Tag: nature

Conservation? The Economy? People? It’s All the Same Conversation

Written by | September 2nd, 2009

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There is a growing demand from science, from policy and from conservation itself to include people in conservation. In the meantime, conservationists are still trying to figure out how to best conserve habitats and species and now how to do this with climate change. Now we’re piling on people, too? But I would argue that […]

Cool Green Morning: Thursday, August 27

Written by | August 27th, 2009

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Could lions be extinct in Kenya within 20 years? Will Waxman-Markey help America kick its foreign oil habit? Are we at the Conservancy shamelessly self-promoting our new study on energy sprawl? Find out in this edition of the most essential green links you need today… check them out. Will the Waxman-Markey cap-and-trade bill help reduce America’s dependence on […]

The Nationality of Wild and Domesticated Nature

Written by | April 17th, 2009

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Do dogs have nationalities? Do orangutans have nationalities? And if so, why? Who has got the right to claim them as their own?

What Else You Need to Learn as an Aspiring Conservationist

Written by | April 1st, 2009

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Sanjayan’s recent Cool Green Science post on what you need to know to get a job in conservation lists some core skills for budding conservationists: basic ecology, economics & sociology, natural history, story telling and GIS skills, knowing your languages and how to manage people, being web smart, and having some knowledge of statistics and […]

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