Tag: Malaysia

Green With Forestry: Asia Pacific Forestry Week 2011

Written by | November 7th, 2011

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The second Asia-Pacific Forest Week is taking place in Beijing this week. Find out how the Conservancy is playing a major role and why this conference halfway around the world could impact your daily life.

Striking a Balance for Forests, from the Boreal to Borneo

Written by | July 20th, 2011

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Saving the world’s forests, and the species that depend on them, is very much like having relatives over for Thanksgiving dinner. The Conservancy’s Jack Hurd explains.

What the Coral Triangle Initiative Means to Me

Written by | June 4th, 2009

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There has been much excitement recently regarding the Coral Triangle Initiative (CTI) — a pathbreaking commitment by the governments of Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, the Philippines, East Timor and Malaysia to protect marine resources in the region known as the Coral Triangle, which is the most biodiverse marine area on the planet. […]

An Unprecedented Opportunity for Oceans

Written by | May 18th, 2009

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Friday’s emails here at the Conservancy were swirling with excitement about what some have called “one of the most important conservation advances of all time” — the Coral Triangle Initiative on Coral Reefs, Fisheries, and Food Security (CTI). And I have to agree with that enthusiastic assessment. When have we ever heard of six governments […]

Is Conservation…Unnatural?

Written by | March 16th, 2009

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I wrote about the Church Bird of Borneo a few weeks ago, and asked the question how species could be evolutionary winners and conservation disasters at the same time. The issue is about exotic and invasive species that are ecologically much better adapted to their new environments than indigenous species, which are often fine-tuned with […]

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