Business & Biodiversity

When boundaries break down: oil and gas in protected areas

Posted on: 01.07.15 In: Business & Biodiversity, General, Mining & Energy

The ever-increasing worldwide demand for energy is driving oil and gas exploration into ocean depths, polar landscapes and once-remote corners of the globe, including protected areas. Here Fauna & Flora International’s David Marsh explores this growing problem and what we’re doing about it.

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Speaking up for nature on the East African oil and gas ‘frontier’

Fauna & Flora International’s David Marsh explains how environmental and civil society groups joined forces to voice their concerns at the East African Petroleum Conference…

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The wilting of safeguard policies?

As the World Bank prepares to update its Environmental Safeguard Policies, Pippa Howard asks if weak standards and poor enforcement are paving the way for companies to destroy biodiversity.

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More than maps – how GIS has changed the way we see the world

Today is GIS Day, but what on earth are Geographical Information Systems, and what have they ever done for us? In this edited extract from our magazine, Fauna & Flora International’s Andy Cameron explains.

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Oil, water and democracy: when governments sell out on environment

From the Peruvian Amazon to Canada’s subarctic, decision-makers are putting For Sale signs on some of our last pristine ecosystems. Fauna & Flora International’s Pippa Howard and Kristi Foster ask, is this really democracy?

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Can partnerships save the world’s biodiversity?

Posted on: 18.07.14 In: Business & Biodiversity, General, Mining & Energy

In our rapidly changing world, partnerships are proving to be one of the most successful approaches in conserving the earth’s biodiversity. Fauna & Flora International’s Kristi Foster explains why NGOs, businesses, governments and communities are putting down their gloves and joining forces.

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Trash, trade or treasure: should we offset biodiversity?

Biodiversity offsets are a hotly contested topic in the worlds of conservation and corporate sustainability. Here’s the latest in the debate on whether they should – or shouldn’t – be tools of the conservation trade.

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Grabbing the biodiversity crisis by the horns

Yes, we know there’s a biodiversity crisis looming. But now isn’t the time to bury our heads in the sand. Now’s the time to brave up, get real and get moving says Fauna & Flora International’s Pippa Howard.

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Uncovering the conservation challenges of Zambia’s national parks

In the second instalment of her Zambian adventure, Fauna & Flora International’s Pippa Howard explains some of the country’s conservation challenges and why its biodiversity is worth fighting for.

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Searching for Zambia’s Thornicroft giraffe

Posted on: 03.04.14 In: Africa & Madagascar, Business & Biodiversity

In the first instalment of her Zambian adventure, amidst crocodile threats and sleeping next to elephants, Fauna & Flora International’s Pippa Howard describes why conservation runs in her veins.

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