February 19, 2014
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Endangered black-footed ferret and its plague-impacted prey need new conservation approaches

The black-footed ferret is one of the most endangered mammals in North America, but new research suggests that these charismatic critters can persist if conservationists think big enough. Continue reading

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August 28, 2013
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India bans shark finning

Conservationists hope that the measure will help to stabilize declines among shark species at risk of extinction, some of which have been reduced to a mere 10 percent of what they were a few decades ago. Continue reading

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July 30, 2013
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Myanmar at the crossroads: Conservationists see opportunities and challenges in biodiversity hotspot

Long isolated by economic and political sanctions, Myanmar returns to the international community amid high expectations and challenges associated with protecting the country’s great natural wealth from the impacts of economic growth and climate change. Continue reading

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July 8, 2013
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The Ethiopian Wolf: Hope at the Edge of Extinction

The Ethiopian wolf is seriously endangered, with only 450 individuals left on Earth. However, hope remains among conservationists who are doing heroic work to preserve this fascinating species for future generations. Continue reading

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June 28, 2013
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Bad kitty breaks into wildlife facility, kills rare parrots

Conservationists have been working tirelessly to boost the birds’ numbers, though their progress was hindered recently by one very naughty cat. Continue reading

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April 17, 2013
by Kaid Benfield
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The interdependence of successful towns and the rural landscape

Kaid Benfield, Director, Sustainable Communities, Washington, DC
 
As I wrote two years ago, a successful rural landscape – working farms and forests, and natural areas that last – is utterly dependent on successful to… Continue reading

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March 22, 2013
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Seabirds need effective marine conservation in wake of discard ban, warns study

Conservationists have renewed urgent calls for effective marine protection in European waters, after a new study revealed that the recent EU ban on fish discards could have a significant short-term impact on some seabirds. Continue reading

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February 12, 2013
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World’s rarest antelope GPS collared for first time

Conservationists have collared members of this species of which fewer than 500 individuals remain. The critically endangered species is the the last in the entire genus. Continue reading

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February 7, 2013
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DNA Fingerprinting Used to Fight Illegal Logging

A new tool to help fight illegal logging could, over time, become a primary weapon used by conservationists. Origin papers can be forged, but DNA tells the truth. Continue reading

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February 4, 2013
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DNA reveals mating patterns of critically endangered sea turtle

New research into the mating habits of a critically endangered sea turtle will help conservationists understand more about its mating patterns. Female hawksbill turtles mate at the beginning of the season and store sperm for up to 75 days to use when l… Continue reading

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January 25, 2013
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Amazing Dogs Working to Save Species and Ecosystems

These canine conservationists are tracking down poachers, finding treasure for scientists, and protecting endangered species. Continue reading

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January 16, 2013
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Leopards and tigers in India: New genetics research underscores importance of protecting forest corridors

As rapid economic expansion continues to shape the Asian landscape on which many species depend, time is running out for conservationists aiming to save wildlife such as tigers and leopards. Scientists have used genetic analysis to find that the natura… Continue reading

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March 5, 2012
by Melissa Waage
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Blowing up Mountains: Bad for Business in Tennessee

Melissa Waage, Campaign Director, Washington, DC
Momentum is building around the Scenic Vistas Protection Act, a state bill to ban high-elevation strip mining, also known as mountaintop removal coal mining, in Tennessee. The bill p… Continue reading

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September 22, 2011
by Rachel Fried
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Get Offline, Get Outside: Next Generation of Conservationists Needed

Rachel Fried, Program Assistant, Land and Communications, Washington, D.C.
I was six when my parents took my brother and me to the Grand Canyon.  I remember it was scorching hot and I remember getting sick over a guard rail on the … Continue reading

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