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Highlighting conservation success stories

Animus Conservation is a voluntary organisation that promotes conservation success stories for partner wildlife non-government organisations (NGOs) and charities

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Range-restricted endemics under-represented in ex-situ conservation breeding programmes

New research has demonstrated that many species groups representing the highest extinction risk are actually underrepresented in zoo breeding programmes

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The appeal of landscape-level certification to enhance biodiversity conservation and community development

Researchers at the University of Nottingham have been investigating the viability of landscape-level ecosystem conservation and community development in the context of coffee production, consumption and trade.

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Understanding indirect interactions when livestock occupy protected areas

New research suggests that wise management of mixed predator-prey communities can often create desirable indirect effects for the conservation of native biodiversity

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Monitoring mammal populations for sustainable hunting

Monitoring the sustainability of hunting levels within the Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve, Peru, is proving successful in maintaining stable populations of animals taken as bush meat whilst ensuring the needs of the local Cocama Indian communities are met

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Conserving the grasslands of Transylvania

Southern Transylvania’s relatively unspoilt countryside yields a glimpse of an older Europe and the grasslands of Transylvania contain a wealth of biodiversity but are increasingly under threat

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Putting the right price on conservation?

We should be wary of assuming that paying off resource users is a viable long term conservation strategy. It remains just one alternative in the range of options designed to combine the needs of resource users and the wider imperatives associated with conserving what remains of our shared environment

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