Tag: conservation

Habitat Restoration Works…But How Can We Bring Back Native Species?

Habitat restoration efforts have begun to take place across the globe as the need to conserve environments and their endemic species becomes increasingly clear, and increasingly dire.  Efforts…

The Complicated Case of the Bornean Orangutan

The Bornean orangutan (Bongo pygmaeus) is one of three species making up the only genus of great apes native to Asia.  Native to the Indonesian province of Kalimantan,…

The Underpasses: an Essential Management Tool

Researchers from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife have recently published a study in the Journal of Wildlife Management which seeks to quantify the effects of predator-prey…

A Bear-y Concerning Relationship

Picture this, you’re enjoying an afternoon hike with your friends.  The cool air rustles the leaves on the trees, and carries the chirping of birds through the forest. …

Not Just a Walk in the Woods – Studying Impacts of Outdoor Recreation on Terrestrial Wildlife

     Researchers from across the globe have collaborated to identify criteria to apply in the selection of methods for studies focused on the impacts of outdoor recreation…

Fish or Chainsaw? Ethics and Reasoning Behind the Display of Endangered Species

What’s a fun family friendly afternoon, educational experience, and conservation operation all-in-one?  A day spent wandering a zoo or an aquarium, of course!  In a new study, Australian…

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Two Steps Forwards, One Step Back : Projections of Habitat Suitability for the Asiatic Ibex Under Climate Change

As the world wakes up to the reality of climate change, scientists are looking ahead in order to quantify the potential effects of our changing environment on an…