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"Blind" Conservation: The Dire Need for Evidence-Based Conservation Practices
Are we wasting resources on "blind" conservation efforts? The disconnection between science and practical management in conservation and the reluctance of some conservation managers to apply expertise from their own and other projects has led to an alarming lack of evidence-based practices, causing ineffective resource allocation and hindering progress toward biodiversity targets. Let's explore how this issue has manifested and what can be done to resolve it.
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Technology use for climate change: tech solutions that could help
There are plenty of technological solutions to climate change. Just like human activities, technology can be a solution or a cause for more problems. We define technical solutions as a wide variety of approaches, from satellite technology, supporting environmental monitoring and planning, renewable energy technology that helps to reduce environmental and carbon footprint, to industrial carbon capture.
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Project GACEBB, an initiative to protect bonobos
The evolution of bonobos as we know them today happened in the equatorial forests south of the Congo River, in the Democratic Republic of Congo. This, simply put, means that it is their home: they can’t survive anywhere else in the world. This is key to understand why a project at that exact location is key to maintain an ensure their survival. Project GACEBB, which is acronym for Groupe D'appui À La Conservation Des Ecosystèmes De Basankusu Et Bolomba, took on the mission to safeguard them.
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A Biome of Ice and Fire: Why is Karukinka Park in Tierra del Fuego an Oasis for Biodiversity?
Three hundred thousand hectares of land at the world's end are home to alpine meadows, peat bogs (wet spongy ground of decomposing vegetation), numerous river valleys, ancient forests, and incredibly diverse wildlife. Karukinka Park, located on the Isla Grande of Tierra del Fuego in Chile, showcases precious elements that make our world sublime.
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Verifiable, Evidence-Based Conservation: The Key to Effective Biodiversity Conservation
Join the evidence-based conservation movement! Learn how monitoring, data analysis, and open access can help us achieve the best possible outcomes for biodiversity conservation.
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Discover how Eywa found new life at a reserve in Peru
Is it a bird I hear? No, it is not. That is the sound that little Eywa makes when she is hungry, and her caretaker Dylan shows her where the new yummy plant is. But tapirs as young as her can’t eat anything and require very special care, particularly those who have lost their family. Discover how Eywa found new life at a reserve in Peru
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Wildlife protection: why it’s important and how we can help
The World Wildlife Fund’s 2022 Living Planet Report stated that global wildlife populations have decreased by 69% on average since 1970. Behind these numbers, animals are disappearing, resulting in a big effect on our environment. We _humans_ are the main part of that problem.
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All you need to know about ecosystem restoration
By 2050, 95% of our planet’s land will be degraded. But we don’t have to wait until 2050 to see the damage: 4.7 million hectares of forests are lost each year. This is about the size of Finland in northern Europe (4.5 million hectares) and bigger than Montana in the US (3.9 million hectares).
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Climate Change and Biodiversity Loss: Uniting for a Sustainable Future
Climate change and biodiversity loss are among the most pressing global issues, impacting humans and ecosystems alike. These two major threats to life on Earth are intrinsically connected, with climate change influencing habitats, species distributions, and the world’s natural richness. We must take immediate and meaningful action to address these challenges and protect our planet's future.
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Carbon footprint: An essential guide to taking care of our planet
There’s a podium not to be so proud about: the carbon footprint podium. The United States took one of the first places with an average of 16 tons per person, one of the highest rates on the entire planet—China holds the first place and the U.S. the second one. The average footprint worldwide is closer to 4 tons.
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