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Hunting for nurdles on your local beach – how to get involved

Posted on: 12.07.16 In: General

Madeleine Berg Projects Officer at Fidra, Fauna & Flora International’s partner in Scotland explains how a spot of unusual beach combing can help combat a major plastic problem…

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Sea change – new hope for our neglected oceans

Fauna & Flora International (FFI) has recently received a second substantial grant from the Arcadia Fund to support its marine conservation work. Here, Georgina Magin reflects on some of the programme’s successes over the last four years…

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Talking microplastics at the Houses of Parliament

Posted on: 07.06.16 In: General, Marine

Daniel Steadman, Marine Plastics Projects Manager at Fauna & Flora International reflects on his recent visit to the UK Houses of Parliament, where he spoke up for our oceans at an inquiry about microplastics.

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Jargon buster: What is wildlife trade?

Posted on: 23.03.16 In: General, Conservation concepts

The illegal trade in wildlife is a growing global problem worth billions of dollars a year. But what is wildlife trade? Is it always a bad thing, and why should we care? Fauna & Flora International’s Rebecca Drury explains…

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#CharityIs about making the world tomorrow a better place

Posted on: 16.03.16 In: General

Fauna & Flora International’s Head of Supporter Recruitment and Development, Paul White, explores what charity means to him.

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Culture clash or a chance for change? Looking at the role of women in conservation

Posted on: 08.03.16 In: General, Africa & Madagascar

FFI’s Helen Anthem looks at how culture affects the ability of women around the world to engage in conservation and asks whether this is something we should strive to change.

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Graphics for conservation: maps with a message, plots with a purpose

Posted on: 19.02.16 In: General

Dr Martin Fisher, Editor of Fauna & Flora International’s journal – Oryx – explains why strong illustrations are key to effective science communication, and introduces a new tool for conservationists grappling with graphics.

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Jargon buster: ecosystem and landscape approaches to conservation

As environmental challenges change and intensify, our means of addressing them must also adapt. In this instalment of our jargon buster blog series, Kristi Foster considers two strategies for environmental management that are rapidly gaining traction worldwide: ecosystem and landscape approaches.

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Jargon buster: ecosystem services

In the spirit of clear communication, we are starting a series of jargon buster blog posts, which aim to demystify some of the more obscure terms used by the conservation community. In this second instalment, Kristi Foster explains just what we mean by ‘ecosystem services’.

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Better together: collaborating for biodiversity and business

Posted on: 28.12.15 In: General, Business & Biodiversity

Fauna & Flora International’s Pippa Howard explains why NGOs, consultancies and other conservationists are joining forces to bring about biodiversity conservation in the private sector.

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