Tag Archives: biodiversity

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What is the best strategy for protecting the ocean?

Are large contiguous marine reserves more effective than small MPAs or MPA networks at protecting the ocean?

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Rewildling Europe – Why wolves, bears, and other carnivores are making a comeback

Bears, wolves, and other large carnivores are difficult to conserve for numerous ecological and social reasons. These conservation challenges make a string of recent species recoveries that much more surprising.

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Frogs and the chytrid fungus – What is the best way to control wildlife diseases?

The mechanisms behind emerging diseases are often poorly understood, and the path forward towards recovery is often unclear. Is it possible to effectively fight wildlife epidemics and save endangered species?

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9 conservation success stories made possible by flagship species

With so many species and ecosystems in dire need of protection, which ones are the most important to save? Do popular iconic species have more conservation value than a obscure ones?

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Are some forests more useful than others at stopping climate change?

Carbon sequestration is a powerful argument for wide-scale reforestation. But does reforestation with an agenda pose a danger to the future of forest biodiversity?

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5 reasons we shouldn’t kill every last buzzing, annoying, blood-sucking mosquito

Mosquitoes are the deadliest creatures on the planet, and we have the technology to destroy them. So why haven’t we wiped them out yet?

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Beyond carbon neutral – What the world should learn from Bhutan

Bhutan’s overarching commitment to sustainable progress is the backbone for one of the greatest conservation success stories of our time.