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Blogs under category: General

Slither me timbers: snakes and scorpions of the Caribbean

Posted on: 25.05.17 In: General, Americas

Wildlife photographer and biologist Jeremy Holden recalls his encounter with the world’s scarcest snake in Saint Lucia, and asks what the future holds for this rare reptile…

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Seals, sharks and stunning sea life: recollections from a Whitley Award winner

Posted on: 19.05.17 In: General, Eurasia, Marine

Whitley Gold Award winner Zafer Kizilkaya shares his experiences from over 20 years in conservation…

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Artificial reefs – what’s in the name?

Posted on: 14.03.17 In: General, Marine, Conservation concepts

Artificial reefs are sometimes posited as a way to help tackle the decline in coral reefs around the world. But are they up to the job?

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Be bold for change this International Women’s Day

Posted on: 08.03.17 In: General, Africa & Madagascar

This International Women’s Day, FFI’s Helen Anthem explains why gender equality in wildlife conservation is essential and explores some of the consequences of projects that aim to empower women but don’t engage men.

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On the right road? Paving the way for wiser development decisions

Posted on: 24.01.17 In: General, Business & Biodiversity

In the conservationist’s lexicon, development is by no means a dirty word, but decision-makers sometimes need to be reminded to take full account of its implications for people and wildlife, as Fauna & Flora International’s Tim Knight explains. Given all the political turmoil and global conflict that characterised 2016, a year in which the unthinkable had a nasty habit of becoming reality overnight, it is no surprise that one or two surreal moments slipped by unnoticed. Last June, news reached…

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New dollars from old scents

Posted on: 28.10.16 In: General, FFI US

Saint Lucia Projects Coordinator, Lenn Isidore, explains how Fauna & Flora International is helping to promote sustainable lansan tree harvesting in Saint Lucia.

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Mission still possible: protecting our planet

Posted on: 05.10.16 In: General

Ahead of his presentation at London’s Royal Geographical Society [on 11th October], campaigner, writer, sustainability adviser and environmentalist Tony Juniper spoke to Fauna & Flora International (FFI) about his latest book and his long association with the organisation.

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Longing for a lost forest

Posted on: 22.08.16 In: General, Americas, Remarkable Trees

Pablo Hoffmann, Executive Director of Fauna & Flora International’s partner Sociedade Chauá, shares his hopes and fears for the future of Brazil’s Araucaria forest.

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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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