Tag Archives: conservation

National and international effort to protect Cuban manatee

The eradication of trawl net fishing in Cuba is just one of the outcomes from a collaborative effort to manage and conserve the Cuban manatee

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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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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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Reef survey of entire East African coast

An ambitious project to collect data on the reef fish community structure along the whole of East Africa’s coast aims to provide a baseline understanding to underpin and inform future conservation efforts.

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Establishing the Honduran Amphibian Rescue and Conservation Center

One of the first programmes to protect amphibian populations from extinction in the wild caused by disease is being set up in Honduras. The new rescue facility will treat infected tadpoles and froglets, raise them to adulthood, and then reintroduce the healthy adults back into their environment.

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