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Blogs under category: Eurasia

Dreaming of prosperity and sustainability in the Himalayas

Posted on: 16.06.15 In: Eurasia, FFI US, General

After finishing his Masters Biodiversity and Conservation, Conservation Leadership Programme Alumnus Pramod Kumar Yadav embarked on an enthusiastic career studying the biodiversity, topography and spirituality of the Himalayas. Here, he shares his experiences and reveals his delight at being granted a 2015 CLP Award…

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Wooden personalities: how I learned that trees are totally remarkable

Marta Calix explains how her internship with the Global Trees Campaign has completely changed the way she looks at trees, and why each species is just as unique and fascinating as any mammal or bird…and just as worth saving.

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A tale of tenacity – standing up for Scotland’s seas

Posted on: 22.04.15 In: Eurasia, FFI US, General, Marine

Andrew Binnie, Executive Director of the Community of Arran Seabed Trust (COAST), explains how the international recognition bestowed by a Goldman Environmental Prize is providing a real boost to coastal community conservationists.

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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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Tree conservation for zoologists

As the Global Trees Campaign publishes a series of practical guidelines for tree conservation, Fauna & Flora International’s Dave Gill explains why we need to make these techniques more accessible to the wider conservation community.

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Natural allies – the caretakers of Maio Island

Posted on: 16.02.15 In: Africa & Madagascar, Eurasia, FFI US, General, Marine

Photographer and film-maker Jeff Wilson recently travelled to the Cape Verdean island of Maio to get a better understanding of Fauna & Flora International’s work there. Through a series of beautiful images, he gives an insight into a remarkable community at a crossroads in its development.

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Jargon buster: mastering the basics of conservation

What exactly is biodiversity? Is there a difference between an ecosystem and a habitat? In this first instalment of our new jargon buster blog, we cover some of the fundamental terms that conservationists use on a daily basis.

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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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Leave only footprints in the sand…

Summer has finally arrived in the northern hemisphere! If you’re heading to the coast any time soon, Fauna & Flora International Marine Project Officer Kate West has a few tips to ensure you don’t leave an unwanted legacy behind you.

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Getting to the root of the issue: giving the Niedzwetzky apple a helping hand in Kyrgyzstan

Posted on: 23.06.14 In: Eurasia, General, Remarkable Trees

Robin Loveridge, Global Trees Campaign’s Programme Officer at Fauna & Flora International, goes apple hunting and looking for new solutions to an old problem in nature’s Eden in Central Asia, where apples first evolved.

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